UnityPoint Health Biomedical Technician I in Cedar Rapids, Iowa

Open to all levels of BMET experience.

The BMET I position is an entry level role with responsibilities for general patient care equipment service and maintenance performance. The BMET I position has direct reporting responsibilities to the assigned affiliate Unity Point Clinical Engineer Site Manager or designated Supervisor.

  • Maintain regular and consistent attendance at work.

  • Performs electrical safety testing and quality assurance inspections for all general medical devices.

  • Must be able to understand and demonstrate required troubleshooting skills, decipher electronic schematics and use of service manual documentation.

  • Must have general knowledge and understanding of PC’s and required computer/network operating systems.

  • Coordinates and performs both scheduled and emergency equipment repairs of general medical devices as assigned seeing them through to completion and return back to the clinical environment.

  • Responsible for recording in the Clinical Engineering CMMS software database any assigned medical device service or maintenance event performed. All recordings are to be accurate and timely in manner to assure integrity of all CMMS archived medical device and staff work performance history.

  • Adheres to assigned on-call rotations at assigned affiliate site and follows required availability and reporting to site as identified in the Clinical Engineering On-Call policy.

  • Communicates and updates all clinical customers as to medical equipment service and maintenance events and device status to assure best delivery of care for all UPH affiliate patients.

  • Provides education to clinical customers as to proper use and operation of medical equipment.

  • Responsible and knowledgeable of all state/federal regulatory and accrediting agency guidelines for healthcare

  • Adhere to all UnityPoint Health Personnel policies and procedures and Safety guidelines.

  • Behave in a manner consistent with all Corporate Compliance policies and procedures.

  • Entry level (0 – 2 years) experience acquired through and accredited biomedical, electronics technology program or military biomedical certification.

  • Requires knowledge of federal healthcare laws and regulations.

  • Excellent academic credentials with a track record of professional accomplishments, which demonstrate superior performance, leadership and vision.

  • Possesses excellent written and verbal communications.

  • Ability to work as a team member, creating and maintaining effective working relationships.

  • Ability to understand and apply guidelines, policies and procedures.


  • Associates degree from an accredited biomedical, electronics technology program, military biomedical certification or equivalent is preferred.

Requisition ID: 2018-45621

Street: 855 A Ave NE

Name: 9010 UnityPoint Health System Services

Name: Bio Medical Service

Posting Minimum: USD $19.68/Hr.

FTE (Numeric Only; Ex. 0.01): 1.0

FLSA Status: Non-Exempt

Scheduled Hours/Shift: varies

External Company URL: http://www.unitypoint.org