Biomedical Technician

Satellite Healthcare is a successful, nonprofit organization that has improved the lives of people living with kidney disease since 1973. We earn our national reputation for excellent patient care each day by offering a complete range of dialysis therapy choices, personalized clinical services, and unparalleled wellness education.

Satellite Healthcare provides expert, personalized kidney care at over 80 centers across the U.S. as well as at acute dialysis locations in California and Texas. Learn more about Satellite Healthcare at www.satellitehealth.com.

The Biomedical Technician is responsible for the repair and maintenance for all medical equipment in their assigned centers. This position performs all repair and maintenance according to Satellite Healthcare documentation, industry standards, and local, state and federal regulatory requirements. The Biomedical Technician is responsible for assessments associated with the QAPI program (Quality Assessment Performance Improvement) within Satellite Healthcare. This position is also responsible for cost containment as it relates to supply and parts inventories.

Essential Functions:

The essential functions listed are not a comprehensive inventory of all duties, tasks, and responsibilities. Employees may also perform other duties as assigned. All employees must work in accordance with Satellite's I-CARE Standards. Employees must abide by all Satellite's standards of patient care, patient's rights and ethical treatment, and adhere to safety and quality programs.

  • Responsible for technical operations for their assigned centers including in-center, home therapies (WellBound) and hospital services (Acute programs), if applicable
  • Ensures accordance with manufacturers' instructions and recommendations, follows company regulatory compliance procedures, and all local, state, federal regulatory requirements
  • Performs monthly assessment of the centers' QAPI reports for regulatory compliance to identify opportunities for improvement
  • Responsible for purchasing and inventory management of supplies and equipment necessary to keep the center functioning properly
  • Coordinate with Regulatory Compliance to provide Technical Services support needed during natural disasters or emergency situations
  • Responsible for required preventative maintenance program as prescribed by the manufacturer and Satellite policy, including support documentation for all water treatment equipment, and related mechanical and electrical systems
  • Ensure defective parts with associated RGA (return goods authorization) and warranty parts are returned
  • Perform water/dialysate sample collection and processing per applicable policies and procedures
  • Review, evaluate and report water/dialysate quality results per applicable policies and procedures. Perform and ensure water treatment equipment disinfection following applicable policies and procedures
  • Responsible for driving the SHC culture within the Technical group by modeling core values and customer service standards
Requirements
Minimum Education & Experience:
  • High School Diploma, G.E.D or equivalent required; Associate's degree in Electronics or Biomedical Engineering preferred
  • Six (6) months experience working in an industrial/medical technical setting
  • Current CPR certification

Any combination of education and experience that would likely provide the required knowledge, skills and abilities as well as possession of any required licenses or certifications is qualifying

Minimum Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:

  • Must be able to independently travel to assigned locations as needed
  • Able to work flexible hours according to the needs of the business
  • Proficient with Microsoft Windows and Office
  • Able to read, write, speak, understand and satisfactorily communicate with others in English in person, over the phone and via email



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