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Biomedical Imaging Technician III - Clinical Engineering

Job ID: 2738
Location: Springfield, OR
Work Type: Full Time
Shift: Variable
Shift Length: 8 Hours
FTE: 1.00
Benefit Eligibility: Full-time benefits

Job Description

Description

JOB SUMMARY Ensure and maintain the quality, safety and performance of imaging, radiology and ancillary equipment by completing preventive and corrective maintenance, inspections and other equipment related duties as assigned. 

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS 

1. Ensure the safety and performance of general radiology equipment including portables, c-arms, rad/chest rooms, rad/fluoro rooms, Mammography and CT, MR or Angiography by verifying proper operation, troubleshooting and maintaining computer hardware and networking systems for Digital Radiography (DR), Computed Radiography (CR) and PACS environments. Perform preventive maintenance inspections and accurately complete equipment repairs as assigned. 

2. Ensure the safety and performance of life support, diagnostic, therapeutic and ancillary hospital equipment by verifying proper operation. Perform preventive maintenance inspections and accurately complete equipment repairs as assigned. 

3. Participate in the design and development of standard desktop hardware configuration and operating system image development. 

4. Participate in recommending upgrades and/or improvements to standard desktop hardware, client configuration and operating system images. 

5. Maintain, analyze, troubleshoot, deploy and repair computer systems, hardware and computer peripherals and end user devices. 

6. Replace, upgrade, maintain and document hardware and software systems. 

7. Support and maintain user account information including rights, security and systems groups. 

8. Document preventive maintenance inspection, repair services and other department activity as required in the computerized maintenance management system. 

9. Monitor supply and equipment usage. Make recommendations for cost containment. Make appropriate charges for services rendered and supplies used. Coordinate outside repairs.

10. Accepts mandatory on-call duties as assigned. 

11. Perform other duties as assigned.

QUALIFICATIONS 

EDUCATION:

• Associate’s degree in biomedical technology or equivalent in electronics, physics or U.S. military biomedical or technical training with manufacturer training on CT, MRI or Angiography (Cath Lab) systems or equivalent training from third-party vendor. 

• Associate’s or Bachelor’s degree in biomedical instrumentation technology preferred. 

EXPERIENCE/TRAINING:

• Minimum three years’ experience with general radiology equipment including portables, c-arms, rad/chest rooms, rad/fluoro Rooms and networking computer systems for DR, CR and PACS environments. 

• Understanding of imaging medical applications and procedures (or equivalent education and/or experience).

• Two years’ experience supporting Windows Vista, Windows XP and desktop management infrastructure with one year experience developing and implementing standardized desktop solution preferred. 

LICENSE/CERTIFICATION:

• Association for the Advancement of Medical Instrumentation (AAMI) certification – Certified Radiology Equipment Specialist (CRES) preferred. 

• Microsoft A+ and/or Network+ certification preferred.

 OTHER SKILLS:

• Excellent analysis/problem solving skills. 

• Good oral/written communication skills. 

• Medical terminology. 

• Knowledge of bio-engineering, bio-electronics and instrumentation. Proficiency in DICOM, operating computers with Windows operating system.

 • Ability to navigate multiple software sites simultaneously. 

• Detail oriented with ability to key statistical data accurately. 

• Familiarity with technologies that support information system operations. 

• Familiarity with data processing network techniques and design. 

• Knowledge of information technology facilities design, maintenance or operation.

• Competency in employing electronic test equipment and computer-based test and maintenance utilities. 

• Knowledge of personal computer application software, operating systems, computer devices, peripheral devices, data and transmission principles, theories and concepts, public and private networks, statistical analysis, bench marking techniques, data correlation and preparation of reports, fundamentals and communications techniques, project plan development, wiring standards, Wide Area Network operation and design. 

• Ability to work as a team or independently to accomplish assignments and objectives within specified time periods. 

• Comprehensive knowledge of schematics, safety testing and preventive maintenance practices, procedures and types of equipment. 

• Ability to complete highly-skilled work of considerable difficulty (e.g. services that typically require the vendor to perform) on at least five (5) of the systems on the department expert competency list. 

PHYSICAL/ COGNITIVE REQUIREMENTS:

  • Work requires fairly light physical exertion more than 66% of the time.
  • Ability to lift 50 to 75 pounds and safely operate hand tools, power tools and diagnostic test equipment
  • Work requires frequent exposure to conditions involving minor cold, heat, poor ventilation or sharp instruments such as syringes or lancets. Reasonably anticipated exposure to blood and body fluids once per month or more.
  • Job duties frequently require intense concentration and attention to detail (34-65% of work time).

About PeaceHealth

PeaceHealth, based in Vancouver, Wash., is a not-for-profit Catholic health system offering care to communities in Washington, Oregon, and Alaska. PeaceHealth has approximately 16,000 caregivers, a multi-specialty medical group practice with more than 900 providers and 10 medical centers serving both urban and rural communities throughout the Northwest. In 1890, the Sisters of St. Joseph of Peace founded what has become PeaceHealth. Today, PeaceHealth is the legacy of its founding Sisters and continues with a spirit of respect, stewardship, collaboration and social justice in fulfilling its Mission. 

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