GENERAL DUTIES: To maintain, repair and calibrate medical equipment and other specialized equipment which involves radio frequency and computer techniques, to assure safe and effective equipment for use in treatment, diagnosis and therapy of patients. Act as a technical resource to other technicians and to employees throughout the hospital. Engineering department is a full service department providing utilities on 24 hour basis. No Patient Health Information access required.
DEPARTMENT SPECIFIC DUTIES:
ï¿½ Performs scheduled preventative maintenance and repairs on medical equipment as assigned ï¿½ Responsible for complying with these regulatory agencies: 1) TJC, 2) OSHPD, 3) SCAQMD, 4) NFPA, 5) Title 22 & 24, 6) NEC, 7) Cal OSHA, 8) UBC 90 ï¿½ Consistently follows manufacture recommendations and departmental procedures while evaluating or repairing equipment. ï¿½ Performs preventative maintenance and periodic safety inspections on all Bio-Medical equipment as required by TJC and state regulations. ï¿½ Routinely removes equipment from service for repair and calibration, as required. ï¿½ Accurately documents all work performed on a P.M. or Demand Service Work Order Form, immediately after completing the task. ï¿½ Performs incoming inspections on new, trial, and loaned, medical equipment as assigned. ï¿½ Following departmental procedures, assigns control numbers and fills out new equipment documentation. ï¿½ Consistently demonstrates responsibility for the inspection of all medical equipment and instruments, ensuring safety and physical integrity. ï¿½ At time of inspection, consults with other Bio-Medical Technicians or Supervisor as to the proper operation and safety requirements on unfamiliar equipment. ï¿½ Consistently attentive to record keeping and documentation of work performed and required paperwork required for the job. ï¿½ Demonstrates level of job knowledge and competency. ï¿½ Demonstrates the ability to read equipment schematics and instruction. ï¿½ Demonstrates the ability to accurately and properly use test equipment, leakage testers and safety meters. ï¿½ Routinely reads textbooks, equipment service manuals, departmental policies, or consults with other Technicians to increase level of skills and knowledge related to the job performance.
Required: Basic electronics and 2 yrs. hospital experience.
Preferred: A.A. degree, AAMI certification and hospital experience.
Job: Maintenance, Food Service,Housekeeping and Security
Primary Location: Palm Springs, California
Facility: Desert Regional Medical Center
Job Type: Full-time
Shift Type: Rotate
Employment practices will not be influenced or affected by an applicantâ��s or employeeâ��s race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), national origin, age, disability, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, veteran status or any other legally protected status. Tenet will make reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities unless doing so would result in an undue hardship.
Internal Number: 2005020158
About Desert Regional Medical Center
“Tenet Healthcare Corporation is a diversified healthcare services company with 115,000 employees united around a common mission: to help people live happier, healthier lives. Through its subsidiaries, partnerships and joint ventures, including United Surgical Partners International, the Company operates general acute care and specialty hospitals, ambulatory surgery centers, urgent care centers and other outpatient facilities. Tenet's Conifer Health Solutions subsidiary provides technology-enabled performance improvement and health management solutions to hospitals, health systems, integrated delivery networks, physician groups, self-insured organizations and health plans.