Job Description

Payroll Title:
Biomedical Equipment Services
Hiring Pay Scale
$41.10 - $51.05 / Hour
Hillcrest Medical Center
Appointment Type:
Appointment Percent:
EX Contract
Total Openings:
Work Schedule:
Variable, 8 hrs/day, Mon - Fri

#129155 Biomedical Equipment Technician II

Extended Deadline: Tue 6/25/2024

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.

UCSD Layoff from Career Appointment: Apply by 4/8/24 for consideration with preference for rehire. All layoff applicants should contact their Employment Advisor.

Special Selection Applicants: Apply by 4/17/24. Eligible Special Selection clients should contact their Disability Counselor for assistance.


Under general supervision, performs standard diagnostic trouble-shooting, repair and maintenance of sophisticated and complex electronic, electro-mechanical and mechanical biomedical and laboratory equipment. Examples include ventilators, ultrasound infusion devices, surgical tables, patient monitoring systems and other electro-mechanical and microprocessor based instrumentation. Repairs and maintains other non-direct patient care equipment. Evaluates 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 orders for parts, services and supplies. Contributes to continuous quality improvement projects and activities. Fulfills team roles as needed. Performs all other duties as assigned.


  • College level; or equivalent electronics training and experience.

  • Two to five (2 - 5) years expert level experience in medical equipment repair and maintenance.

  • Formal electronics education.

  • Valid Driver's License.

  • Working knowledge of anatomy and physiology.

  • Healthcare/Medical Center experience.

  • On the job training in a medical facility.

  • Display expert judgment in decision making in expedient situations where patient safety may be at risk.

  • Working knowledge of regulating agencies codes and standards for hospitals and clinics (title 22, TJC, AAMI, NFPA, etc).

  • Proficient in computer software programs and applications, Microsoft Office, Outlook Email, etc.


  • University Healthcare environment Experience.
  • AS in electronics.
  • Equipment manufacturer's training certifications.
  • AAMI Certified BiomedicalElectronics Technician - CBET.
  • Network Certifications.


  • Required to be part of the rotating on-call staff covering nights, holidays and weekends.
  • Must be willing to travel for educational purposes.
  • 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.
  • 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: $88,385 - $109,787 (will be prorated if the appointment percentage is less than 100%)

Hourly Equivalent: $42.33 - $52.58

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).

If employed by the University of California, you will be required to comply with our Policy on Vaccination Programs, which may be amended or revised from time to time. Federal, state, or local public health directives may impose additional requirements.

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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