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Certified Biomedical Technician

Dallas, North Carolina, United States
January 11, 2017

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Robert W. James

Dallas NC 980-***-****

Biomedical Engineering Technician Medical Device Field Technician


Solutions-driven and accomplished biomedical professional offering 15+ years’ specializing in medical equipment operations and quality assurance.

Expertly perform installation and maintenance of Surgical lights, booms, integration, and tables

Involved in the evolution and upgrading of various hospital systems. Lead key project of building 4 new OR suites.

Certified Biomedical Equipment Technician; Laser Safety Officer.

Trainer for the OR staff on surgical video systems.

System administrator for the Philips OB Tracevue system.

Resource person for the Endoscopy Department which includes Olympus Video and EUS systems as well as Medtronic Bravo System.

Certified on the Datascope system 98xt Intra-Aortic Balloon Pumps.

Lead Technician for the renovations and installation of the Emergency Department to include Philips monitoring.

Technician in the USAF on Advanced Flight Simulators and Long Range Radar Systems.

Core Skills:

Medical Device Maintenance Equipment Installations Electrical Safety Inspections

Preventative Maintenance Medical Equipment Calibration Staff Supervision

Management Reporting Quality Control Compliance Assurance

Radiology & Surgical Systems Training Troubleshooting

Professional Experience

US Field Service Technician Aug 2016 – Nov 2016

TSO3 Corporation Dallas, NC

Managed installation, technical support, and repair of VP4 Sterizone Sterilizer.

Any special projects / accomplishments?

Integration Specialist July 2014 – July 2016

Stryker / Berchtold Dallas, NC

Served as key member of east coast installation team installing Stryker/Berchtold systems to meet customer demands.

Worked closely with Hospital engineering team and general contractors to install capital equipment in account owned operating rooms.


Professional Experience, continued...

Field Service Technician Aug 2010 – July 2014

Northeast Berchtold Albany, NY

Performed installation, warranty and billable repairs, and preventive maintenance on Berchtold equipment.

Provided customer technical support for installations, upgrades, and current equipment issues.

Maintained documentation on Berchtold inventory as well as salesforce documentation system.

Senior Clinical Engineering Technician July 1989 – Aug 2010

St. Peter’s Hospital Albany, NY

Managed installation, education, repair, and preventive maintenance of patient care equipment. Areas of specialty included Acute Care Units, Surgical Services, and Endoscopy.

Elected as Laser Safety Officer for 15 years. Served as member of Laser Safety Committee responsible for updating Surgical Service policy to company with JCAHO standards.

Functioned as in-service clinical staff on laser systems and safety requirements, maintaining strict compliance with hospital policies.

Provided a conduit for Nursing and Information Technology on the web-based clinical information system, OB Tracevue.

Assisted Nursing teams on evaluation and deposition of clinical equipment in their respective departments.

Implemented new equipment by scheduling in servicing, and installation with manufactures representatives.

Career Note: Also, previously served as Biomedical Technician, Level II for House of Good Samaritan Hospital and as Staff Sergeant for United Sates Air Force.

Education & Training

TSO3 factory training

Berchtold factory training

Stryker factory training

Philips OB Tracevue System Administrator School

Datascope System 98XT School

Olympus Level 1 and Level 2 System Repair course

Philips Viridia Telemetry and Monitoring course

Haemonetics System 5 Cell Saver School

Drager Anesthesia School

Rockwell Laser Safety Officer School

Digital Flight Specialist School

Aircraft Control, Safety & Early Warning Radar training

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