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?
Cedars-Sinai Medical Center has been ranked the #1 hospital in California and #2 hospital in the nation by U.S. News & World Report, 2022-23. Beyond an outstanding benefit package and competitive salaries, 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 gold 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. May lead teams comprised of engineers and technicians. Educates medical and technical staff on medical technologies, lead quality improvement activities, and suggest innovative solutions to technical problems.
Responsible for moderate to highly complex equipment management by working with a multidisciplinary team of internal and external customers and stakeholders to identify needs, coordinates purchases, manages installations, organizes inservice trainings, plans 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.
One (1) plus years' experience providing clinical engineering services using established engineering methods and standards in evaluating, investigating, and problem solving.
One (1) plus years' 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.
Bachelor's Degree in Engineering, Healthcare, or related field. Master's Degree in Engineering.
Certified Clinical Engineer (CCE). (preferred)
Working Title: Clinical Engineer - Onsite Department: Cedars-Sinai Medical Center Job Category: Information Technology Job Specialty: Biomedical Technology Position Type: Full-time Shift Length: 8 hour shift Base Pay:$34.10 - $54.56
Providing healthcare for more than 100 years, Cedars-Sinai has evolved into one of the most dynamic and highly renowned medical centers in the world. Along with caring for patients, Cedars-Sinai is a hub for biomedical research and a training center for future physicians and other healthcare professionals. This attracts exceptional talent to Cedars-Sinai, including world-renowned physician-scientists who seek a place where they can both conduct research and see patients--the ideal formula for discovery and its translation into cures. Our patients benefit from access to doctors at the top of their fields, and our researchers have an ideal community in which to study the impact of healthcare challenges, and reflect that knowledge in their research. The greater Los Angeles area in which Cedars-Sinai resides possesses unparalleled cultural and ethnic diversity which offers outstanding oppor...tunities for translational and clinical research and a dynamic environment for medical education.Although community based, Cedars-Sinai is a major teaching hospital affiliated with the David Geffen School of Medicine at the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA). Cedars-Sinai has highly competitive graduate medical education programs in more than 50 specialty and subspecialty areas, a graduate program in biomedical sciences and translational medicine, a clinical scholars program directed towards junior physicians with aspirations to become clinical scientists, and post graduate training opportunities.There are more than 250 full-time faculty members at Cedars-Sinai. The voluntary medical staff, comprised of more than 2,200 specialty board-certified or board-qualified physicians, represent all of the specialties and subspecialties and collaborate with full-time medical staff in the teaching responsibilities of the graduate medical education programs.