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SIDRA4947 - Biomedical Engineer III - Future Vacancy

Department: Biomedical Engineering Div
Division: Patient Operations
Contract Type: Full Time
Closing Date: 30-Sep-2019
Organizational Profile:

Sidra Medicine is a state of the art academic medical center that will function to the level of the highest international standards. Its clinical focus is on the specialty care of women and children.

Sidra’s Vision is: “Sidra Medicine will be a beacon of learning, discovery and exceptional care, ranked among the top medical centers in the world”.

Achieving this vision will encompass three essential activities:

World Class: Patient and Family Centered Care Health Education Biomedical Discovery

Department Profile:

The Biomedical Engineering department is responsible for the oversight and management of all patient care equipment and associated technology deployed at Sidra Medical and Research Centre. The department will provide services for the end-to end support of all clinical technology including equipment planning, selection and procurement, deployment and implementation, maintenance and support, and safe disposition. The department will partner with caregivers to sustain and improve patient care and safety by providing high-value medical equipment services and seeking and developing innovative technology solutions. Responsible for providing quality and timely support by planning, organizing, controlling and coordinating medical technology within the framework of existing policies, procedures and regulatory requirements.

Job Summary:

The Biomedical Engineer III acts as the subject matter expert (SME) on particular classes of complex medical equipment, most of which are integrated with the hospital’s EMR system. The incumbent performs equipment evaluation prior to equipment purchase and provides technical “ownership” of the assigned classes of equipment. He/ She is responsible for ensuring that hardware, software upgrades and patches are up to date and safe for use for patient and staff; Performs receiving checks, safety checks, maintenance, calibration and fault finding on biomedical patient care equipment; Uses fully digital test devices which integrate an automated BME testing solution into an advanced CAFM application and a Wi-Fi based facility-wide RFID/RTLS tracking system. The Biomedical Engineer III provides training to other Engineers and technicians and provides a resource in the guidance to operational staff on the use of medical equipment. This position is responsible for providing quality care by supporting the activities of the Biomedical Engineering Department within the framework of existing policies, procedures and regulatory requirements.

Qualifications:

ESSENTIAL: 

  • 5+ years Senior level hands on  technical experience in the Biomedical Engineering  in a healthcare facility
  • Demonstrated experience participating in JCAHO/JCI surveys
  • Proven technical background in multiple areas of Biomedical Engineering (i.e. OR, Anesthesia, Imaging, Laboratory, IT/IM Systems, etc.)

  • Skilled in the use of electronic medical equipment database programs.

  • Understanding of automated test equipment concepts

  • Familiar with the JCIA, AAMI, ECRI, NFPA, ANSI, FDA, etc. and the ability to implement the latest standards.

  • Understanding of leading edge technologies affecting BME departments

  • Skilled in the understanding of current electrical safety codes.

  • Multicultural workplace experience

  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office suite

 

PREFERRED:

  • Master’s degree in Biomedical Engineering
  • BME work experience in a fully digital healthcare facility, preferably utilizing a number of hospital wide RFID/RTLS programs
  • Experience utilizing an automated BME test equipment program, preferably integrated to a CAFM/CMMS program for fully digital data transfer and reporting to the asset database.
  • P-ENG/ CBET/ ICC/ CCE/ CRES/ CLES. CBET highly preferred
  • Enterprise wide use of HECS, AIMS or Integrated CAFM/ CMMS
  • Have worked with automated BME specific test equipment/ protocols and their CMMS data transfer.
    EOC representative, Safety Officer, etc...
  • Have worked with enterprise-wide Wi-Fi based RTLS solutions or have a demonstrated strength in related systems.
  • Able articulate the integration efforts between the IEC and AAMI/FDA towards a common international electrical safety standard
  • Minimum 2+ years International work experience with successful participation in meetings, conferences or foreign organizationsAble to communicate technical information to nontechnical audiences

 

Sidra’s Organizational Values:
  • Trust: Being competent; acting consistently, reliably and predictably; acting with honesty and integrity; respecting patient, employee and commercial confidentiality; delivering on commitments
  • Care: Acting with empathy, kindness and compassion; being humble; listening and responding; acting with cultural sensitivity; Caring for patients and staff
  • Teamwork: Sharing information and knowledge and learning from demonstrated expertise; being respectful, and thereby earning respect of others; acting with professionalism; leading and following; collaborating and being accessible
  • Transparency: Frequent and honest communication; open access to information for decision making; willingly acknowledge shortcomings; speaking up about concerns; publishing performance indicators
  • Innovation: Freedom to innovate; welcoming ideas and encouraging creativity; supporting talent; creating confidence; celebrating successes
  • Efficiency: Providing measurable value; using data to drive decision making; having and achieving clear goals; building processes that work; continuously improving outcomes in patient and family care
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