Instrument Technician I

Integrated Medical Systems International, Inc. (IMS), a wholly owned subsidiary of STERIS Corporation, provides surgical instrument and device management, as well as clinical consulting, for more than 2,500 healthcare facilities. IMS offers fast turn-around time, competitive pricing and a commitment to helping customers avoid expensive replacement instruments through effective maintenance and proper handling. IMS is rapidly growing our business and offers a dynamic environment, challenging work, and opportunity.
Instrument Technician I
The primary role of the repair technician is to perform repairs on medical instrumentation. Technicians must be familiar with various types of surgical instruments and understand how to best maintain and repair them. Repairs are completed at a company repair center. All repairs completed to the highest quality standards and in a timely manner.
Essential Job Functions
Identifies surgical instruments by various type, use and functionality. Inspect instruments to determine what type of repair and/or adjustment is required.
Disassembles malfunctioning medical instruments or equipment, troubleshoots and uses standardized testing procedures; examines and tests mechanisms for defects.
Replaces or repairs defective parts; may require modification or manufacturing replacement components. Reassembles medical instruments or equipment and tests assembly for conformance to specifications.
Ability to estimate repair costs.
Inspects instruments and tests equipment periodically and make necessary adjustments to ensure functioning within specified standards.
Abides by all Company safety and health policies and procedures. Must use personal protective equipment if required.
Determines correct spare parts required to complete repairs. If the parts required are controlled by inventory numbers, the technician is responsible for performing all necessary inventory transactions to ensure inventory accuracy.
Exercise mechanical skills for precision, alignment, sharpening and repair of surgical instruments.
Complete all necessary paperwork (i.e., logging instruments and completed repairs).
Improve results for assigned area to increase revenue, profit, personnel development, and asset readiness.
Job Requirements
Experience Requirements
High school diploma or general education degree (GED); and one to three months related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience
Preferred Surgical Technician experience or experience working is a Central Sterile Department in a hospital
Alternatively, experience working in a medical instrument/device instrument very desirable
Individuals with experience working as a Craftsman/woman in detailed repair work such as metal/jewelry shaping and polishing, watch making/repair often have transferable skills to this position
Good hand/eye coordination (manual dexterity)
Basic organizational skills
Basic troubleshooting and problem solving skills
Good attention to detail
Willingness to listen and learn
Demonstrated ability to work in a fast-paced environment
Able to spend long periods sitting in a confined space
Willing to work overtime and weekends, flexible shifts as required, and assist in other areas of repair centers as needed
Ability to effectively communicate with Customers, peers and management
Mechanical and Mechanical aptitude
Basic PC skills including knowledge of Microsoft Office products
Understanding of and willingness to adhere to basic company expectations (Customer focus, teamwork, integrity, accountability and professionalism)
IMS, a wholly owned subsidiary of STERIS Corporation. STERIS is a $1.9B+, publicly traded (NYSE) organization of over 8000 employees and is dedicated to providing innovative infection prevention, decontamination, and health science technologies, products and services.
IMS Corporation complies with all obligations with respect to online application systems under guidelines provided by the US Department of Labor's Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs. If you are a disabled person who requires reasonable accommodation to complete an online application, please contact the STERIS Human Resources Department.
IMS is an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) employer and welcomes all qualified applicants. Applicants will receive consideration without regard to race, sex, color, religion, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, genetic data, or religion or other legally protected status.
Career Level
High School or Equivalent
0 - 10%
Shift Type
First Shift

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