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UPMC BMET Equipment Technician in New Castle, Pennsylvania

At UPMC, we’re all here for the same reason — to make Life Changing Medicine happen. Join our team and you will play a unique and important role in our mission to change healthcare for the better.

Why Join UPMC?

We don’t just take care of patients — we take care of our team, too. And we have the data to prove it. In addition to the benefits you’d expect from an industry leader you can expect:

  • AWARD-WINNING WORKPLACE: Ranked #1 for Best Places to Work for Women & Diverse Managers by Diversity MBA

  • A recent study showed that UPMC benefits are 20% higher in value than other healthcare providers in our market.

  • Competitive pay

  • Tuition reimbursement

  • Opportunities to grow in your career at UPMC

UPMC is looking for a full-time BMET Equipment Technician to support our Jameson location.

This position works Monday- Friday, 7:00am - 3:30pm with rotating weekends as required.


The BMET Equipment Technician performs repairs, inspections, and preventive maintenance on patient related medical devices used throughout UPMC, hospital affiliates, and institutions for services with BioTronics Inc. The BMET Equipment Technician works under general supervision and relies on experience and judgment to plan and accomplish assigned tasks and goals. Provides orientation, training, assigning and checking the work of all other levels of technical staff.


  • Maintains records of all work activities in the Computerized Maintenance Management System and Kronos system.

  • Travel between UPMC sites, hospital affiliates, and institutions for services with BioTronics Inc is required as needed.

  • Use of personal vehicle may be required.

  • Priority Class 'High' Equipment includes but is not limited to: ESU, ventricular assist devices, nursery incubators, pacemakers, thermocyclers, spectrophotometer, portable bypass system, injectors, muse system, defibrillator, ultrasound (diagnostic), x-ray imagers, x-ray portables, x-ray processors, x-ray tables, x-ray TV systems, Cranes-Buckys, scope sterilizers, washer decontaminators, cart washers, orthopedic specialty instruments, servers and gateways.

  • Provides consultation to administration, nursing, and medical staff regarding operational, training, application and technological advancements of medical instrumentation.

  • With direct supervision, occasionally performs preventive maintenance, inspection and repair of Specialty priority type medical equipment.

  • Routinely performs preventive maintenance, inspection and repair on Low, Medium, and High priority types of medical equipment.

  • Participates in on-call rotation as indicated by director.

  • Management, and security of computer based networked medical devices maybe required as needed.

  • Understands, operates and provides training on all standard and/or specialty test equipment.

  • Priority Class 'Low' Equipment includes but is not limited to: Lab equipment, physical therapy equipment, saws, dental equipment, compressors, and general patient care equipment, arthroscopy instruments, standard scissors, forceps, retractors, elevators, ortho curettes, osteotomes, chisels, bone cutters, printer and PC peripherals. Priority Class `Medium Equipment includes but is not limited to: Patient monitoring systems, video equipment, warmers (blood and fluid), scope washers, lab equipment (analyzers), oximeters, infusion devices, diagnostic test equipment (pulmonary), NIBP units, humidifiers, oxygen equipment (respiratory), nerve/muscle stimulator, Doppler, computer work stations, pumps, tourniquets, SCD, hypothermia, EKG machines, ultrasound (PT), OR tables, OR lights and sonics, rongeurs, needle holders, general imaging/radiology equipment.

  • Understands, implements and provides training on specific regulatory requirements.

  • Participates in the development of Clinical Engineering Generalist I and II.

  • Associate's degree in Biomedical/Electrical/Computer/ IT Information Technology, BMET Apprenticeship Certification or Journeyman papers (if applicable) is required.

  • Equivalent military experience and/or equivalent hospital or manufacturers service experience may be substituted in lieu of a degree.

  • Minimum four (4) years of hospital or manufacturers service experience.

  • Manufacturers Certification of two (2) priority types of High equipment.

  • Superior knowledge of electronics, digital circuitry operations and Information Technology, or surgical instrumentation (as applicable).

  • Superior knowledge of anatomy, physiology, medical terminology, physics, chemistry, optics, pneumatics, hydraulics, hospital structure and regulatory requirements (as applicable).

  • Superior Computer skills as required to operate a Computer Maintenance Management System and common office software including but not limited to MS Office.

  • May in the course of duties be in rooms where medications are stored. No contact with the medications is allowed. Licensure, Certifications, and Clearances: UPMC is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Disability/Veteran