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Biomedical Technician

Company: Northwest Kidney Centers
Location: Kennewick
Posted on: January 23, 2023

Job Description:

Northwest Kidney Centers seeks a Biomedical Technician to join our team in a full-time variable shift position.PurposeThe Biomedical Engineer is responsible for ensuring the proper installation and functioning of dialysis machines and associated equipment; troubleshooting equipment problems and performing repairs; and for performing other duties related to the safe and effective operation of equipment. These duties may be performed at NKC, affiliates, designated hospitals, or home locations. This position is also responsible for performing relief and/or project duties, when required.Shift: Full-time, 40 hours, variable shift. Occasionally work on-call and weekends.The ideal candidate will:Have prior work experience in an industrial/dialysis/medical settingBe able to use common hand tools and small power equipmentHave good verbal and written communication skillsPossess computer literacy with the ability to navigate common operating systems such as Microsoft OfficeBe able to work a flexible schedule including nights, weekends, and holidaysRequired qualificationsProof of High School Diploma (or GED or advanced degree)Possess a valid Washington State driver license, car insurance and access to a reliable vehicleAcquire Certified Biomedical Nephrology Technologist (CBNT) or Certified Hemodialysis Bio-Medical Technician (CHBT) within the first 18 months of service from date of hirePreferred qualifications1-2 years of experience in troubleshootingEquipment calibration in the electronics fieldAA Degree in Electronics with demonstrated skills in digital and analog technologies, or equivalent trainingCertified Biomedical Nephrology Technologist (CBNT) or Certified Hemodialysis Bio-Medical Technician (CHBT)Learn more about us, NKC on YouTubeBenefit offerings for eligible employees (.6-1.0 FTE):Choice of 3 medical insurance plans through Kaiser Permanente (PPO, HMO & HDHP)Delta DentalVision Services Plan401 Retirement match and discretionary matchDisability benefits such as Short-term & Long-term PlansLife & AD&D PlansEducational Assistance/Tuition Reimbursement of up to $4,000 annuallyEmployee Assistance ProgramFlexible Spending AccountHealth Savings AccountTransit SubsidyPaid Time Off includes personal time off and 8 Holidays. PTO will accrue bi-weekly and will be pro-rated based on the FTE. The accrual rate will be 7.39 hours each bi-weekly pay period for staff.Founded in 1962 as the world's first outpatient dialysis provider, Northwest Kidney Centers operates 20 dialysis clinics across the Puget Sound region in addition to hospital-based services and a large home-based dialysis program. We are a not-for-profit, community-based organization and consistently rank among the top dialysis providers in the United States in quality of care, patient outcomes and transplant rates.At Northwest Kidney Centers, teamwork, integrity, respect, excellence and stewardship guide our approach to how we work. We differentiate ourselves by our patient centered approach and active commitment to advancing kidney research and dialysis innovation. Key to our success is the compassion and expertise of our dedicated team of staff that care for those we serve.Northwest Kidney Centers is an equal opportunity employer. We don't discriminate on the basis of race, gender, sex, sexual orientation, age, religion, national or ethnic origin, disability, genetics or veteran status.Please note: Northwest Kidney Centers is obligated to adhere to Proclamation 24 14.1 requiring healthcare workers in the State of Washington to be fully vaccinated against Covid-19 in order to work in a healthcare facility. Northwest Kidney Centers fully supports this requirement in order to prevent and reduce the spread of Covid-19 to patients and employees. All new staff will need to provide proof of Covid-19 vaccination to NKC Employee Health prior to their first day. Medical or Religious exemptions may be accommodated depending on the role. For exemption information, please contact Human Resources prior to your start date.This position is eligible for an evening shift premium of $1.31/hour.This position is eligible for a weekend premium of $2.00/hour.

Keywords: Northwest Kidney Centers, Kennewick , Biomedical Technician, Professions , Kennewick, Washington

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