As the region's only Level I Trauma center, Harborview Medical Center (HMC) is well known for innovations and excellence in trauma care and its centers of emphasis: Trauma, Burn, Neurosciences, AIDS/STD, Center for Advanced Reconstruction and Rehabilitation (CARER), and mentally-and medically- vulnerable populations. In addition to the centers of emphasis, HMC serves a mission population for King County. Harborview employees are committed to the vital role the institution plays in the immediate community, as well as the entire Northwest region. HMC is owned by King County and managed by the University of Washington (UW) and serves as a training site for UW's School of Medicine. The UW is proud to be one of the nation's premier educational and research institutions. Our people are the most important asset in our pursuit of achieving excellence in education, research, and community service. Our staff not only enjoys outstanding benefits and professional growth opportunities, but also an environment noted for diversity, community involvement, intellectual excitement, artistic pursuits, and natural beauty.HMC Clinical Engineering has an outstanding opportunity for a full time day shift MANAGER. The Manager will function as primary administrative contact for executive leadership on biomedical technology issues. Job Responsibilities:Direct activities of the Clinical Engineering Department in the selection, procurement, and delivery of biomedical equipment and services. Ensure all program elements are designed and implemented to comply with Joint Commission and other regulatory and inspection agency requirements, guidelines, and standards. Develop annual goals and objectives related to supporting the growth and development of clinical engineering in response to present and future needs. Develop and manage annual operating budget of the Clinical Engineering Department.The Manager directs all aspects of maintenance and repair of equipment, including component-level troubleshooting, as well as ongoing training and education of staff related to safe medical device uses and practices. The person in this role directs and manages the repair of medical equipment including radiology and radiology-related equipment used throughout the Hospital complex, including the MRI and CT scanners. Directs the repair program and the preventive maintenance program in the Hospital including medical imaging areas; ensure the documentation of all repair activities and orders, and maintain stock of repair parts to ensure rapid repair of defective equipment. Additionally, the Manager monitors and facilitates intra- and interdepartmental activities. Directs the personnel management of the group to include organization and staffing; performance management; personnel policy interpretation, advising and implementation; staff development, productivity; and resource allocation. Ensures provision of 24-hour, seven-day, on-call to support Harborview Clinical Engineering needs. Ensures the review of supplies, instrumentation, and facilities in the hospitals relative to safety and performance and recommend required or desirable changes. Specify requirements relative to national code and standards or accreditation requirements. Directs and manages preventive maintenance on medical equipment, including radiology equipment, through adjustment or replacement of items on a scheduled basis to prevent equipment failures. This individual will assist in development of departmental budget, and monitor budgets and expenses to control or justify variances. Plan, implement and evaluate programs to meet departmental goals. Represent Clinical Engineering on committees, maintain departmental records, and attend other administrative meetings as appropriate. Monitor effectiveness of departmental programs and incorporate new technology, procedures and program ideas to maintain state-of-the-art practice. Direct the evaluation of new technology for patient care, the development of technical specifications for medical equipment acquisition, the development of custom computer programs, the design of test procedures for medical devices and the design of custom devices as needed. Perform other related duties incidental to the work described herein. As an employee you will enjoy generous benefits and work/life programs. For a complete description of our benefits for this position, please view this page. Minimum Qualifications:Associate of Science degree in biomedical equipment technician/engineering. Five years' experience in medical or technical equipment operations and maintenance management; three years' management of a hospital clinical engineering program. Must have advanced electronic training and familiarity with applicable regulatory and inspection agency requirements. Equivalent combination of education and experience may be substituted. Skill to communicate effectively (orally and in writing) with all levels of hospital staff and executive personnel. Excellent interpersonal skills (tactful and courteous), supported with a positive attitude ensuring the highest level of customer satisfaction and complete professionalism. Excellent time management and organizational skills Knowledge of JCAHO and OSHA standards and other local, State and Federal regulations Builds strong positive relationships with all levels of organization Understands financial systems and impact
Founded in 1861, the University of Washington is one of the oldest public institutions in the west coast and one of the preeminent research universities in the world. The University of Washington is a multi-campus university comprised of three different campuses: Seattle, Tacoma, and Bothell. The Seattle campus is made up of sixteen schools and colleges that serve students ranging from an undergraduate level to a doctoral level. The university is home to world-class libraries, arts, music, drama, and sports, as well as the highest quality medical care in Washington State and a world-class academic medical center. The teaching and research of the University’s many professional schools provide undergraduate and graduate students the education necessary toward achieving an excellence that will serve the state, the region, and the nation. As part of a large and diverse community, the University of Washington serves more students than any other institution in the Northwest.
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