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    Summary

    Subject to a background/suitability investigation and a physical.
    Work Schedule: Full Time (M-F 7:30 am - 4:00 pm).

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    Responsibilities

    The incumbent performs as a Biomedical Engineer who serves as the medical technology consultant and facility medical equipment planner for the Biomedical Engineering program at the VA Long Beach Healthcare System, a large, 1A complexity, medical center providing primary, secondary and tertiary services. The incumbent supports and advances patient care by applying engineering and managerial skills to healthcare technology as demonstrated by at least three of the following major responsibilities:

    (a) Conducts an equipment management program that meets current The Joint Commission (TJC) and National Fire Protection Agency (NFPA) requirements. (b) Assures the provision of a continuing education program for clinical staff addressing the principles and application of medical instrumentation used in the delivery of healthcare. This requires skill to effectively communicate, both orally and in writing with a wide variety of individuals, including technical and professional clinical staff to communicate technical information. (c) Manages a recall and safety alert program for medical devices, including medical device incident investigations to assure compliance with patient safety goals, Safety Medical Device Act (SMDA) and TJC requirements. (d) Advises clinical and administrative staff on medical engineering technology including existing and emerging technology addressing viability, long-term suitability, compatibility, and/or safety while keeping abreast of changes in technology and utilizing information gained in the solution of biomedical engineering problems. (e) Assists with capital asset and infrastructure planning for medical equipment spanning initial concept, installation and effective implementation of complex medical equipment, such as Clinical Information System/Anesthesia Record Keeper (CIS/ARK). (f) Functions as the subject matter expert in the field of biomedical engineering who directly supports specialized clinical technology including service, system administration, training and quality assurance at the medical center.

    Travel Required

    Not required

    Supervisory status

    No

    Promotion Potential

    12

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