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Cert Bio-Med Equip Tech - Clinical Engineering (1.0 FTE, Evenings)

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POST DATE 8/9/2016
END DATE 10/21/2016

Lucile Packard Children's Hospital Palo Alto, CA

Company
Lucile Packard Children's Hospital
Job Classification
Full Time
Company Ref #
5669955
AJE Ref #
575820392
Location
Palo Alto, CA
Experience
Mid-Career (2 - 15 years)
Job Type
Regular
Education
Associates Degree

JOB DESCRIPTION

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CLINICAL SERVICES

1.0 FTE, 8 Hour Evening Shifts

Lucile Packard Children's Hospital Stanford is the heart and soul of Stanford Children s Health. Nationally ranked and internationally recognized, our 311-bed hospital is devoted entirely to pediatrics and obstetrics. Our six centers of excellence provide comprehensive services and deep expertise in key obstetric and pediatric areas: brain & behavior, cancer, heart, pregnancy & newborn, pulmonary and transplant. We also provide an additional, wide range of services for babies, kids and pregnant moms.

The Certified Biomedical Equipment Technician has met all of the requirements for the International Certification Commission (ICC) and the United States Certification Commission (USCC) certification of Biomedical Equipment Technician, has passed the certification examination, and is authorized to use the title of Certified Biomedical Equipment Technician (CBET). The CBET provides a link between technology and patient care by supporting a wide variety of medical devices in use at a major academic medical center. The CBET is responsible for completing all given assignments within the parameters of the Clinical Technology & Biomedical Engineering Medical Equipment Management Plan.

Essential Functions

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Complies with Department Technician Orientation & Training Competency Program and performs an active role in continuous Education and Training of the BMET staff.



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Demonstrates acceptance of patients, families, visitors, and co-workers regardless of race, gender, disease process, life style, religious or cultural beliefs, or treatment.



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Documents all scheduled and unscheduled work performed in the CT&BE inventory and maintenance database.



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Follows all Stanford Hospital & Clinics/Lucile Packard Children's Hospital safety guidelines and infection control policies and procedures for self, patients, visitors, and employees.



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Handles hospital and department computer workstations, software packages, websites, and files with appropriate care and respects all copyrighted material.



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Maintains confidentiality with regard to hospital business and HIPAA compliance.



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Periodically provides weekend, holiday, and off-shift coverage, including call-back emergency coverage. May be required to service equipment on any shift if delays would adversely affect patient care.



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Primary responsibility is to provide technical leadership in handling specific logistical activities with life-support and critical patient care equipment.



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Provides technical bedside support for routine and STAT/emergency trouble calls while consistently demonstrating the ability to assess priorities and escalate more difficult tasks to properly trained staff.
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Understands and adheres to the Hospital's Conflict of Interest policy.

Minimum Qualifications

Any combination of education and experience that would likely provide the required knowledge, skills and abilities as well as possession of any required licenses or certifications is qualifying.

Education: Associate's degree in a work-related field/discipline from an accredited college or university

Experience: Three (3) years of progressively responsible and directly related work experience

License/Certification: Certified Biomedical Equipment Technician (CBET) certification

Knowledge, Skills, And Abilities

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Ability to diagnose and resolve routine, specialized, and advanced technology problems.



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Ability to foster effective working relationships and build consensus.



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Ability to have good dexterity and strong mechanical aptitude.



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Ability to plan, prioritize and meet deadlines.



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Ability to solve problems and identify solutions.



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Ability to speak and write effectively at a level appropriate for the job.



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Ability to work well with individuals at all levels of the organization.



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Knowledge of computer systems and software used in functional area.



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Knowledge of electrical theory and related safety procedures.



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Knowledge of new technologies (in specific field) and maintain and stay abreast of updates and changes.
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Skill to repair simple to complex medical devices, recognizing the importance of concentrating efforts on the areas of greatest financial impact.



Lucile Packard Children s Hospital Stanford Strongly Values Diversity And Is Committed To Equal Opportunity And Non-discrimination In All Of Its Policies And Practices, Including The Area Of Employment. Accordingly, LPCH Does Not Discriminate Against Any Person On The Basis Of Race, Color, Sex, Sexual Orientation Or Identity, Religion, Age, National Or Ethnic Origin, Political Beliefs, Marital Status, Medical Condition, Genetic Information, Veteran Status, Or Disability. Women And Men, Members Of All Racial And Ethnic Groups, People With Disabilities, And Veterans Are Encouraged To Apply.