Job Description

Payroll Title:
Biomedical Equipment Services
Hiring Pay Scale
$36.47 - $45.35 / Hour
Hillcrest Medical Center
Appointment Type:
Appointment Percent:
EX Contract
Total Openings:
Work Schedule:
Days, 8 hour shifts, Variable

#123203 Biomedical Equipment Technician I

Filing Deadline: Wed 6/7/2023

UC San Diego values equity, diversity, and inclusion. If you are interested in being part of our team, possess the needed licensure and certifications, and feel that you have most of the qualifications and/or transferable skills for a job opening, we strongly encourage you to apply.

For the safety and well-being of the entire university community, the University of California requires, with few exceptions, that all students, faculty and staff be vaccinated against the COVID-19 virus and influenza before they will be allowed on campus or in a facility or office. For more information visit: Flu Vaccine Mandate / COVID Vaccine Policy

UCSD Layoff from Career Appointment: Apply by 5/26/23 for consideration with preference for rehire. All layoff applicants should contact their Employment Advisor.

Special Selection Applicants: Apply by 6/7/23. Eligible Special Selection clients should contact their Disability Counselor for assistance.


Under supervision, assists with diagnostic trouble-shooting, repair and maintenance of sophisticated and complex electronic, electro-mechanical and mechanical biomedical and laboratory equipment. Examples include ventilators, surgical lasers, patient monitoring systems and other microprocessors, microcomputers and minicomputer based instrumentation. Repairs and maintains other non-direct patient care equipment. Assists with evaluation of new, proposed and existing equipment and related maintenance programs making recommendations for changes. Performs acceptance inspection of new biomedical equipment and ensures equipment meets manufacturers' specifications for safe and proper use. Completes purchase requisitions for parts and supplies. Contributes to continuous quality improvement projects and activities. Performs other related duties as assigned. Fulfills team roles as needed


  • Must have valid California Driver’s License and acceptable driving record.

  • College level or equivalentelectronics training and experience.

  • Mechanical, electromechanical and electronic skills, including ability to read electrical and mechanical drawings and schematics, perform electrical, electromechanical and mechanical assembly and repair.

  • General knowledge of medical equipment.

  • Working knowledge of anatomy and physiology.


  • Healthcare Environment Experience.
  • Equipment manufacturer training certifications.
  • Associate's degree in electronics.
  • Experience in medical equipment repair and maintenance.
  • Ability to communicate with staff and vendors regarding equipment issues with both verbal and written communication methods.


  • Flexible to work alternative shifts, be available on a paid standby basis for emergency repair calls on nights, weekends and holidays, and work overtime for special projects and emergency repairs.
  • Must be able to work various hours and locations based on business needs.
  • Employment is subject to a criminal background check and pre-employment physical.
  • Per Biomedical Equipment Services department on-call policy, technician must reside within a safe commutable distance to be able to respond to on-site emergencies within 60 minutes or less.

Pay Transparency Act

Annual Full Pay Range: $76,149 - $94,691 (will be prorated if the appointment percentage is less than 100%)

Hourly Equivalent: $36.47 - $45.35

Factors in determining the appropriate compensation for a role include experience, skills, knowledge, abilities, education, licensure and certifications, and other business and organizational needs. The Hiring Pay Scale referenced in the job posting is the budgeted salary or hourly range that the University reasonably expects to pay for this position. The Annual Full Pay Range may be broader than what the University anticipates to pay for this position, based on internal equity, budget, and collective bargaining agreements (when applicable).

Job offer is contingent on successful engagement in the UC COVID-19 Vaccination program (fully vaccinated with documented proof or approved exception/deferral).

If applicable, life-support certifications (BLS, NRP, ACLS, etc.) must include hands-on practice and in-person skills assessment; online-only certification is not acceptable.

UC San Diego Health is the only academic health system in the San Diego region, providing leading-edge care in patient care, biomedical research, education, and community service. Our facilities include two university hospitals, a National Cancer Institute-designated Comprehensive Cancer Center, Shiley Eye Institute, Sulpizio Cardiovascular Center, the only Burn Center in the county, and and dozens of outpatient clinics. We invite you to join our team!

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