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MedStar Health Baltimore Clinical Engineering Technician


Clinical Engineering Technician

Category: Environmental Services/Facilities/Engineering
Job Requisition: 13788
Department: Clinical Engineering
Geographic Region: Greater Baltimore
Facility: MedStar Franklin Square Medical Center
Schedule: Full Time
Shift: Day Shift
Hours per Week: 40.00
Location: BaltimoreMD
  • Job Summary

    Assembles, installs, repairs, and maintains biomedical and other equipment. Assists in equipment operation.

  • Minimum Qualifications
    • Education/Training

      Associate's degree or certificate in Biomedical Electronics, or equivalent trade school ormilitary biomedical training.

    • Experience

      2 years experience in repair and troubleshooting of medical equipment, or graduation from ofa recognized program.

    • License/Certification/Registration

      No special certification, registration or license required.

    • Knowledge, Skills & Abilities

      Verbal and written communication skills. Basic computer skills preferred.

  • Primary Duties and Responsibilities

    Contributes to the achievement of established department goals and objectives and adheres to department policies, procedures, quality standards and safety standards. Complies with governmental and accreditation regulations.

  • Drafts preventative maintenance procedures and makes corrections/changes to existing procedures.
  • Identifies and recommends repair and spare parts. Recommends a second source when available.
  • Is computer literate in basic operating systems and applicable software programs.
  • Maintains and expands professional and personal skills. Expands knowledge of medical technologies. Participates in outside related organizations.
  • Maintains effective working relationships with other departments and participates in multidisciplinary quality and service improvement teams.
  • Participates in service training of new technicians and medical and nursing staff concerning use and operation of medical and biomedical equipment.
  • Performs and/or coordinates the installation of new equipment, including vendor and contractor scheduling.
  • Performs initial acceptance inspections on new equipment and completes all required paperwork.
  • Performs modifications and upgrades on devices as directed by the manufacturer or Department Manager.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.
  • Repairs and troubleshoots malfunctioning equipment, using all available resources; including: test equipment, service manuals, and hand tools. Is able to troubleshoot to the component level and solder on printed circuit boards. Maintains an accurate record of all work performed.
  • Responds to emergency situations in clinical areas and provides support as required and requested. Interacts with patient and clinical staff whenever appropriate. Treats all patient information strictly confidential.
  • Rotates off-hours call with other technicians, responds in accordance with departmental policy.
  • Schedules and performs preventative maintenance inspections on medical devices and completes all associated paperwork in a timely and accurate manner. Is knowledgeable of applicable safety and electrical limits for health care equipment.

About MedStar Health
MedStar Health is dedicated to providing the highest quality care for people in Maryland and the Washington, D.C., region, while advancing the practice of medicine through education, innovation and research. Our 30,000 associates and 5,400 affiliated physicians work in a variety of settings across our health system, including 10 hospitals and more than 300 community-based locations, the largest visiting nurse association in the region, and highly respected institutes dedicated to research and innovation. As the medical education and clinical partner of Georgetown University for more than 20 years, MedStar is dedicated not only to teaching the next generation of doctors, but also to the continuing education and professional development of our whole team. MedStar Health offers diverse opportunities for career advancement and personal fulfillment.