Biomedical Engineer - Perioperative

at University of Kansas Hospital in Kansas City, Kansas, United States

Job Description

Position Title
Biomedical Engineer - Perioperative

Bell Hospital

Position Summary / Career Interest:The Perioperative Clinical Engineering Tech (non-certified) position is responsible for the maintenance of life support and non-life support equipment within the Perioperative division. His/her focus will also be on the intraoperative user, equipment problems, completion of scheduled maintenance, and preventative maintenance/repairs of Perioperative equipment. He/she will also be responsible for projects assigned by his Supervisor(s) or Manager.


Demonstrate mastery of Perioperative Clinical Engineering competencies and serves as a mentor to other technicians in the unit.

Responsibility/focus is on the successful completion of all life-support and non-life support equipment preventive maintenance within the required time frame, following manufacturer recommended procedures.

Schedule and monitor assigned maintenance and Perioperative equipment repairs with service providers (internal and external); review outcome of preventive maintenance actions and make recommendations to appropriate departmental staff concerning improvements (i.e. Team Supervisors, Educators, Managers, and Directors).

Serve as an equipment liaison between any perioperative department and Hospital Biomed, KU Maintenance, and other stakeholders.

Mentors and educates to convey knowledge-based, professional responses to physicians, nurses, technicians, maintenance personnel, and service repair personnel.

Respond promptly to Operating Room calls and triage the level of importance as needed; while consistently analyzing problems and deriving a safe, functional solution.

Investigate and follow-up on any questionable equipment after case is over to ensure proper function before it is used again.

Maintains knowledge on aseptic technique and follow appropriate sterile field protocols

Maintains accurate and complete equipment records in the Hospital Equipment Management System.

Participates in ongoing formal or informal education regarding the clinical and biomedical fields.

Must be able to perform the professional, clinical and or technical competencies of the assigned unit or department.

Note: These statements are intended to describe the essential functions of the job and are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities. Skills and duties may vary dependent upon your department or unit. Other duties may be assigned as required.


HS Diploma or GED
Minimum of 2 years Clinical and Biomedical experience in an ICU or OR setting
Completion of a Certificate Program for Biomedical Equipment Technician (CBET) through State Technical College of Missouri, The College of Biomedical Equipment Technology, or similar accredited program with manager approval - Required within 4 years of hire date. See Agreement.
Associates/Bachelors Degree and/or professional training in Electronics/Biomedical field.
International Certification Commission for Clinical Engineering and Biomedical Technology (ICC)
Experience/training/certification with Anesthesia machines a plus

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Job Requisition ID:R-22922

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Job Posting: 12694041

Posted On: Sep 19, 2023

Updated On: Oct 19, 2023

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