Handy Land: A Day in the Life of a Biomed
This article will appear with 24×7’s June 2016 anniversary coverage.
Good Day Sunshine
Start your day off right by getting out of the basement and checking in with other departments. Help yourself to a bagel, and move forward one space.
The CT machine in the ER is down, and you’re stuck waiting for the OEM’s service tech. Lose 2 hours.
Meet with IT to plan the rollout of a new EHR system. Congratulate yourself for being a team player, and move ahead three spaces.
A senior biomed with 40 years’ experience is retiring next month, but the hospital is in a hiring freeze. Notify HR and plan to reallocate workloads.
By getting a quote from a second vendor, you save your facility $15,000 on a service contract. Move ahead four spaces!
You track down a hard-to-find replacement part online—and the company even offers same-day shipping! Proceed to checkout.
Take 5 minutes to schedule a test date for the fall CHTM exam. Almost there!
A promising student from a local biomed program wants to intern at your facility. Start over tomorrow!
Source: 24x7 Magazine
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