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Medical Equipment IT Specialist (UPMC Harrisburg)

  • Job ID: 342441534
  • Status: Full-Time
  • Regular/Temporary: Regular
  • Hours:
  • Shift: Day Job
  • Facility: Corporate Supply Chain
  • Department: BIO - Admin
  • Location: 111 South Front Street, Harrisburg PA 17105
  • Union Position: No
  • Salary Range: $37.32 to $56.88 / hour

Description

Here at UPMC, our employees are devoted to making a profound impact within the communities they serve. We focus on service excellence to provide top care to our patients, health plan members, and employees. We are looking for a person who shares this passion as well to join our team as a Medical Equipment IT Specialist at UPMC Harrisburg. This full-time position works daylight hours and will support the Harrisburg region along with travel to Pittsburgh for training.

A successful employee at UPMC is compassionate, determined, committed, and ambitious. Are you eager to be a part of health care excellence? If so, apply today! UPMC also offers one of the best benefits packages in the nation, PTO, retirement plans, and a rewarding career ladder across all departments!

The Medical Equipment IT Specialist (MEITS) performs repairs, installation, inspections, and preventive maintenance on IT-based, patient-related medical devices used throughout UPMC. The (MEITS) works under general supervision and relies on experience and judgment to plan and accomplish assigned tasks and goals. This position provides technical support, orientation, and training to all other levels of technical staff and equipment operators.

Responsibilities:

  • Understand, implement, and provide training on specific regulatory requirements.
  • Priority Class 'Specialty' Equipment includes but is not limited to:: Nuclear camera, CT scanners, cath lab systems, dialysis, anesthesia, ventilators, sterilizers (steam and ETO), gas plasma sterilizers, tunnel washer, lasers, MRI, linear accelerator, perfusion equipment, surgical endoscope repair, system installations and relocations, diagnostic software support, clinical application, and mapping systems.
  • Maintain records of all work activities in the Computerized Maintenance Management System and Kronos system.
  • Provide technical hands-on, remote, and phone support related to all technical staff levels.
  • Participates in on-call rotation as indicated by director.
  • Maintain data privacy and security of computer-based networked medical devices where applicable.
  • Provide project management support for system installation, and integration initiatives.
  • Provide equipment application support to equipment operators as required.
  • Able to supervise all levels of technical staff if required.
  • Perform routine preventive maintenance, inspection, and repair on Medium, High, and Specialty priority types of medical equipment.
  • Priority Class `Medium Equipment includes but is not limited to: Patient monitoring systems, video equipment, warmers (blood and fluid), scope washers, lab equipment (analyzers), oximeters, infusion devices, diagnostic test equipment (pulmonary), NIBP units, humidifiers, oxygen equipment (respiratory), nerve/muscle stimulator, Doppler, computer work stations, pumps, tourniquets, SCD, hypothermia, EKG machines, ultrasound (PT), OR tables, OR lights and sonics, rongeurs, needle holders, general imaging/radiology equipment. Priority Class 'High' Equipment includes but is not limited to ESU, ventricular assist devices, nursery incubators, pacemakers, thermocyclers, spectrophotometer, portable bypass system, injectors, muse system, defibrillator, ultrasound (diagnostic), x-ray imagers, x-ray portables, x-ray processors, x-ray tables, x-ray TV systems, Cranes-Buckys, scope sterilizers, washer decontaminators, cart washers, orthopedic specialty instruments, servers, and gateways.
  • Travel between UPMC sites, hospital affiliates, and institutions for services with BioTronics Inc is required as needed. Use of personal vehicle may be required.

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.
  • Five (5) years of hospital or manufacturer's service experience. Manufacturers Certification of two (2) priority types of Specialty equipment.
  • Superior knowledge of information systems, networking, computer, server management, storage hardware, and network security.
  • Superior computer skills as required to operate a Computerized Maintenance Management System and common office software including but not limited to MS Office.
  • Basic knowledge of DICOM and HL7 communications.
  • May in the course of duties be in rooms where medications are stored. No contact with the medications is allowed.


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