Under relatively close supervision of the Manager and other more senior technicians, inspect, repair, maintain, and calibrate all types of basic clinical equipment, devices, system, and instruments. Interact on a routine basis with other clinical health providers in the identification of technology-based problems and solution development. Participate in on-the-job training programs regarding technical, administrative, and customer service requirements. The BMET will work toward status of a Sr. BMET by attaining ability to independently complete all assigned tasks and acquire competency on a broader range of more sophisticated clinical devices and systems.Supports patient diagnosing and treatment by installing, testing, calibrating, and repairing biomedical equipment; training users; maintaining safe operations.
Approves new biomedical equipment by conducting tests; ensuring adherence to codes; making modifications.
Installs new biomedical equipment by establishing, adjusting, calibrating, and testing performance.
Maintains biomedical equipment by completing preventive maintenance schedules; conducting tests; following manufacturer's instructions; troubleshooting and repairing malfunctions; calling for special service; evaluating service contracts; maintaining equipment inventories.
Directs biomedical equipment operation by providing equipment operation demonstrations; instructing other healthcare staff in use and care of equipment; answering questions; providing information.
Evaluates proposed biomedical equipment by conducting tests and evaluations.
Improves biomedical equipment performance by studying machine-patient interaction; conferring with equipment users; developing modifications; collaborating with equipment manufacturers.
Maintains biomedical equipment supplies inventory by checking stock; anticipating needs; placing and expediting orders; verifying receipt.
Prepares biomedical reports by collecting, analyzing and summarizing information and trends.
Maintains patient confidence by keeping information confidential.
Maintains safe and healthy working environment by conducting safety tests; recommending and complying with procedures; training and guiding medical and healthcare personnel; complying with codes.
Updates job knowledge by participating in educational opportunities; reading technical publications; maintaining personal networks.
Accomplishes organization goals by accepting ownership for accomplishing new and different requests; exploring opportunities to add value to job accomplishments.
2 year Associates Degree in Electronics Technology or equivalent experience, such as biomedical technology training in the military.
6 months experience in electronic, mechanical, or electro-mechanical repair in either a school or on-the-job setting. (Actual classroom time may count toward this requirement.)
2 year Associates Degree in Biomedical Equipment Technology
Military experience within specialty associated with biomedical equipment repair.
Supervised internship or creditable experience in the maintenance and repair of clinical equipment
Working knowledge of standard computer applications (i.e., Microsoft Excel, Word, Powerpoint)
Together with the University of Minnesota and University of Minnesota Physicians we have created M Health Fairview. M Health Fairview is the newly expanded collaboration among the University of Minnesota, University of Minnesota Physicians, and Fairview Health Services. The healthcare system combines the best of academic and community medicine — expanding access to world-class, breakthrough care through our 10 hospitals and 60 clinics.
Fairview Health Services (fairview.org) is an award-winning, nonprofit health system providing exceptional care across the full spectrum of health care services. Fairview is one of the most comprehensive and geographically accessible systems in the state, with 10 hospitals—including an academic medical center and long-term care hospital—serving the greater Twin Cities metro area.
Its broad continuum also includes 60 primary care clinics, specialty clinics, senior living communities, retail and specialty pharmacies, pharmacy benefit management services, rehabilitation centers, counseling and home health care services, medical transportation, an integrated provider netwo...rk and health insurer PreferredOne. In partnership with the University of Minnesota, Fairview’s 32,000 employees and 2,400 affiliated providers embrace innovation to drive a healthier future through healing, discovery and education.