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Biomedical Specialist 3

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Job Overview

The College of Medicine, Hoxworth Blood Center is recruiting a Biomedical Specialist 3 in the Biomedical Engineering department. This position will support the University's mission and commitment to excellence and diversity in our students, faculty, staff, and all our activities.

 

The Biomedical Specialist 3 will perform organizational equipment validation, requalification, and quality control in accordance with accepted standards and regulations for major critical storage and non-storage equipment. They will be responsible for maintaining technical competency to cover equipment quality control as needed and develop new technologies, training and maintenance processes.

Essential Functions

  • Perform organizational equipment validation, requalification, and quality control in accordance with accepted standards and regulations for major critical storage and non-storage equipment.
  • Provide organizational support for preventive maintenance and calibrations on storage equipment and devices.
  • Support management with equipment related investigations of advance complexity, repairs, installations, validations, requalifications, documentation, and record management and retention.
  • Assist with organizational quality and variance programs. Adhere to good manufacturing practices (GMP) guidelines.
  • Maintain technical competency to cover equipment quality control as needed. Develop new technologies, training and maintenance processes.
  • Assist Manager with recognizing, monitoring and evaluating technical, instrumental or physical conditions or problems.
  • Assist with monitoring and evaluating QC related procedures.  Establish and maintain equipment SOPs as needed.
  • Responsible for the centralized equipment management program ensuring compliance with current standards and regulations. 
  • Support Hoxworth Blood Center’s safety, cGMP and Quality Plan.
  • May provide direct and/or indirect supervision to exempt and non-exempt staff (i.e., hiring/firing, performance evaluations, disciplinary action, approve time off, etc.). 
  • Perform related duties based on departmental need. This job description can be changed at any time.

Required Education

  • Associate’s Degree
  • Nine (9) years of relevant work experience and/or other specialized training can be used in lieu of education requirement.

Required Experience

  • Seven (7) years of equipment repair, preventive maintenance and quality control. 
  • Donor center or blood bank equipment functionality/use experience.
  • Advanced troubleshooting and equipment management. 
  • Working knowledge of Metrology (pipette, weight, scale QC).

Additional Qualifications Considered

Licenses or certifications relevant to job requirements.

Physical Requirements/Work Environment

  • Sitting - Continuously
  • Repetitive hand motion (such as typing) - Continuously
  • Hearing, listening - Continuously
  • Talking - Continuously
  • Standing - Often
  • Walking - Often
  • Bending - Seldom
  • Stooping - Seldom
  • Climbing stairs/ladders - Seldom
  • Kneeling, squatting - Seldom
  • Crouching - Seldom
  • Crawling - Seldom
  • Reaching overhead - Seldom
  • Pulling, pushing - Seldom
  • Lifting - up to 20 pounds - Seldom

 

Compensation and Benefits

UC offers a wide array of complementary and affordable benefit options, to meet the financial, educational, health, and wellness needs of you and your family. Eligibility varies by position and FTE.

  • Competitive salary range dependent on the candidate's experience.
  • Comprehensive insurance plans including medical, dental, vision, and prescription coverage.
  • Flexible spending accounts and an award-winning employee wellness program, plus an employee assistance program.
  • Financial security via our life and long-term disability insurance, accident and illness insurance, and retirement savings plans.
  • Generous paid time off work options including vacation, sick leave, annual holidays, and winter season days in addition to paid parental leave.
  • Tuition remission is available for employees and their eligible dependents.
  • Enjoy discounts for on and off-campus activities and services.

 

The University of Cincinnati, as a multi-national and culturally diverse university, is committed to providing an inclusive, equitable and diverse place of learning and employment. As part of a complete job application you will be asked to include a Contribution to Diversity and Inclusion statement.

 

As a UC employee, and an employee of an Ohio public institution, if hired you will not contribute to the federal Social Security system, other than contributions to Medicare. Instead, UC employees have the option to contribute to a state retirement plan (OPERS, STRS) or an alternative retirement plan (ARP).

 

The University of Cincinnati is an Affirmative Action / Equal Opportunity Employer / Minority / Female / Disability / Veteran.

 

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Biomedical Specialist 3

Date:  Apr 29, 2022
Location: 

Cincinnati, OH, US

Facility:  Main Campus


Nearest Major Market: Cincinnati

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