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Biomedical Equipment Technician

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Requisition # HRC0527139

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The Enterprise Information Services (EIS) team at Cedars-Sinai understands that true clinical transformation and the optimization of a clinical information systems implementation is fueled through the alignment of people, processes and technologies.

Why work here?

Beyond an outstanding benefit package, we take pride in hiring the best, most committed employees. Our staff reflects the culturally and ethnically diverse community we serve. They are proof of our dedication to creating a multifaceted, inclusive environment that fuels innovation and the standard of patient care we strive for.

What will you be doing in this role?

Performs preventive maintenance and calibration of medical equipment. Troubleshoots basic electronic circuits under close supervision; evaluates and resolves operational problems involving medical equipment at the request of clinical staff and department management; completes and records all required maintenance documentation; serves in on-call rotation as required by department manager.

  • Adjusts, calibrates, lubricates, performs operational verification, tests electronic safety, and other tasks to ensure efficient performance of sophisticated instrument systems.
  • Performs periodic maintenance to ensure biomedical instrumentation systems are functioning accurately, providing accurate information to clinicians, and is safe for use.
  • Demonstrates attention to details.
  • Demonstrates the ability to handle changing workload priorities with moderate supervision.
  • Sets and achieves educational and job proficiency goals.
  • Demonstrates a basic level of electronics knowledge and troubleshooting skills.
  • Demonstrates an understanding of the operation and service routines for basic clinical electronic equipment.
  • Demonstrates the ability to understand and use basic biomedical test equipment.
  • Understands the technology’s use model as part of the clinical workflow.
  • Communicates clearly with users in patient care areas during rounds or while investigating reported malfunctions.
  • Works with department management to identify and improve key skill areas vital for career growth.
  • Properly and accurately documents in the hospital’s CMMS to capture all activities related to the repairs and preventive maintenance of the medical devices being worked on.
  • Minimal knowledge of wired and wireless networks related to the medical devices.

Experience Requirements:

One (1) year+ experience preferred as biomedical electronics technician and familiarity with a limited but growing range of patient care and/or laboratory equipment.

Educational Requirements:

Associate of Science Degree in Electronic/Biomedical Electronics or related field; a combination of experience and education is acceptable.

Prefer B.S. degree in Electrical/Biomedical Engineering, preferred.

Certificate Requirements:

C.B.E.T. certification; or specialty biomedical skill such as Imaging or Anesthesia equipment.

  • Working Title: Biomedical Equipment Technician
  • Department: Clinical Technology Services
  • Business Entity: Corporate Services
  • City: Los Angeles
  • Job Category: Information Technology
  • Job Specialty: Biomedical Technology
  • Position Type: Full-time
  • Shift Length: 10 hour shift
  • Shift Type: Night

Cedars-Sinai is an EEO employer. Cedars-Sinai does not unlawfully discriminate on the basis of the race, religion, color, national origin, citizenship, ancestry, physical or mental disability, legally protected medical condition (cancer-related or genetic characteristics or any genetic information), marital status, sex, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, pregnancy, age (40 or older), military and/or veteran status or any other basis protected by federal or state law. If you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the employment process, please contact us by email at and let us know the nature of your request and your contact information. Requests for accommodation will be considered on a case-by-case basis. Please note that only inquiries concerning a request for reasonable accommodation will be responded to from this email address.

Cedars-Sinai will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories, in accordance with the Los Angeles Fair Chance Initiative for Hiring.

At Cedars-Sinai, we are dedicated to the safety, health and wellbeing of our patients and employees. This includes protecting our patients from communicable diseases, such as influenza (flu). For this reason, we require that all new employees receive a flu vaccine based on the seasonal availability of flu vaccine (typically during September through March each year) as a condition of employment, and annually thereafter as a condition of continued employment.

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