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Clinical Engineering Generalist l

  • Job ID: 995059629
  • Status: Full-Time
  • Regular/Temporary: Regular
  • Hours:
  • Shift: Day Job
  • Facility: Corporate Supply Chain
  • Department: BIO - Admin
  • Location: 1400 Locust Street, Pittsburgh PA 15219
  • Union Position: No
  • Salary Range: $19.95 to $29.33 / hour

Description

UPMC's BioTronics team is actively hiring a Clinical Engineering Generalist. This opportunity will be located at UPMC Mercy, standard Monday - Friday daylight. 

The Clinical Engineering Generalist I will perform repairs, inspections, and preventive maintenance on patient-related medical devices used throughout UPMC, hospital affiliates, and institutions contracting for services with BioTronics Inc. Priority Class 'Low' Equipment includes but is not limited to lab equipment, physical therapy equipment, general patient care equipment, arthroscopy instruments, printer, and PC peripherals, lasers, navigation, etc. The successful candidate must be comfortable working within the OR and interacting with medical professionals.  

If you are someone who is looking to expand your career and work within a tight-knit group, we encourage you to apply today! 

Responsibilities:

  • Routinely perform preventive maintenance, inspection and repair of Low Priority type medical equipment.
  • Understand and implement specific regulatory requirements.
  • With direct supervision, provide consultation to administration, nursing, and medical staff regarding operational, training, application and technological advancements of medical instrumentation.
  • Participates in on-call rotation as indicated by director.
  • Priority Class 'Low' Equipment includes but is not limited to: Lab equipment, physical therapy equipment, saws, dental equipment, compressors, and general patient care equipment, arthroscopy instruments, standard scissors, forceps, retractors, elevators, ortho curettes, osteotomes, chisels, bone cutters, printer and PC peripherals, lasers, and navigation. 
  • Maintain records of all work activities in the Computerized Maintenance Management System and Kronos.
  • Understand and operate all standard test equipment.
  • With direct supervision, occasionally performs preventive maintenance, inspection, and repairs of medium priority type medical equipment.
  • Travel between UPMC sites, hospital affiliates, and institutions for services with BioTronics Inc. is required as needed. Use of personal vehicle may be required.
  • Participate in continuing education.

Qualifications

  • Associate's degree in Biomedical/Electrical/Computer/ IT Information Technology or Journeyman papers (if applicable) is required.
  • Equivalent military experience and/or equivalent hospital or manufacturers service experience may be substituted in lieu of a degree. 0-2 years of hospital or manufacturers service experience and/or demonstrates equivalent proficiencies.
  • General knowledge of electronics, digital circuitry operations and Information Technology, or surgical instrumentation (as applicable).
  • General knowledge of anatomy, physiology, medical terminology, physics, chemistry, optics, pneumatics, hydraulics, hospital structure and regulatory requirements (as applicable).
  • General Computer skills as required to operate a Computerized Maintenance Management System.
  • May in the course of duties be in rooms where medications are stored. No contact with the medications is allowed.


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