BIOMEDICAL EQUIPMENT TECHNICIAN

  • LOS ANGELES COUNTY
  • Los Angeles, California
  • Sep 20, 2021
Full Time Construction and Skilled Trades
  • Salary: $52,664.88 - $70,977.84 Annually USD

Job Description

First day of filing: August 23, 2021 @ 8:00 A.M., PT
Until the needs of the service are met and is subject to closure without prior notice.

EXAM NUMBER: Y5540D

OPEN COMPETITIVE JOB OPPORTUNITY

APPLICANTS MUST MEET THE MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS AT THE TIME OF FILING.

All County workforce members must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 as a condition of employment. Successful candidates for this position will be required to submit proof of vaccination against COVID-19 or request an exemption for qualifying medical or religious reasons during the onboarding process. Candidates should not present proof of vaccination until instructed to do so by the hiring department.

ABOUT LOS ANGELES COUNTY DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH SERVICES
The Los Angeles County Department of Health Services (DHS) is the second largest municipal health system in the nation. DHS operates as an integrated health system, operating 26 health centers and four acute care hospitals, in addition to providing health care to youth in the juvenile justice system and inmates in the LA County jails. Across the network of DHS' directly operated clinical sites and through partnerships with community-based clinics, DHS cares for about 800,000 unique patients each year, employs over 22,000 staff, and has an annual operating budget of 5 billion.

Through academic affiliations with the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA), the University of Southern California (USC), and the Charles R. Drew University of Medicine and Sciences (CDU), DHS hospitals are training sites for physicians completing their Graduate Medical Education in nearly every medical specialty and subspecialty. In addition, to its direct clinical services, DHS also runs the Emergency Medical Services (EMS) Agency and the County's 911 emergency response system, as well as Housing for Health and the Office of Diversion and Re-entry, each with a critical role in connecting vulnerable populations, including those released from correctional and institutional settings.

MISSION: To advance the health of our patients and our communities by providing extraordinary care.

DEFINITION:
Maintains, modifies, and calibrates equipment used in surgical and pre- and postoperative procedures; sets and monitors electronic equipment during surgical procedures.
Essential Job Functions
Performs Electrical Safety Inspections on all devices in order to avoid safety issues.

Completes forms and uses electronic database for record-keeping in order to maintain appropriate documentation of work.

Responds to emergency calls in order to troubleshoot malfunctions of equipment; check for faulty connections or short circuits; investigate and eliminate electrical interference from nearby electronic equipment; and install substitute equipment if unable to correct problem.

Maintains and troubleshoots Patient Data Networks.

Inspects, on a regularly scheduled basis, medical and non-medical equipment in order to determine preventative maintenance and repair.

Disassembles equipment; replaces worn or defective parts; cleans, lubricates and reassembles equipment and tests functional operation; calibrates equipment using test equipment in order to maintain equipment functioning appropriately.

Troubleshoots and repairs TVs and security camera systems.
Requirements
MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS:
One year of experience as a medical or laboratory technician involving the operation and maintenance of cardiopulmonary, respiratory, electronic and electromechanical monitoring equipment.

LICENSE:A valid California Class C Driver License or the ability to utilize an alternative method of transportation when needed to carry out job-related essential functions.

Physical Class III - Moderate :

Includes standing or walking most of the time, with bending, stooping, squatting, twisting, and reaching; includes working on irregular surfaces, occasionally lifting objects weighting over 25 pounds, and frequent lifting of 10-25 pounds.

Desirable Qualifications:
Credit will be given to candidates that possess the following desirable qualifications
  • An Associate's degree* from an accredited college in electronics -or- completion of a training program in electronics from an accredited trade school. An approved training program including but not limited to agencies such as Los Angeles Trade-Technical College.
  • Certification* as a Certified Biomedical Equipment Technician (CBET) by the Association for the Advancement of Medical Instrumentation (AAMI).
Special Requirement Information:
*In order to receive credit for any college course work, or any type of college degree, such as a Associate's degree, or for completion of a certificate program from a trade school under the desirable qualifications, you MUST include a legible photocopy of the official diploma, official transcripts, official letter from the accredited institution which shows the area of specialization; or official license or certificates with your application. If you are unable to attach the required degree, license(s)/certificate(s) you e-mail the documents to the exam analyst at esanchez3@dhs.lacounty.gov within fifteen (15) calendar days of filing online or your application will be rejected. Please include your name, the exam number and the exam title.
Additional Information
EXAMINATION CONTENT: This examination will consist of an evaluation of experience and desirable qualifications, based on application information weighted at 100%.
Candidates must achieve a passing score of 70% or higher on this examination in order to be placed on the eligible register.

ELIGIBILITY INFORMATION:
Applications will be processed on an "as-received" basis and those receiving a passing score will be promulgated to the eligible register accordingly.
The names of candidates receiving a passing score in the examination will be added to the eligible register in the order of their score group for a period of twelve (12) months following the date of promulgation.

NO PERSON MAY COMPETE IN THIS EXAMINATION MORE THAN ONCE EVERY TWELVE (12) MONTHS.

SPECIAL INFORMATION:
Appointees may be required to work any shift including evenings, nights, weekends and holidays.
The County of Los Angeles is a Fair Chance employer. Except for a very limited number of positions, you will not be asked to provide information about a conviction history unless you receive a contingent offer of employment . The County will make an individualized assessment of whether your conviction history has a direct or adverse relationship with the specific duties of the job, and consider potential mitigating factors, including, but not limited to, evidence and extent of rehabilitation, recency of the offense(s), and age at the time of the offense(s). If asked to provide information about a conviction history, any convictions or court records which are exempted by a valid court order do not have to be disclosed.

VACANCY INFORMATION:
The resulting eligible register from this examination will be used to fill vacancies throughout the Department of Health Services as they occur.

APPLICATION AND FILING INFORMATION :

Applications must be filed online only. Hardcopy/paper applications submitted by U.S. MAIL, FAX OR IN PERSON will not be accepted.

Applications electronically received after 5:00 p.m., PT, on the last day of filing will not be accepted.
Apply online by clicking on the green "Apply" tab for this posting. You can also track the status of your application using this website.

Plan to submit your online application well in advance of the 5 p.m. deadline as you may be required to verify your email address. This only needs to be done once per email address, and if you already have a job seeker account on www.governmentjobs.com/careers/lacounty, you can verify at any time by logging in and following the prompts. This is to enhance the security of your online application and to ensure you do not enter an incorrect email address. . Fill out your application completely. The acceptance of your application depends on whether you have clearly shown that you meet the Requirements. Provide relevant experience in the spaces provided so we can evaluate your qualifications for the job position. Do not group your experience. For each position held, give the name and address of your employer, your job position title, beginning and ending dates, number of hours worked per week and description of work performed. If your application is incomplete, it will be rejected.Important Notes:
  • All information and documents provided by applicants is subject to verification.
  • We may reject your application at any time during the examination and hiring process, including after appointment has been made.
  • Falsification of any information may result in disqualification or rescission of appointment.
  • Utilizing verbiage from the Class Specification and Minimum Requirements serving as your description of duties will not be sufficient to demonstrate that you meet the Requirements. Comments such as "See Resume" or referencing other unsolicited materials/documents will not be considered as a response; in doing so, your application will be rejected.

SOCIAL SECURITY NUMBER:
Please provide your Social Security Number for record control purposes. Federal law requires that all employed persons have a Social Security Number.

COMPUTER AND INTERNET ACCESS AT PUBLIC LIBRARIES:
LA County Public Library has announced they are reopening some libraries with limited hours access throughout LA County. Refer to their website at https://lacountylibrary.org/reopening/ for more information.

For Candidates who may not have regular access to a computer or the internet, applications can be completed on computers at public libraries throughout Los Angeles County.

NO SHARING OF USER ID AND PASSWORD: All applicants must file their application online using their own user ID and password. Using a family member's or friend's user ID and password may erase a candidate's original application record.
DEPARTMENT CONTACT:
Eric Sanchez, Exam Analyst
(323) 914-7072
esanchez3@dhs.lacounty.gov

ADA COORDINATOR PHONE: (323) 914-5208

CALIFORNIA RELAY SERVICES PHONE:
(800) 735-292

Closing Date/Time:

Job Address

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