Dialysis Biomedical Technician, Pontiac
Posted on: January 12, 2022
GENERAL SUMMARYPrimarily responsible for the maintenance of
dialysis equipment, including preventative maintenance,
troubleshooting, and general care of the machines. Travels to any
of the GHS units as needed. May participate in on-call rotation for
technical aspects of acute dialysis program.PRINCIPLE DUTIES AND
RESPONSIBILITIES Responsible to the Nurse Manager. Works closely
with the Technical Leader, Manager and clinical staff. Calibrates
dialysis equipment such as a dialysis machines, blood pumps etc.
Performs preventative maintenance for all dialysis equipment per
schedule. Trouble-shoots and performs repairs on dialysis equipment
as needed. Practices Standard Precautions to ensure that infection
prevention is maximized. Understands and follows isolation
procedures. Prepares bicarbonate solution as needed. Performs
bacteriology cultures, LAL and water analysis as assigned. Repairs
and maintains ancillary equipment and electrical safety checks per
schedule. Conducts electrical safety checks on patient equipment
brought to unit. Understands, monitors, and maintains water
treatment system. Performs water cultures and documents as
assigned. Notifies appropriate staff of problems. May be trained to
redeploy home hemodialysis machines. Adheres rigorously to all
infection control / infection prevention requirements. Adheres to
confidentiality and HIPAA safety and privacy requirements. Notifies
appropriate charge staff member when leaving work area. Recognizes
and appropriately refers all major problems. Maintains all logs and
reports related to maintenance and repair. Ass ists clinical
personnel with technical (mechanical) problems that develop during
dialysis. Ensures the biomedical equipment room is neat, safe,
clean, and compliant with policy and regulation requirements at all
times. Properly labels status of machine including sterilization.
Responsible for inventory of dialysis equipment and parts.
In-services staff about new equipment, operational and safety
procedures pertaining to the dialysis machines, and other
developments in the technical field. Participates in educational
programs, research projects and equipment evaluation. Can initiate
and follow approved protocol. Other duties as assigned.
EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE REQUIRED Associates degree in
electronics/biomedical technology, or two years' equivalent
experience, to include military, original equipment manufacturer
(OEM), or industry recognized technical training program, required.
Proven mechanical aptitude and analytical skills for understanding
electronic circuitry and for trouble-shooting biomedical/electronic
equipment. Proven use of basic electronic testing equipment.
Completion of a B.M.E.T. internship is preferred.WORKING CONDITIONS
Stands and walks most of the time on duty. Moves equipment. Lifts
and carries dialysate solutions containers. May be subject to
hazardous waste and materials. Uses a computer.
Salary: $map.get("vacancy_salary-text"). Date posted:
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