Biomedical Engineer - $10,000 Sign-On Bonus for Full Time New Hire

Posted: 12/01/2022

To provide safe and properly functioning clinical equipment systems and electronic instrumentation in a cost-effective manner.

  1. Develops policies and procedures related to the use, management, and support of biomedical equipment.
  2. Helps design, implement, and maintain safe and properly functioning Clinical Equipment. 
  3. Installation, inventory, inspection and repair of Clinical/Biomedical equipment systems and electronic equipment.
  4. Serves as a resource for biomedical technicians and users. 
  5. Serves as training resource and mentors new employees. 
  6. Attend training and seminars as required. 
  7. Maintain proficiency in operation and repair of assigned equipment. 
  8. Make presentations at shop meetings. 
  9. Performs in-services as requested.
  10. Participates in on-call coverage. 
  11. Process equipment recall and alerts according to assignments.
  12. Maintains equipment records.
  13. Uses Team approach to management of clinical equipment systems and other electronic equipment systems. 
  14. Uses critical thinking skills to inspect, trouble-shoot and repair clinical equipment systems and electronic equipment.
  15. Completes work orders and documents completion of work orders and outcomes.
  16. Assists with cross training of other employees of equipment safety, operation, repair and usage.
  17. May cross train to work in other areas of Clinical Engineering. 
  18. Coordinates project onset, implementation and debriefing for ongoing process improvements.
DCH Standards:
  • Maintains performance, patient and employee satisfaction and financial standards as outlined in the performance evaluation.
  • Performs compliance requirements as outlined in the Employee Handbook
  • Must adhere to the DCH Behavioral Standards including creating positive relationships with patients/families, coworkers, colleagues and with self.
  • Requires use of electronic mail, time and attendance software, learning management software and intranet.
  • Must adhere to all DCH Health System policies and procedures.
  • All other duties as assigned.
High School Diploma or GED required. Associates degree in Biomedical, IT Technology, or Electronics preferred. And 2 years of experience in the repair of biomedical equipment relevant to primary assignment or equivalent experience. Demonstrated proficiency on 2 Specialty Clinical Modalities. Demonstrated ability to understand and incorporate technical skills to a detailed level in clinical equipment systems including clinical applications, chemical and physical processes, electronics and mechanics, and regulatory requirements. 
Must be able to operate electronic devices DMM’s, safety analyzers and patient simulators.  Must possess a valid driver’s license and be insurable as defined by DCH’s insurer.  Such standard is subject to time. Cooperates with the insurance underwriting process.  Must be able to function well in a patient care environment, interacting with healthcare staff, patients, and visitors. Must be able to read, write legibly, speak, and comprehend English.
  • High degree of contact with others (face –to-face, telephone, e-mail).  High degree of responsibility for outcomes and results, including for others’ safety.  Working in the context of a group or a team is a very important factor.
  • Possible exposure to human body fluids, disease, infection, chemicals and/or hazardous materials, voltages, steam, pressurized air or fluids.
  • Requires possible intermittent wearing of common protective or safety equipment.
  • Heavy work. Exerting up to 100 pounds of force occasionally, and/or up to 50 pounds of force frequently, and/or up to 20 pounds of force constantly to move objects.
  • Climbing stairs and ladders.  Perform tasks requiring bending, stooping, kneeling, crouching, crawling, walking, reaching, handling, fingering, and feeling, and working in a confined space.
  • Good manual dexterity.
  • Good communication skills.
  • Must be able to perform the duties with or without reasonable accommodation.
  • Hearing and vision must be normal or corrected to within normal range.
  • Physical presence onsite is essential