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Clinical Engineering Generalist I

  • Job ID: 547952697
  • Status: Full-Time
  • Regular/Temporary: Regular
  • Hours:
  • Shift: Day Job
  • Facility: Corporate Supply Chain
  • Department: BIO - Admin
  • Location: 815 Freeport Road, Pittsburgh PA 15215
  • Union Position: No
  • Salary Range: $20.64 to $30.36 / 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 Clinical Engineering Generalist I at UPMC St. Margaret. This position works Monday-Friday during daylight hours with on-call availability every 8 weeks. One can expect infrequent travel to other facilities as needed.

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. They work under direct supervision and select from a variety of established procedures to establish assigned tasks.

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!

Responsibilities:

  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.

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 manufacturer's 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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