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Clinical Engineer

Location: Oakland, CA Job Number: 700209 Date posted: 05/17/2018
Description: Assures that Kaiser Permanente acquires clinically reliable, safe, and cost effective clinical technologies; and ensures appropriate and safe application of those clinical technologies across the Kaiser Permanente enterprise through the application of standard engineering techniques, procedures, and criteria.


Essential Responsibilities:
  • Conducts independent work in support of all phases of the clinical technology lifecycle.

  • Manages a limited number of simple individual projects including a sub-project within a program.

  • Monitors emerging technologies; reports on healthcare related technology trends; assess new healthcare related technologies; disseminates healthcare related technology information as appropriate across the Kaiser Permanente enterprise.
  • Assists with the development of equipment configurations in consultation with user groups and strategic partners.

  • Assists with the production of 3-5 year clinical technology forecasts and strategic plans for service area, regional, and national purchasing plans. Conducts cost-benefit analyses.

  • Assists with consultative support to the regional and national Clinical Technology leadership in the development of service maintenance contracts; data analysis, technology assessments and forecasts, and other forms of customized consultation.
  • Assists with the deployment of clinical technology in new and existing care delivery environments; provides technical and environmental requirements; assists with the reviews of facility construction plans, templates; assists with the reviews of startup equipment lists; assists with equipment installations as needed.

  • Assists with system assessment, design, implementation, and support strategy for clinical technology IT networks and integrations within service areas, regions, and/or across the enterprise.

  • Assist with the reviews of FDA and non-regulatory Hazard Alerts to determine appropriate level of response in collaboration with the National Product Recall Management team; consults with operational leaders, risk managers, and facility directors to ensure compliance at the service area, regional, and enterprise levels.

  • Assists with incident investigations and equipment performance analysis.



  • Basic Qualifications:
    Experience
  • N/A
    Education
  • Bachelors degree in engineering or engineering technology required.
    License, Certification, Registration
  • Possess and maintains a valid U.S. Driver's license.



    Additional Requirements:
  • Experience delivering simple projects.
  • Demonstrated understanding of basic engineering principles.
  • Working technical knowledge of clinical technology (ie, devices and systems) used in at least two clinical specialties along with an understanding of the related clinical practices.
  • Working knowledge of information technologies as they relate to networking, integration, and interoperability of clinical technologies.
  • Proficiency in word processing, spreadsheet, database management, and presentation software.
  • Knowledge of federal, state, and local regulations related to clinical technologies in healthcare environments.
  • Demonstrated understanding of basic healthcare technology management (preferred).


    Preferred Qualifications:
  • One (1) year clinical engineering experience within a healthcare technology management department preferred.
  • Masters degree preferred.
  • Biomedical/Clinical engineering or engineering technology preferred.
  • Demonstrated intent to pursue certification as a Clinical Engineer;
  • Licensure as a Professional Engineer; or other related professional certification.

    Primary Location: California,Oakland,1800 Harrison 1800 Harrison Scheduled Weekly Hours: 40 Shift: Day Workdays: Mon - Fri Working Hours Start: 8:00 AM Working Hours End: 5:00 PM Job Schedule: Full-time Job Type: Standard Employee Status: Regular Employee Group/Union Affiliation: Salaried, Non-Union, Exempt Job Level: Individual Contributor Job Category: Biomedical Engineering Department: Clinical Technology Travel: Yes, 25 % of the Time
    Kaiser Permanente is an equal opportunity employer committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce. Applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), age, sexual orientation, national origin, marital status, parental status, ancestry, disability, gender identity, veteran status, genetic information, other distinguishing characteristics of diversity and inclusion, or any other protected status.

    External hires must pass a background check/drug screen. Qualified applicants with arrest and/or conviction records will be considered for employment in a manner consistent with federal and state laws, as well as applicable local ordinances, including but not limited to the San Francisco and Los Angeles Fair Chance Ordinances.
  • About Facilities Services & Materials Management Careers

    Facilities Services & Materials Management Careers

    Handling the administration of all activities concerned with the ordering, storage, and movement of materials — as well as assessing, maintaining, and improving the upkeep and appearance of our facilities — as a member of this team you'll help everything look and run its best inside and outside our 600+ locations. Working in building management, maintenance, sourcing, purchasing, environmental services, and more, you'll play a vital role in ensuring the success of our organization.

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