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POST DATE 9/17/2016
END DATE 11/16/2016

Methodist Houston, TX

Houston, TX
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Full Time
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Entry Level (0 - 2 years)
Bachelors Degree


Job Summary

Works independently. Primarily does repairs and inspections of patient care equipment for safety and performance, and documents findings. Instructs clinical personnel in the proper operation of patient care equipment. Monitors the work of Biomedical Equipment Technician I and II and provides on-the-job training.


1. Performs operational, safety, and performance tests of clinical equipment according to manufacturer's specifications and established policies and equipment maintenancestandards.

2. Performs repair and calibration of clinical equipment.

3. Organizes and coordinates maintenanceactivities and related documentation.

4. Provides in-service training for medical staff and clinical personnel on the operation of clinical equipment.

5. Recommends or establishes inventory of replacement parts and accessories for clinical equipment.

6. Evaluates and recommends modifications to clinical equipment.

7. Maintains operational status of test equipment and tools.
8. Identifies and reports unsafe or malfunctioning equipment and unsafe operational practices to department management.

9. Participates in the selection and installation of new clinical equipment.

10. Provides on the job training for BMET Trainees, BMET I, BMET II and contract personnel.

11. Capable of participating in 24 hour call.

12. Demonstrates the componets of the ICARE values statement.

13. Follows all safety rules while on the job. Reports accidents promptly and corrects minor safety hazards.

14. Performs other job related duties as assigned.

15. Maintains high customer satisfaction.

EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS Certification from the International Commission on Certification of Clinical Engineers and Biomedical Equipment Technicians, or degree from an accredited college or university, with experience as indicated in the table:

EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS Degree or Military Equivalent - 8 years. Bachelor of Science (BS) Degree- 6 years. Certification- 6 years.


SPECIAL KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES REQUIRED 1. Oral and written communication and interpersonal relationship skills, technical judgment, knowledge of JCAHO, FDA, AAMI, AHA, and ECRI standards and practices.
Equal Employment Opportunity

Houston Methodist is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Equal employment opportunity is a sound and just concept to which Houston Methodist is firmly bound. Houston Methodist will not engage in discrimination against or harassment of any person employed or seeking employment with Houston Methodist on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, status as a protected veteran or other characteristics protected by law.

VEVRAA Federal Contractor priority referral Protected Veterans requested.


At Houston Methodist, Leading Medicine is more than a description of what we do; it's who we are. We take our responsibility as Houston's premier health care system seriously, and with a national reputation for excellence in patient care, innovation and research, we hold ourselves and the careers we build to a higher standard. Our culture is diverse, dynamic and challenging. We believe in our I Care Values and conduct ourselves with Integrity, Compassion, Accountability, Respect for others and a commitment to Excellence. Discover the difference for yourself and join Houston Methodist.

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5,001-10,000 Employees
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Houston, TX 77030

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