Join our award-winning team at University of Washington Medical Center (UWMC). Among the top medical centers in the United States as rated by U.S. News & World Report 2018-2019 "America's Best Hospitals", UWMC prides itself on compassionate patient care as well as its pioneering medical advances. UW Medical Center has again earned U.S. News & World Report's No. 1 hospital ranking in Washington State and in the Seattle metropolitan area. It is the seventh consecutive year that UWMC has achieved both distinctions. UWMC is operated by the University of Washington (UW) and serves as a training site for UW's School of Medicine. The University of Washington 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 enjoy outstanding benefits and professional growth opportunities, but also an environment noted for diversity, community involvement, intellectual excitement, artistic pursuits, and natural beauty. The Temporary Biomedical Electronics Technician I at the University of Washington Medical Center supports patient diagnoses and facilitates patient care through the installation, maintenance, repair, and calibration of general medical equipment. The Biomedical Electronics Technician I is an entry level position and is primarily responsible for the service of general biomedical equipment, while working under the direct supervision of the Biomedical Electronics Technician Lead. UWMC BMET I job duties: *Conducts incoming inspections and documents all work in the computerized maintenance management system (CMMS). *Installs new biomedical equipment after determining safety, performance, and preventative maintenance requirements. *Maintains and/or repairs biomedical equipment in accordance with manufacturers recommendations. *Operates with a positive and patient focused customer service attitude. *Assists clinical staff in the evaluation and selection of medical equipment. *Continually strives to improve UWMC Clinical Engineering processes and procedures *Follows safe working practices and actively works to resolve internal and external conflicts *Utilizes effective resource management and prioritization skills *Communicates with the rest of the Clinical Engineering team in an active and professional manner *Maintains productivity standards and adjusts habits to meet workload changes Biomedical Electronics Technician I (BMET I) desired skills and qualifications: 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 DESIRED Knowledge of proper safety precautions related to common medical equipment. Knowledge of clinical applications of common medical equipment. Ability to exercise logical, progressive troubleshooting techniques at both the system and component level. Ability to identify and understand the basic operating principles of standard analog and digital electronic circuits and electromechanical components. Ability to read electrical and electronic circuit diagrams. Ability to identify components both schematically and physically to the generic type and family. Ability to successfully identify and order proper repair components from OEM or third party.
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.