Department Manager - Clinical Engineering Manager

Uconn Dental School   •  

Farmington, CT

Industry: Education


5 - 7 years

Posted 63 days ago

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  • Schedules, assigns, oversees and reviews the work of the clinical engineering staff, provides training and assistance, conducts performance evaluations

  • Determines priorities and plans work

  • Establishes and maintains procedures

  • Develops or makes recommendations on the development of policies and standards

  • Acts as liaison with other departments, agencies and outside officials; prepares the budget

  • Directs and controls the purchase of new medical equipment

  • Manages planning and budget projections for medical equipment service costs and needed resources

  • Supervises the monitoring of repair and testing activities to ensure completion of performance assurance testing and preventive maintenance

  • May provide technical expertise in the design/layout of equipment and rooms in all phases of construction

  • Supervises the acquisition of parts, components, tools, instruments and outside services

  • Provides technical consultation to hospital administration and clinical personnel

  • Ensures department’s compliance with accreditation and regulatory agencies

  • Directs the department’s quality assurance program

  • Represents department on various committees

  • Performs device-related incident investigations and monitors the UCHC device tracking program

  • Coordinates the department’s recall/hazard alert notification program

  • Performs related duties as required



  • Considerable knowledge of relevant state and federal laws, statutes, and regulations

  • Considerable knowledge of UCHC policies and procedures

  • Considerable knowledge of relevant State and Federal Laws, statutes and regulations

  • Considerable knowledge of clinical/radiological instrumentation, radiation physics, biomedical engineering principles and clinical applications

  • Considerable technical knowledge of and ability to repair, maintain and calibrate the most sophisticated equipment

  • Considerable knowledge of current codes and standards governing equipment in a health care setting

  • Knowledge of medical terminology

  • Knowledge of anatomy and physiology

  • Knowledge of UCHC purchasing, shipping, receiving and accounts payable. Considerable interpersonal skills

  • Considerable oral and written communication skills. Ability to provide training and technical assistance

  • Supervisory ability


General Experience:

  • A Bachelor’s degree Biomedical, Electrical, Electronic or Mechanical Engineering and five (5) years of professional experience in the selection, testing, repair and management of clinical/radiological instrumentation in a health care setting

  • An Associate’s degree in biomedical, electrical, electronic technology or business and seven (7) years professional experience in the selection, testing, repair and management of clinical instrumentation in a health care setting

Special Experience:

Three (3) years of the general experience must have been in a supervisory capacity

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience or college level training in computer technology, including but not limited to: network access, database administration (Oracle, SQL, Access preferred), programming, system design principles and/or IT securityexperience

  • Experience with a computerized maintenance management system; such as TMS

  • Experience with maintaining an alternative equipment maintenance (AEM) program

Substitutions Allowed:

A Master’s degree in a closely related field may be substituted for one (1) additional year of the general experience


  • Incumbents in this class may be exposed to electric shock hazards from equipment and exposure to infectious diseases, radiation, toxic and hazardous substances

  • Ability to lift objects weighing twenty-five (25) pounds