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Company: Lexington Medical Center
Location: West Columbia, SC
Career Level: Entry Level
Industries: Healthcare, Pharmaceutical, Biotech

Description

Biomedical Services 
PRN 
Regular 
Any 
Varied hours & days of the week.


Rated as one of the Top 25 Best Hospitals to Work for in the U.S., the heart of LMC is our 508-bed modern state-of-the-art facility. Winning the prestigious, "Summit Award" from Press Ganey for outstanding patient satisfaction, "Consumer Choice Award" from the National Research Corporation, all contributing to our reputation for giving our patients the highest quality care.  Lexington Medical Center was voted one of South Carolina's “Best Places to Work” for 2019!

We are located in heart of the Midlands, right outside of Columbia, SC, and one of the most successful integrated healthcare systems in the Southeast. As the third largest employer in the Midlands, we invite you to be a part of our ongoing success and join our LMC Family.

Job Summary

Under moderate supervision, repair, calibrate and maintain basic to moderately complex medical equipment, instrumentation and support systems used in healthcare.  Inspect, install and provide planned maintenance for general clinical equipment.

Minimum Qualifications

Minimum Education: Associate Degree in Electronic or Biomedical Technology
Minimum Years of Experience: None.
Substitutable Education & Experience: Education can be substituted for equivalent Military training and experience
Required Certifications/Licensure: None.
Required Training:
Individuals in this position are required to pass a competency validation before employment and annually thereafter.
Knowledge of electronic theory, technology and test equipment;
Knowledge of basic human anatomy and physiology as applied to the use of biomedical equipment;
Knowledge of color code conventions use in component, wiring, and medical gas marking;
Knowledge of departmental policies, procedures and standards as well as general computer applications such as e-mail, database management, spreadsheet and word processing software;
Knowledge of the application and repair of computers and servers and how they interface with medical equipment.
Knowledge of current regulatory requirements related to medical equipment;
Ability to analyze, repair and test electronic and electromechanical biomedical equipment;
Ability to perform planned maintenance inspections of biomedical equipment;
Ability to run biomedical equipment diagnostic programs;
Ability to interpret schematics, wiring diagrams and illustrated parts drawings of biomedical equipment.

Essential Functions
  • Repair, install, maintain, calibrate and inspect a diverse range of therapeutic and diagnostic biomedical instrumentation and equipment including life-support equipment.
  • Perform planned maintenance and electrical safety testing of clinical equipment, devices and systems.
  • Diagnose and correct system and equipment malfunctions.
  • Maintain documentation on new equipment inspections and equipment repairs and failures.
  • Assist with, schedule, oversee and evaluate vendor repairs as necessary.
  • Provide technical assistance and instruction on equipment operation and user maintenance to various clinical personnel.
  • Maintain documentation on new equipment inspections and equipment repairs and failures.
  • Maintain documentation required by management and as outlined by current policies and procedures.
  • Document time and expenses in a timely and accurate manner.
  • Perform routine rounding throughout the Medical Facility and provides consistent feedback to user departments on the status of repairs and other maintenance activities.
  • Review outcomes of planned maintenance (PM) actions and make recommendations to department staff concerning improvements.
  • Provide technical assistance and instruction on equipment operation and user maintenance to various clinical personnel.
  • Assist with, schedule, oversee and evaluate vendor services as necessary.
  • Order parts and supplies (up to approved limit) necessary for the servicing of medical equipment.
  • Provide mentoring to less senior biomedical equipment technicians.
Duties & Responsibilities
  • May assist more senior biomedical equipment technicians or supervisor with in-service educational programs on use of equipment.
  • Perform related duties as assigned.
  • Maintain a clean and safe workplace.
  • procedures.
  • Document time and expenses in a timely and accurate manner.
  • Perform routine rounding throughout the Medical Facility and provides consistent feedback to user departments on the status of repairs and other maintenance activities.
  • Review outcomes of planned maintenance (PM) actions and make recommendations to department staff concerning improvements.
  • Provide technical assistance and instruction on equipment operation and user maintenance to various clinical personnel.
  • Assist with, schedule, oversee and evaluate vendor services as necessary.
  • Order parts and supplies (up to approved limit) necessary for the servicing of medical equipment.
  • Provide mentoring to less senior biomedical equipment technicians.
  • May assist more senior biomedical equipment technicians or supervisor with in-service educational programs on use of equipment.
  • Adhere to the facility's infection control plan and Personal Protective Equipment policies and procedures.
  • Maintain a clean and safe workplace.
  • Perform all other duties as assigned.

We are committed to offering quality, cost-effective benefits choices for our employees and their families:

  • Day ONE medical, dental and life insurance benefits 
  • Health care and dependent care flexible spending accounts (FSAs)
  • Eligible employees may also enroll in LMC's retirement plans on their date of hire, including the South Carolina State Retirement System (SCRS)
  • Supplemental 401(k)
  • 457(b) retirement plans
  •  Free life insurance – equal to 1x salary
  • Adoption assistance
  • 401(K) Match – LMC matches dollar for dollar up to 6% 
  • LMC provides its full-time employees short-term disability and long-term disability coverage after 90 days of eligible employment
  • 529 College Savings
  • Tuition reimbursement
  • Student loan forgiveness

Equal Opportunity Employer

It is the policy of LMC to provide equal opportunity of employment for all individuals, and to remain compliant with applicable state and federal laws and regulations. LMC strives to provide a discrimination-free environment, and to recruit, select, on-board, and employ all employees without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, disability, national origin, veteran status, or pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions, including but not limited to, lactation. LMC endeavors to upgrade and promote employees from within the hospital where possible and consistent with the employee's desires and abilities and the hospital's needs.


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