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    Biomedical support requires the application of engineering and mechanical concepts and methodology to provide lifecycle management and technical support of diagnostic, therapeutic devices, monitoring and other equipment utilized in the practice of medicine, and to improve clinical care provided by doctors, nurses and other clinical staff throughout VA.

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    Medical equipment supported by the Biomedical Equipment Support Specialist (BESS) is maintained to the standards required by multiple accrediting agencies (e.g., food and Drug Administration, The Joint Commission, the Nation Fire Protection Association, etc.).This summary and the responsibilities for this announcement represent the GS-11 or Full Performance Level (FPL) of the BESS position. GS-5 is the entry level, the GS-7 level is the developmental level I and the GS-9 is the developmental level II are each represented by its own functional statement.
    • Responsibilities include (but are not limited to):
      • Lifecycle management of all medical system such as imaging, live support, dialysis, and monitoring to include physical and network support.
      • Coordinates and works effectively with other facility support departments.
      • Maintains functional knowledge of relevant safety codes and standards of regulatory bodies (i.e. TJC, NFPA, FDA, etc.).
      • Documents all work performed in the computerized maintenance management system (CMMS)
      • Applies basic networking principles to resolve medical system communication issues.
      • Functions as Contracting Officer Representative (COR) and keeps appropriate certification levels.
      • Provides training and education as appropriate to medical technology end users and clinical staff.
      • Provides mentoring and technical training to peers and BESS at developmental levels.
    Work Schedule: Monday through Friday - 8:00am - 4:30pm
    Financial Disclosure Report: Not required

    Travel Required

    Not required

    Supervisory status


    Promotion Potential


This job originated on www.usajobs.gov. For the full announcement and to apply, visit www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/586520200. Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at www.usajobs.gov will be considered.