Biomedical Equipment Support Specialist Job in Big Spring, Texas – Department of Veterans Affairs

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Biomedical Equipment Support Specialist – Big Spring, Texas
Veterans Health Administration, Department of Veterans Affairs
Job ID: 443649
Start Date: 04/16/2021
End Date: 05/12/2021

Qualification Summary
Basic Requirements: United States Citizenship: Non-citizens may only be appointed when it is not possible to recruit qualified citizens in accordance with VA Policy. English Language Proficiency. Candidates will not be appointed under authority of 38 U.S.C. chapters 73 or 74, to serve in a direct patient-care capacity in VHA who is not proficient in written and spoken English. Experience and Education: (1) 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. OR (2) Bachelor’s degree in Biomedical Engineering Technology or in a related field such as Electronics Engineering Technology (EET) or Information Technology. OR (3) 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. Preferred Experience: More than five years of experience addressing calls as a Biomedical Equipment Support Specialist. Experience working in a high-stress environment, such as fixing failed medical equipment while being used in patient care. Experience networking medical devices and troubleshooting network issues. More than five years of experience as a Biomedical Equipment Support Specialist performing medical equipment PMs to Joint Commission Standards. Grade Determinations:
Biomedical Equipment Support Specialist, GS-11 (Full Performance Level)
(1) Experience. At least one year of experience equivalent to the GS-9 grade level. 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.
(2) Demonstrated Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities (KSAs). In addition to the experience above, the candidate must demonstrate all of the following KSAs: (a) 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.(b) 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. (c) 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). (d) 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. (e) Ability to configure and maintain medical servers and desktop computers. (f) Knowledge of contracting regulations, requirements, and specific contract specifications including performance-based contracts. References: VA Handbook 5005, Part II, Appendix G49 dated 02/07/2018 The full performance level of this vacancy is GS-11. Physical Requirements: Heavy lifting (45 pounds & over); pushing (0.5 hours); reaching above shoulders; use of fingers; both hands required; walking (5 hours); standing (5 hours); crawling (2 hours); kneeling (2 hours); both legs required; depth perception; ability to distinguish shades of colors; hearing (aid permitted); emotional/mental stability.

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