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"Medical Equipment Repairer"
Job Description - Part 1 - Duties and Tasks

Basic Job Description:

Test, adjust, or repair biomedical or electromedical equipment.

Part 1
Duties / Tasks
Part 2
Activities
Part 3
Skills
Part 4
Abilities
Part 5
Knowledge

Job Duties and Tasks for: "Medical Equipment Repairer"

1) Inspect and test malfunctioning medical and related equipment following manufacturers' specifications, using test and analysis instruments.

2) Examine medical equipment and facility's structural environment and check for proper use of equipment, to protect patients and staff from electrical or mechanical hazards and to ensure compliance with safety regulations.

3) Disassemble malfunctioning equipment and remove, repair and replace defective parts such as motors, clutches or transformers.

4) Keep records of maintenance, repair, and required updates of equipment.

5) Perform preventive maintenance or service such as cleaning, lubricating and adjusting equipment.

6) Test and calibrate components and equipment following manufacturers' manuals and troubleshooting techniques, using hand tools, power tools and measuring devices.

7) Explain and demonstrate correct operation and preventive maintenance of medical equipment to personnel.

8) Study technical manuals and attend training sessions provided by equipment manufacturers to maintain current knowledge.

9) Plan and carry out work assignments, using blueprints, schematic drawings, technical manuals, wiring diagrams, and liquid and air flow sheets, while following prescribed regulations, directives, and other instructions as required.

 

 

11) Test, evaluate, and classify excess or in-use medical equipment and determine serviceability, condition, and disposition in accordance with regulations.

12) Research catalogs and repair part lists to locate sources for repair parts, requisitioning parts and recording their receipt.


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13) Evaluate technical specifications to identify equipment and systems best suited for intended use and possible purchase based on specifications, user needs and technical requirements.

14) Contribute expertise to develop medical maintenance standard operating procedures.

15) Compute power and space requirements for installing medical, dental or related equipment and install units to manufacturers' specifications.

16) Supervise and advise subordinate personnel.

17) Repair shop equipment, metal furniture, and hospital equipment, including welding broken parts and replacing missing parts, or bring item into local shop for major repairs.

18) Make computations relating to load requirements of wiring and equipment, using algebraic expressions and standard formulas.

19) Fabricate, dress down, or substitute parts or major new items to modify equipment to meet unique operational or research needs, working from job orders, sketches, modification orders, samples or discussions with operating officials.

Job Description for "Medical Equipment Repairer" continued here...

Part 1
Duties / Tasks
Part 2
Activities
Part 3
Skills
Part 4
Abilities
Part 5
Knowledge



 

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Holland / RIASEC Career Code:  R-I-C        SOC:  49-9062.00