Howard University Hospital | Washington, DC

    Biomedical Technician I

    Job Title
    Biomedical Technician I
    Job ID
    Washington,  DC
    Other Location
    With over 150 years of caring for our community and each other in the Washington DC area, Howard University Hospital has a world-renowned reputation for high-quality, patient-centric care. Howard University Hospital is the nation’s only teaching hospital located on the campus of a Historically Black University and has created a superior learning environment, with groundbreaking research and positive patient outcomes.
    Howard University Hospital seeks to hire a Biomedical Technician I who will embrace our rich and historic tradition of excellence. If you want to make a difference in someone’s life every day, consider a position with a team of professionals who are doing just that, making a difference. 

    The Biomedical Technician I: 
    • Performs exceptional service, repair, calibration, regulating, fine-tuning, testing, etc. on biomedical devices and equipment.
    • Calibrates and troubleshoots a variety of biomedical modalities, including telemetry, pumps, monitors, modules, analyzers, defibs, etc.
    • Performs inspections on new, used, refurbished biomedical electronic equipment and offers suggestions and input to improve processes.
    • Take corrective maintenance action when required. This may include replacement of defective parts, recalibration, realignment, and performance testing.
    • Identify necessary replacement parts and supplies as well as sources for acquiring these items.
    • Interface with outside contractors, vendors, and other departments, to include customers, in critical projects and work assignments.
    • Performs electrical safety inspections and risk-based preventive maintenance in compliance with Joint Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Organization, National Electrical Code, and OSHA/MOSH and ability to apply such standards.
    • Assumes other duties and responsibilities that are related and appropriate to the position and area.  The above responsibilities are a general description of the level and nature of the work assigned to this classification and are not to be considered as all-inclusive.​​​​​​
    A qualified candidate will possess: 
    • Associates Degree in biomedical equipment technology or other related field or equivalent military training required.
    At Howard University Hospital our job is to care for you. We do this by offering:
    • Work-life balance
    • Recognition and rewards for professional expertise
    • Competitive, comprehensive benefit plans offered (including health, disability, vacation, sick leave, and 403B retirement plan)

    COVID-19 Vaccination 

    Howard University Hospital requires all external applicants to be fully vaccinated for COVID-19 before commencing employment.  External Applicants may be required to furnish proof of vaccination and, if offered, may elect to be vaccinated at a designated Howard University Hospital location. 

    Required Skills

    Associates Degree in biomedical equipment technology or other related field or equivalent military training required.

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