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Biomedical Equipment Support Specialist (Biomedical Information Systems) – Salem, Virginia
Veterans Health Administration, Department of Veterans Affairs
Job ID: 603846Start Date: 07/05/2022End Date: 07/27/2022
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. Experience and Education: Associate’s 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 Bachelor’s degree in Biomedical Engineering Technology or in a related field such as Electronics Engineering Technology (EET) or Information Technology. OR 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. English Language Proficiency: Proficient in written and spoken English. Licensure/Certification/Registration: None Grade Determinations (GS-12) In addition to meeting the basic requirements listed above, applicants must meet the grade requirements for GS-12 Biomedical Equipment Support Specialist (Biomedical Information Systems). GS-12 Experience: At least one year of specialized experience equivalent to the GS-11 grade level. Demonstrated Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities (KSAs). In addition to the experience above, the candidate must demonstrate all of the following KSAs:(
a) Current knowledge of computer virus protection software, available software patches and upgrades, and information security tools.
(b) Expert knowledge of electronics, computer and networking theory with experience maintaining, interfacing and troubleshooting networked medical equipment to include VLAN configuration, IP addressing, sub-netting, and network security.
(c) Ability to utilize and maintain computer and server based medical equipment, medical record databases, and proprietary and generic software, Experience with TCP/IP, HL7, networking, network security, and DICOM standards.
(d) Ability to interpret, identify, and apply network engineering principles and practices where there often times is no previous example to follow, or precedence.
(e) Skill to distinguish networking problems from non-networking problems and discuss various options with IT networking and operations staff members. Preferred Certification: Certification as a Certified Biomedical Equipment Technician (CBET), Net+, and A+ are highly desirable but not required. References: VA Handbook 5005, Part II, Appendix G49 Biomedical Equipment Support Specialist Qualification Standard Physical Requirements: Must be able to perform heavy lifting of up to 45 pounds; normal depth perception; ability to stoop, reach, kneel, crouch, and maintain intense concentration for long periods of time under most adverse conditions, such as troubleshooting, repairing and/or calibrating life-saving equipment while it is monitoring and/or supporting the life of a patient; walk and stand for a maximum of 5 hours; crawl and kneel for a maximum of 2 hours; ability to distinguish basic colors; circuit repairs require adequate eyesight and dexterity for working on high-density boards.
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