This position oversees the operations of Clinical Engineering Accounts for the purpose of providing a quality, cost effective program that meets or exceeds the particular quality and financial expectations of large Healthcare systems. This position is responsible for providing the Hospital with an aggressive clinical engineering program that lowers their annual maintenance cost, increases equipment life cycles, and above all, provides the highest level of customer service. This position provides daily supervision of Biomed engineers ensuring work assignments are completed in a professional manner.
1. Oversees operations of Clinical Engineering Department, ensuring that Performance reports are delivered in a timely manner; providing a working environment that meets all OSHA, Joint Commission and other guidelines. Completing and maintaining all performance indicators for the various facilities at or above program targets. 2. Ensures financial performance of department by: conducting regular department head visits and meetings to review performance of Clinical Engineering program; maintaining PM/CM completion at or above program targets; being actively involved in capital asset planning, purchasing, etc., and other committees as assigned; completion of customer satisfaction surveys with appropriate results. 3. Manages and oversees technical personnel recruitment, training and development. This includes holding all necessary staff meetings; training technical staff; providing written measurable objectives; coordinating vacation, sick days etc.; and performing midyear and annual performance evaluations. 4. Provides professional team and personal growth that meets the needs of multiple location accounts with a broad focus on all technologies. 5. Assists in the ordering of parts and supplies necessary for the most cost-effective maintenance of medical equipment. 6. Networks with peers to gain innovative ideas and sourcing of information. 7. Participation in the identification of value added enhancements. 8. May also provide repair and maintenance of general biomedical equipment as secondary responsibility or as assigned. 9. Maintains effective professional customer relations and communication. 10. Performs life cycle analysis, planning of installation, site preparations for new or relocated equipment. Ability to read blueprints and effectively communicate to architects, engineers and project managers 11. Grows the program by gaining the confidence of clinical department heads and maintaining positive relationships with the appropriate administrators at each location.
• Associate’s Degree in a related field preferred. • CHTM certification preferred.
Experience (required and preferred):
• Eight years of related CE experience. • Must keep up-to-date on technological and medical advances. • Must have current understanding of Joint Commission, 21 CFR and NFPA regulations. • Must have the ability to repair and maintain a wide variety of medical Imaging equipment.
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