As one of the nation’s leading pediatric health care systems, Nemours is committed to providing all children with their best chance to grow up healthy. We offer integrated, family-centered care to more than 300,000 children each year in our pediatric hospitals, specialty clinics and primary care practices in Delaware, Florida, Maryland, New Jersey and Pennsylvania. Nemours strives to ensure a healthier tomorrow for all children – even those who may never enter our doors – through our world-changing research, education and advocacy efforts. At Nemours, our Associates help us deliver on the promise we make to every family we have the privilege of serving: to treat their child as if they were our own.
Nemours is seeking a Biomedical Equipment Technician (Biomedical Engineering), FULL-TIME, to join our Nemours Children's Hospital team in Orlando, Florida.
Located in Orlando, Fla., Nemours Children’s Hospital is the newest addition to the Nemours integrated healthcare system. Our 100-bed pediatric hospital also features the area’s only 24-hour Emergency Department designed just for kids as well as outpatient pediatric clinics including several specialties previously unavailable in the region. A hospital designed by families for families, Nemours Children’s Hospital blends the healing power of nature with the latest in healthcare innovation to deliver world-class care to the children of Central Florida and beyond. In keeping with our goal of bringing Nemours care into the communities we serve, we also provide specialty outpatient care in several clinics located throughout the region.
The Biomedical Equipment Technician (BMET) is required to install, inspect, troubleshoot, repair, calibrate, and verify the performance of complex biomedical equipment with minimal supervision. The individual should be competent in the use of all applicable test equipment and tools required in the performance of these duties. The BMET may serve as technical adviser to the medical and clinical staff in the safe operation and use of clinical equipment. This position also assists in developing specifications for the selection of new clinical equipment. The individual demonstrates adherence to the organizations core values in all professional interactions by showing respect to all people, creating real value, initiating meaningful change, and exhibiting integrity.
Frequently required to reach pull, and/or employ fine motor skills during installation, servicing and maintenance of medical equipment.
Frequently required to operate tools/machinery that use hand and/or foot controls (e.g drills, saws, electronic test equipment) when servicing medical equipment.
Frequently required to lift, carry, or otherwise move up to 50lbs while working with medical equipment.
Inform supervisors of the status of repairs, scheduled, inspections, unusual equipment situations, and any customer concerns.
Must have the ability to work well with others.
May be required to work non-standard hours when on-call.
Must be able to perform in a face paced environment and meet Key Performance Indicators (KPI’s) monthly.
Must be able to travel for training opportunities to continue education, and also drive to remote locations to provide medical repair/pm services.
Adhere to the (MEMP) Medical Equipment Management Program & all regulatory agency compliances.
Technical Service – 40%
Perform performance assurance (PA) inspections, scheduled maintenance, electrical safety inspections (ESI), and operation verification procedures (OVP) on complex and intricate biomedical equipment
Repair, install, and calibrate complex and intricate biomedical equipment
Inform supervisors of the status of repairs, scheduled inspections, unusual equipment situations, and any customer concerns
Work with, direct, and document the activities of subcontractors, vendors, and outside service technicians to ensure proper service delivery
Maintain biomedical expertise through ongoing training and education
Regulatory Compliance – 25%
Ensure the accuracy and integrity of the equipment database to include the inventory, performance assurance (PA) schedules, nomenclature, and service history
Adheres to the Medical Equipment Management Plan (MEMP), including all regulatory agency compliances and other applicable policies and procedures
Responsible for ensuring all service and documentation is complete, timely, and accurate
Account Relationship Management – 25%
Build and maintain customer relationships
Discuss equipment status and functionality with clinicians
Adheres to the Mission, Vision, and Values of the organization(s) served
Provide a positive representation of TriMedx services by integrating the core values into job performance
Inventory – 10 %
Perform periodic inspections of current inventory status
Verify the completion of security analysis for new customer equipment
Performs Incoming Inspections (II) to maintain a complete and accurate inventory of medical devices, including trial and evaluation, rental, and loaner equipment in addition to permanently assigned equipment inventory
Maintain the accuracy and integrity of the equipment database to include inventory, performance assurance (PA) schedules, nomenclature, and service history
Make recommendations regarding inventory
**Assist with Service Operations Special Projects as assigned **
Associate's Degree in a technical/electronic field or equivalent military training required.
Minimum of three (3) to five (5) years experience working with biomedical equipment in a Clinical Engineering environment required.
Regular attendance is required.
Good communications skills are required.
Our dedication to professionals who are dedicated to children frequently earns Nemours a spot on the list of top workplaces in the communities we serve. Our Associates enjoy comprehensive benefits, including our unique “Bridge to a Healthy Future” pediatric health plan, an integrated wellness program, opportunities for professional growth, and much more. As an equal opportunity employer, Nemours focuses on the best-qualified applicants for our openings.
Nemours is committed to improving the health of children. As a non-profit children’s health organization, we consider the health of every child to be a sacred trust. Through family-centered care in our children’s hospitals and clinics in Delaware, New Jersey, Pennsylvania and Florida, as well as world-changing research, education and advocacy, Nemours fulfills the promise of a healthier tomorrow for all children — even those who may never enter our doors. Nemours began more than 70 years ago with the vision of Alfred I. duPont to improve the lives of children and to do whatever it takes to prevent and treat even the most disabling childhood conditions. Today, through our children’s hospitals and health system, we directly care for 250,000 children annually in Delaware Valley and Florida, including families who travel from across the country and world to see our specialists — treating every child as we would our own. We also reach beyond the walls of our hospitals and clinics to be a voice for children on a national and international level, and to lead the way in prevention, intervention, education, and research. Nemours is growing to better serve the children and families in our ca...re. We have 1.1 million square feet of space currently devoted to providing children’s healthcare or under construction, all designed with significant input and advice from our patients and families.