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. Cedars-Sinai has once again solidified its position as a global healthcare technology leader, receiving top accolades in not one but two prestigious surveys.
Why work here?
Cedars-Sinai placed in the top 20 on??Newsweek???s ???World's Best Smart Hospitals 2024?????list, which highlights hospitals that have excelled in the utilization of electronic functionalities, telemedicine, digital imaging, artificial intelligence and robotics.
The organization???s Healthtech excellence was acknowledged again, this time by the esteemed ???CHIME Digital Health Most Wired??? recognition program. Cedars-Sinai was assigned a Level 10???the most prestigious level of certification???among more than 300 surveyed healthcare organizations. Cedars-Sinai netted high scores across multiple domains and particularly excelled in the areas of infrastructure, interoperability, and population health innovation.
What will you be doing in this role:
The Clinical Engineer I 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. The Clinical Engineer I participates on teams comprised of engineers and technicians. Assists in educating medical and technical staff on medical technologies, quality improvement activities, and creating innovative solutions to technical problems.
Responsible for basic to moderately complex equipment management by working with a multidisciplinary team of internal and external customers and stakeholders to identify needs, coordinate purchases, manage installations, organize in-service trainings, plan 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.
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.
Responds 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 minimal to moderate complexity.
Monitors compliance with equipment preventive maintenance schedules and resolves compliance issues.
Leads small to medium projects through all stages of a project plan.
Acts as a department resource and serves on internal and/or external hospital committees and working groups.
One (1) 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.
Certified Clinical Engineer (CCE) preferred.
Req ID : 741 Working Title : Clinical Engineer I - Onsite Department : Clinical Technology Systems Business Entity : Cedars-Sinai Medical Center Job Category : Information Technology Job Specialty : Biomedical Technology Overtime Status : EXEMPT Primary Shift : Day Shift Duration : 8 hour Base Pay : $70,928 - $113,484.80
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 opportunities 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 competi...tive 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.