1+ months

Biomedical Equipment Technician 1

Sodexo
Chicago, IL 60684
**Unit Description**


**Are you a talented individual looking for your next profession within a large progressive & healthcare team?**


**Sodexo is seeking a Biomedical Equipment Technician I for Swedish Hospital part of NorthShore University Health System located in Chicago, IL.**


**Is this opportunity right for you?**


A comprehensive hospital offering a wide range of health and wellness services to Chicago's north and northwest sides.Sodexo partnering with NorthShore is a new and exciting partnership. NorthShore is an integrated healthcare delivery system consistently ranked as a Top 15 Teaching Hospital in the U.S. The NorthShore system, headquartered in Evanston, Il., includes six hospitals Evanston, Glenbrook, Highland Park, Northwest Community, Skokie and Swedish. NorthShore also includes a 900-physician multispecialty group practice, NorthShore Medical Group, with more than 140 locations in the Chicagoland area. NorthShore has annual revenues of $3.2 billion and employs 17,000 people.


NorthShore is a Magnet-recognized organization, the first in Illinois to receive this prestigious honor as an entire system that demonstrates excellence in nursing and high standards in patient care.


NorthShore also is a national leader in the implementation of innovative technologies, including an Electronic Medical Record (EMR) system. In 2003, NorthShore was among the first in the country to successfully implement a systemwide EMR with demonstrable benefits in quality, safety, efficiency, and service to patients. NorthShore has been recognized by multiple national organizations for this notable achievement.


Working in Healthcare Technology Management (HTM) for Sodexo, you will partner with our Healthcare clients to manage their clinical technology needs. Together, we provide leadership and expertise for their business, patients, residents and the staff who care for them. At Sodexo, we improve the Quality of Life of all those we serve. We are looking for a positive and motivated technician to join our team.


**Position Summary:**


Under direct supervision this position will, troubleshoots, inspects, repairs, maintains and calibrates a basic range of clinical equipment, devices, systems, and instruments. Provides customer relations and resolves equipment service problems by ensuring that clinical capability is restored as quickly as possible. Maintains communication with customers regarding the status of equipment repairs. The role will focus on customer needs and ensuring all HTM related functions are completed in a quality and timely manner to include medical device preventive and corrective maintenance and other related matters.


**Core Competencies Needed:**


+ Education

+ Experience

+ Knowledge of Electronics

+ Proactive thinking skills to troubleshoot

+ Strong customer service skills: ability to provide world class service to healthcare customers.

+ Candidate must be flexible driving to other campus locations to provide support.

+ Competent and professional with oral and written communication

+ Safety, Teamwork, & Customer Service.


**Typical Knowledge and Skills:**


+ Knowledge of electronic theory, technology, and test equipment.

+ Knowledge of basic anatomy and physiology as applied to use of imaging equipment.

+ Knowledge of color code conventions used in component and wiring marking.

+ Knowledge of department policies, procedures, and standards, as well as general applications such as e-mail, database management, spreadsheet, and word processing software.

+ Ability to analyze, repair, and test electronic and electromechanical equipment.

+ Ability to perform preventative maintenance inspections.

+ Ability to run diagnostic programs.

+ Ability to comprehend instructions and effectively communicate.

+ Skill in testing electronic equipment.

+ Skill in manual dexterity, hand-to-eye coordination, and color vision.


**Impact of Decision:**


Decisions are moderate in nature, impacting project schedules. Errors are detected and corrected with relatively minor financial impact or effect on projects, operations, or customer relationships. May require involvement beyond immediate work group to correct.


**Supervision Received:**


Individual will work under supervision of Director or BMET Supervisor


**Physical Demands:**


Typical physical demands are required to perform the work, such as ability to lift of to 50 lbs. of equipment; to push/pull equipment carts; and to kneel, stand, bend, and reach during equipment repair.


**Working Conditions:**


Generally good working conditions. Possible hazards include exposure to electrical shock, ionizing radiation, chemicals and chemical fumes, high-pressure air, infectious disease, and various other hazards associated with biomedical engineering work.


Protective clothing and safe work practices are required.


**Working for Sodexo:**


How far will your ambition, talent and dedication take you? Sodexo fosters a culture committed to the growth of individuals through continuous learning, mentoring and other career growth opportunities, along with the performance of organizations. We believe it is important for our work to be meaningful to all who contribute to it, and we remain faithful to our mission, our core values and the ethical principles that have guided us since 1966. We support these values and help them thrive in each employee.


We strive to make working for Sodexo a genuinely great experience with benefits to promote your professional, personal, and financial well-being, and to improve your Quality of Life now and into the future. Our experiences with our over 50 million customers each day enable us to develop Quality of Life services that reinforce the well-being of individuals, improving their effectiveness and helping companies and organizations to improve performance every day.


Employees who work in Healthcare and Seniors are required to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 as a term and condition of employment at Sodexo, absent a legally required exception, and are required to report their vaccination status and upload proof of vaccination via an online portal.


Learn more about Sodexos Benefits (https://bit.ly/2EVNezw)


**Not the job for you?**


At Sodexo, we have HTM positions at numerous client locations across the United States.Continue your search for HTM jobs (http://bit.ly/SdxCTMjobs) .


**Position Summary**


Troubleshoots, inspects, repairs, maintains and calibrates a basic range of clinical equipment, devices, systems and instruments.

Key Duties

-Inspect, maintain, repair and calibrate equipment and systems

-Provides advanced support of equipment for direct patient care

-Interacts on a routine basis with clinical health providers in the identification of technology based problems and solutions

-Solves organization-level customer service issues and complaints

-Preparing required documentation and reports

-Ensures regulatory compliance

-Financial responsibility for purchasing parts and service

-Demonstrates a safety mindset


**Qualifications & Requirements**


Basic Education Requirement - Associate's Degree (or equivalent experience) in electronic, biomedical engineering or a discipline geared toward managing maintaining and repairing clinical equipment within a healthcare environment and/or equivalent of military BMET program and/or AAMI certified


Sodexo is an EEO/AA/Minority/Female/Disability/Veteran employer.


**Location** _US-IL-CHICAGO_


**System ID** _819179_


**Category** _Healthcare Technology Management_


**Employment Status** _Full-Time_

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Posted: 2022-06-16 Expires: 2022-08-25

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