Bio Med Equip Spec -Medical Center (8a-5p)

Position: Bio Med Equip Spec -Medical Center (8a-5p)

Job ID: 144573

Location: US-TX-Houston

Department: PW Biomed

Talent Area: Professional - Non-Clinical

Full/Part Time: Full-Time

Regular/Temporary: Regular

Shift: 8a - 5p

About Texas Children's Hospital

Since 1954, Texas Children’s has been leading the charge in patient care, education and research to accelerate health care for children and women around the world. When you love what you do, it truly shows in the smiles of our patient families, employees and our numerous accolades such as being consistently ranked as the best children’s hospital in Texas, and among the top in the nation by U.S.News & World Report as well as recognition from Houston Business Journal as one of this city’s Best Places to Work for ten consecutive years.   Texas Children’s comprehensive health care network includes our primary hospital in the Texas Medical Center with expertise in over 40 pediatric subspecialties; the Jan and Dan Duncan Neurological Research Institute (NRI); the Feigin Center for pediatric research; Texas Children’s Pavilion for Women, a comprehensive obstetrics/gynecology facility focusing on high-risk births; Texas Children’s Hospital West Campus, a community hospital in suburban West Houston; and Texas Children’s Hospital The Woodlands, the first hospital devoted to children’s care for communities north of Houston. We have also created the nation’s first HMO for children, established the largest pediatric primary care network in the country and a global health program that is channeling care to children and women all over the world. Texas Children’s Hospital is also academically affiliated with Baylor College of Medicine, one of the largest, most diverse and successful pediatric programs in the nation.   To join our community of 13,000 dedicated team members, visit for career opportunities. You can also learn more about our amazing culture at


We are searching for a Bio Medical Equipment Specialist – someone who works well in a fast-paced setting. In this position, you’ll perform preventive maintenance and repair on the most complex and demanding medical equipment, systems, and networks.  You wil also be involved in performance improvement, design, installation, modification, custom interfacing, special projects, and technical leadership.

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Responsibilities :

  • Performs electrical safety inspections on equipment and accessories as outlined in the PM schedule
  • Uses the appropriate test equipment within the specified time period according to the schedule, with no supervisory follow-up
  • Uses advanced engineering technology skills to troubleshoot to the level that will provide the timeliest and cost effective repair
  • Assumes autonomy in initiating repairs and verifying results
  • Schedules labor and materials needed for projects
  • Coordinates project timeline with Biomedical Engineering staff, client departments, and any contractors or subcontractors
  • Serves as mentor and provides leadership for fellow technicians
  • Provides on-the-job training and instruction in the latest engineering technologies
  • Properly utilizes tools, computers, test equipment, telephones, pagers, workbench area and other departmental resources in accordance to departmental policies
  • Identify equipment within technical area that has not had its PM procedure reviewed recently, or equipment that is new to the Biomedical Engineering PM program
  • Documents all work and materials used in compliance with the departmental record keeping system daily achieving the departmental labor recovery target
  • Initiates incident investigation upon notification of incident in compliance with Departmental documentation policy
  • Performs quality control checks on all section technical work output
  • Attends and participates in section, group, departmental, and other meetings as assigned


  • 12 years of experience in servicing Biomedical and/or other electronic service equipment in a hospital, industrial or military setting
  • A Bachelor’s degree in Electronics or Biomedical Engineering Technology may substitute for four (4) years of the experience requirement
  • An Associate’s degree in Electronics or Biomedical Engineering Technology may substitute for two (2) years of the experience requirement
  • Relevant US Military Education may substitute for two (2) years of the experience requirement
  • Ability to troubleshoot and repair complex medical equipment, systems, and networks, and have some involvement in circuit design and research projects
  • Perform equipment inspections, overhauls, and calibrations
  • Demonstrate leadership and training skills

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