Location: Fairbanks, Alaska
This position is responsible for installing, repairing, calibrating, preventative maintenance, electrical safety and performance verification, bench and field service on most medical equipment at the board/module level with assistance or direct supervision.
*Relocation, Bonus & Transitional Housing Assistance Available!
About Fairbanks Memorial Hospital
Fairbanks Memorial Hospital is a non-profit facility owned by the Greater Fairbanks Community Hospital Foundation. A Joint Commission-accredited facility with 152 licensed beds, Fairbanks Memorial Hospital is the primary referral center for residents of Alaska's interior. We have a strong patient to nurse ratio, a culture of Shared Leadership, and are proud members of the Mayo Clinic Care Network. In addition to our exceptional clinical environment, our location offers incomparable lifestyle rewards away from work. In Fairbanks, small-town living, spectacular natural beauty and endless recreation combine to create a one-of-a-kind place to live, work and play.
Associate's degree in Biomedical Technologies from an accredited college required
Occasional overtime and/or weekend work
On Call Rotation Required
ResponsibilitiesInstalls, repairs, and calibrates clinical equipment at a component level. Inspects incoming equipment for compliance with codes, standards and manufacturer's recommendations.Performs scheduled/preventive maintenance, electrical safety inspections, and quality assurance consistent with applicable regulatory standards on assigned medical equipment in a timely manner.Repairs patient care equipment, medical communications equipment and PCs to board/module level through and understanding of electronics theory and applications including operating systems and PC repair. Reads detailed electronic schematics. Troubleshoots equipment using available test equipment. Monitors the work of outside contractors/vendors engaged in equipment repair.Provides customer relations and resolves equipment service problems by ensuring that clinical capability is restored as quickly as possible. Maintains communication with customers regarding the status of equipment repairs. Proactively solves technology issues when appropriate. Coordinates/schedules service (self, vendor and, when appropriate, other technicians) via management of customer expectations. Performs device investigations related to regulations and/or incident reporting under supervision if applicable.Provides direct marketing and sales support to Technology Management internal and external customers.Documents all work performed, maintains parts, supplies, tools, test equipment and technical literature by completing service reports and supplemental productivity documentation in an accurate and timely manner. Maintains an accurate and current parts inventory. Assists manager in maintaining a comprehensive library of technical literature.Assists with equipment installations and project work involving patient care, medical communications technology, and clinical application networks.Trains field technicians with less expertise in preventative maintenance and repair of medical equipment, and service delivery methods when appropriate.
Performs all functions according to established policies, procedures, regulatory and accreditation requirements, as well as applicable professional standards. Provides all customers of Foundation Health with an excellent service experience by consistently demonstrating our core and leader behaviors each and every day.
Must possess a strong knowledge of electronics as normally obtained through the completion of an Associate's degree Biomedical Technologies from an accredited college, technical school or equivalent experience and a minimum of two (2) years of related experience within an acute-care hospital setting.
Must possess a valid driver's license and be eligible for coverage under the company auto insurance policy
Must possess a working knowledge of electricity, AC/DC electronics including power supplies, electro/mechanics including motors and motor controls, and hydraulics/pneumatics. Must be knowledgeable in medical terminology and basic physiology. Must also be proficient in PC repair and Windows PC and network operating systems.
Most possess the ability to manage multiple tasks simultaneously with minimal supervision and to work independently.
Manufacturer trained or equivalent of Physiological Monitoring System (Philips, GE, Welch Allyn)
Manufacturer trained or equivalent on Anesthesia System (GE Avance, Aestiva)
Manufacturer trained or equivalent on Dialysis System (Fresenius 2008 Series)
Be able to conduct First Look troubleshooting on Ultrasound Equipment (Siemens, Philips, Sonosite, Terason)
Be able to conduct First Look troubleshooting on LASER equipment (Sciton, Lumenis, Dornier, Candela)
At least one year Hands-On experience on two or more of the above systems
Additional related education and/or experience preferred.
Foundation Health Partners is an EEO/AAP employer; qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or protected veteran status.