Certified Biomedical Equipment Technician - Bio-Med Engineering (47247)

  • Job Type: Full Time
  • FTE/Bi-Weekly Hours: 1.0/80
  • Shift: Days
  • Hours in Shift: 8
  • Location: Palo Alto, CA
  • Req: 47247

Job Description

Welcome to the revolutionary new Stanford Hospital, opening in Fall 2019. Stanford Health Care (SHC) is no ordinary health system, and our new building is no ordinary hospital. You will be working in one of health care's best equipped, most innovative facilities, with the tools to deliver superb patient care. Five beautiful gardens, walking trails, a meditation room and abundant natural light make this the ideal environment for working and healing. You'll also be joining a renowned academic medical center that's part of Stanford Medicine and the Stanford University family. By combining clinical care, research and teaching, we're working together to harness the resources of one of the world's leading universities with groundbreaking programs—to create breakthroughs in diagnosis and treatment. Take this opportunity to work at the peak of your profession.

Job Summary
The Certified Biomedical Equipment Technician has met all of the requirements for the International Certification Commission (ICC) and the United States Certification Commission (USCC) certification of Biomedical Equipment Technician, has passed the certification examination, and is authorized to use the title of Certified Biomedical Equipment Technician (CBET). The CBET provides a link between technology and patient care by supporting a wide variety of medical devices in use at a major academic medical center. The CBET is responsible for completing all given assignments within the parameters of the Clinical Technology & Biomedical Engineering Medical Equipment Management Plan.

Essential Functions
Complies with Department Technician Orientation & Training Competency Program and performs an active role in continuous Education and Training of the BMET staff.
Demonstrates acceptance of patients, families, visitors, and co-workers regardless of race, gender, disease process, life style, religious or cultural beliefs, or treatment.
Documents all scheduled and unscheduled work performed in the CT&BE inventory and maintenance database.
Follows all Stanford Hospital & Clinics/Lucile Packard Children's Hospital safety guidelines and infection control policies and procedures for self, patients, visitors, and employees.
Handles hospital and department computer workstations, software packages, websites, and files with appropriate care and respects all copyrighted material.
Maintains confidentiality with regard to hospital business and HIPAA compliance.
Periodically provides weekend, holiday, and off-shift coverage, including call-back emergency coverage. May be required to service equipment on any shift if delays would adversely affect patient care.
Primary responsibility is to provide technical leadership in handling specific logistical activities with life-support and critical patient care equipment.
Provides technical bedside support for routine and STAT/emergency trouble calls while consistently demonstrating the ability to assess priorities and escalate more difficult tasks to properly trained staff.
Understands and adheres to the Hospital's Conflict of Interest policy.

Equal Opportunity Employer Stanford Health Care (SHC) strongly values diversity and is committed to equal opportunity and non-discrimination in all of its policies and practices, including the area of employment. Accordingly, SHC does not discriminate against any person on the basis of race, color, sex, sexual orientation or gender identity and/or expression, religion, age, national or ethnic origin, political beliefs, marital status, medical condition, genetic information, veteran status, or disability, or the perception of any of the above. People of all genders, members of all racial and ethnic groups, people with disabilities, and veterans are encouraged to apply. Qualified applicants with criminal convictions will be considered after an individualized assessment of the conviction and the job requirements.


Minimum Qualifications
Any combination of education and experience that would likely provide the required knowledge, skills and abilities as well as possession of any required licenses or certifications is qualifying.
Education: Associate's degree in a work-related field/discipline from an accredited college or university.
Experience: Three (3) years of progressively responsible and directly related work experience.
License/Certification: Certified Biomedical Equipment Technician (CBET) certification

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