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Biomedical Engineering Tech - OLGMC - Clinical Engineering - Full Time

Company: Ochsner Health System
Location: Lafayette
Posted on: November 14, 2023

Job Description:

We've made a lot of progress since opening the doors in 1942, but one thing has never changed - our commitment to serve, heal, lead, educate, andinnovate.Webelieve that every award earned, every record broken and every patient helped is because of the dedicated employees who fill our hallways. At Ochsner, whether you work with patients every day or support those who do, you are making a difference and that matters. Come make a difference at Ochsner Health and discover your future today! This job assumes responsibility for and responds to assigned departmental maintenance, BioMed and IS needs. Performs preventive maintenance, electrical safety, troubleshooting, and repairs to a variety of medical equipment. Education Required -Associates degree in Biomedical Engineering, Electronic Technology, or other similar degree Work Experience
Required -2 years experience in health care Knowledge Skills and Abilities (KSAs)

  • Familiarity with and skills to repair electrical systems, HVAC systems, nurse call systems, fire alarm systems, television systems, medical gas systems, IS systems and equipment, medical equipment, and other equipment/systems as needed.
  • Ability to and experience working with little or no supervision and exercising good judgment in handling difficult situations.
  • Excellent human relations skills in order to remain calm and bring reassurance to situations in which important technical systems may have failed.
  • Knowledge of carpentry, painting, and plumbing.
  • Good organizational skills.
  • Good time management skills and self directed.
  • Ability to travel throughout and between facilities.
  • Ability to work flexible schedule such as nights, evenings, weekends, holidays, extended shifts, on call rotation, etc. Job Duties
    • Performs general repairs to electronic equipment and troubleshoots Biomed, IT systems.
    • Performs preventive maintenance on biomed equipment.
    • Makes effective decisions and sets priorities using good judgment.
    • Maintains records, schedules, etc.
    • Maintains files and database records, adhering to JCAHO and QA requirements.
    • Handles other duties and projects as assigned for the department. Other related duties as required. The above statements describe the general nature and level of work only. They are not an exhaustive list of all required responsibilities, duties, and skills. Other duties may be added, or this description amended at any time. Remains knowledgeable on current federal, state and local laws, accreditation standards or regulatory agency requirements that apply to the assigned area of responsibility and ensures compliance with all such laws, regulations and standards. This employer maintains and complies with its Compliance & Privacy Program and Standards of Conduct, including the immediate reporting of any known or suspected unethical or questionable behaviors or conduct; patient/employee safety, patient privacy, and/or other compliance-related concerns. The employer is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, or disability status.
      Physical and Environmental Demands
      The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. Medium Work - Exerting 20 to 50 pounds of force occasionally, and/or 10 to 25 pounds of force frequently, and/or greater than negligible up to 10 pounds of force constantly to move objects. (Constantly: activity or condition exists 2/3 or more of the time) to move objects. Physical demand requirements are in excess of those for Sedentary Work. Even though the weight lifted may be only a negligible amount, a job should be rated Light Work: (1) when it requires walking or standing to a significant degree; or (2) when it requires sitting most of the time but entails pushing and/or pulling of arm or leg controls; and/or (3) when the job requires working at a production rate pace entailing the constant pushing and/or pulling of materials even though the weight of those materials is negligible. NOTE: The constant stress and strain of maintaining a production rate pace, especially in an industrial setting, can be and is physically demanding of a worker even though the amount of force exerted is negligible. Must be able to lift and carry materials and or equipment weighing up to 50 pounds. Must have good vision, correctable to 20/20, with no color blindness. Must be able to crawl, climb, stoop, and bend without restrictions. Must be able to work indoors, outdoors, above ceilings, and in confined spaces as duties dictate. Must be able to operate hand and power tools necessary for mechanical, electrical, plumbing, carpentry, and painting repairs. Normal routine involves no exposure to blood, body fluid or tissue and as part of their employment, incumbents are not called upon to perform or assist in emergency care or first aid. The incumbent may work inpatient care area(s) orwork in an area where patients enter. There may be an occupational risk for exposure to communicable diseases. Because the incumbent works within a healthcare setting, there may be occupational risk for exposure to hazardous medications or hazardous waste within the environment through receipt, transport, storage, preparation, dispensing, administration, cleaning and/or disposal of contaminated waste. The risk level of exposure may increase depending on the essential job duties of the role. Are you ready to make a difference? Apply Today! Ochsner Health does not consider an individual an applicant until they have formally applied to the open position on this careers website. Individuals who reside in and will work from the state of Colorado are not eligible for remote work position. Ochsner Health endeavors to make our site accessible to all users. If you would like to contact us regarding the accessibility of our website, or if you need an accommodation to complete the application process, please contact our HR Employee Solution Center at 504-842-4748 (select option 1) or This contact information is for accommodation requests only and cannot be used to inquire about the status of applications. EEO is the Law links inEnglish, Spanish, Chinese, and Arabic. Affirmative Action Policy Statement

Keywords: Ochsner Health System, Lafayette , Biomedical Engineering Tech - OLGMC - Clinical Engineering - Full Time, Engineering , Lafayette, Louisiana

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