MD Anderson Cancer Center Clinical Engineer in Houston, Texas
Work Schedule: Monday-Friday; 8AM-4:30PM
MISSION STATEMENT : The mission of The University of Texas M. D. Anderson Cancer Center is to eliminate cancer in Texas, the nation, and the world through outstanding programs that integrate patient care, research and prevention, and through education for undergraduate and graduate students, trainees, professionals, employees and the public.
SUMMARY: The primary purpose of a Clinical Engineer is to provide technical expertise and collaboration with various stakeholders, procurement and all associated aspects of project management to enhance the medical equipment scope during clinic / inpatient moves / construction / renovation / technological advancement / capital investments, to help administer institutional Clinical Engineering operations.
ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTION: Under direct supervision assists with program management, including coordination / participation in project management activities, work history data analysis, budget control, equipment acquisition planning, and installation & testing, outside vendor management, assists in development of policies and guidelines and provision of Clinical Engineering services. Ensure all program components support Joint Commission and various other state & national codes that relate to electrical and mechanical equipment safety. Develop and monitor compliance with equipment preventive maintenance schedules.
JOB SPECIFIC COMPETENCIES:
Coordinates and/or participates in requests for special projects, such as new equipment acquisition purchase planning, provision of medical equipment / technology purchase proposals, analysis of vendor proposals, installation planning, acceptance testing, renovations, equipment upgrades and equipment disposal.
Participates in, conducts technical engineering review & research, and provides recommendations in selection of equipment, capital acquisition and systems based on design, quality, and reliability, ease of operation, general function, and repair.
Collaborates with various stakeholders (Project Team) to include but not limited to, clinical staff (Inpatient / Ambulatory), liaison with FPDC, other divisional Project Managers, customers, general contractors, vendors and other internal resources to yield productivity, keeping the clinical needs assessment as a driving focus. Guides and manages stakeholders as the medical technology / equipment SME, in terms of regulatory requirements, compliance measures and technology sustenance / maintenance post project work.
Serves as a Clinical Engineering SME on various institutional initiatives including but not limited to, Medical Device Governance with emphasis on Cybersecurity measures, SCORE (Huron Group) program, FDA GRC / Info-Sec Medical Device Classification and continuous efforts to achieve organizational vision of High-Reliability / Reliability-Centered Maintenance / Alternate Equipment Management (AEM) program updates as well as various VAT committees. These initiatives require multi-functional collaboration with resources from various divisions / departments such as Nursing Admin., PLM, IT, Sourcing & Contracts, Procurement, Risk Mgmt, Supply Chain Mgmt., Fac. Mgmt. teams and Info-Sec.
Assists department Director and other Clinical Engineering management staff in evaluation and supervision of technical staff as they perform duties & responsibilities related to technical support, maintenance and repair of patient care equipment.
Manage the key project aspects of scope, budget, schedule, and project compliance. Maintain efficient execution of projects & ensure successful, on-time completion per schedule, within the approved budget and in accordance with applicable quality standards.
Conducts regular job site inspections (if/when applicable) to ensure compliance with project scope, schedule and quality of work with consideration to clinical needs.
Works to gain knowledge of construction phases, product application and general facilities wayfinding.
Possesses good written and verbal communication to ensure a successful project completion, maintaining all deliverable(s) expectations. Clearly explains any project stage challenges or hurdles.
Other duties as assigned
Bachelor's degree in Electrical, Clinical or Biomedical Engineering. Two years of clinical engineering experience, to include one year of technical project management experience.
Position is currently onsite for first six months of employment and potentially moving to a hybrid onsite work location.
It is the policy of The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center to provide equal employment opportunity without regard to race, color, religion, age, national origin, sex, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, disability, protected veteran status, genetic information, or any other basis protected by institutional policy or by federal, state or local laws unless such distinction is required by law. http://www.mdanderson.org/about-us/legal-and-policy/legal-statements/eeo-affirmative-action.html
Requisition ID: 144342
Employment Status: Full-Time
Employee Status: Regular
FLSA: exempt and not eligible for overtime pay
Work Week: Days
Fund Type: Hard
Pivotal Position: No
Minimum Salary: US Dollar (USD) 78,800
Midpoint Salary: US Dollar (USD) 98,500
Maximum Salary : US Dollar (USD) 118,200
Science Jobs: No