Clinical Systems Engineer
Hyattsville, MD 
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Job Description
Description:

Assures that Kaiser Permanente acquires clinically reliable, safe, and cost effective clinical technologies; and ensures appropriate and safe application of those clinical technologies across the Kaiser Permanente enterprise through the application of standard engineering techniques, procedures, and criteria.



Essential Responsibilities:


  • Conducts independent work in support of all phases of the clinical technology lifecycle.


  • Manages multiple moderately complex individual projects and/or simple projects.


  • Monitors emerging technologies; reports on healthcare related technology trends; assess new healthcare related technologies; disseminates healthcare related technology information as appropriate across the Kaiser Permanente enterprise.

  • Develops equipment configurations in consultation with user groups and strategic partners.


  • Leads the production of 3-5 year clinical technology forecasts and strategic plans for service area, regional, and national purchasing plans. Conducts cost-benefit analyses.


  • Leads consultative support to the regional and national Clinical Technology leadership in the development of service maintenance contracts; data analysis, technology assessments and forecasts, and other forms of customized consultation.


  • Leads the deployment of clinical technology in new and existing care delivery environments; provides technical and environmental requirements; assists with the reviews of facility construction plans, templates; assists with the reviews of startup equipment lists; assists with equipment installations as needed.


  • Leads system assessment, design, implementation, and support strategy for clinical technology IT networks and integrations within service areas, regions, and/or across the enterprise.


  • Leads the reviews of FDA and non-regulatory Hazard Alerts to determine appropriate level of response in collaboration with the National Product Recall Management team; consults with operational leaders, risk managers, and facility directors to ensure compliance at the service area, regional, and enterprise levels.


  • Leads incident investigations and equipment performance analysis.
  • Basic Qualifications:
    Experience
  • Minimum three (3) years engineering experience required.
  • Education
  • Bachelors degree in engineering or engineering technology required.
  • License, Certification, Registration
  • Possess and maintains a valid U.S. Driver's license.

  • Additional Requirements:
  • Experience delivering multiple simple projects.
  • Demonstrated understanding of systems engineering principles.
  • In-depth technical knowledge of clinical technology (ie, devices and systems) used in at least two clinical specialties along with an understanding of the related clinical practices.
  • In-depth knowledge of information technologies as they relate to networking, integration, and interoperability of clinical technologies.
  • Proficiency in word processing, spreadsheet, database management, and presentation software.
  • Demonstrated understanding of project management methodology.
  • Demonstrated understanding of basic healthcare technology management.
  • In-depth knowledge of federal, state, and local regulations related to clinical technologies in healthcare environments.

  • Preferred Qualifications:
  • Clinical engineering experience within a healthcare technology management department preferred.
  • Active pursuit of certification as a Clinical Engineer.
  • Licensure as a Professional Engineer; or other related professional certification.
  • Biomedical/Clinical engineering or engineering technology preferred.
  • Masters degree preferred.
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    Job Summary
    Start Date
    As soon as possible
    Employment Term and Type
    Regular, Full Time
    Required Education
    Bachelor's Degree
    Required Experience
    3 years
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