Foundation Health Biomed Technician in Fairbanks, Alaska

This position is responsible for installing, maintaining, and repairing biomedical equipment technologies, devices, instruments, and systems under direct supervision. Additional responsibilities may include inventory control.

About Fairbanks Memorial Hospital

Fairbanks Memorial Hospital is a non-profit facility owned by the Greater Fairbanks Community Hospital Foundation. A Joint Commission-accredited facility with 152 licensed beds, Fairbanks Memorial Hospital is the primary referral center for residents of Alaska's interior. We have a strong patient to nurse ratio, a culture of Shared Leadership, and are proud members of the Mayo Clinic Care Network. In addition to our exceptional clinical environment, our location offers incomparable lifestyle rewards away from work. In Fairbanks, small-town living, spectacular natural beauty and endless recreation combine to create a one-of-a-kind place to live, work and play.

Associate’s degree in Biomedical Technologies from an accredited college highly preferred.

Placement into Tech I/II slot will be determined by experience.

Position Available:

40 hours/week

Monday-Friday

Days

8:00am - 4:30pm

Occasional overtime and/or weekend work

On Call Rotation Required

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

  • Performs scheduled preventive maintenance and safety inspections and testing on a diverse range of therapeutic and diagnostic biomedical equipment, instrumentation, devices and systems using specialized test equipment, tools, simulation devices and phantoms.

  • Identifies, diagnoses, and implements minor repairs associated with equipment malfunctions on general low end-risk medical devices and equipment.

  • Assists with the installation, maintenance, and repair of biomedical equipment.

  • Documents all work performed, maintains parts, supplies, tools, test equipment and technical literature by completing service reports and supplemental productivity documentation in an accurate and timely manner. Maintains an accurate and current parts inventory.

  • Provides customer relations and resolves equipment service problems by ensuring that clinical capability is restored as quickly as possible. Maintains communication with customers regarding the status of equipment repairs.

  • Assists with testing and calibrating equipment in accordance to manufacturers’ recommendations and/or other established guidelines.

Performs all functions according to established policies, procedures, regulatory and accreditation requirements, as well as applicable professional standards. Provides all customers of Foundation Health with an excellent service experience by consistently demonstrating our core and leader behaviors each and every day.

NOTE: The essential functions are intended to describe the general content of and requirements of this position and are not intended to be an exhaustive statement of duties. Specific tasks or responsibilities will be documented as outlined by the incumbent's immediate manager.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

Must possess a strong knowledge of electronics and how they relate to medical equipment as normally obtained through the completion of an Associate’s degree in Biomedical Technologies from an accredited college, technical school or equivalent experience.

Must possess a valid driver’s license and be eligible for coverage under the company auto insurance policy.

Understanding of the repair and maintenance of general low to high-risk medical equipment technology devices.

Knowledge of the application and use of PC’s and how it interfaces with medical equipment. Understanding of the technical aspects of electronic equipment, its operation, repair and maintenance.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

Two years industry experience.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS/ENVIRONMENT FACTORS

FM - Typical Facilities/Maintenance/Outside Services Environment: (EVS Technician I, Electrician,

Groundskeeper, M/R Courier)

  • Able to stand, climb, stoop, bend frequently; positions require considerable physical activity

  • May be required to lift up to 75 pounds.

  • Requires ability to tolerate exposure to conditions which may include toxic chemicals, bio-hazardous materials, dirt, dust, fumes, smoke, heights, high temperatures or confined spaces.

  • Able to use proper body mechanics to lift supplies and equipment and push carts and dollies weighing up to 500 lbs.

  • Needs adequate color vision. Must wear protective clothing as required.

  • May be required to travel to various locations.

  • Needs ability to communicate effectively through reading, writing, and speaking in person or on telephone.

Job Number: 2018-2900

New Grad: No

External Company Name: Foundation Health, LLC

External Company URL: fmhdc.com

Street: 1650 Cowles Street