Maintains, services, calibrates, adjusts, repairs, and tests all types of general medical equipment for the University Health System. Performs duties and completes assignments in a timely, efficient, and competent manner. Complies with UHS, departmental, and section policies and regulations.Uses and cares for equipment and supplies properly. Maintains professional working relations with customers, staff, and contractors.
Supervision is received from a BMET Supervisor or designee and from the Director, Biomedical Engineering and IT Imaging Services.
Associate’s degree (A.A.) in Biomedical Equipment Technology or Electronics Technology from a two-year college, technical school or equivalent experience is required. Recognized training certification in Biomedical Engineering or Electronics Technology or equivalent is required. Certified Biomedical Equipment Technician (CBET) or completion of factory service school in equipment maintenance and repairis preferred. Four years experience in repair, calibration, and service of medical equipment required. Eight years of aforementioned experience preferred.
Owned by the people of Bexar County, University Health System is a nationally recognized academic medical center. In partnership with UT Medicine San Antonio, the practice plan of The University of Texas Health Science Center, it is consistently recognized as a leader in advanced treatment options, new technologies and clinical research.
Just recently, U.S. News & World Report ranked University Hospital as the Best Metro Hospital and Best for nephrology and urology.
Also, University Hospital is the only pediatric trauma center for San Antonio and South Texas. The trauma team at University Hospital is recognized for its expertise in treating serious injuries and burns in children by the American College of Surgeons (ACS). The ACS verified University Hospital as a pediatric trauma center in October 2012, after a lengthy application process and site visit.