York Hospital

Department: Environmental Services- York Hospital

Schedule: Full Time

Shift: Day Shift

Hours: Salary Position

On-Call Requirements: YES

Benefit Eligible: Yes

Temporary Position: No

Weekend Requirements: Occasional Weekends

Hours / Pay Period: 80

At York Hospital, we're more than a hospital.  We are a team of providers, clinicians and staff members offering expertise within a Hospital setting, our community sites, and physician practices located throughout Southern Maine and the NH seacoast. Our caregivers' commitment is to make a positive difference in the lives of one another, our patients and our community by instilling our vision of Loving Kindness for all. 

York Hospital has a new opening for a full-time Clinical Engineer for our Bio-Med department in York, Maine. 

Qualifications & Personal Qualities: 

Education/Licensure/Certifications/Qualifications:

 

Bachelor’s degree in biomedical, electrical, mechanical, or other related field and three (3) to four (4) years’ experience in the selection, testing, repair, and management of clinical/radiological instrumentation in a hospital setting or equivalent combination of education and experience.

 

  • One (l) year of experience should have been in a supervisory capacity for a technical service operation.
  •    Must maintain a valid driver’s license in the state of operation.

 

Substitutions Allowed:

 

Eight (8) years of progressively responsible experience in the selection, testing, repair, and management of clinical/radiological instrumentation in a hospital setting, and eligibility and/or certification in clinical engineering.

 

 

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:

 

  • Considerable knowledge of clinical/radiological instrumentation, biomedical engineering principles and clinical applications
  • Technical knowledge to repair
  • Maintain and calibrate the most sophisticated equipment.
  • Knowledge of medical terminology.
  • Knowledge of current codes and standards governing equipment in a health care setting
  • Some knowledge of anatomy and physiology
  • Considerable interpersonal skill
  • Oral and written communication skills
  • Some supervisory ability

Qualifications & Personal Qualities:

Duties and Responsibilities:

 

This position is accountable for acting as a working supervisor and manage subject matter that is expert for biomedical technician and medical equipment specialists assigned to the repair, maintain, and/or service as forms of medical and radiological equipment. This position acts as the technical liaison between biomedical clinical engineering and the information technology department.

 

  • Plans clinical/radiology maintenance and repair workflow and determines priorities; schedules, assigns, oversees, and reviews work.
  • Establishes and maintains procedures; provides staff training and assistance.
  • Conducts or assists in conducting performance evaluations of subordinate staff
  • Acts as liaison with operating units, agencies, and outside officials regarding clinical use of medical equipment throughout the organization.
  • Ensures the maintenance of biomedical inventory and compliance with preventative maintenance program.
  • Prepares reports and correspondence for clinical engineering department.
  • Develops and presents technical educational and safety programs to hospital personnel as it pertains to medical equipment.
  • Assists with planning and budget projections for service costs and needed resources.
  • Monitors repair and testing activities to assure completion of performance assurance testing and preventive maintenance.
  • Performs as project manager on special projects as necessary; coordinates technical aspects of new clinical and radiological instrumentation equipment evaluations and purchases.
  • Provides technical expertise in design/layout of equipment and rooms from pre-construction phases to final start-up.
  • Provides technical consultation to clinicians, including design/installation of special patient treatment aids.
  • Maintains knowledge of current clinical care area codes and standards on medical equipment.
  • Performs acquisition of parts, components, tools, instruments, and outside services.
  • Ensures and maintain an electrical medical equipment safety program.
  • Coordinates annual parts inventory; assists with planning and budget projects for instrumentation and/or medical equipment repair costs.
  • Acts as technical resource/consultant to hospital administration and clinical personnel; performs related duties as required.

YORK HOSPITAL IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER.

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