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Biomedical Equipment Support Specialist – Milwaukee, Wisconsin
Veterans Affairs, Veterans Health Administration, Department of Veterans Affairs
Job ID: 79688Start Date: 04/18/2019End Date: 04/25/2019
U.S. Citizenship: Must be a citizen of the United States. .
English Language Proficiency: Must be proficient in spoken and written English. Experience or Education: Associates degree in Biomedical Electronics Technology, Biomedical Equipment Technology or Biomedical Engineering Technology or in a related technical field such as Electronic Technology or Information Technology and two years of experience as a Biomedical Equipment Support Specialist, Biomedical Equipment Technician, Field Service Engineer, Medical Equipment Repairer, or Information Technology Specialist. (TRANSCRIPTS REQUIRED)
Bachelor’s degree in Biomedical Engineering Technology or in a related field such as Electronics Engineering Technology (EET) or Information Technology. (TRANSCRIPTS REQUIRED)
Completion of a military training program in biomedical equipment and two years of experience as a Biomedical Equipment Support Specialist or Biomedical Equipment Technician, Field Service Engineer, Medical Equipment Repairer or Information Technology Specialist. In addition to meeting the basic requirements, you must meet the following GRADE REQUIREMENTS: GS-11 LEVEL GRADE REQUIREMENTS:
Must have at least one (1) full year of specialized experience equivalent to the next lower grade level (GS-9). Certification as a Certified Biomedical Equipment Technician (CBET), Certified Laboratory Equipment Specialist (CLES), Net+ and A+ are highly desirable at this level but not required. Specialized experience includes: provides support of medical equipment and systems, install, maintain, safety test, calibrate, troubleshoot, and support medical technologies such as sleep lab monitoring systems, GI endoscopic systems, dental imaging equipment, surgical equipment, and clinical laboratory equipment; performs and documents all repairs and preventive maintenance activities and ensures that the data is correctly entered into the medical equipment management computer system.; utilizes schematic drawings, wiring diagrams, and technical manuals as guidelines for accomplishing work; maintains inventory documentation of assigned networked-attached medical equipment/systems to include electronic protected health information.
In addition, the candidate must demonstrate the following KSAs:
1. Knowledge of a wide range of sciences including, but not limited to, electronics (analog and digital), computer science/networking, mechanical engineering design, pneumatics, hydraulics, chemistry, physiology, medical terminology, anatomy, optics, and biology to perform duties of a broad scope and nature on complex and sophisticated patient-related medical systems and sub-systems.
2. Ability to perform advanced testing and troubleshooting of medical devices involving their interfaces and connections to information systems either directly or through the hospitals hardwired and wireless networks.
3. Knowledge of codes and standards relevant to safe operation of medical instrumentation such as National Fire Protection Association (NFPA), Food and Drug Administration (FDA), Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC), the Joint Commission (TJC), and the Association for the Advancement of Medical Instrumentation (AAMI).
4. Skill in the use of all types of test and calibration equipment such as digital multi-meters, electrical safety analyzers, defibrillator analyzers, patient simulators, digital oscilloscopes, pulse generators, and Local Area Network (LAN) analyzers in performing troubleshooting/repair and preventive maintenance activities.
5. Ability to configure and maintain medical servers and desktop computers.
6. Knowledge of contracting regulations, requirements, and specific contract specifications including performance-based contracts. References: VA Handbook 5005/95, Part II, Appendix G49. This can be found in the local Human Resources Office. The full performance level of this vacancy is GS-11. Physical Requirements: The work is sedentary, but may require walking, bending, standing, and /or carrying of light items such as files and manuals. The work does not require any special physical effort or ability.
If you’d like to submit a resume or apply for this position, please contact Premier Veterans at firstname.lastname@example.org. All are free to apply!