Manager of Clinical Engineering

  • Requisition ID: 177267
  • Department: 200572 Clinical Engineering
  • Schedule: Full Time - Eligible for Benefits
  • Shift: Day
  • Category: Management

Position Purpose

The Manager of Clinical Engineering is responsible for planning and managing the activities of Clinical Engineering Technicians, monitoring their work, and taking corrective actions when necessary.

The Responsibilities of the position are divided into two major categories: the management of Clinical Engineering operations; and the management of Clinical Engineering personnel. The Manager of Clinical Engineering is also expected to have the skills and understanding needed to perform strategic, business, and change management in addition to maintaining a highly engaged team of employees. The manager will also collaborate closely with clinical engineering technician supporting Renown Medical Group and other Renown non-acute clinical areas.

 

 

 

Nature and Scope

Operations Management:

· Oversee activities related to providing services (e.g., scheduled, and unscheduled work, project management, customer satisfaction).

· Coordinate activities of service providers and vendors concerned with installation or service of medical equipment.

· Review financial statements, activity reports, and other performance data to measure productivity and goal achievement and to determine areas needing cost reduction and program improvement.

· Provide input in the development of Departmental and/or team policies and procedures, goals, and objectives.

· Manage day-to-day departmental activities to ensure compliance with policies and procedures, goals, and objectives (e.g., prepare work schedule, assign specific duties).

· Determine departmental and/or staffing requirements.

· Ensure compliance with regulatory and accreditation requirements as applicable (e.g., TJC,ANSI, AAMI, NFPA, OSHA, CAP, AABB, CMS, FDA, FCC, HIPAA, DNV, AOA, ACR, IAC, IEC, NRC, DOH, NEC, CLIA, COLA, MQSA).

· Report departmental operations performance to other departments or committees in accordance with the Medical Equipment Management Plan (e.g., environment of care, patient safety, risk management, benchmarking).

· Participate in departmental meetings and communications.

· Ensure resources are available to complete departmental team activities (e.g., tools, test equipment, supplies, technical information, and training).

· Meet with department heads, managers, supervisors, vendors, and others to solicit cooperation and resolve problems.

· Collaborate with other stakeholders (e.g., IT, nursing, vendors) to manage device integration.

· Collaborate with other departments on utility maintenance and interruption (e.g., network, telecom, electrical, plumbing, mechanical systems, change management, downtime procedures).

· Support a complete, accurate and reliable medical equipment by ensuring Clinical Engineering staff follow all applicable data integrity policies/procedures/standards. Ensure competency of Clinical Engineering department staff and outside service vendors.

Employee Management:

· Recommend compensation, promotion, and career path of Clinical Engineering departmental staff.

· Perform personnel management duties (e.g., staffing, conflict management, disciplinary procedures, and performance development plan).

· Ensure department and/or team practices are following state and federal labor laws.

· Participate in the requirement, selection, retention, and termination of employees.

· Conduct performance evaluations of Clinical Engineering department staff.

Risk Management:

· Evaluate key risks associated with the use of medical equipment ( e.g., patient safety, operations, finance, emergency preparedness).

· Assure integrity of data collection, storage, and security associated with healthcare technology (e.g., HIPAA, EKG management, EMR).

· Recommend processes, procedures, or policies to control or reduce risk.

· Participate in incident investigations. Produce reports that outline findings, explain risk positions, or recommend changes (e.g., SMDA, sentinel event alerts).

· Manage recalls, hazards, and safety advisories related to healthcare technology.

Education & Training:

· Evaluate the effectiveness of training programs.

· Analyze training needs based on cost, operations, requirements, competency, customer requirements, resources, etc.

· Oversee ongoing technical training and personal development classes for staff members.

· Conduct orientation sessions and on-the-job training for staff.

· Assure availability of training manuals (e.g., service manuals, operator manuals, training media, and other educational materials).

· Collaborate with clinical departments on medical equipment related training (e.g., MRI and radiation safety, equipment use, use-error trending).

· Collaborate with non-clinical departments on healthcare technology training (e.g., infection prevention, environmental services, and supply chain).

Financial Management:

· Participate in financial planning, budgeting, and procurement activities for the Clinical Engineering department (e.g., capital planning, technology planning, reporting, billing, payroll, and budgeting).

· Assure compliance with organizational policies and procedures.

· Analyze the financial details of past, present, and expected operations to identify development opportunities and areas where improvement is needed.

· Authorize requests for disbursements in accordance with company policies and procedures.

· Review sourcing options for parts, service, training, and test equipment/tools.

This position does not provide patient care.

 

 

Disclaimer

The foregoing description is not intended and should not be construed to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, skills and efforts or work conditions associated with the job. It is intended to be an accurate reflection of the general nature and level of the job.

 

 

 

Minimum Qualifications
Requirements - Required and/or Preferred

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Education:

Must have working-level knowledge of the English language, including reading, writing, and speaking English. Bachelor's degree, master’s degree preferred or 10 years of clinical engineering experience.

Experience:

Five years in biomedical/clinical technology related areas required. ICC (or equivalent) certification or five years direct experience in specialty area is required. Three years of leadership experience required (health care work environment preferred). Ability to fine and implement innovative technology.

License(s):

Ability to obtain and maintain a valid State of Nevada driver's license and ability to pass Renown Health's Department of Motor Vehicle Report criteria.

Certification(s):

ICC (or equivalent) clinical engineering certification is desirable.

Computer / Typing:

Must be proficient with Microsoft Office Suite, including Outlook, PowerPoint, Excel, and Word and have the ability to use the computer to complete online learning requirements for job-specific competencies, access online forms and policies, complete online benefits enrollment, etc.

 

 

Benefits

Renown Health exists to make a genuine difference in the health and well-being of the people and communities we serve. And it is through your passion that this mission is made real every day. The relationship with employees is the foundation for success as we proceed with our strategic direction. We strive to build upon this solid partnership by offering a comprehensive and competitive benefits package that meets the diverse needs of employees and their family members.

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    Paid Time Off

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