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Senior Field Service Technician (Home-based) New York (Brooklyn,Queens,Manhattan)

Apply Now Job ID R-319780 Date posted 10/11/2018

Job Description Summary

To be able to service medical equipment with strong computer, electronic and mechanical abilities. Must have strong customer relations.

Job Description

** Home-based position with daily travel to customer sites in the New York area (Brooklyn, Queens, Manhattan). Company vehicle provided. **

Our BD Pyxis systems comprehensively provide medication and supply management throughout the hospital and IDN. By helping streamline workflow, improve financial performance and facilitate regulatory compliance, they can enhance medication safety and patient care.  Learn more:


The Field Service Technician will provide remote and on-site reactive service for BD Pyxis automated dispensing systems located within hospitals, nursing homes and other healthcare facilities. They service primarily hardware and software system components. Additionally, the Field Service Technician will participate in the installation and upgrades of these systems and secondarily execute a preventative maintenance program. They will participate in pre-installation testing, reconfiguring, and documentation of uncovered technical issues of all applicable Pyxis systems. 

This position is accountable for:

  • Provides technical support to external customers to resolve issues regarding proprietary software and hardware and will be capable of fully supporting all products within their region.
  • Responds to, evaluates and prioritizes assigned service orders, for assistance with hardware, software, networking, customer service and other computer-related technologies. Identifies the priority status of a service based on customer feedback and the nature of the problem.
  • Performs reactive/proactive Preventive Maintenance as assigned.
  • Handles problem recognition, isolation, resolution and follow-up for routine customer problems, escalating, more complex issues to advanced team members or department management. 
  • Responsible for the overall ownership of the service order, or will ensure proper escalation processes are followed.
  • Interviews customers to gather information about problem and leads user through diagnostic procedures to determine source of error or cause of problem.
  • Logs and tracks all service order activity in CRM, maintains history records and related problem documentation.
  • Consults with advanced team members and their liaisons to understand software and hardware errors. 
  • Notifies appropriate internal personnel of issues at a particular account.
  • Ensures customer satisfaction by responding to inquiries in a timely manner and coordinating customer service needs with other departments as required.
  • Manages parts per the parts management policy and procedures


  • Must be flexible with shift coverage in a 24x7 environment. 
  • Prior 24x7 field customer service experience required. 
  • Strong customer service skills required.
  • Experience or Associates degree in Technology or Healthcare related field preferred.
  • Military experience, a plus.
  • Must possess and maintain a valid driver's license and meet BD's auto safety standards.
  • Minimum 2 years PC experience; networking experience required.
  • A+ certification preferred.
  • Experience supporting automation equipment in a healthcare setting a plus.
  • Excellent verbal and written customer service, telephone, troubleshooting and communication skills.
  • Must be able to lift a minimum of 70 lbs. This position requires a considerable amount of pushing, pulling, stooping, bending and lifting.
  • Must provide proof of, and maintain current immunizations and obtain additional immunizations appropriate for the facility which enables access to customer sites in order to perform essential job functions. Proofs must include: Hepatitis B, Influenza (current year), MMR (mumps, measles, rubella), Varicella (chicken pox), Annual TB/PPD (skin test), Tetanus/Diphtheria/Pertussis.


Primary Work Location

USA CA - San Diego Bldg A&B

Additional Locations

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