We have an exciting opportunity to join our team as a Biomedical Technician I.
This position installs, inspects, calibrates, and performs preventive maintenance on General Biomedical -electrical, electronic and pneumatic patient care, diagnostic, monitoring and therapeutic instrumentation throughout the Medical Center. Troubleshoots and repairs a variety of instruments such as: Infusion, Syringe, Enteral, PCAPumps, SCDs, Pacemakers, Telemetry, Multi-parameter patient Monitors, Hypothermia Units, Lab equipment etc. General Care Areas include but is not limited to Central Services, Labs, Physical/Occupational Therapy, and Dialysis.
Carries out minor repairs of patient medical equipment, accessories and cables in the Medical Center in an efficient manner. Troubleshoots minor problems in medical equipment and renders equipment functional fixing or replacing appropriate component or circuit board based on the problem; may be required to provide service at the point of use. Services and repairs cables, transducers and accessories. Verifies proper operation of all device functions, prior to returning the device to service. If the service was rendered at point of use, has user department staff verify current operation. Records all work done on appropriate forms. Informs and consults with the Director on unusual problems or specific hazards.
Performs preventative maintenance (PM) and calibration on above mentioned equipment at intetTals prescribed by manufacturers' and departmental policies. Locates equipment that is due for PM, performs functional testing, and calibration: works on fixed equipment such as patient monitors in the room where it is installed. Brings mobile equipment back to the shop for inspection. Affixes appropriate tags, labels and/or stickers to new equipment and ensuring testing equipment are also appropriately tagged.
Determines whether equipment is covered by warranty or contract when repairs are needed. Notifies the Operations Manager of equipment under warranty or contract by providing the manufacturer, model, serial number, and the description of the problem with the equipment.
Installs medical equipment in coordination with the user department and Facilities management. Assists other CE technicians in the installation of new patient systems. Assist in the reinstallation of equipment in other areas or carts as determined by the user department's needs. Performs incoming inspection on general patient care equipment with (at minimum) electrical safety check, and/or a full acceptance and performance check. Performs electrical and functional safety checks on all incoming patient care equipment before it is used. Performs functional tests, checks the calibrations on new patient monitors, SCDs, infusion devices, feeding pumps, suction regulators, etc., on a regular basis. Re-inspects equipment for electrical safety checks at intelxTals prescribed by departmental policy following repairs. Keeps abreast of new developments in the field of medical instrumentation, and is aware of clinical applications of equipment and how it is used on patients. Attends all required work-related training.
Attends all required work related training.
Performs other duties as assigned.
Must have an Associate's degree in Biomedical, Electrical, or Electronics Engineering/Technology with a minimum of one year experience as a biomedical technician in a clinical engineering department or an equivalent combination of related education and experience.
Bachelors in Biomedical or Electrical or Electronics Engineering.
Qualified candidates must be able to effectively communicate with all levels of the organization.
NYU Langone Health provides its staff with far more than just a place to work. Rather, we are an institution you can be proud of, an institution where you'll feel good about devoting your time and your talents.
NYU Langone Health is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer committed to diversity and inclusion in all aspects of recruiting and employment. All qualified individuals are encouraged to apply and will receive consideration without regard to race, color, gender, gender identity or expression, sex, sexual orientation, transgender status, gender dysphoria, national origin, age, religion, disability, military and veteran status, marital or parental status, citizenship status, genetic information or any other factor which cannot lawfully be used as a basis for an employment decision.
NYU Langone Health, a world-class patient-centered integrated academic medical center, is one of the nation's premier centers for excellence in clinical care, biomedical research, and medical education. Located in the heart of Manhattan, NYU Langone is composed of four hospitals – Tisch Hospital, its flagship acute care facility; Rusk Rehabilitation; the Hospital for Joint Diseases, one of only five hospitals in the nation dedicated to orthopaedics and rheumatology; and Hassenfeld Children's Hospital, a comprehensive pediatric hospital supporting a full array of children's health services across the medical center – plus the NYU School of Medicine, which since 1841 has trained thousands of physicians and scientists who have helped to shape the course of medical history. The medical center's tri-fold mission to serve, teach, and discover is achieved 365 days a year through the seamless integration of a culture devoted to excellence in patient care, education and research. For more information, go to www.nyulangone.org.