MEDICAL ELECTRONICS TECHNICIAN

  • LOS ANGELES COUNTY
  • Los Angeles, California
  • Aug 08, 2018
Full Time Construction and Skilled Trades Engineering Information Technology and Communication Services Public Health
  • Salary: $85,645.92 Annually

Job Description





FIRST DAY OF FILING:AUGUST 8, 2018 @ 8:00 A.M., PST
UNTIL THE NEEDS OF THE SERVICE ARE MET AND IS SUBJECT TO CLOSURE WITHOUT PRIOR NOTICE

EXAM NUMBER: Y6531B


OPEN COMPETITIVE JOB OPPORTUNITY

DEFINITION:

Positions allocable to this journey-level class typically report to a Medical Electronics Technician Working Supervisor, and are characterized by the performance of skilled maintenance and repair work on a variety of medical diagnostic and patient care electronic equipment at a County hospital, healthcare clinic, or facility.

Essential Job Functions

Maintains, repairs, tests, configures, and sets up medical electronic equipment such as defibrillators, electrocardiographs, electroencephalographs, electrosurgical units, pulse oximeters, and physiological monitoring, ultrasound, and therapeutic equipment.

Maintains, repairs, tests, configures, and sets up electro-mechanical devices such as blood pressure measuring equipment, and infusion, syringe, and suction pumps.

Maintains and repairs laboratory equipment such as centrifuges, microscopes, and slide stainers.

Maintains and repairs other patient related electronic or electro-mechanical equipment.

Operates and uses a variety of electronic test equipment such as multimeters, oscilloscopes, electrical safety analyzers, defibrillator analyzers, electrocardiograph simulators, electrosurgical analyzers, patient vital sign simulators, blood pressure analyzers, pulse oximeter analyzers, temperature simulators, frequency counters, and computers used for testing, maintenance, and calibration.

Inspects electrical and electronic equipment in patient and non-patient care areas, and performs grounding and leakage tests to ensure compliance with safety regulations.

Tests, troubleshoots, and repairs equipment interconnection wiring and cabling.

Demonstrates and explains the correct operation of equipment.

Requisitions and orders parts and supplies as needed.

Keeps time, material, and service records.

Maintains, repairs, and tests nurse call, paging, and intercom systems.

Maintains, repairs, tests, and installs televisions and video monitors, associated cable hook-ups, and signal distribution devices in patient and non-patient care areas; and, installs and repairs closed-circuit television systems used for medical or patient safety purposes.

Maintains and repairs wired and wireless medical telemetry devices and related equipment.

Requirements

SELECTION REQUIREMENTS :
An Associate of Science degree* from an accredited institution, in Biomedical Electronics Technology, Electronics Technology, or a directly related field; or, equivalent military training -AND- three(3)years of experience in the maintenance and repair of medical and patient care electronic equipment, one (1)year of which must have been at the journey-level**.

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.

OTHER REQUIREMENTS :
VISION:
Vision and color perception must be adequate to effectively and safely perform essential job-related functions.

Desirable Qualifications:
  • Experience with patient data networks
  • Basic computer skills and knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite


Special Requirement Information :
*In order to receive credit for any college course work, or any type of college degree, such as Bachelor, or Master degree, or for completion of a certificate program, you must include alegible copy of the official diploma, official transcripts, or official letter from the accredited institutionwhich shows the area of specialization; or official certificateswith your application orwithin fifteen (15) calendar days of filing your application online.

**Journey-level experience is defined as possessing the required knowledge, skills, and training to perform a full-range and diversity of work independently and reliably. Positions at this level operate with fairly significant freedom from day-to-day supervision and need little or no guidance on such matters as selecting appropriate problem solving methods and techniques, locating appropriate regulations, or applying proper procedures to carry out work.

Additional Information

EXAMINATION CONTENT:
This examination will consist of an oralinterview covering Job Preparation, Knowledge and Skills, Oral Communication and Problem Solving weighted100%.

Candidates must achieve a passing score of 70% or higher onthis 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.

Applicants with disabilitieswho require special accommodations must provide the Examination Unit with written notification.

VACANCY INFORMATION:
The resulting eligibleregister 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., PST, on the last day of filing will not be accepted.


Apply online by clicking on the green "Apply" button at the top right of this posting. You can also track the status of your application using this website.

All information 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 andSelectionRequirements serving as your description of duties WILL NOT be sufficient to demonstrate that you meet the requirements. Doing so may result in an INCOMPLETE APPLICATION andyou may be DISQUALIFIED .

Fill out your application completely. The acceptance of your application depends on whether you have clearly shown that you meet theSELECTIONREQUIREMENTS. Provide any relevant education, training, and experience in the spaces provided so we can evaluate your qualifications for the job. For each job held, give the name and address of your employer, your job 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.

All correspondence to applicants will be sent electronically to the email address provided on the application. It is important that applicants provide a valid email address. Please add ESanchez3@dhs.lacounty.gov and info@governmentjobs.com to your email address book and to the list of approved senders to prevent email notifications from being filtered as SPAM/JUNK mail. FINAL EXAM RESULT NOTICES WILL BE MAILED VIA THE UNITED STATES POSTAL SERVICE. It is important that applicants provide a complete and valid mailing address. Examination results cannot be given over the phone.

NOTE:If youare unable to attach the required documents, you must fax them to (323) 869-0942 or e-mail the documents to the exam analystwithin fifteen (15) calendardays of filing online or your application will be rejected. Please include the exam number and the exam title.

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:
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.

ADA COORDINATOR PHONE:
(323) 914-7111

CALIFORNIA RELAY SERVICES PHONE:
(800) 735-2922

DEPARTMENT CONTACT:
Eric Sanchez, Exam Analyst
ESanchez3@dhs.lacounty.gov
(323) 914-7042


Closing Date/Time: