Certified Biomedical Equipment Technician - Bio-Med Engineering (51873)

  • Job Type: Full Time
  • FTE/Bi-Weekly Hours: 1.0/80
  • Shift: Days
  • Hours in Shift: 8
  • Location: Palo Alto, CA
  • Req: 51873

Job Description

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.
Stanford Health Care recently won the 29th Annual CIO100 award for the work on SHC's MyHealth eCheckin and integrated Wayfind solution. The solution reminds the patient of their upcoming appointments, allows them to complete the check-in process in the comfort of their home, get step by step directions on campus to their clinic and be automatically checked in on arrival.
The industry first solution was conceived, designed and developed in house by the 'Software Design and Development' team. The MyHealth team, is a cross functional team of Designers, Software Developers, Analysts and Product Managers. They worked in close collaboration with clinical operations, revenue cycle, facilities management and patient experience on this project.
Every year, the CIO 100 recognizes and celebrates organizations and their IT teams that distinguish themselves by creating business value through innovative use of technology. This year there were over 400 organizations vying for a coveted top 100 spot.
The College of HealthCare Information Management Executives (CHIME) has designated Stanford Health Care again this year for 2018 Most Wired recognition at the CHIME Fall CIO Forum in San Diego.
This is Stanford Health Care's ninth year in a row receiving this recognition.
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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