Job Information

Kaiser Permanente Biomedical Engineer/Instrumentation, San Jose in San Jose, California

Job Summary:

The Biomedical Engineer plans, trains others, and installs, maintains and repairs sophisticated medical equipment and systems utilized in the diagnosis treatment and monitoring of patients.

Essential Responsibilities:

  • Working under the supervision of a manager or designee, perform all phases of scheduled and corrective repairs of biomedical equipment and medical systems.

  • Perform pre-issue and asset accounting, equipment installation and de-installation of related equipment as needed.

  • Performs scheduled and unscheduled inspections, maintenance and electrical safety tests of biomedical equipment where applicable to maintain code compliance.

  • Responsible for documenting the results of all inspections, maintenance and tests.

  • Must work collaboratively with all other biomedical engineers specialties (Instrumentation, X-Ray, CT/MR, Diagnostic Ultrasound, Nuclear Med, Clinical Laboratory, RT/Anesthesia, Ophthalmology/Lasers, and Clinical Systems Integrations), KPIT, Business Partners, and Original Equipment Manufacturer (OEM) representatives.

  • Individual is required to complete applicable documentation of all work performed, in a timely manner.

  • Frequent travel will be required for the Shared Services/Support biomed engineers to provide service support.

  • Occasional travel will be required for the Stationary Service Area Support biomed engineers to provide service support to other sites.

  • All biomed engineers will be required to travel to attend technical training.

  • Afterhours work may be required on a scheduled and nonscheduled basis to complete required work.

  • Will be assigned to weekday and weekend on-call schedule to perform emergency service.

  • Communication devices will be supplied and will need to be kept ON during duty hours.

Basic Qualifications:


  • Minimum four (4) years experience of formal and/or on the job training.


  • High School Diploma or General Education Development (GED)

License, Certification, Registration

  • Driver's License (California)

Additional Requirements:

  • Must have good driving record and maintain a valid unrestricted class C or better drivers license.

  • Must have experience and working knowledge of the medical equipment and systems in general instrumentation or the specialty area assigned and identified above.

  • Must be willing to work extended hours.

  • Must be proficient operating PCs with Windows operating systems.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Associates degree or equivalent in electronics, physics or related science degree preferred.


TITLE: Biomedical Engineer/Instrumentation, San Jose

LOCATION: San Jose, California

REQNUMBER: 1220072

External hires must pass a background check/drug screen. Qualified applicants with arrest and/or conviction records will be considered for employment in a manner consistent with Federal, state and local laws, including but not limited to the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran, or disability status.