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Fred Hutchinson Cancer Center
Seattle, Washington, United States (on-site)
11 days ago
Fred Hutchinson Cancer Center
Seattle, Washington, United States
11 days ago
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Fred Hutchinson Cancer Center is an independent, nonprofit organization providing adult cancer treatment and groundbreaking research focused on cancer and infectious diseases. Based in Seattle, Fred Hutch is the only National Cancer Institute-designated cancer center in Washington.

With a track record of global leadership in bone marrow transplantation, HIV/AIDS prevention, immunotherapy and COVID-19 vaccines, Fred Hutch has earned a reputation as one of the world's leading cancer, infectious disease and biomedical research centers. Fred Hutch operates eight clinical care sites that provide medical oncology, infusion, radiation, proton therapy and related services, and network affiliations with hospitals in five states. Together, our fully integrated research and clinical care teams seek to discover new cures to the world's deadliest diseases and make life beyond cancer a reality.

At Fred Hutch we value collaboration, compassion, determination, excellence, innovation, integrity and respect. These values are grounded in and expressed through the principles of diversity, equity and inclusion. Our mission is directly tied to the humanity, dignity and inherent value of each employee, patient, community member and supporter. Our commitment to learning across our differences and similarities make us stronger. We seek employees who bring different and innovative ways of seeing the world and solving problems. Fred Hutch is in pursuit of becoming an anti-racist organization. We are committed to ensuring that all candidates hired share our commitment to diversity, anti-racism and inclusion.

The Biomedical Technician I is under the direct supervision of the Medical Equipment and Quality Assurance Manager and is responsible for troubleshooting, repairing, maintaining, installing, testing, and calibrating basic clinical, laboratory, and medical research equipment.


  • Troubleshoot, diagnose and repair electronic, electromechanical, pneumatic and hydraulic device malfunctions to the system, device, assembly or component level as needed to best meet the clinical and financial needs of the customer.
  • Repair or replace defective patient cables, probes or other accessories.
  • Perform preventative maintenance by cleaning, lubricating, adjusting, calibrating, verifying performance and electrical safety testing.
  • Document equipment inspections, repairs and failures in database.
  • Confer with faculty, staff, health care providers, laboratory staff, vendors and management to resolve equipment problems.
  • Provide technical assistance and instruction on equipment operation and maintenance to clinical and laboratory personnel.
  • Assist Senior BMETs in performance of their duties.
  • May perform repairs on life support equipment under emergent conditions.
  • Drive Fred Hutch owned vehicles to service equipment at community sites.
  • Evaluate, make recommendations, and approve devices for use on human subjects.
  • Other related duties as assigned.


Required for this job:
  • An Associates' Degree in Biomedical Technology -OR- Equivalent education and experience -OR- Certification by the Association for the Advancement of Medical Instrumentation (AAMI) as a candidate.
  • One year of relevant experience maintaining and repairing biomedical equipment.
  • Basic troubleshooting skills.
  • Knowledge of specialized test equipment such as electrical safety analyzers, patient simulators, and device specific test instruments.
  • Ability to use basic hand and power tools.
  • Telephone operation and courtesy skills.
  • Customer service skills.
  • Written and verbal communication skills.

Preferred for this job:
  • An Associates' Degree in Biomedical Technology
  • One year of experience in a hospital or outpatient clinical engineering environment.
  • Knowledge of software applications including manufacturer's service tools, computerized maintenance management systems, databases, dashboards, spreadsheets, and other metrics-based monitoring systems including asset management systems.

A statement describing your commitment and contributions toward greater diversity, equity, inclusion, and antiracism in your career or that will be made through your work at Fred Hutch is requested of all finalists.

The hourly pay range for this position is from $29.76 to $42.37 and pay offered will be based on experience and qualifications.

Fred Hutchinson Cancer Center offers employees a comprehensive benefits package designed to enhance health, well-being, and financial security. Benefits include medical/vision, dental, flexible spending accounts, life, disability, retirement, family life support, employee assistance program, onsite health clinic, tuition reimbursement, paid vacation (12-22 days per year), paid sick leave (12-25 days per year), paid holidays (13 days per year), paid parental leave (up to 4 weeks), and partially paid sabbatical leave (up to 6 months).

Our Commitment to Diversity

We are proud to be an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) and Vietnam Era Veterans Readjustment Assistance Act (VEVRAA) Employer. We are committed to cultivating a workplace in which diverse perspectives and experiences are welcomed and respected. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, creed, ancestry, national origin, sex, age, disability (physical or mental), marital or veteran status, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity, political ideology, or membership in any other legally protected class. We are an Affirmative Action employer. We encourage individuals with diverse backgrounds to apply and desire priority referrals of protected veterans. If due to a disability you need assistance/and or a reasonable accommodation during the application or recruiting process, please send a request to Human Resources at or by calling 206-667-4700.

Job ID: 74164917

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