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Requisition # HRC0654463

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The Enterprise Information Services (EIS) team at Cedars-Sinai understands that true clinical transformation and the optimization of an information systems implementation is fueled through the alignment of people, processes, and technologies.

Why work here?

Beyond an outstanding benefit package, we take pride in hiring the best, most committed employees. Our staff reflects the culturally and ethnically diverse community we serve. They are proof of our dedication to creating a multifaceted, inclusive environment that fuels innovation and the standard of patient care we strive for.

 

What you will be doing:

The Clinical Engineer provides engineering services to medical and research areas including selection, acquisition and service of medical devices, project management, technical investigations of clinical incidents, clinical/technical problem solving, system design, and solution of novel system and technical problems. Participates on teams comprised of engineers and technicians. Assists in educating medical and technical staff on medical technologies, quality improvement activities, and creating innovative solutions to technical problems.

  • Responsible for basic to moderately sophisticated equipment management by working with a multidisciplinary team of internal and external customers and stakeholders to identify needs, coordinate purchases, manage installations, organize in-service trainings, plan for the handoff to day-to-day operations, and documents projects.
  • Works in conjunction with the Device Integration Team and/or clinical departments to design, implement, and analyze new medical equipment evaluations and trials and device integration projects. Implements strategies for management of technology in assigned clinical areas in or around clinical/non-clinical devices.
  • Responsible for reporting clinical incidents involving medical devices and disseminating information to all vital parties. Communicates to manufacturers about problems with medical devices and ensures appropriate response. Responds to and addresses recalls/remediations, contract management, and department policy and procedure tasks.
  • Ensures all program components support Joint Commission and other state and local codes that relate to electrical and mechanical safety. Performs rounds on clinical (patient care) units to verify accurate equipment use and operation. Maintains knowledge of and advises hospital personnel of codes and regulations regarding clinical devices and support facilities.
  • Diagnoses and solves technical and/or system problems of minimal to moderate complexity. Monitors compliance with equipment preventive maintenance schedules and resolves compliance issues.

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Experience Requirements:

  • One (1)+ years’ experience providing clinical engineering services using established engineering methods and standards in evaluating, investigating, and problem solving.
  • Experience in clinical engineering in a hospital. (preferred)
  • Good interpersonal skills: ability to successfully communicate and collaborate with others of different skill sets, backgrounds, and levels within and external to the organization. Solid skills in technical writing.
  • Ability to lead small to medium size projects.

 

Educational Requirements:

Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering, Healthcare, or related field.

Master’s Degree in Engineering. (preferred)

 

 

  • Working Title: Clinical Engineer I
  • Department: Clinical Technology Services
  • Business Entity: Corporate Services
  • City: Los Angeles
  • Job Category: Information Technology
  • Job Specialty: Biomedical Technology
  • Position Type: Full-time
  • Shift Length: 8 hour shift
  • Shift Type: Day

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