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1st Shift (Days)
Join our award-winning team at University of Washington Medical Center (UWMC). Among the top ten medical centers in the United States as rated by U.S. News & World Report "America's Best Hospitals", UWMC prides itself on compassionate patient care as well as its pioneering medical advances. UWMC is operated by the University of Washington (UW) and serves as a training site for UW's School of Medicine. The University of Washington is proud to be one of the nation's premier educational and research institutions. Our people are the most important asset in our pursuit of achieving excellence in education, research, and community service. Our staff not only enjoys outstanding benefits and professional growth opportunities, but also an environment noted for diversity, community involvement, intellectual excitement, artistic pursuits, and natural beauty.
UWMC Maintenance has an outstanding opportunity for a full time day shift NURSE CALL TECH (CONTROL TECHNICIAN). Individuals in this role will perform skilled work in the inspection, testing, servicing, installation, and maintenance of mechanical, pneumatic, electronic, electrical, and computer controls for heating, air-conditioning, and related equipment. Work requires skills in electronic, pneumatic and mechanical control systems, and the ability to work independently with little supervision.
Job Duties & Performance Standards
Work involves installation, modification, trouble diagnosis, testing, repair, calibration and operation of a variety of mechanical, electrical, and electronic equipment and apparatus used in nurse call, critical alarm, and access control systems;
Lay out and install mechanical, electrical, and electronic sensors, activators, switches, alarms, lights, and interfaces for nurse call systems on 24/7 clinical care hospital units;
Install, configure, program, and repair badge readers, actuators, controls, sensors, and related equipment associated with building-wide access control system;
Schedule and coordinate upgrades, repairs, and reconfigurations with vendors, contractors, and customers on nurse call, critical alarm, and access control systems;
Collaborate with project teams, system designers, installers, and customers on new installations associated with construction projects;
May trouble-shoot, repair, configure, operate, and support fire alarm, HVAC, and other similar as assigned;
Order and stock patient stations, badge readers, alarm indicators, controllers, door strikes, circuit boards, and other related parts for repair and installation of systems;
Perform related duties as required.
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Completion of a four-year approved institution course as a Control Technician OR four years of applicable experience in installation, repair, and maintenance of electrical and pneumatic control systems. Vocational or trade school training in control mechanisms may be substituted, year-for-year, for work experience up to a maximum of two years.
Hands-on experience maintaining, configuring, and repairing nurse call, access control, and/or critical alarm systems, or systems of similar type and complexity.
Experience maintaining Zettler nurse call systems and GE and/or Linel access control systems.
Founded in 1861, the University of Washington is one of the oldest public institutions in the west coast and one of the preeminent research universities in the world. The University of Washington is a multi-campus university comprised of three different campuses: Seattle, Tacoma, and Bothell. The Seattle campus is made up of sixteen schools and colleges that serve students ranging from an undergra...duate level to a doctoral level. The university is home to world-class libraries, arts, music, drama, and sports, as well as the highest quality medical care in Washington State and a world-class academic medical center. The teaching and research of the University’s many professional schools provide undergraduate and graduate students the education necessary toward achieving an excellence that will serve the state, the region, and the nation. As part of a large and diverse community, the University of Washington serves more students than any other institution in the Northwest.