The Senior Biomedical Equipment Technician (BMET) repairs and maintains patient care equipment devices, instruments, systems and related technologies to ensure its safe and effective performance. Performs scheduled preventive maintenance (PM) according to Hospital policies, procedures and industry-recognized standards. Maintains documentation of all service events, performance tests and corrective maintenance performed on a wide range of equipment types, including life support, monitoring, diagnostic, therapeutic and general clinical (patient care) devices. Participates in and/or assists with development of departmental and hospital-based continuous quality improvement initiatives. Maximizes patient safety by supporting the proper use, application and operational performance of patient care equipment. Serves as a role model with respect to all relevant aspects of the job, including, but not limited to communication, documentation, and demeanor.
Documents all actions and test results according to department policy; performs rounds in assigned areas to access how equipment is being utilized, and to answer any operational questions from equipment users; keeps equipment users informed as to the status of repairs; and identifies the most prudent means of repair based on clinical need and cost.
The Senior BMET periodically travels to other Baylor facilities to assist with scheduled and unscheduled service activities, coordinates and participates in special projects as assigned, and reviews the outcome of preventive maintenance actions and makes recommendations to management staff concerning the need to make changes to the PM schedule frequency, procedures and/or data documentation forms. The Sr Tech provides leadership and managerial oversight to personnel as assigned, attends routine and special meetings, and participates in on-call rotation. Responsible for the competency assessment and training for BMETs and performs other position appropriate duties as required in a competent, professional and courteous manner.
The ideal Senior BMET candidate will have a valid Texas Drivers license, 5 years of computer system and networking experience, excellent communication and interpersonal skills, and effective time-management and organizational skills. Knowledge of applicable regulatory requirements required. Certified Biomedical Equipment Technician (CBET) required.
Drivers License (TXDL): If moving from out of state must obtain valid TX DL within 90 days of hire.
Internal Number: 21001690rxv_8_2
About Baylor Scott & White Health
Baylor Scott & White Health (BSWH) is the largest not-for-profit health care system in Texas and one of the largest in the United States. With a commitment to and a track record of innovation, collaboration, integrity and compassion for the patient, BSWH stands to be one of the nation’s exemplary health care organizations. Our mission is to serve all people by providing personalized health and wellness through exemplary care, education and research as a Christian ministry of healing. Joining our team is not just accepting a job, it’s accepting a calling!