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Biomed Tech II

Req #:  173461
Facility:  Christ Medical Center
Department:  Clinical Engineering
City:  Oak Lawn
Posting Budget Status:  Day
Shift Type:  Full Time - Permanent
Posting FTE:  1


Advocate Christ Medical Center is part of Advocate Health Care, one of the nation’s leading health care networks. A not-for-profit, 749-bed, premier teaching institution with more than 1,200 affiliated physicians, Christ Medical Center is one of the major referral hospitals in the Midwest for a number of specialties, including cancer care; cardiovascular services; heart, kidney and lung transplantation; neurosciences; orthopedics; and women’s health. The hospital provides emergency care for more than 100,000 patient visits annually and has one of the busiest Level I trauma centers in Illinois.



Repairs and maintains patient care equipment devices, instruments, systems and related technologies to ensure it's safety and operational performance characteristics. Performs scheduled preventive maintenance according to hospital policies, procedures and industry recognized standards. Maintains documentation of all service events, performance tests and corrective maintenance performed on a wide range of equipment types, including life support, monitoring, diagnostic, therapeutic and general clinical (patient care) devices. Participates in and/or assists with development of departmental and hospital based continuous quality improvement initiatives. Maximizes patient safety by supporting the proper use, application and operational performance of patient care equipment.




Position Requirements:

  • Associate's degree in electronics, computer or biomedical equipment technology, or equivalent training.
  • Two or more years experience working on a wide diversity of medical equipment and systems.
  • Good communication skills to be able to interact with both patients and equipment users (clinical staff).
  • Ability to effectively use a computer to document work efforts.
  • Ability to use electronic test equipment to troubleshoot and repair medical equipment to the board level.
  • Eligibility for ICC (International Certification Commission) as a certified Biomedical Equipment Technician (CBET).
  • Ability to work under the stressful environment created when clinical equipment users (physicians, nurses) mandate that their equipment be repaired in minimal time frames.
  • Ability to work with extremely high voltage and with complex electronics circuitry.
  • Exposure to blood borne pathogens, bodily fluids and air borne contaminants possible.
  • Ability to assume responsibility for on~call pager response and to report to work as assigned at multiple Advocate facilities.

About Advocate Health Care


Advocate Health Care, named among the nation’s Top 5 large health systems based on quality by Truven Analytics, is the largest health system in Illinois and one of the largest health care providers in the Midwest. Advocate operates more than 250 sites of care, including 12 hospitals that encompass 11 acute care hospitals, the state’s largest integrated children’s network, the state’s largest emergency and Level I trauma network, one of the area’s largest home health care companies, and the region’s largest medical group. Advocate Health Care has 4 teaching hospitals and is a not-for-profit, mission-based health system affiliated with the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America and the United Church of Christ.

Nearest Major Market: Chicago