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Biomedical Equipment Technician

Biomedical Equipment Technician—Job Standard

Job Family: Technical
Series: Technical Equipment
Job Group: 4091
FLSA: Non-Exempt
Union Status:

This title is part of a career progression within the Technical Equipment Series consisting of Biomedical Equipment Technician and Biomedical Equipment Technician Senior.


Job Overview

Perform general technical functions related to medical/surgical equipment and instrumentation in support of University services to member facilities.

Typical Functions

The duties listed are not all-inclusive. Duties assigned to individual employees may vary.

Perform general technical functions related to medical/surgical equipment and instrumentation in support of University services to member facilities; use judgment in prioritizing work activities and in decisions regarding application of established technical protocols; install, operate, calibrate, troubleshoot, and repair monitoring systems, instrumentation, and biomedical and related electronic medical equipment in a health care or university environment that at times may be highly charged, with general instruction and guidance.

Provide on/off-site services; perform routine and functional inspections of new and repaired equipment; assist in or develop test protocols; prepare recommendations and assist with or facilitate implementation of enhancements or modifications to ensure equipment safety, optimum performance, and compliance with University and regulatory requirements; participate in area safety training.

Provide information and collaborate with internal and external constituents and clients; interpret and communicate highly technical information, provide instruction and guidance related to equipment operation based on a comprehensive knowledge and understanding of departmental and University policies and procedures; provide equipment monitoring support during specific procedures.

Provide database maintenance; create and maintain database files; document, track, and review testing information; prepare related reports.

May operate University vehicle on/off campus.

May provide functional supervision to designated employees and/or affiliates.


Minimum Qualifications

Education and experience equivalent to: 

Associate's degree in a related or specialized field and one to three years' related experience required. A valid driver's license or ability to obtain and driver's check may be required.

Last modified September 10 2014 02:58 PM