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Clinical Engineering Spclst
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University Hospitals
BioMedical Clinical Eng
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Position summary

Clinical Engineering Spclst (Job Opening 438055) - Scope of Position: The Clinical Engineering department is responsible for assuring that the patient care instrumentation used within the Medical Center is safe and effective. This involves all aspects of medical equipment asset management including systems planning, pre-purchase assessment, acquisition, installation, functional verification, incorporation into the clinical environment, routine maintenance, corrective maintenance and scheduled updates as appropriate. The Clinical Engineering department works closely with clinicians to identify and address issues involving medical systems applications. The Clinical Engineering staff works closely with hospital administration, finance and procurement to achieve the best value for medical equipment, while coordinating with Facilities Services and Information Technology to insure systems compatibility.

Position Summary: Under general supervision, the CE Specialist/Patient Care Systems (PCS) is responsible for engineering, installation, configuration, maintenance and support of a wide variety of diagnostic, therapeutic and life support systems to insure stability, reliability and acceptable performance. The CE Specialist/PCS provides functional and empirical analysis related to planning, design, installation and implementation of patient care diagnostic, therapeutic and life support systems. Plans and performs upgrades to the wide variety patient care equipment and systems in accordance with manufacturers specifications and Clinical Engineering procedures. The CE Specialist/PCS collaborates on patient care systems projects that range from medium to large in scope, risk and impact. Assists with strategic projects involved in evaluating and researching new and existing products, procedures and/or workflow needs associated with all patient care equipment modalities for the Medical Center. Researches current and developing technologies to provide technical guidance pertaining to the capabilities, limitations and requirements of high technology diagnostic, therapeutic and life support systems.

Education and experience

Associates Degree or completion of military technical training program in Biomedical Engineering Technology plus three (3) years of relevant experience or Bachelors Degree in Biomedical Engineering plus two (2) years of relevant experience. Or five (5) years experience as a Biomedical Electronics Tech in the OSUWMC CE department AND demonstrated aptitude for patient care systems (cardiology, neuro, physiologic monitoring, perioperative, etc.). Certification is preferred.