As the region's only Level I Trauma center, Harborview Medical Center (HMC) is well known for innovations and excellence in trauma care and its centers of emphasis: Trauma, Burn, Neurosciences, AIDS/STD, Center for Advanced Reconstruction and Rehabilitation (CARER), and mentally-and medically- vulnerable populations. In addition to the centers of emphasis, HMC serves a mission population for King County. Harborview employees are committed to the vital role the institution plays in the immediate community, as well as the entire Northwest region. HMC is owned by King County and managed by the University of Washington (UW) and serves as a training site for UW’s School of Medicine. The UW is proud to be one of the nation’s premier educational and research institutions. Our people are the most important asset in our pursuit of achieving excellence in education, research, and community service. Our staff not only enjoys outstanding benefits and professional growth opportunities, but also an environment noted for diversity, community involvement, intellectual excitement, artistic pursuits, and natural beauty.
HMC Clinical Engineering has an outstanding opportunity for a full time day shift BIOMEDICAL ELECTRONICS TECHNICIAN LEAD. Under minimal supervision, the Biomedical Electronics Technician Lead will provide expert-level experience in the repair, calibration, and maintenance of Radiology medical equipment, instrumentation and support systems used in healthcare delivery. Execute professional-level inventory assessment/audits and preventive maintenance of Radiology medical equipment. Provide remedial corrective maintenance and maintain documentation of all service events, tests, and maintenance performed on Radiology clinical equipment.
Job Responsibilities: Repair, install, maintain, calibrate, and inspect complex radiology medical equipment, instrumentation, and systems. Assign routine repairs, inspections, and installations to subordinates and observe their performance. Perform preventative maintenance and electrical safety testing of radiology clinical equipment, devices, and systems, and monitor completion of preventive maintenance activities performed by outside vendors. Review outcome of preventive maintenance actions and make recommendations to department staff concerning improvements. Instruct biomedical electronics maintenance personnel in the safe use, application, testing, and preventive maintenance and repair of all types of radiology clinical equipment technologies and systems. Provide operational leadership to personnel and possibly serve as temporary site manager in the absence of the director/manager/supervisor. Recommend new equipment and testing procedures. Maintain accurate inventory, tracking both the addition and the deactivation of clinical equipment. Maintain documentation on new equipment, inspections, and equipment repairs and failures. Assist, manage, and monitor third-party repairs. Provide leadership and managerial oversight to personnel as assigned. Provide in-service educational programs on use of equipment. Collaborate with Information Systems to ensure Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) compliance and connectivity of biomedical devices. Understand and comply with Joint Commission and other applicable standards and regulations. Other duties may be assigned to meet needs.
As an employee you will enjoy generous benefits and work/life programs. For a complete description of our benefits for this position, please view this page.
An Associate's Degree in Electronics, Biomedical Equipment Technology or related field, five years of experience in the repair and maintenance of medical equipment in the hospital setting, and computing and networking knowledge or experience
Founded in 1861, the University of Washington is one of the oldest public institutions in the west coast and one of the preeminent research universities in the world. The University of Washington is a multi-campus university comprised of three different campuses: Seattle, Tacoma, and Bothell. The Seattle campus is made up of sixteen schools and colleges that serve students ranging from an undergraduate level to a doctoral level. The university is home to world-class libraries, arts, music, drama, and sports, as well as the highest quality medical care in Washington State and a world-class academic medical center. The teaching and research of the University’s many professional schools provide undergraduate and graduate students the education necessary toward achieving an excellence that will serve the state, the region, and the nation. As part of a large and diverse community, the University of Washington serves more students than any other institution in the Northwest.