Facility: The University of Kansas Hospital - Main Campus
Department: PERIOPERATIVE SERVICES ADMIN
Schedule: Full Time
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We currently have an opening for Perioperative Clinical Engineering Tech Non Certified
Demonstrates general understanding of Perioperative Clinical Engineering competencies and serves as a mentor to other technicians in the unit.
Responsibility/focus on the successful completion of all life-Support and non-life support equipment preventative maintenance within the required time frame, following manufacturer recommended procedures. Schedules and monitors assigned maintenance and Perioperative repairs with service providers (internal and external). Review outcome of preventive maintenance actions and make recommendations to appropriate Departmental Staff concerning improvements (i.e. Team Supervisors, Educators, Managers, and Directors).
Serves as an equipment liaison between any perioperative department and Hospital Biomed, KU Maintenance, and other stakeholders. Mentors and educates to convey knowledge-based, professional responses to physicians, nurses, technicians, maintenance personnel, and service repair personnel.
Responds promptly to O.R. calls and triage the level of importance as needed; while consistently analyzing problems and deriving a safe, functional solution.
Investigate and follow-up on any questionable equipment after case is over to ensure proper function before it is used again.
Maintains knowledge on aseptic technique and follow appropriate sterile field protocols
Maintains accurate and complete equipment records in the Hospital Equipment Management System.
Must study for ICC Biomedical Certification secondary to job function and complete within 2 years from hire date. Participates in ongoing formal or informal education regarding the clinical and biomedical fields.
High School Diploma or GED required
Associates or Bachelor's Degree and/or professional training in electronics/Biomedical field required
Minimum of 3 years of Clinical and Biomedical experience in an ICU or OR setting required
International Certification Commission for Clinical Engineering and Biomedical Technology (ICC) Certification for Biomedical Equipment Technician required within 3 years of hire date required
Equipment competencies for Operating Room/Anesthesia equipment
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