Biomedical Technician/Biomedical Equipment Support Specialist - Information Systems - Military Veterans

at General Dynamics

Madison, Wisconsin

Responsibilities for this Position
Location: USA WI Madison - 2500 Overlook Terrace (WIC008)
Full Part/Time: Full time
Job Req: RQ104104

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Job Description:

We are GDIT. As one of the largest IT and mission services providers to the government, we own our opportunities to better enable healthcare organizations to identify theirs.

You can make GDIT your place. You make it your own by turning obstacles into action. By owning your opportunity at GDIT, you'll play an important role in providing the technologies and services that millions of healthcare professionals depend on, every day. Our work depends on a Biomedical Technician joining our team to support one of our federal customers in Madison, WI, Chicago, IL ,Hines, IL and Phoenix, AZ location.

Three Positions:
  • One Biomedical Technician/BESS-Information Systems for William S. Middleton Memorial Veterans Hospital, Madison, WI
  • One Biomedical Technician/BESS-Information Systems for Jesse Brown VA Medical Center, Chicago, IL
  • One Biomedical Technician/BESS-Information Systems for Edward Hines Jr. VA Hospital, Hines, IL
  • Phoenix VA HCS, Phoenix, AZ

At GDIT, we put our people first. As a Biomedical Technician, a typical day will include:


This is a full-time, on-site position.

The biomedical technician performs duties related to technology assessment, technology implementation, and the maintenance and sustainment of biomedical equipment, devices, and systems for direct support of clinical operations. This position also supports the medical device integration and interface for the VA's Electronic Health Record Modernization (EHRM). The Cerner Corporation's electronic health record (EHR) will replace the VA's existing EHR. The new system increases medical device integration, and interfaces with selected clinical systems, for a more seamless diagnosis and care documentation process. This biomedical technician possesses skills associated with the information technology aspects contained within radiology and imaging systems, and therefore can support the integration and transmission of digital imagery from the radiology system to the patient record.

Summary of Duties:

Network integration of the Compass Router for all imaging modalities. This may include but is not limited to MUSE, ICU-CIS, PACS, and other imaging systems. Specific assignments will be subject to training and certification pertaining to specific equipment, devices, and systems.

Technical implementation of Cerner-compatible medical system upgrades and new system installations. Coordination with the biomedical engineering team and with Cerner representatives to verify Cerner-compatible status.

VLAN creation for radiology modalities, separation into vendor specific VLANs.

Managing modality updates, networking changes to new VLAN infrastructure and communicating through the Compass Router.

Assists the biomedical engineer with technology assessment and implementation to support the determination of specifications for radiology and imaging system replacement and modernization requirements, installation requirements, staff training, and activation process and procedures for new systems.


Biomedical Technician/BESS-Information Systems:

A two-year associate degree or higher in an applied science or equivalent military training.
A minimum of three years of hospital or healthcare experience performing medical equipment maintenance, with a minimum of one-year specialized experience in medical information systems and networking.

Current and advanced knowledge of computer virus protection software, available software patches and upgrades, information security tools, electronics, computers and network theory.

Demonstrated competency in utilizing and maintaining computer and server based medical equipment, medical record databases, and proprietary and generic software; experience with TCP/IP, HL7, networking, network security and DICOM standards; experience maintaining, interfacing and troubleshooting networked medical equipment to include VLAN configuration, IP addressing, sub-netting, and network security; ability to interpret, identify and apply network engineering principles and practices; and ability to distinguish networking problems from non-networking problems.

Understanding of regulatory agencies' requirements, industry regulatory requirements and International Standard Organization standards.

Familiarity with the setup and application of network test equipment and tools.

Ability to read, analyze, and interpret technical literature, schematics, and drawings.

Scheduled Weekly Hours:

Travel Required:
Less than 10%

Telecommuting Options:
Telecommuting Not Allowed

Work Location:
USA WI Madison

Additional Work Locations:
USA AZ Phoenix, USA IL Chicago, USA IL Hines

COVID-19 Vaccination Requirement: To protect the health and safety of its employees and to comply with customer requirements, GDIT may require employees in certain positions to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19. Vaccination requirements will depend on the status of the federal contractor mandate and customer site requirements.

We are GDIT. The people supporting some of the most complex government, defense, and intelligence projects across the country. We deliver. Bringing the expertise needed to understand and advance critical missions. We transform. Shifting the ways clients invest in, integrate, and innovate technology solutions. We ensure today is safe and tomorrow is smarter. We are there. On the ground, beside our clients, in the lab, and everywhere in between. Offering the technology transformations, strategy, and mission services needed to get the job done.

GDIT is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or veteran status, or any other protected class.


Madison, Wisconsin

General Dynamics is a global aerospace and defense company.

Our portfolio spans the realm of the world's most technologically advanced business jets, wheeled combat vehicles, command and control systems and nuclear submarines. We offer these through our five business groups: Aerospace, Combat Systems, Information Technology, Mission Systems and Marine Systems.

General Dynamics employs thousands of people across the globe, with locations in more than 45 countries. We rely on the skills of our employees and their knowledge of customer requirements to deliver best-in-class products and services.

Who We Are Looking For 

General Dynamics is seeking military veterans and military spouses across the country who bring a deeply rooted skillset that includes team-oriented approaches to problem-solving, demonstrations of leadership and an overall commitment to the mission of the organization.  We recognize the knowledge and skills gained during your military experience are invaluable to the success of a team. We’re proud of the thousands of veterans and military professionals who have chosen to apply their leadership, teamwork and problem-solving skills to a career at General Dynamics and to continue supporting the mission of those serving today.

Should I Apply?

At General Dynamics, our employees are the heart of our company. We rely on their dedication to excellence and their intimate knowledge of customer requirements to meet the needs of customers around the globe, day in and day out. Our employees' unique blend of skill, innovation and agility drives our continued success, and we take our responsibility to them seriously. If you are a military veteran or military spouse ready to advance your career, view our available career opportunities to the right for more information and to apply today!

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