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At UW Medical Center – Northwest (formerly Northwest Hospital & Medical Center), we’re proud of the acclaim we've received for our excellence in patient care and safety. Among the local, regional and national recognition we've received are: The Distinguished Hospital for Clinical Excellence Award; The Stroke Care Excellence Award; Winner of the HealthGrades Distinguished Hospital Award for Patient Safety for the last three years in a row. We’re also one of the safest places to get care – among the top 5% in the country.
UW Medical Center – Northwest is a full-service medical center based in North Seattle. We are a non-profit community hospital offering comprehensive medical, surgical and therapeutic services.With 281 beds, more than 2,000 employees and a world-class medical staff, we provide innovative, technologically advanced care on a patient-friendly, easy-access campus, just north of Seattle.
UW Medical Center - Northwest has an outstanding opportunity for a full time (100% FTE, 40 hours per week), day shift, BIOMEDICAL ELECTRONICS TECHNICIAN 1 to join their team. The Biomedical Electronics Technician will receive on-the-job training while performing entry-level biomedical equipment support. The Biomedical Electronics Technician will be responsible for troubleshooting, repairing, maintaining, installing, calibrating, and testing a variety of biomedical instruments, systems and equipment used in our hospital.
SCHEDULE The Biomedical Electronics Technician will work 40 hours per week, day shift only.
Assists senior technicians with inspecting and installing medical and technical equipment
Learns to properly service specific types of equipment and apparatuses such as patient monitors, electrocardiographs, blood gas analyzers, x-ray units, defibrillators, electrosurgical units, anesthesia apparatuses, pacemakers, blood pressure transducers, spirometers, sterilizers, and diathermy equipment
Learns to repair, calibrate, and maintain medical equipment and learns how to properly maintain required documentation.
Learns to properly test medical equipment to ensure patient and staff safety
Learns to consult with medical or research staff to ascertain the equipment functions properly and safely
Gains specific knowledge allowing them to demonstrate and explain correct operation of specific equipment to medical personnel
REQUIREMENTS An Associate's Degree in Biomedical Technology OR equivalent education/experience OR Certification by the Association for the Advancement of Medical Instrumentation (AAMI) as a candidate
LEGAL REQUIREMENTS There may be instances where individual positions must have additional licenses or certification. It is the employer’s responsibility to ensure the appropriate licenses/certifications are obtained for each position.
Current ICC Certification
Working knowledge of computer networking and network security methods
Working knowledge of basic medical terminology
A strong grasp of electronics, microprocessors, mechanical and electromechanical methods
Knowledge of clinical applications of common medical equipment
Able to read electrical and electronic circuit diagrams
Able to successfully identify and order proper replacement components from OEM or third party
UW Medicine includes Harborview Medical Center, UW Medical Center - Montlake, UW Medical Center - Northwest, Valley Medical Center, UW Neighborhood Clinics, UW Physicians, UW School of Medicine, and Airlift Northwest.
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