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American Red Cross Biomedical Equipment Technician in Omaha, Nebraska

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Job Description:

Equipment Repair Technician

Why C hoose U _s? _

As one of the nation’s premier humanitarian organizations, the American Red Cross is dedicated to helping people in need throughout the United States and, in association with other Red Cross networks, throughout the world. When you join our team, you have a direct impact on a meaningful mission, and you can help save lives every day. If you share our passion for helping people, join us in this excellent career opportunity. Work where your career is a force for good.

We are committed to the diversity of our workforce and to delivering our programs and services in a culturally competent manner reflecting the communities we serve. Our work environment is collaborative, respectful, and inclusive with a focus on building allyship and a culture of belonging that empowers all team members. Come to learn, grow, and succeed while sharing your passion for making a difference.

The Red Cross supports a variety of cultural and community resource groups for employees and volunteers. From the Ability Network, our Asian American & Pacific Islander Resource Group, the Latino Resource Group, and Red Cross PRIDE, to the Umoja African American Resource Group, our Veterans+ Resource Group, and the Women’s Resource Group, these networks provide connections, mentoring and help give voice to important concerns and opinions.

What You Need to Know :

Under moderate supervision, repair, calibrate, and maintain all types of biomedical equipment, devices, instruments, and systems with basic to moderate complexity. Inspect, install, and provide preventive maintenance of general and complex biomedical equipment. Provide support, development and/or leadership guidance to all volunteers.

As a Red Cross Team member, you will take care of your team members – show up for every shift and give 100% while you’re there. Interact in a positive, proactive, and customer-focused manner with both internal and external customers, demonstrating care and compassion at all times 


Key Responsibilities :

  • Perform a variety of routine and complex tasks associated with the installation, service and calibration of a diverse range of biomedical equipment and instrumentation.  Install, qualify, maintain service, modify, troubleshoot, safety test, and calibrate a variety of biomedical equipment and instrumentation by interpreting engineering and vendor information, schematic diagrams and graphic illustrations. 

  • Diagnose and correct system or equipment malfunctions by repairing or replacing parts to ensure that biomedical equipment and internal circuitry meets specified requirements. 

  • Make necessary calculations for computing circuit elements necessary to adjust circuitry to specified requirements as instructed.

  • Assist in the support of a systematic preventive maintenance program for biomedical equipment and instrumentation which may include entry into Computerized Maintenance Management System.

  • Provide technical assistance and instruction to personnel in the operation and maintenance of equipment.  Provide recommendations regarding purchase of biomedical equipment and instrumentation.

  • Meets departmental performance indicator standards on a consistent basis. Maintain a clean and safe work place.

  • Maintain accurate and timely documentation.

Standard Schedule : Monday - Friday, regular daytime hours

What you Need to Succeed :

  • Education: High School or equivalent required. 

  • Associates Degree in Electronics or Biomedical Equipment Technology is a plus

  • Experience: Minimum 3 years of related experience or equivalent combination of education and related experience required. 

  • Skills & Abilities: Ability to read color codes on wiring and electrical components. Ability to comprehend and follow both written and oral instructions; keep neat and accurate records. 

  • A valid Driver’s license with a good driving record. 

  • Ability to establish and maintain working relationships with co-workers, biomedical and medical staff, and the general public.Must be willing to be multi-task trained. 

  • A basic knowledge of e-mail, database management, spreadsheet, and word processor applications. 

  • Ability to take support call, and work on a team. Call may involve the need to work nights, weekends, and holidays if necessary, and potentially travel to sites throughout the Red Cross organization.

Physical Requirements:

Regularly required to use hands to finger, handle or feel, reach with hands and arms and talk or hear.  Regularly lift and/or move objects 10-50 lbs frequently and unassisted; Frequently required to stand, walk, stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl.  Occasionally required to sit and climb or balance.  Specific vision abilities required for this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to adjust and focus.  Ability to use a variety of hand and power tools and work with a variety of chemicals and solvents. The work environment will consist of moderate noise (i.e. business office with computers, phones and printers, light traffic).  The employee must have the ability to work in a small cubicle and can sit at a computer terminal for an extended period of time.  Work in extreme temperatures for short duration.


We take care of you, while you take care of others. As a mission-based organization, we believe our team needs great support to do great work. Our comprehensive benefits help you in balancing home and work. With our resources and perks, you have amazing possibilities at the American Red Cross to advance the learn.

  • Medical, Dental Vision plans

  • Health Spending Accounts & Flexible Spending Accounts

  • PTO + Holidays

  • 401K with 4% match

  • Paid Family Leave

  • Employee Assistance

  • Disability and Insurance: Short + Long Term

  • Service Awards and recognition

Apply now! Joining our team will provide you with the opportunity to make a difference every day.

The American Red Cross is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, color, religion, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, age, or any other characteristic protected by law.

Interested in Volunteering?

Life’s emergencies don’t stop, and neither do American Red Cross volunteers, who represent more than 90 percent of our workforce to help prevent and alleviate human suffering. You can make a difference by volunteering in a position that appeals to you and allows you to use your unique skills and talents. The Red Cross relies on generous volunteers who give their time and talent to help fulfill our lifesaving mission.

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