Biomed Service Technician

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POST DATE 9/19/2016
END DATE 10/15/2016

HSS, Inc. San Francisco, CA

HSS, Inc.
San Francisco, CA
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Job Classification
Full Time
Job Type
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Entry Level (0 - 2 years)
High School Diploma or GED


Job Description:

Position Summary: The goal of the Biomed Service Technician is to optimize the safety, effectiveness and efficiency of general biomedical equipment used for patient care by providing periodic inspections, preventative maintenance, repairs, and calibration and customer support for HSS customers and their mission. This position completes repair service work, and preventative maintenance on equipment in accordance with established HSS policies and procedures. Works with a high degree of autonomy and provides a high level of customer service. The HSS Medical Equipment Management (MEM) team supports numerous nationally & internationally renowned health care facilities.Essential Duties and Responsibilities:Performs service work and maintenance of medical equipment and ensures completion of the percentage requested by manager.Resolves issues pertaining to the medical equipment and works with other shop staff to ensure equipment and technology is working within specifications.Accurately documents and keeps detailed records of all work related activities as specified by manager.Performs scheduled inspections and testing as asked.Provides support of the equipment repair process such as following up on customer questions, attending meetings, support of field service engineers, and research issues.Perform repetitive job tasks required in the servicing and remanufacturing of equipment.Provides all other support as requested by manager.Cleaning and preparing parts and assemblies for replacementWorks and interacts with current and prospective clients, other employees, sales representatives, vendors, medical personnel, guests, and visitors.Work with equipment to meet regulatory requirements.Teach and train personnel on the steps and process of repair and maintenance. Oversee and qualify work of other shop employees as required by the managerOther duties as assigned. Qualifications:An experience level of a minimum of 6 months preferred in field experience supporting bio med equipment as an equipment service rep in the field or in a health care environmentBroad experience with hand tools, power tools, electrical equipmentGeneral experience operating electronic and specialized test equipment; trouble-shooting equipment faults; and performing quality assurance testing on a variety of equipmentGeneral knowledge of regulations pertaining to equipment, industry standards, codes and procedures regarding safety and OSHAAbility to work ambidextrously assembling small parts and wiring harnesses.General mechanical, and electrical knowledgeGood organizational skills and ability to work with limited supervisionAbility to read and interpret schematics to include wiring diagramsAbility to communicate effectively with various levels of employees as well as customers both verbally and in writingProficiency with computers to include MS Word, Excel, Outlook and ability to learn new softwareAbility to perform general arithmeticAbility to perform duties with a high level of judgment, discretion, and confidentiality EducationHigh School Diploma or General Educational Development certificate (GED) is required Suitable to support technical requirements of position, including but not limited to: cumulative formal education (two or 4 year engineering technology / science, preferred); military education, specialized training certificates, or equivalent on-the-job experience. License/Certification: Certification in a related field is desirable; compulsory if required by law.Must be eligible for ICC/AAMI certification if work field is biomedical equipment. Physical Demands & Work Environment: While performing the duties of this position, individual may be required to stand, bend, kneel, and walk for extended periods of time working with equipment and wearing personal protective equipment in a production or fabrication environment. Will use normal range of vision, hearing, and speaking. May be required to lift and move up to 50 lbs., push, or pull up to 400 lbs. (may request assistance). May be required to work in confined or small spaces and qualify for fit testing or breathing or respiration equipment. Individual may occasionally be exposed to changes in temperatures, humidity, electrical equipment, bodily fluids, pathogens, loud noise, fumes/odors, toxic or flammable chemicals and materials, and other conditions commonly found in fabrication or medical environments. Individual will often be required to physically climb, bend, crouch, squat, crawl, kneel, balance, reach, and twist to accomplish duties.HSS will consider all qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin or any other status protected by law

Company Description:

HSS was founded in Denver in 1967 and has grown to become America's leading sourcing company, providing technical and professional service programs to customers nationwide. We customize our service programs to each customer's needs, culture, and desired outcomes. HSS works closely with customers to enhance the value of their business. We offer smarter solutions, become integral members of their team, and devote ourselves to creating great customer experiences. This business approach has earned HSS one of the highest customer retention rates in the industry. Our commitment to good employee communication, fair wages and benefits, and career advancement opportunity through education and training, also gives us one of the highest employee retention rates in the industry. We offer specialized expertise to customers in select markets. HSS services include healthcare/hospital security, aviation/airport security, government security, biomedical equipment management, security systems integration, and temporary healthcare staffing.