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Philips Biomedical Equipment Technician 3, (Oxford, North Carolina) in United States of America - Home Based, Massachusetts

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In this role, you have the opportunity to

Biomedical Technician supports the Multi-Vendor Biomedical business within an assigned geographical area or at an assigned account. This position will be responsible for customer relationship management through the effective use of communications and technical knowledge to install, troubleshoot, service, and maintain equipment at customer sites. This position will be on site, M-F 40 hours a week at the client hospital site in Oxford, NC.

You are responsible for

Customer Ownership

  • Responsible for identification and resolution of customer issues, providing the customer with the appropriate communication and involving appropriate site service personnel.

  • Proactive identification of issues and provide creative, comprehensive solutions for customer which go beyond simple break/fix.

  • The BMET 3 must demonstrate the ability to take ownership and lead in difficult customer circumstances and show a sense of urgency about delivering results, ability to establish the priorities of the moment by assessing the priorities communicated by the Site Manager, the Site Team, or the customer at any level. Maybe required to manage multiple issues simultaneously.

  • As a company representative, acts as a resource in response to customer inquiries and communicates only appropriate information.

  • Establishes credibility and trust.

  • Ensures customer satisfaction while meeting business objectives.

  • Provide exceptional customer service by adhering to equipment coverage level, setting clear expectations, meeting commitments and arrival times. Understand, explain, and leverage knowledge of customer's business and competitive environment.

  • May be requested to serve upon or provide consultation to various hospital committees or teams as requested by the customer with prior approval of site management.

Teamwork

  • Create and shares best practices within local site and across multiple work teams.

  • May be asked to assume a leadership role in the work team environment.

  • Proactively schedules activities & makes him/herself available to assist others.

  • Seeks out opportunities to increase capability and capacity.

  • Acts as a mentor/coach in the technical and soft-skill development of peers.

Compliance

  • Operate under the required knowledge of regulatory requirements, performance standards, Philips policies, customer policies, and safety requirements (electrical & radiation safety, safe lifting practices, etc.).

  • Manages company assets effectively including labor time, parts inventory levels, tools, test equipment calibration, customer purchase orders, equipment, business expenditures, etc.

  • Performs all administrative duties in a complete manner within prescribed company policies/guidelines including timesheets, service activity reporting, expense reports, preventative maintenance documentation, and other related paperwork.

  • Expert and resource for the customer and colleagues on federal and state regulatory requirements.

Business Results

  • Integrates knowledge of the business financials in decision making to drive business results. Create and introduce cost reduction initiatives within the team.

Technical

  • This position will be used within Customer Service and applies to all biomedical equipment. 

  • Able to perform as a primary BMET for multiple medical specialties. Maintains knowledge of technical advances, compliance standards and current industry trends.

  • Able to perform preventative maintenance and service repair on equipment utilizing the service manual, OJT, OEM or 3rd Party training.

  • Assesses situations and makes an optimal and speedy decision despite limited information. Solves problems while exhibiting judgment and a realistic understanding of all the issues.

  • Responsible for the transfer of knowledge to the biomedical technicians and providing support on site.

  • Problem Solving:

  • Defines problems: Collects data, establishes facts, and draws valid conclusions.

  • Has the ability to interpret an extensive variety of technical instructions and deal with several abstract and concrete variables.

  • Applies his/her technical training and resources to effectively solve problems. Ensures follow-up on on-going issues.

  • Demonstrates troubleshooting capability to the component level and provide a clear explanation regarding the status of the repair to the customer, if needed.

  • Actively engaged in learning and informing others regarding changes in all regulatory agencies applicable to the customer. Demonstrates ability to apply all changes in regulatory rules to customer needs.

Leadership

  • Takes a leadership role in the repair delivery process of equipment and customer. Responsible for providing directions and mentorship to others on the team. 

  • Responsible for ongoing status reporting to all hospital and Philips leadership.

  • May assist with technical evaluation and training of BMETs and make recommendations regarding formal technical training requirements.

To succeed in this role, you should have the following skills and experience

  • Associate’s degree or equivalent training/experience in electronics or Biomedical Engineering.

  • Minimum 5 years servicing biomedical equipment.

  • PC competency, to include basic knowledge of word processing, spreadsheets, databases.

  • Advanced experience with complex test equipment, mechanical devices and tools.

  • Experience with electronic circuit boards, processors and computer hardware including applications, programming and systems functionality.

  • Expertise in at least one specialty area in a single manufacturer.

  • Minimum of one Manufacturer’s certification on medical specialty on a single model.

  • Proficient in networking technologies and troubleshooting methods.

  • Have and maintain a valid driver’s license and a driving record that is in compliant with Philips' Fleet Policy.

  • Ability to communicate effectively with various levels of employees and customers both verbally and in writing.

  • Ability to work cohesively and effectively with employees at all levels / departments of the organizations.

  • Ability to effectively operate in a team driven environment and share knowledge to achieve assigned goals and objectives.

  • Demonstrated leadership skills.

  • Ability to adapt to changing work requirements in a complex, fast pace environment.

  • Assesses situations and makes an optimal and speedy decision despite limited information.

  • Solves problems while exhibiting judgment and a realistic understanding of all the issues.

  • Performs a wide variety of tasks, multi-tasking, and change focus quickly as demands change. Adapts to varying customer needs. Manages priorities effectively.

  • Strong organizational skills, self-disciplined, and the ability to work independently.

  • CBET Certification desirable.

  • Lean certification desirable.

  • This position will be on site, M-F 40 hours a week at the client hospital site in Oxford, NC.

Physical Demands and Work Environment

  • Job operates in the hospital/medical environment including office, warehouse, operating room, laboratory and patient rooms.

  • Potential exposure to hazardous physical, chemical, radiological and biological agents and loud noise.

  • May work in environments where devices producing one or more of the following may be in use: high levels of radiation, high magnetic fields, high voltages, compressed and liquefied gases, and radioactive materials. Strict adherence to corporate and site safety procedures is mandatory.

  • Frequently in contact with electrical equipment.

  • This role routinely uses standard office equipment such as computers, phones, medical test equipment.

  • Occasionally operating a motorized vehicle.

  • Responsible for carrying and monitoring company cell phone and being available and responsive during scheduled and non-scheduled hours, except during rest and meal periods as required by applicable state law.

  • Must be flexible in working hours as this position will require customer support during non-regular business hours, mandatory overtime on short notice, and/or weekend work as necessary.

  • Occasional sitting, pulling, twisting, climbing stairs, balancing, stooping and kneeling.

  • Occasional reaching, grasping and extended reaching.

  • Occasional computer viewing and use of vibrating tools.

  • Frequent standing, walking, pushing, and repetitive hand movements.

  • Frequently carrying items up to 20 pounds and rarely carrying anything over 20 pounds.

  • Frequent lifting up to 50 pounds and occasionally lift from 50 to 100+ pounds, with assistance available when lifting or carrying items over 50 pounds.

  • Rarely lifting anything over 100 pounds.

  • Rarely required to climb ladders or crawl.

  • Rarely working outside or exposed to cold or heat.

  • Continuous hearing, use of depth perception, color vision and working inside.

  • Use of personal protective equipment may be required including, but not limited to, disposable clean room coveralls, gloves (latex and/or cut proof), eye protection, ear protection and full face shield.

Mission Critical Competencies

Perspective

Decision Quality

Planning

Conflict Management

Drive for Results

Deal with Paradox

Customer Focus

Peer Relationships

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