Mercy Radiological Eqpt Srvc Tech II in Saint Louis, Missouri
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The REST 2 serves the Mercy Health System as a senior level clinical imaging equipment support technician providing inventory control, repairs and maintenance as well as ensuring a safe and effective environment for patients. The incumbent is responsible to perform inventory assessment/audits, scheduled/preventive maintenance, and provide remedial corrective maintenance according to hospital policies/procedures and industry-recognized standards; Maintains documentation of all service events, performance tests and corrective maintenance that has been performed on all clinical imaging equipment technology types including; Radiographic Systems, Radiographic Fluoroscopic Systems, Cardiology Imaging Systems, Computed Tomographic Systems, Magnetic Resonance Imaging System, Radiation Systems (diagnostic, therapeutic) and general imaging support devices with Mercy Clinical Engineering Service (MCES) Computerized Maintenance Management System (CMMS).
A.Verifies equipment malfunctions and performs corrective maintenance actions on clinical imaging devices, instruments and systems as assigned.
B.Documents all actions and test results according to department policy, using computerized maintenance management software – with 98% accuracy and timeliness.
C.Assists outside vendors in their delivery of repair services, monitors completion of repairs, and audits their service report to ensure proper documentation and to verify charges.
D.Identifies malfunctioning parts and assemblies and determines the best source for acquiring the needed component(s) taking into account financial and time constraints.
E.May require travel to other Mercy entities to assist with corrective maintenance activities.
Scheduled (Preventative) Maintenance
A.Performs scheduled preventive maintenance and safety testing on clinical equipment items, devices and systems as assigned (owned, leased or rented), using specialized test equipment, tools, simulation devices and phantoms. Documents all actions and test results according to department policy, using computerized maintenance management software programs – with 98% accuracy and timeliness.
B.Assists outside vendors and/or monitors the completion of preventive maintenance activities performed on assigned equipment, and audits their service report to ensure proper documentation and verify charges.
C.Reviews the outcome of preventive maintenance actions and makes recommendations to department management staff concerning the need to make changes to the PM schedule frequency, procedures and/or data documentation forms.
D.May require travel to other Mercy entities to assist with scheduled preventive maintenance activities.
TECHNICAL PROJECTS AND OTHER DUTIES
A.Increases current knowledge of the clinical application of equipment, devices, instruments and systems so as to be able to ascertain whether or not such equipment is operating in a safe and effective manner.
B.Recommends new equipment PM and incoming (acceptance) testing procedures.
C.Attends manufacturer or other technical service training schools and seminars, as assigned.
D.Instructs REST 1’s, BMET’s and Electronic Technician’s in the safe use, application, testing, and preventive maintenance and repair techniques on all types of clinical imaging equipment technologies, devices, instruments and systems.
E.Meets/Contacts with equipment manufacturers and service organizations to discuss repair, maintenance and applications of equipment.
F.Reviews technical literature, service manuals, trade publications and any other biomedical service and support documents as assigned as a means to keep up with current clinical engineering and service/support related issues.
G.Assists with assigned projects, related to the installation, relocation of imaging equipment, devices, instruments and systems.
A.Performs rounds in assigned areas to make assessments as to how the covered equipment is being utilized, and to answer any operational questions from equipment users.
B.Responds to stat requests from equipment users to determine the extent of reported problems, and makes the determination as to who is best capable of resolving the suspected problem, using in-house CE resources or outside vendor service sources.
C.Keeps equipment users informed as to the status of repairs.
D.May assist SSU educational staff with and/or delivers technical in-service education sessions to equipment users in assigned clinical units, all shifts.
Because you’re committed to excellence, you understand the importance of being properly prepared for your role at Mercy. That’s why you’ll bring to your role the right set of qualifications:
Education: Associate’s degree (AA) in Biomedical Equipment Technology or equivalent from a two year college, technical school; Military training may be substituted or equivalent combination of education.
Experience: A minimum of a five years experience in the repair and maintenance of medical imaging equipment.
Certifications: ICC Certification; Eligible
Other: Experience in the repair and maintenance clinical equipment technology (Radiological Imaging System – Diagnostic and Therapeutic Devices); Knowledge of the application and repair of PCs, Servers and how they interface with medical equipment; Understanding of the technical aspects of electronic equipment, its operation, repair and maintenance.
Preferred Education: Bachelor’s degree (BS) in Biomedical Engineering/Technology or equivalent from an accredited college or technical school.
Preferred Experience: Seven or more years of hospital related or OEM service experience in medical imaging.
Preferred Certifications: ICC Certification; CBET, CRES
Preferred Other: Experience in the repair and maintenance clinical equipment technology (Radiological Imaging System – Diagnostic and Therapeutic Devices); Knowledge of the application and repair of PCs, Servers and how they interface with medical equipment; Understanding of the technical aspects of electronic equipment, its operation, repair and maintenance.
We’ll Support You at Work and Home
Our foundations are built on dignity and respect. Modern Healthcare Magazine named us as a “top 100 places to work.” We go out of our way to help people feel welcomed. We offer day-one comprehensive health, vision and dental coverage, PTO, and employer-matched retirement funds, even to part-time employees. We’re proud to provide tuition reimbursement to help you grow and learn new skills.
What Makes a Good Match for Mercy
Compassion and professionalism go hand-in-hand with us, along with exceptional quality care. Having a positive outlook and a strong sense of advocacy is in perfect step with our mission and vision. We’re also collaborative and are not afraid to do a little extra to deliver excellent care – that’s just part of our commitment. If that sounds like a fit for you as well, we encourage you to apply.
Requisition ID 2016-733954
Category Support Services
Position Type Full Time
Department St Johns Mercy Med Center
Location US - MO - Saint Louis