BioMedical Equipment Specialist - DAY shift


Children's Tower / Clinical Engineering / Full time

The BioMed Equipment Specialist serves as a subject matter expert on one or more specific types of complex biomedical equipment by performing a variety of tasks associated with the installation, maintenance, calibration and repair of biomedical equipment in a specialty area.

This position coordinates special projects and performs specialized technical tasks under limited supervision on sophisticated clinical devices and systems.

This position also maintains clinical equipment through the effective use of the Medical Equipment Management Plan and the Biomedical Technology Services Program.

Licensure, Certification, or Registration Requirements for Hire: N/A

Licensure, Certification, or Registration Requirements for continued employment: N/A

Experience REQUIRED:
Minimum of five (5) years experience in the repair and maintenance of medical equipment, with at least two years directed towards the specialty area.

Experience PREFERRED:
Proficient in all skills required for a BMET I and BMET II (see BMET I & BMET II Job Description).
One of the following Certifications highly preferred.CBET: Certified Biomedical Equipment TechnicianCLES: Certified Laboratory Equipment SpecialistBIET: Certified Imaging BMET

Education/training REQUIRED:
Training and Demonstrated Competency in at least two complex specialty areas or pieces of equipment.
Specialty areas include, but are not limited to: Respiratory (Ventilators, etc.), Surgical Services (Anesthesia units, surgical Lights, surgical tables, etc.), Dialysis, Medical Device Networking, Ultrasound, Portable Imaging Equipment, Lasers, Sterilization and High level Disinfection

Education/training PREFERRED:
Associate's degree or Military equivalent in biomedical equipment technology or electronics highly preferred.

Independent action(s) required:
Serves as a resource and provides assistance to other staff in areas concerning specialty, including providing training and instruction to others on specialty equipment.
Provides instruction to equipment users on electrical safety, safe operation, and care of equipment.
Provides alternate solutions for critical issues to higher level for approval prior to implementation.
Performs assigned duties in accordance with current policies and procedures.
Repairs, installs, inspects, troubleshoots, and calibrates equipment in specialty area and is familiar with most classes of clinical equipment.
Performs planned maintenance.
Makes decisions on the majority of complex issues that are broad based, using general policy guidelines.
Job duties may include the access to and/or contact with medications and related supplies.

Supervisory responsibilities (if applicable):
Oversee staff in the absence of supervisor.

Additional position requirements:
On call Rotation and occasional weekend, shift rotations as work demands.

Age Specific groups served: N/A

Physical Requirements (includes use of assistance devices as appropriate):
Physical: Lifting 20-50 lbs. Lifting 50-100 lbs.
Activities: Prolonged standing, Prolonged sitting, Frequent bending, Walking (distance), Climbing (steps, ladder, other), Reaching (overhead, extensive, repetitive)
Mental/Sensory: Strong recall, Reasoning, Problem solving, Hearing, Speak clearly, Write legibly, Reading, Logical thinking
Emotional: Fast pace environment, Steady pace, Able to handle multiple priorities, Frequent and intense customer interactions, Able to adapt to frequent, change

Workday Day (United States of America)

EEO Employer/Disabled/Protected Veteran/41 CFR 60-1.4.

Practicing here

Want to work in a place where unbridled energy fills the halls, and where you experience unparalleled dedication to helping kids every day? Children’s Hospital of Richmond at VCU is ranked among the nation’s best with an incredible team that’s dedicated to nurturing the champion in every child. It’s the perfect place to build a career where the sky is the limit.

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Quality of life

Richmond offers an exceptional environment outside of work as well. The Richmond area has been named among the 50 best places to live in the US with a combination of outdoor fun, history, a booming restaurant scene and an affordable cost of living. It’s the perfect combination of artsy, jazzy, outdoorsy and family-oriented.


At Children’s Hospital of Richmond at VCU, we don’t just take care of patients. We treat our team like family. Our unbeatable benefits go beyond excellent health and retirement plans, supporting you in everything from tuition assistance to boosting your career to child and adult care options to make your personal life more manageable.

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