• Senior Biomedical Equipment Technician

    Job Locations USA-NY-New York
    Posted Date 2 weeks ago(10/4/2019 9:44 AM)
    Requisition ID
    Allied Health - Medical Physics and Radiation Therapy
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    Job Description

    The Department of Medical Physics is seeking a Senior Biomedical Equipment Technician for their Biomedical Engineering Team. The main function of this role is to maintain, calibrate, construct, and verify the safety and proper operations of biomedical electronic equipment and systems. 


    You Will: 

    • Assist in repairs, calibrate basic electromedical apparatus, records test data and repair records in a Biomedical Engineering Computer Database.
    • Assists in the testing and evaluation of electromedical apparatus prior to purchase by the Center.
    • Inspects, verifies performance, and assists in the installation of new equipment; logs new devices into computer inventory database upon receipt and inspection.
    • Performs scheduled periodic maintenance (PM) and electrical safety testing of biomedical electronic equipment.  For vendor-serviced equipment,  communicates the PM status to vendor and the owner/user departments.
    • Assists engineer and lead technician and lead technician in development and preparation of maintaince, calibration, and test procedures.
    • Upgrades equipment as per manufacturers specification and modifies apparatus as directed by engineering staff.
    • Constructs electronic equipment from schematics and/or drawings as required and directed by engineers and lead technicians.
    • Reports all problems, inputs from other departments, hazards, and safety suggestions to supervisors as they occur.
    • Provides operational or safety information to other departments as required.
    • Works on repairs and periodic testing programs.  Receives general supervision in day to day activities, close supervision in special projects.
    • Contacts vendors and suppliers as required.
    • Assists in maintaining current technical literature and documentation for hospital and clinical engineering laboratory equipment.
    • Initiates purchase requisitions for replacement parts and laboratory supplies as needed.
    • Utilizes technologies for location and tracking of inventory items.
    • Performs other job-related duties as requested.


    You Have: 

    • Equivalent of 2 year AAS degree in Electronic Technology plus two years of relevant experience.
    • Minimum of 4 years experience will be accepted in lieu of a degree
    • Knowledge of Analog and Digital electronics; use of oscilloscopes; digital multimeters, signal generators, etc. #LI-POST


    MSK is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer committed to diversity and inclusion in all aspects of recruiting and employment. All qualified individuals are encouraged to apply and will receive consideration without regard to race, color, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, age, religion, creed, disability, veteran status or any other factor which cannot lawfully be used as a basis for an employment decision.  


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