Maintains a system of management controls to ensure the efficient and effective delivery of quality services by the employees of the Clinical Engineering department. Directs and assists the employees and is responsible for the planning, organizing, directing, coordinating and evaluating of the functions, activities and costs within the department. Provides engineering and technical support to the hospital and Samaritan Health Services.
Clinical Engineering provides technical support to Samaritan Health Services patient care areas through the installation, calibration, preventive maintenance, performance assurance and repair of imaging, high energy and biomedical equipment.
High school diploma or equivalent required.
ICC certification for Clinical Engineering or registration as a Professional Engineer (PE) preferred.
One (1) of the following required:
Bachelor's degree in Engineering or related field and three (3) years experience as a CBET, BMET or Clinical Engineer.
Bachelor's degree in Engineering or related field and five (5) years experience in a related healthcare occupation.
A satisfactory equivalent combination of education and/or experience.
Experience or training in the following required:
Theories, concepts and principles of administration and management including an awareness of current healthcare demands and trends.
Budget management and statistical methods.
State and federal regulatory and accrediting agency standards and guidelines.
Computer applications such as email, database, spreadsheet and word processing; and in running diagnostic programs and maintaining accurate records of repairs, calibrations and tests.
Leadership - Inspires, motivates, and guides others toward accomplishing goals. Achieves desired results through effective people management.
Conflict resolution - Influences others to build consensus and gain cooperation. Proactively resolves conflicts in a positive and constructive manner.
Critical thinking – Identifies complex problems. Involves key parties, gathers pertinent data and considers various options in decision making process. Develops, evaluates and implements effective solutions.
Communication and team building – Leads effectively with excellent verbal and written communication. Delegates and initiates/manages cross-functional teams and multi-disciplinary projects.
Knowledge of general engineering principles, maintenance and repair processes, the relative logic of cause and effect relationships, and the problem-solving process. Skilled in computer applications such as email, database, spreadsheet and word processing; and in running diagnostic programs and maintaining accurate records of repairs, calibrations and tests.
Knowledge of Medical Equipment Maintenance Management programs, concepts and delivery systems including codes, standards and regulatory compliance issues. Ability to read and interpret blueprints, manufacturer's specifications, schematics, purchase requests, equipment, and materials for installation and repair of equipment and facilities systems.
(1 - 10% of the time)
(11 - 33% of the time)
(34 - 66% of the time)
(67 – 100% of the time)
LIFT (Floor to Waist: 0"-36") 60 or more Lbs
LIFT (Waist to Eye: up to 54")40 – 60 Lbs
CLIMB - STAIRS
CLIMB - LADDER
CARRY 1-handed, 0 - 20 pounds
SQUAT Static (hold >30 sec)
BEND FORWARD at waist
KNEEL (on knees)
CRAWL (hands & knees)
PUSH (0-20 pounds force)
PULL (0-20 pounds force)
WALK - LEVEL SURFACE
LIFT (Floor to Waist: 0"-36") 0 - 20 Lbs
LIFT (Floor to Waist: 0"-36") 20 - 40 Lbs
LIFT (Floor to Waist: 0"-36") 40 - 60 Lbs
LIFT (Waist to Eye: up to 54") 0 - 20 Lbs
LIFT (Waist to Eye: up to 54") 20 – 40 Lbs
ROTATE TRUNK Standing
ENTER & EXIT VEHICLE/MACHINERY
REACH - Forward
REACH - Upward
ROTATE TRUNK Sitting
MANUAL DEXTERITY Hands/wrists
Location: Samaritan Health Services · GSR Clinical Engineering
Schedule: 1.0 (80 hrs/pp), Day