Imaging Equipment Specialist II

Trinity Health Corporation Silver Spring, MD
Department:

IN306_77539 THCE – HC Germantown

Expected Weekly Hours:

40

Shift:

Day Shift

Position Purpose:

Job Description Details:

POSITION PURPOSE

Working within assigned areas, performs on-going Planned Maintenance (PM) and Corrective Maintenance (CM) of high-level diagnostic and therapeutic imaging equipment used throughout the healthcare facility. Assists in the planning and installation of diagnostic and therapeutic imaging equipment.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

Knows, understands, incorporates and demonstrates the mission, vision and core values of Trinity Health and the Ministry Organization in leadership behaviors, practices and decisions.

Meets target objectives and standards for timeliness and quality of Planned Maintenance (PM) schedules and repairs of general and specialized clinical equipment.

Responsible for maintenance, repair and servicing of specialized equipment in one or more of the following areas: nuclear medicine, ultrasound, angiography, and radiation therapy as assigned by Clinical Engineering (CE) Manager.

Orders parts and supplies, within established departmental guidelines, that are required for the emergency service and repair of all radiological and general medical equipment. Recommend radiology related test equipment and spare equipment parts to the CE Manager.

Responsible for coordinating repairs with vendors and users when needed, this includes follow up paperwork and verification that issues are resolved.

Attends training session on equipment maintenance in order to keep up-to-date on technological and medical equipment advances. Conducts in-service or coordinates training sessions to radiology clinical/professional staff on proper use and safety of advanced radiology equipment. Also, provides assistance and training to Biomedical Equipment Techs I and II as assigned.

Provides on-call service coverage after normal business hours on a rotating basis, as assigned.

Maintains high level of customer satisfaction as demonstrated by customer satisfaction surveys.

Participates in teamwork by: Keeping others informed. Initiating group decision-making. Working to accomplish team objectives and projects. Seeking feedback about one's effectiveness as a team member.

Assumes minor extra duties, including work normally assigned to Biomedical Equipment Technicians.

May be assigned duties as Lead Biomedical Equipment Technician or other duties as assigned or required.

Maintains a working knowledge of applicable Federal, State and local laws/regulations; the Trinity Health Integrity and Compliance Program and Code of Conduct; as well as other policies and procedures in order to ensure adherence in a manner that reflects honest, ethical and professional behavior.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

Minimum of Associates of Applied Sciences Degree in related field of medical electronics, electronic technology, imaging service technology or equivalent related military training and experience. Certified Radiology Equipment Service (CRES) preferred but not required.

Three or more years of equivalent experience performing corrective and planned maintenance on nuclear medicine, diagnostic x-ray, therapeutic x-ray, ultrasound, or radiation therapy equipment, including but not limited to, R/F, Vascular/Specials, CT SIM, Mammography Units, PACS, Nuclear Cameras, 1st Look Cath Lab, CT etc. Related experience operating complex testing equipment, including but not limited to high Voltage Bleeder or Dynalyzer, Densitometer, Non-Invasive KVp meter, etc.

Must possess specialized training by manufacturer or third party equipment repair in such areas as nuclear medicine, diagnostic x-ray, therapeutic x-ray, ultrasound, or radiation therapy equipment.

Must possess working knowledge of radiation physics, medical terminology, medical instrumentation, anatomy, physiology, imaging service techniques, 21 CFR (Code of Federal Regulations).

Must possess broad knowledge and understanding of OSHA, NFPA, The Joint Commission, EOC, FDA and other specific regulations and standards pertaining to clinical and radiology equipment service and repair.

Maintain up-to-date understanding of The Joint Commission and NFPA standards as well as state and federal regulations.

Ability to analyze and interpret complex information related to malfunctioning imaging equipment as described by clinical staff, then determines equipment operational condition. Follow complex written instructions, perform tasks and document actions taken to restore service.

Must be comfortable operating in a collaborative, shared leadership environment.

Must possess a personal presence that is characterized by a sense of honesty, integrity, and caring with ability to inspire and motivate others to promote the philosophy, mission, vision, goals, and values of Trinity Health, hospital, and Clinical Engineering.

Strong communication and inter-personal skills are required to interact positively with all levels of hospital personnel and vendors to achieve positive outcomes , including but not limited to physicists, physicians, administration, etc.

PHYSICAL AND MENTAL REQUIREMENTS AND WORKING CONDITIONS

Must be physically able to balance, bend, climb, crawl, crouch, kneel, reach, sit, squat, stand, twist, and walk.

Ability to mentally concentrate while being subject to stress, interruptions and changing work priorities.

Must be able to work and follow OSHA guidelines while in a hazardous environment(s) such as electrocution potentials, mechanical energies, bloodborne/airborne pathogens, dust and inclement weather, marked changes in temperature and/or humidity, radiation, fumes/vapors, sharp instruments/tools, hazardous liquids, and operating devices.

Must be able to hear speech, distinguish sounds, and speak.

Must have near vision, far vision, depth perception, and be able to distinguish colors.

Must have sensory ability to distinguish hot, cold, range of temperature, surfaces, fine motor skills, manual dexterity, and detect/distinguish odors.

Must be able to carry or lift up to 50 pounds routinely (50% of the time) and on occasion (5% of the time) up to 100 pounds.

Must be able to push or pull over 100 pounds frequently (20% of the time).

Maintains safe working environment for self, other associates, patients, visitors, and medical staff in accordance with applicable standards and procedures relevant to job duties.

Must be able to travel to the various Trinity Health, Ministry Organizations, subsidiaries, and/or training facilities

Trinity Health's Commitment to Diversity and Inclusion

Trinity Health employs more than 120,000 colleagues at dozens of hospitals and hundreds of health centers in 21 states. Because we serve diverse populations, our colleagues are trained to recognize the cultural beliefs, values, traditions, language preferences, and health practices of the communities that we serve and to apply that knowledge to produce positive health outcomes. We also recognize that each of us has a different way of thinking and perceiving our world and that these differences often lead to innovative solutions.

Trinity Health's dedication to diversity includes a unified workforce (through training and education, recruitment, retention and development), commitment and accountability, communication, community partnerships, and supplier diversity.

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