Biomedical Equipment Technician - Middle East
Full Time Secret Clearance
Biomedical Equipment Technician - Middle East
Caliburn International LLC is a leading provider of professional services and solutions to U.S. federal government agencies and commercial clients. We provide consulting, engineering, medical, and environmental services as well as large scale program management in support of our core markets of national defense, international diplomacy, and homeland security client readiness. Caliburn employs over 8,000 dedicated professionals deployed across five continents.
|Biomedical Equipment Technician - Iraq|
Job Title: Biomedical Equipment Technician Deploying to Iraq
Job Type: Full-time
Education: 2 Year Degree
The Biomedical Equipment Technician reports to and is supervised by the Program Manager or a designated Project Management Office (PMO) official and coordinates their work with the site medical director or other primary medical equipment users (Radiologist, Physicians, Surgeons, Nurses, Nurse Practitioners, Physician’s Assistants, Medical Technologists) on the work site. The Biomedical Equipment Technician will be assigned to repair or maintain equipment in one of three settings: (1) Large medical/trauma hospitals, (2) Small medical/trauma hospital and assists in examination and treatment of patients under the direction of a physician, (3) Non-surgical field Health units. In these settings, Medical Maintenance Specialists install, repair and maintain medical equipment to ensure it is clean, safe and functioning properly. This includes Biomedical equipment that requires use of computers with specialized software, hand tools and other repair shop equipment to diagnose and fix problems with a wide variety of healthcare technology. Work on X-ray and ultrasound machines, respirators and heart defibrillators, electric wheelchairs and hospital beds, or medical laboratory equipment is also required. Biomedical Equipment Technician will assist with Medical equipment set up and disinfect laboratory and healthcare equipment so it is safe and ready to use.
Duties and Responsibilities
Inspect, maintain, adjust, calibrate, and repair a wide variety of electronic, electromechanical, and hydraulic equipment, to include patient monitors, defibrillators, medical imaging equipment (X-rays, CT scanners, and ultrasound equipment), voice-controlled operating tables, electric wheelchairs, as well as other sophisticated dental, optometric, and ophthalmic equipment.
Perform routine scheduled maintenance to ensure that all equipment is in good working order.
Perform safety checks and train practitioners to safely operate equipment.
Disassembles equipment to locate causes of malfunctions or inaccuracies. Repairs or replaces defective parts. Reassembles equipment and adjusts precision components.
Notifies manufacturers or distributors of uncorrectable equipment malfunctions to arrange for repair.
Keeps extensive records of equipment checks, both for maintenance and repair.
Maintains inventories and records supplies and parts.
Maintains safe and clean working environment by complying with procedures, rules and regulations.
Biomedical Equipment Technician may be required to complete their work near patients and must avoid disturbing them.
Biomedical Equipment Technician will document trouble and other reports, the work performed, and any system or configurations changes.
Attends and participates in a variety of meetings and task force groups to improve quality and outcomes, communicate issues, obtain approvals, resolve problems and maintain specific level of knowledge pertaining to new developments, new task efforts, and new policy requirements.
Shall understand and practice the precepts of the American Hospital Associations Bill of Rights for patients.
Other duties as assigned.
Required Certifications, Qualifications and Experience
Must have completed a Biomedical Equipment Technology or Engineering training program leading to a diploma, certificate or an associate’s degree.
U.S. Military Biomedical Equipment Technician technical school training certification (4A2X1, 68A, or HM-8478) will also fulfill this requirement.
Must have additional training and experience repairing CT scanners and similar sophisticated equipment.
A minimum of 5-7 years of experience is required.
Must have a valid, current U.S. Driver’s License.
Must have a current U.S. Passport.
Must sign a CHS Foreign Service Agreement (FSA) and is bound to the terms and conditions of the FSA.
Shall be proficient in the ability to speak, write and communicate in English.
Work hours are based on a 72 hr. work week; typically six 12 hour days but other variations may apply.
Ability to obtain a US Government Security Clearance per Contract requirements.
Shall attend a Pre-deployment Counter Terrorism training course prior to deployment to Iraq.
Must be confirmed by a medical examination to be “medically and dentally fit” in accordance CHS Medical Readiness Guidelines and Policies and/or as dictated by the Client.
No conditions that would prevent the wear of personal protective equipment; including protective mask, ballistic helmet, body armor and chemical/biological protective garments or conditions that would prevent the capability of donning, lifting or carrying of up to 70 lbs. of referenced gear while running to a bunker or protected area in the face of perceived or imminent danger.
Work is normally performed in a typical interior/office work environment; travel in Iraq is required by surface or air.
The climate is desert-like, hot and prone to dust storms.
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