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Biomedical Engineer Manager FT Days

Req #: 18002304
Location: Shawnee Mission, KS
Job Category: Facilities
Organization: Shawnee Mission Medical Center
Potential Referral Bonus: $


Work Hours/Shifts

Full time, Days

40 Hours per Week 


Shawnee Mission Health

SMH has provided faith-based, whole person care to the Kansas City community since 1962. SMH is more than just a hospital campus. We’re a network of health care facilities working to exceed expectations by delivering quality care with compassion and supporting an exceptional staff of more than 700 physicians representing 50 medical specialties.
Our mission of Improving Health Through Christian Service is achieved each and every day through the dedication and commitment of our associates, physicians and volunteers. We strive to be a regional beacon of wellness, hope and healing attracting customers seeking unsurpassed clinical quality and compassionate care for the whole person, following the example of Christ's healing ministry.
The largest health care provider in Johnson County, Kansas, the SMH network includes Shawnee Mission Medical Center, SMH – Overland Park and SMH – Prairie Star. The 54-acre campus at SMMC is comprised of the main hospital, a community health education building, six physician office buildings and an associate child care center. The Emergency Department at SMMC is the busiest in Johnson County. We deliver more babies each year at the Shawnee Mission Birth Center than any other hospital in the metropolitan area and our Center for Women’s Health is nationally recognized. We have 10 Shawnee Mission Primary Care locations with more than 70 Board-certified doctors who specialize in family medicine, internal medicine and pediatrics as well as Centra Care Shawnee Mission Urgent Care and Spira Care locations.


You will be responsible for:
  • Appropriately inspects, surveys, and evaluates assigned areas to ensure compliance with applicable safety and occupational standards and regulations.
  • Reviews repairs, installations, maintenance, calibration, and inspection of medical equipment and instrumentation, including life-support equipment.
  • Document repair tickets from third party vendors.
  • Assist with and evaluate third-party repairs.
  • Provide technical assistance and instruction to personnel regarding equipment operation and maintenance.
  • Review outcome of preventive maintenance actions and make recommendations to department staff.
  • Communicate with department managers and team members on equipment repairs and status.
  • Utilizes in-depth knowledge of Joint Commission and other applicable standards and regulations.
  • Run diagnostic programs.
  • Interpret schematics, wiring diagrams, and illustrated parts drawings of biomedical instrumentation.
  • Maintain accurate records of repairs, calibration, and tests.
  • Uses basic anatomy and physiology knowledge as it applies to use of biomedical equipment.
  • Uses color code conventions in component and wiring marking.
  • Uses application and repair of computers/servers and how they interface with medical equipment.
  • Supervise, direct, evaluate, and delegate work and responsibilities to biomedical personnel.
  • Plan, organize, and implement policies and procedures
  • Reviews plans and specifications for new construction, major building alterations, and/or changes in equipment and monitors project through completion to ensure compliance with safety codes and standards.
  • Properly prepares formal training materials, effectively trains/instructs personnel, and accurately maintains course records.
  • Performs assigned tasks with efficiency despite repetitiveness and interruptions during scheduled work shift as noted by supervisor.
  • Assigns and checks work of the biomedical technician.
  • Manages maintenance costs and organizes outside service calls.
  • Coordinates outside service repairs for medical equipment.
  • Follows up on service provided by outside companies.
  • Manages maintenance costs for medical equipment.
  • Ensures that equipment is repaired by outside service in a timely manner.
  • Must be responsible for job quality and quantity including adherence to policies and procedures, accuracy, appearance of area and work completed.
  • Ensures all information concerning repairs and preventative maintenance are recorded in equipment maintenance file.  Ensures prompt repairs to equipment or reports problems to Director.
  • Ensures scheduled safety checks on biomedical equipment are performed, and any problems found are recorded and repaired or equipment removed from service if it cannot be repaired immediately.
  • Ensures that preventative maintenance reports are filled out and filed neatly and legibly, and makes needed changes as required.
  • Makes changes on maintenance schedules regularly to comply with regulatory agencies.
  • Uses proper care and protection when handling hazardous chemicals or gases.
  • Maintains Alternative Equipment Maintenance logs and procedures on medical equipment.

What will you need?
  • Associate’s Degree or Graduate of a Technical School
  • 2 to 5 Years of Position-Related Experience
  • Certified Biomedical Equipment Technician (CBET)
  • Valid Driver’s License
  • Bachelor’s Degree Preferred
  • 5+ Years of Position-Related Experience Preferred
  • Certified Radiology Equipment Specialist (CRES) Preferred

This facility is an equal opportunity employer and complies with federal, state and local anti-discrimination laws, regulations and ordinances.
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