The Enterprise Information Services (EIS) team at Cedars-Sinai understands that true clinical transformation and the optimization of a clinical information systems implementation is fueled through the alignment of the right 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. When you join our team, you’ll gain access to our groundbreaking biomedical research facilities and advanced medical education programs. We offer learning programs, tuition reimbursement and performance-improvement projects so you can achieve certifications and degrees while gaining the knowledge and experience needed to advance your career.
We take pride in hiring the best, most hard-working employees. Our dedicated doctors, nurses and staff reflect the culturally and ethnically diverse community we serve. They are proof of our dedication to creating a dynamic, inclusive environment that fuels innovation and the gold standard of patient care we strive for.
What will you be doing in this role:
The Clinical Engineer II 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. Leads teams comprised of engineers and technicians. Educates and advises medical and technical staff on medical technologies, lead quality improvement activities, and suggest innovative solutions to technical problems.
Responsible for moderate to the most complex equipment management by working with a multidisciplinary team of internal and external customers and stakeholders to identify needs, coordinates purchases, manages installations, organizes in-service 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.
Recommends and 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 necessary parties. Communicates to manufacturers about problems with medical devices and ensures appropriate response.
Responses to and addresses recalls/remediations, contract management, and department policy and procedure tasks.
Ensures all program components support Joint Commission and various other state and local codes that relate to electrical and mechanical safety.
Performs rounds on clinical (patient care) units to verify proper 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 high complexity.
Develops and monitors compliance with equipment preventive maintenance schedules.
Leads complex and/or large projects through all stages of a project plan.
Serves on internal and/or external hospital committees and working groups.
Three (3) plus years of experience providing clinical engineering services using established engineering methods and standards in evaluating, investigating, and problem solving.
Clinical engineering experience in a hospital preferred.
Knowledge of engineering tools and programming and ability to diagnose and solve technical and/or system problems of moderate complexity.
Solid grasp of computer literacy and the use of word processing, spreadsheets, databases, graphics, and statistics.
Bachelor's degree in Engineering or related field.
Master's degree preferred.
Certified Clinical Engineer (CCE) preferred.
Working Title: Clinical Engineer II - Onsite Department: Clinical Technology Services Business Entity: Cedars-Sinai Medical Center Job Category: Information Technology Job Specialty: Biomedical Technology Position Type: Full-time Shift Length: 8 hour shift Shift Type: Day Base Pay:$78,100.00 - $124,800.00
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.