The Imaging Equipment Service (IES) Technician is responsible for the repair of a variety of electronic and clinical imaging equipment within the organization. The IES Technician performs all scheduled and unscheduled maintenance on equipment to ensure a safe environment for patients, visitors, and staff at the hospital(s) they serve. The IES Technician assists users in the proper operation of equipment and assists with the provision of a safe environment for the use of clinical imaging equipment. An IES Technician maintains a high level of technical expertise and possesses an advanced proficiency to troubleshoot, repair, and maintain a full range of clinical imaging devices and systems.
FTE: 80 hours per pay period
Shift: Days + On-call once every six week (Monday-Sunday) from 3:30pm - 7:00am
Shift Length: Variable
Location: Fairview System
Equipment Maintenance & Repair
Responds to emergency equipment failures as requested by healthcare operations.
Routinely responds to after-hours on-call duty.
Performs troubleshooting and repair of medical equipment.
Performs scheduled maintenance in accordance with established schedules and protocols.
Investigates and corrects all equipment failures before returning the device to use.
Identifies, requisitions, and receives parts and supplies necessary for repair and maintenance of equipment. Returns any required exchange parts.
Expedites shipment of equipment and parts to ensure department downtime is kept to a reasonable minimum.
Schedule service and manage communication with vendors. Monitor progress while vendor is on site.
Documentation & Communication
Communicates timely and accurately with customers on work completed, equipment status, and advises for potential alternatives in emergencies.
Performs incoming inspections, attach and assign control numbers and labels, and acquires the necessary information for accurate database inventory entries.
Open and complete work orders in a timely manner.
Maintains records of all maintenance and repairs including contract service work.
Provides technical assistance and instruction to hospital staff on equipment operations and maintenance.
Compliance & Safety
Consistently meets all departmental and organizational performance standards.
Maintains tools and test equipment and keeps work areas clean.
Promotes safety practices and universal precautions in all work and assigned tasks.
Report all safety or near-miss occurrences to management.
Receives and scores new medical equipment according to patient risk.
Recommends and participates in the creation of alternative equipment maintenance procedures where appropriate.
Assists with Joint Commission surveys and other audits as directed by management.
Training & Teamwork
Pursues educational opportunities for professional and technical skill improvement. May include advanced equipment training as assigned by management.
Maintain high standards pursuant to hospital policies regarding behavior, professional demeanor and dress codes.
Participates in the process of evaluating and improving the quality and efficiency of service delivered by department.
Provides input to decisions on capital expenses and equipment replacement strategies.
Participate in special projects and complete other tasks as assigned by management.
Two-year Associates Degree in Biomed Equipment Technology or equivalent.
Three years of work experience in a healthcare environment.
Bachelors of Science in Engineering degree or equivalent
Three or more years of clinical imaging equipment service or operations.
Working knowledge of standard computer applications
Familiarity with regulatory agencies and standards (i.e. CMS, TJC. FDA, OSHA)
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 network 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.