University of Vermont

Human Resource Services  –  Trusted Partner…Smart Solutions.

Banner Navigation
    Loading
Distinguishing Characteristics: Biomedical Technician Career Progression

Distinguishing Characteristics: BIOMEDICAL EQUIPMENT TECHNICIAN Career Progression

TECHNICIAN
SENIOR
Nature of Work
  • Perform general technical functions and provide assistance related to medical/surgical equipment and instrumentation in support of University services to member facilities
  • Use judgment in prioritizing work and making decisions regarding application of technical protocols
  • Influence individuals and area operations
  • Perform general to specialized technical functions related to complex medical/surgical equipment and instrumentation in support of University services to designated member facilities
  • Use judgment in prioritizing work activities and in decisions regarding application of technical protocols
  • Influence individuals and area operations
Expertise
  • Install, operate, calibrate, troubleshoot, and repair monitoring systems, instrumentation, and biomedical and related electronic medical equipment with general guidance and instruction
  • Provide on/off-site services; perform routine and functional inspections of new and repaired equipment; assist in or develop test protocols
  • Use comprehensive knowledge and understanding of departmental and University policies and procedures
  • May operate University vehicle on/off campus
  • Install, operate, calibrate, troubleshoot, and repair highly specialized and complex monitoring systems, instrumentation, and biomedical and related electronic medical equipment with limited guidance 
  • Provide on-site service functions; inspect new and repaired equipment; assist in or develop test protocols
  • Use thorough knowledge and understanding of departmental and University policies and procedures and specialized technical functional area
  • Review and analyze facility design and layout, equipment, and procedures
  • May operate University vehicle on/off campus
Interaction
  • Provide information and collaborate with internal and external constituents
  • Interpret and communicate highly technical information and provide instruction and guidance

  • Provide information and collaborate with internal and external constituents 
  • Interpret and communicate highly technical information and provide instruction and guidance
  • Recommend solutions for operational stability or improvements to achieve maximum effectiveness of services
Supervision
  • May provide functional supervision to designated employees and/or affiliates
Conditions
  • Work may be deadline-driven
  • Occasional exposure to danger
  • Occasional strenuous physical effort
  • Participate in area safety training 
Minimum Qualifications
  • Associate's degree in a related or specialized field and one to three years' related experience
  • Valid Vermont driver's license or ability to obtain and driver's check may be required 
  • Associate's degree in related or specialized field and four to five years' related experience
  • Valid Vermont driver's license or ability to obtain and driver's check may be required  




Last modified September 21 2011 03:13 PM