The Biomedical Installation Specialist is responsible for the Biomedical aspects of new centers in regards to having the necessary equipment
Satellite Healthcare, Inc. has been among the nation’s leading not-for-profit providers of kidney dialysis and related services since 1974. Through its affiliated services, Satellite Wellbound, Satellite Dialysis and Satellite Research, Satellite Healthcare, Inc. provides unparalleled early patient wellness education, personalized clinical services, and a complete range of dialysis therapy choices. In addition, Satellite Healthcare, Inc. has a well-recognized, ensuring commitment to philanthropy and community service, from funding millions of dollars in research grants to sponsoring kidney programs nationwide. Satellite Healthcare, Inc. is committed to advancing the standard of chronic kidney disease care so patients can enjoy a better life.
The Biomedical Installation Specialist is responsible for the Biomedical aspects of new centers in regards to having the necessary equipment from dialysis machines outfitted with SPIN, dialysis chairs, ancillary equipment and all Biomedical binders. The Biomedical Installation Specialist is responsible for drawing the initial four (4) consecutive weeks of environmental draws and reporting the results to the appropriate personnel. This position is also responsible for orienting and transitioning biomedical functions to center staff.
Responsible for outfitting new dialysis machines for SPIN. Coordinate dialysis machine pick up from warehouse and delivery of new dialysis machines to new center. Coordinate and oversee the vendor machine installation process. Extend bicarbonate/concentrate lines on dialysis machines, add red status light & red evacuation bags
Order all ancillary equipment to set up new center and coordinate all necessary deliveries:
Automated reuse equipment
Coordinate initial electrical leakage test for ancillary equipment
Assemble equipment - Chart holders, crash cart, patient lift, etc. Assemble rinse ports for basins, install rinse ports and label basins. Assemble dialysis chairs upon delivery
Responsible for testing and calibrating bicarbonate system. Draw initial AAMI water analysis on appropriate sites. Draw 4 consecutive weeks of environmental draws and report to appropriate personnel. Start disinfections of appropriate systems (bicarbonate & water treatment systems)
Organize and fill Biomedical binders with appropriate documentation. Start daily, weekly, monthly checks and establish documentation procedures
Program integrated Automated Heat Disinfection on water treatment system and dialysis machines to ensure systems are functioning properly
Mount appropriate signage - Evacuation Maps, etc. Act as liaison for Facilities, IS department and contractor with sub-contractors as necessary. Oversee local fire inspections for licensing (if applicable)
Orient center staff to biomedical aspects of the new center; provide support after the transition, as necessary
The essential functions listed are not a comprehensive inventory of all duties, tasks, and responsibilities. Employees may also perform other duties as assigned. All employees must work in accordance with Satellite’s I-CARE Standards. Employees must abide by all Satellite’s standards of patient care, patient’s rights and ethical treatment, and adhere to safety and quality programs.
Education & Experience:
School diploma or GED
Knowledge of materials management processes, dialysis and water treatment equipment and the dialysis regulatory environment< > to read, write, speak, understand and satisfactorily communicate with others in English in person, over the phone and via email
Be able to independently travel to assigned locations
Travel to assigned centers 100% of the time
Work independently (with minimal supervision)
At Satellite Healthcare, Inc. (SHC), we work with Purpose at the heart of everything we do. It starts with our Mission to make life better for those living with kidney disease and our Vision to be unsurpassed in our individualized experience, our quality, and our compassion. Our core Values round out our Purpose by defining how we choose to show up each day. As a member of our team, you will be invited to discover your own personal purpose at work and ways to active that purpose to create a more fulfilling work-life for yourself. It is our hope and belief that, as you and your colleagues learn to courageously live and work by your purpose, you will find that it not only lifts your work and your career, but the organization, and the community of patients as well.
Satellite Healthcare, Inc. is an equal opportunity employer. Satellite Healthcare, Inc. does not discriminate in employment on account of race, color, religion, national origin, citizenship status, ancestry, age, sex (including sexual harassment), sexual orientation, marital status, physical or mental disability, military status or unfavorable discharge from military service.
Satellite Healthcare, Inc. offers a drug free work environment.
Satellite Healthcare – Improving the Lives of Patients with Chronic Kidney Disease (CKD)In 1973, Norman S. Coplon, M.D. began Satellite Healthcare with the objective of improving the quality of life of his dialysis patients. Dr. Coplon established Satellite Healthcare as a not-for-profit, community benefit organization, which allows us to focus primarily on patients.Four decades later, Satellite Healthcare has shaped CKD healthcare in our industry, and continues to elevate the standards of patient care and innovation.Today, we provide a range of expert services to patients with chronic kidney disease (CKD). Satellite strives to individualize each patient's care to help him or her enjoy their life to the fullest.Satellite Dialysis — We operate 40 high-quality, state-of-the-art, patient-friendly dialysis centers that meet the long-term clinical needs of more than 4,000 CKD patients.Satellite WellBound — With more than 20 centers in place, we focus on personalized training and support for patients performing dialysis at home. In addition, WellBound provides a robust complement of pre-dialysis patient wellness education programs that can help prevent or slow the progression of early st...age CKD.At each of our centers, we put our patients first by providing:Compassionate care with a personalized touchWellness education to empower longer, healthier livesBest clinical practices resulting in outcomes that consistently exceed industry performance standards Opportunities for nephrologists to focus on their patients in comfortable, state-of-the-art environmentsIn addition to patient care, our clinical research division works on finding medical breakthroughs for CKD patients by conducting both internal and external research.For more information, contact Info@SatelliteHealth.com.