About Fairbanks Memorial Hospital
Fairbanks Memorial Hospital is a non-profit facility owned by the Greater Fairbanks Community Hospital Foundation. A Joint Commission accredited facility with 152 licensed beds, Fairbanks Memorial Hospital is the primary referral center for residents of Alaska's interior. With a strong patient-to-nurse ratio, ours is a Magnet aspiring facility with a Shared Leadership Infrastructure. In addition to our exceptional clinical environment, our location offers incomparable lifestyle rewards away from work. In Fairbanks, small-town living, spectacular natural beauty and endless recreation combine to create a one-of-a-kind place to live, work and play.
This position is responsible for installing, maintaining, and repairing biomedical equipment technologies, devices, instruments, and systems under direct supervision. Additional responsibilities may include inventory control.
- Performs scheduled preventive maintenance and safety inspections and testing on a diverse range of therapeutic and diagnostic biomedical equipment, instrumentation, devices and systems using specialized test equipment, tools, simulation devices and phantoms.
- Identifies, diagnoses, and implements minor repairs associated with equipment malfunctions on general low end-risk medical devices and equipment.
- Assists with the installation, maintenance, and repair of biomedical equipment.
- Documents all work performed, maintains parts, supplies, tools, test equipment and technical literature by completing service reports and supplemental productivity documentation in an accurate and timely manner.
Maintains an accurate and current parts inventory.
- Provides customer relations and resolves equipment service problems by ensuring that clinical capability is restored as quickly as possible. Maintains communication with customers regarding the status of equipment repairs.
- Assists with testing and calibrating equipment in accordance to manufacturers’ recommendations and/or other established guidelines.
Performs all functions according to established policies, procedures, regulatory and accreditation requirements, as well as applicable professional standards. Provides all customers of Foundation Health with an excellent service experience by consistently demonstrating our core and leader behaviors each and every day.
NOTE: The essential functions are intended to describe the general content of and requirements of this position and are not intended to be an exhaustive statement of duties. Specific tasks or responsibilities will be documented as outlined by the incumbent's immediate manager.
MATRIX OR INDIRECT REPORTING
TYPE OF SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES
Foundation Health Leadership will strive to uphold the mission, vision, and values of the organization. They will serve as role models for staff and act in a people-centered, service excellence-focused, and results-oriented manner.
SCOPE AND COMPLEXITY
This position has service responsibility in several departments in multiple facilities: regionally and system wide.
Customers are internal and external (including physicians, nurses, other hospital and HMO personnel, veterinary clinics, surgi-centers, walk-in customers, etc.) This position receives direction from senior level
Technicians or the Technical Services Manager.
PHYSICAL DEMANDS/ENVIRONMENT FACTORS
FM - Typical Facilities/Maintenance/Outside Services Environment: (EVS Technician I, Electrician,
Groundskeeper, M/R Courier)
- Able to stand, climb, stoop, bend frequently; positions require considerable physical activity
- May be required to lift up to 75 pounds.
- Requires ability to tolerate exposure to conditions which may include toxic chemicals, bio-hazardous materials, dirt, dust, fumes, smoke, heights, high temperatures or confined spaces.
- Able to use proper body mechanics to lift supplies and equipment and push carts and dollies weighing up to 500 lbs.
- Needs adequate color vision. Must wear protective clothing as required.
- May be required to travel to various locations.
- Needs ability to communicate effectively through reading, writing, and speaking in person or on telephone.