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Director, Biomedical Engineering

Company: MemorialCare
Location: Long Beach
Posted on: June 5, 2024

Job Description:

Title:Director, Biomedical Director Location:Long Beach, CA Department:Foundation Status:Full-time Shift: Days Pay Range*: $120k - $180k/annually MemorialCare is a nonprofit integrated health system that includes four leading hospitals, award-winning medical groups - consisting of over 200 sites of care, and more than 2,000 physicians throughout Orange and Los Angeles Counties. We are committed to increasing access to patient-centric, affordable, and high-quality healthcare; your personal contributions are integral to MemorialCare's recognition as a market leader and innovator in value-based and other care models. Across our family of medical centers, we support each one of our bright, talented employees in reaching the highest levels of professional development, contribution, collaboration, and accountability.Whatever your role and whatever expertise you bring, we are dedicated to helping you achieve your full potential in an environment of respect, innovation, and teamwork. Position Summary This position is accountable for the planning, directing, and controlling all aspects of the Biomedical Engineering (BME) and Central Equipment Services (CES) departments in providing medical equipment support and management services to Long Beach Memorial Medical Center and Miller Children's Hospital in accordance with all government regulatory and Joint Commission requirements and standard clinical practices. Director is also responsible for the management of the BME department at Community Hospital Long Beach (CHLB). Essential Functions and Responsibilities of the Job -Managing Biomedical Engineering [BME] and Central Equipment Services [CES] staff (recruiting, training, assigning, managing and assessing, staff development). Includes one administrative secretary, 1 lead Biomedical technician, and 8 Biomedical equipment technicians [BME], 1 CES supervisor, 1 CES coordinator, and 12 equipment support technicians [ESS]. -Consulting and assisting in the management of medical device technology with other leadership colleagues in both medical centers under current operational requirements and in future medical center expansion programs. -Problem Solving (analyzing and implementing effective solutions) --- Reporting (to include adverse equipment events, manufacturer and FDA equipment alerts, and other mandated reporting events) in collaboration with Risk Management and regulatory agencies. -Budget (monitor, planning, and assisting in creating and administering the departments operations budget) -Policy development and review -Communicating (participation in patient safety, disaster preparedness, risk management, and other clinical support groups) -Self Development (attend courses, outside reading, in-house education, seminars) --- Maintain and develop the medical equipment management program and its computerized maintenance management software (CMMS). -Maintain the proper levels of equipment and supplies delivered throughout the medical centers to insure prompt and accurate deliveries. -Management of all non-hospital owned medical equipment rented, leased, or contracted to the medical centers. -Advise and participate in the selection of medical equipment used and requested by the medical center. -Promote and expand the integration of medical devices into the electronic medical record system (EPIC) as requested and collaborated with Information Services and the MC*21team. *Placement in the pay range is based on multiple factors including, but not limited to, relevant years of experience and qualifications. In addition to base pay, there may be additional compensation available for this role, including but not limited to, shift differentials, extra shift incentives, and bonus opportunities.Health and wellness is our passion at MemorialCare-that includes taking good care of employees and their dependents. We offer high quality health insurance plan options, so you can select the best choice for your family. And there's more...Check out ourfor more information about our Benefits and Rewards. Minimum Requirements Qualifications/Work Experience:

  • Five Minimum 3 years' successful experience responsible for multiple cost centers and programs.
  • Engineering with Biomedical emphasis or equivalent clinical engineering degree preferred. g
  • Minimum 5 years experience in managinga Biomedical Engineering department in an acute health care facility.
  • BS in Healthcare administration may be approved by Human Resources and Engineering VP as reviewed for experience factors. Education/Licensure/Certification:
    • Minimum AS degree in Electronics with ICC/AAMI Certification in Biomedical Engineering Technology, BS in Electrical

Keywords: MemorialCare, Long Beach , Director, Biomedical Engineering, Executive , Long Beach, California

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