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Biomedical Equip. Tech I
Job Code:2019-02-70-76-001
Location:Kansas City, MO
Sub-Department:Biomedical Services
FT/PT Status:Full Time
Work Schedule:Monday-Friday; 8am-4:30pm

Job Responsibilities:
This position is responsible for routine tasks associated with the installation, service and calibration of a diverse range of biomedical instrumentation used in manufacture, storage, and diagnostic testing applications.

Quality Statement:

Supports organizational quality efforts by accepting responsibility for:

· Reporting any problems relating to the product, process and quality system.

· Participating in the implementation of solutions to problems.

Essential Functions:

• Regular and prompt attendance.

• Performs scheduled calibration, validation, and preventive maintenance of portable equipment/instruments (e.g., Hemaflow, countertop centrifuges, thermometers, blood pressure cuffs, tube sealers, etc. This list is not all inclusive).

• Performs pre-installation validation prior to new equipment use.

• Performs equipment/instrumentation repair when appropriate.

• Demonstrates initiative and concern for planning, time utilization, and cost containment.

• Exemplifies CBC’s Customer Service Mission and Core Values.

Other Functions:

• Maintains accurate and timely records/documents related services performed on each piece of equipment or instrument.

• Communicates and interprets intermediate information in English to all members of the public and CBC staff.

• Makes recommendations to improve organizational processes.

• Any related duties as assigned.

Job Qualifications:
Education & Experience:


Work requires a background in electronics, typically acquired through a two year certificate or Associates Degree program in Electronics or Biomedical Equipment Technology, or equivalent work experience, to become familiar with biomedical devices common to a blood center facility.


One to two years of work experience in electronics, mechanical, biomedical, or performing duties in a related area.

Any combination of education, training and experience that has supplied the necessary knowledge, skills and experience to perform the essential functions of the job.




Working knowledge of electronics, mechanical, or electro-mechanical device repair.

Knowledge of a variety of software applications (e.g., Microsoft Office Suite).

Skills & Abilities:

Maintenance Skills: Maintenance skills in electronics, mechanical, or electro-mechanical device repair. Ability read wiring, schematics, and electrical diagrams.

Troubleshooting Skills: Ability to use appropriate electronics test equipment to troubleshoot electronics and electro-mechanical systems.

Mathematical Skills: Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions and decimals. Ability to perform basic statistical analysis of sample data (e.g., Mean, Standard Deviation, Coefficient of Variation).

Strong attention to detail in all work processes.

Ability to work independently with minimal supervision.

High level of interpersonal skills to handle a variety of complex issues and situations. Position requires demonstrated poise, tact and diplomacy in dealing with a variety of staff up to and including executive leadership.

Ability to communicate clearly and with authority, both in writing and verbally, to others in one-on-one or small group settings.

Ability to interact with individuals at all levels of the organization and customers in a helpful, courteous and friendly manner while demonstrating sensitivity to and respect for diverse populations.

Ability to work in a strong team environment.

Ability to plan and organize job tasks or resources in an efficient manner.

Ability to be responsive and available to management in order to address issues and concerns as they arise.

Ability to work in a fast-paced environment with demonstrated ability to juggle multiple competing tasks and demands.

Ability to use logic and reasoning to identify and analyze the strengths and weaknesses of alternative solutions, conclusions or approaches to problems within established policies and procedures.

Ability to identify complex problems in a timely manner, decipher information to develop and evaluate options and implement solutions.

EOE/AA: Minorities/Females/Disabled/Vets