Biomedical Technologist III

Philadelphia, PA, US, 19104

Job Type: 

MAIN - Main Hospital Req ID: 26747

Shift: Evenings

Employment Status: AF - Active - Regular - Full Time 

Job Summary

The Biomedical Technologist III performs repairs, inspections, and preventive maintenance of a wide variety of medical devices to ensure that they meet manufacturer’s specifications for performance and safety. Utilizes the department equipment management database to accurately record all work performed. Functions in a team-based work environment and focuses on the achievement of team-based requirements and goals. 

Job Responsibilities
  • Repairs broken medical devices by using experience, training, department and vendor resources so that the device meets manufacturers specification for performance and safety.
  • Performs preventive maintenance, electrical safety and functional testing of medical devices using documented department procedures and based on established schedules.
  • Maintains accurate records of all work (both productive and non-productive but not including lunch and break) using the departments equipment management database. A minimum of 90% of time is to be achieved.
  • Orders correct parts and service items to complete the repairs and preventive maintenance. Reorders parts if the department is maintaining a stock level.
  • Works to achieve both team and department-related goals for performance and safety.
  • Attends manufacturers’ technical training as determined by the Team Lead and Service Manager. Works to become proficient on the medical device(s) and become a department expert. Provides training to other designated staff.
  • Provides assistance with the training and orientation of new technical staff.
Required Education and Experience

Required Education: High school diploma / GED


Required Experience: At least five (5) years’ experience working as a Biomedical Technologist in a healthcare setting.

Preferred Education, Experience & Cert/Lic

Preferred Education: Graduation from a Biomedical Equipment Technology (BMET), Electronic Engineering Technologist (EET) Training Program or Associates Degree in related field


Preferred Experience: At least five (5) years’ experience working as a Biomedical Technologist in a healthcare setting.


Preferred Licenses/certificates/registrations:  ICC, BMET or EET certification or candidacy. 

Additional Technical Requirements
  • Excellent technical knowledge of a broad range of medical devices.
  • Excellent problem-solving skills.
  • Good understanding and experience using computers, software and the use of equipment management databases.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Good understanding of human physiology as it relates to the use of medical devices.
  • Works well in a team-based environment.

All CHOP employees who work in a patient building or who provide patient care are required to receive an annual influenza vaccine unless they are granted a medical or religious exemption.

Children's Hospital of Philadelphia is committed to providing a safe and healthy environment for its patients, family members, visitors and employees. In an effort to achieve this goal, employment at Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, other than for positions with regularly scheduled hours in New Jersey, is contingent upon an attestation that the job applicant does not use tobacco products or nicotine in any form and a negative nicotine screen (the latter occurs after a job offer).

Children's Hospital of Philadelphia is an equal opportunity employer. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, religion, national or ethnic origin, disability or protected veteran status.

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2716 South Street, 6th Floor

Philadelphia, PA 19146 

Phone: 866-820-9288




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