Job Details

Medical Imaging Field Service Engineer

Kaiser Permanente, Clackamas

Job - Engineering

Close Date: 03/28/2019


Under the general supervision of the Biomedical Engineering Manager and Chief Biomedical Engineer, performs duties pertaining to acquisition, installation, calibration, repair and maintenance of medical equipment.

Essential Functions:
- Analyzes and corrects malfunctions on a variety of medical imaging equipment systems. Analysis and corrective methods include; observation of front panel and controls; interpretation of block and schematic diagrams; utilization of appropriate test equipment; replacement of components, PC boards, or subsystems as appropriate; calibration and adjustment to manufacturers specifications; working with clinical personnel to correct operator based problems; documentation of work performed including that provided by outside service.
- Directly performs or schedules with outside service vendors the performance assessment and preventive maintenance on a variety of medical imaging equipment systems according to established procedures: inspects, calibrates, adjusts, lubricates and repairs or replaces components. Documents work performed.
- Performs inspection and certification of performance of new equipment / systems, coordinates assembly/installation.
- Prepares and recommends maintenance and test specifications for each electrical and electronic device and defines inspection and calibration cycles. Performs electrical safety inspections and performance assurance testing Completes documentation for entry into the computerized maintenance management system.
- Advises on specifications for purchases on new imaging equipment and recommends. Replacement of obsolete or irreparable equipment. Provides new product evaluation as requested.
- Ensures compliance with medical equipment hazards alerts, advises affected clinical personnel of hazard alerts, takes appropriate corrective action, and documents.
- Performs investigative evaluation of medical equipment involved in patient and employee incidents / accidents. Documents findings and reports as required.
- Assists, as required, with staff in-service education.
- Education - Develops and implements a plan for professional growth and maintains current with advancing technology, as required, performing duties.
- Performs miscellaneous duties as directed in support of the need of the organization.

Basic Qualifications:
- N/A
- Must have an AAS degree in biomedical equipment service technology, electronic service technology, or computer service technology from an accredited program or military biomedical equipment training.
- Combination of four (4) years educational and or experience in field service of medical X-ray imaging systems.
License, Certification, Registration
- Driver's License.

Additional Requirements:
- Proficient knowledge in the operation and maintenance of medical X-ray systems.
- Must be able to demonstrate proficient use of test equipment used in servicing medical X-ray systems.
- Must have knowledge of standards and codes applicable to medical X-ray systems.
- Mathematical ability, attention to detail (e.g. organization, prioritization, proofing), concentration, and alertness.
- Reading, writing, and fluently speaking and, understanding English.
- Must provide personal vehicle for business transportation.
- Demonstrated knowledge of and skill in the following areas: customer service, interpersonal relations, adaptability, change management, decision making, oral communication, problem solving, project management, quality management, results orientation, teamwork, and written communication.

Preferred Qualifications:
- Background servicing medical equipment with emphasis on multi manufacturer experience and years of service.
- Experience servicing computer client-server systems.
- Computer networking certification
- Certified Radiology Equipment Service (CRES).
- Knowledge and skill using Microsoft Word, Excel and Access.

Primary Location: Oregon,Clackamas,Regional Supply Center 10200 SE Sunnyside Rd.

Scheduled Weekly Hours: 40

Shift: Day

Workdays: Mon - Fri

Working Hours Start: 7:30 AM

Working Hours End: 4:00 PM

Job Schedule: Full-time

Job Type: Standard

Employee Status: Regular

Employee Group/Union Affiliation: Operating Engineers

Job Level: Individual Contributor

Job Category: Biomedical Engineering

Department: Clinical Technology

Travel: Yes, 5 % 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.

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