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UW Medicine includes Harborview Medical Center, UW Medical Center, Northwest Hospital & Medical Center, Valley Medical Center, UW Neighborhood Clinics, UW Physicians, UW School of Medicine and Airlift Northwest.
Northwest Hospital & Medical Center is a full-service, non-profit community hospital, offering comprehensive medical, surgical and therapeutic services. With 281 beds, more than 1900 employees and a world-class medical staff, we provide innovative, technologically advanced care on a patient-friendly, easy-access campus just north of Seattle.
Our staff not only enjoys outstanding benefits and professional growth opportunities, but also an environment noted for diversity, community involvement, intellectual excitement, artistic pursuits, and natural beauty.
As a UW Medicine - Northwest Hospital & Medical Center employee, you will enjoy generous benefits and work/life programs.
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Performs moderately complex administration, maintenance, troubleshooting, testing, and documentation, includes but is not limited to:
Inspects and installs medical and related technical equipment in medical and research facilities.
Services various equipment and apparatus such as patient monitors, electrocardiographs, blood gas analyzers, x-ray units, defibrillators, electrosurgical units, anesthesia apparatus, pacemakers, blood pressure transducers, spirometers, sterilizers, diathermy equipment and other related technical equipment.
Repairs, calibrates, and maintains medical equipment and properly maintains required documentation.
Develops options presented by maintenance or repair situations and determines the best course of action from those options.
Effectively communicates with customers keeping them fully informed of the status of repairs.
Safety tests medical equipment to ensure patient and staff safety from electrical or mechanical hazards.
Consults with medical or research staff to ascertain that the equipment functions properly and safely.
Demonstrates and explains correct operation of equipment to medical personnel.
Works from schematic diagrams, blueprints, service documentation, federal, state and local codes or standards, and from verbal instructions.
Is knowledgeable of and observes proper patient isolation and protection procedures.
Is knowledgeable of and observes proper personal protection practices.
Driving, includes but is not limited to:
May be required to drive an automobile (or other vehicle) as a function of job. If so required, completes all NWH driver clearance procedures and paperwork. Drives carefully and in accordance with the law and NWH driving standards. Promptly reports any accidents, tickets, citations, moving violations, vehicle damage, or suspension/revocation of license. Maintains a valid Washington Drivers License and a clean driving record.
Licensure, Registration, Certification
Physical Demand Level: Medium
In an 8-hour workday, must be able to-
Lift / Carry
20 to 50 pounds occasionally
10 to 25 pounds frequently
up to 10 pounds constantly
As required, must be able to-
Sit, Stand, Walk, Bend, Squat, Kneel, Crawl, Climb and Reach above shoulders
Push and Pull
Perform fine motor functions
Must possess functional vision, hearing, and speech in order to communicate effectively with clients, client advocates, and staff.
The employee is regularly exposed to risk of moderate electrical shock. The employee is frequently exposed to moving mechanical parts. The employee is occasionally exposed to fumes or airborne particles and risk of radiation. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.