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Biomedical Equipment Technician

Biomedical Equipment Technician

# of Openings 
1
Job Locations 
US-TX-San Antonio
Category 
Other
Type 
Regular Full-Time

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Overview

CAMRIS International is a growing international development and research firm with experience working in more than 80 countries. We combine our proven systems with today’s most effective, evidence-based best practices to improve the lives of people around the world. CAMRIS applies a customized, customer-centric, cost-effective business approach to offer greater value to our clients and challenge the way things have always been done in our field.

 

CAMRIS International is seeking a Biomedical Repair Equipment Technician for NAMRU-SA.  The Naval Medical Research Unit San Antonio (NAMRU‐SA) is a major research center conducting medical and directed energy biomedical research, which focuses on ways to enhance the health, safety, performance, and operational readiness of Navy and Marine Corps personnel and addresses their emergent medical problems in routine and combat operations. NAMRU‐SA conducts basic and applied research to, a) determine safe exposure conditions for personnel working with or near directed energy devices, including less‐than‐lethal weapons, b) develop diagnostic and treatment methods for directed energy causalities, c) conduct research on the protection, care, and resuscitation of combat casualties, and d) identify and effectively mitigate operational stressors and improve survivability for combat forces.

Responsibilities

The Biomedical Equipment Technician position provides support to key mission requirements performed at NAMRU-SA. The candidate will be responsible for performing duties and complying with NAMRU-SA policies and procedures. Specifically:

  • Receives medical equipment. Inspects and documents equipment identification data for Defense Medical Logistics Standard Support (DMLSS) entry.
  • Performs preventive maintenance on medical equipment. 
  • Calibrates medical equipment. Follows manufacturer calibration procedures. Employs required test and measurement equipment to ensure equipment is functioning within required parameters. Records test results on Work Order.
  • Repairs medical equipment. Analyzes and troubleshoots equipment malfunctions utilizing electronic schematics, diagnostics testing equipment, and manufacturer’s technical literature. Identifies faulty circuits, systems, and parts. Orders, receives, and replaces faulty components in order to return medical equipment to full operating potential.
  • Prepares and completes all required documentation including Work Orders, historic documentation, and required correspondence. Enters required informational data into DMLSS system and files corresponding documentation in historical folder.
  • Operates and updates Medical Equipment maintenance Technical Library. Ensures that a copy of technical literature is included in the library for all equipment on which maintenance is performed.
  • Prepares annual maintenance contracts for new and existing equipment.
  • Enters annual maintenance contracts in DMLSS Service Contracts module.
  • Schedules and oversees third-party repairs as necessary.
  • Manage compressed gas cylinder deliveries/returns for the Command.
  • Draft Standard operating procedures pertaining to installation and maintenance of dental amalgam separators.
  • Assist Mercury Abatement Program (MAP) team service hotline inquiries.
  • Assists MAP team studies with collection of effluent at local dental clinics at Joint Base San Antonio.
  • Prepares regulated waste, diagnostic specimens, biological products and infectious substances for transport; prepare and certify shipping papers for all classes of hazardous materials; package samples and specimens for transport; and certify shipments of biomedical material for transport.      
  • Participates in department NAVMEDLOGCOM TELECON meetings.
  • Participates in Equipment Procurement Review Committee (EPRC) quarterly meetings.
  • Ability to lift up to 50 pounds of equipment; to push/pull equipment carts, and to kneel, stand, bend, and reach during equipment repair.
  • Operates government owned vehicles.
  • Perform other qualified duties as required.

Qualifications

  • BMET certified with at least five years experience in the repair and maintenance of dental products and equipment; and
  • Able to install, maintain, service, modify, troubleshoot and calibrate a variety of environmental compliance devices by interpreting engineering and vendor information, schematic diagrams and graphic illustrations.

Comments

 

CAMRIS International offers competitive salaries and comprehensive benefits. 

 

CAMRIS is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, protected veteran status, or disability status.