Job Description

Diagnostic Imaging Svcs Engineer
Job CategoryInformation Technology
ScheduleFull time
Shift1 - Day Shift

SUMMARY:
Responsible for performing preventative maintenance, repair and calibration of both medical imaging equipment as well as general biomedical equipment.  Coordinates vendor service and works within established NFPA, FDA, and state and department guidelines.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

Coordinates the scheduling of diagnostic imaging service requests.

Identifies high voltage and electrical safety hazards and reports them to a more senior imaging staff member or the Clinical Engineering Manager.

Analyzes diagnostic imaging equipment for causes of failure; isolates, tests, and replaces defective parts; uses available test equipment to test functioning problems and repair medical devices.

Works with equipment manufacturers on repair work and orders parts needed for equipment maintenance.

Performs preventive maintenance inspections, electrical safety testing and repairs on both biomedical and imaging equipment.

Makes necessary operational adjustments to diagnostic imaging equipment and takes sensitivity, selectivity, and accuracy measurements.

Follows established departmental guidelines regarding PM and repair documentation and completion.

Exhibits a very high level of communication, customer service, and an ability to interact successfully with hospital staff.

Provides engineering and technical counsel on codes and standards, maintenance, and repair of medical equipment in clinical and non-clinical areas; establishes appropriate safety standards, under the guidance of an Imaging Lead.

Provides correct, precise, and timely documentation of maintenance actions performed including documentation required by regulatory agencies.

Exhibits excellence in process, accuracy and compliance.

Adheres to TMCH organizational and department-specific safety, confidentiality, values policies and standards.

Performs related duties as assigned.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

EDUCATION:  Four year degree in an engineering or healthcare technology related field is desired. An Associate’s Degree or Technical School Degree is required.

EXPERIENCE:  Five (5) plus years of Biomedical equipment service experience with increasing knowledge of complexity. Prior computer networking knowledge or experience is preferred.

LICENSURE OR CERTIFICATION:  None

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES: 

  • Knowledge of the best practices for the

  • Knowledge of basic biomedical equipment, which includes but is not limited to: Doppler Blood Flow devices, sphygmomanometers, centrifuges, digital thermometers, digital scales, some infusion devices, and exercise equipment including treadmills.

  • Skill in performing preventative maintenance and repairs to mechanical and electrical biomedical equipment.

  • Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals; ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, or diagram form.

  • Ability to complete routine reports and correspondence.

  • Ability to listen and accurately interpret others' communication or instructions to take appropriate action.

  • Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral or diagram form.

  • Ability to calculate figures and compute rate, ratio, and percent, and to draw and interpret bar graphs; ability to apply basic algebraic concepts.

  • Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists.

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