Biomedical Engineer
Children's Hospital Colorado
Aurora, CO

About $38,000 - $54,000 a year

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Why Work at Children's....

Children's Hospital Colorado has defined and delivered pediatric healthcare excellence for more than 100 years. Founded in 1908, Children's Colorado is a leading pediatric network entirely devoted to the health and well being of children. Continually recognized as one of the nation's outstanding hospitals by U.S. News & World Report, Children's Colorado is known both for its nationally and internationally recognized medical, research and education programs as well as the full spectrum of everyday care for kids throughout Colorado and surrounding states. With more than 1,000 healthcare professionals representing the full spectrum of pediatric specialties, Children's Colorado Network of Care includes its main campus, 16 Children's Care Centers and more than 400 outreach clinics.

A career at Children's Colorado will challenge you, inspire you, and motivate you to make a difference in the life of a child.

Additional Information

Department: Equipment Management
Hours per week: 40, eligible for benefits
Shift: 1 st Shift

Job Overview

Inspects and repairs sophisticated medical equipment for compliance to documented safety and performance standards.

Biomedical Engineer to support an in house model.

Responsibilities

Population Specific Care

No Direct Patient Care
Essential Functions

Inspects and tests malfunctioning medical or related equipment, following manufacturers' specifications and using test and analysis instruments. Tests or calibrates components or equipment, following manufacturers' manuals and troubleshooting techniques, using hand tools, power tools, or measuring devices.
Performs repairs and regularly scheduled preventive maintenance on complex medical equipment for adherence to safety and performance standards.
Keeps records of maintenance, repair, and required updates of equipment. Documents inspections, repairs and other technical activities per department policies and standards of practice.
Performs preventive maintenance or service, such as cleaning, lubricating, or adjusting equipment.
Tests, evaluates, and classifies excess or in-use medical equipment and determine serviceability, condition, and disposition, in accordance with regulations.
Communicates appropriately with all staff, vendors, and customers.
Provides additional technical services related to complex medical equipment as required.
Other Information

SCOPE AND LEVEL

GUIDELINES: Fully qualified, full performance or journey level. Guidelines are generally but not always clearly applicable, requiring the employee to exercise judgment in selecting the most pertinent guideline, interpret precedents, adapt standard practices to differing situations, and recommend alternative actions in situations without precedent.

COMPLEXITY: Duties assigned are generally complex and may be of substantial intricacy. Work assignment is performed within an established framework under general instructions but requires simultaneous coordination of assigned functions or projects in various stages of completion.

DECISION MAKING: Exercises judgment and discretion, and is responsible for determining the time, place and sequence of the work performed.

COMMUNICATIONS: Contacts with the patients, families, or employees where explanatory or interpretive information is exchanged, defended, and gathered and discretion and judgment are required within the parameters of the job function.

SUPERVISION RECEIVED: Performs work with minimal supervisory oversight. Under general supervision, the employee receives assignments and is expected to carry them through to completion with substantial independence. Work is reviewed for adherence to instructions, accuracy, completeness, and conformance to standard practice or precedent. Recurring work clearly covered by guidelines may or may not be reviewed.

Qualifications

EDUCATION – High School diploma or equivalent.
EXPERIENCE – Two years of direct patient care equipment maintenance and safety requiring knowledge of sophisticated medical equipment.
Physical Requirements

Ability to Perform Essential Functions of the Job

Audio-Visual: Depth Perception: Good
Audio-Visual: Far Vision: Good
Audio-Visual: Hearing: Good
Audio-Visual: Near Vision: Good
General Activity: Sit: 1-2 hrs. per day
General Activity: Stand/Walk: 4-6 hrs. per day
Motion: Bend: Up to 1/3 of time
Motion: Carry: Up to 1/3 of time
Motion: Climb: Up to 1/3 of time
Motion: Crawl: Up to 1/3 of time
Motion: Lift: Up to 1/3 of time
Motion: Pull: Up to 1/3 of time
Motion: Push: Up to 1/3 of time
Motion: Reach: Up to 1/3 of time
Motion: Squat/Crouch: Up to 1/3 of time
Weight Lifted/Force Exerted: Up to 50 pounds: 1/3 or more of time
Work Environment

Exposure: Exposure to blood/body fluid: Occasional.
Exposure: Exposure to infectious diseases: Occasional.
Job Role- Annual Requirements
Job Role- Additional Individual Responsibilities
Equal Employment Opportunity

It is our intention that all qualified applicants be given equal opportunity and that selection decisions be based on job-related factors. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, age, disability, or any other status protected by law or regulation. Be aware that none of the questions are intended to imply illegal preferences or discrimination based on non-job-related information.