The Enterprise Information Services (EIS) team at Cedars-Sinai understands that true clinical transformation and the optimization of a clinical information systems implementation is fueled through the alignment of the right people, processes, and technologies.
Why work here?
Beyond an outstanding benefit package and competitive salaries, we take pride in hiring the best, most committed employees. Our staff reflects the culturally and ethnically diverse community we serve. They are proof of our dedication to creating a multifaceted, inclusive environment that fuels innovation and the gold standard of patient care we strive for.
What will you be doing in this role:
Analyzes, evaluates, certifies, installs, diagnoses, corrects and verifies the performance of diagnostic imaging systems including, but not limited to, general radiographic rooms, portables, mammography, ultrasound, bone density, and supporting systems. Ensures regulatory compliance, assists in inventory management, and may serve as an advisor to other personnel on technical matters concerning diagnostic imaging equipment.
Primary Duties and Responsibilities:
Works with Medical Physicists on accurate and aligned radiation outputs to ensure regulatory compliance and patient safety.
Adjusts, calibrates, lubricates, performs operational verification, tests electronic safety, and other tasks to ensure efficient performance of diagnostic imaging systems.
Performs periodic maintenance to ensure diagnostic imaging systems are functioning accurately, providing accurate information to clinicians, and is safe for use.
Participates in pre-purchase of equipment and technology evaluations.
Analyzes serviceability, reliability, and technical aspects of equipment.
Schedules and documents work performed as advised by the department mandated by Hospital, Joint Commission, CMS, and other regulatory agencies.
Verifies the completion of security analysis for new customer equipment.
5+ years' experience in the repair, maintenance, troubleshooting and installation of diagnostic imaging systems preferred.
Strong understanding of diagnostic imaging theory, principles of operation, and clinical application.
Ability to analyze, isolate, and correct malfunctions of complex and sophisticated diagnostic imaging systems.
Knowledge of substantive programs of diagnostic imaging management, such as periodic maintenance, accreditation standards, technology assessments, etc.
Knowledge of diagnostic imaging systems and function of those systems in clinical application.
Knowledge of human anatomy and physiology.
*Valid driver's license required; variable travel requirements depending on primary site that may require use of personal vehicle.
Bachelor's degree in Engineering Technology, Engineering, or related field. (preferred)
Working Title: Imaging Equipment Specialist
Department: Clinical Technology Services
Business Entity: Corporate Services
City: Los Angeles
Job Category: Corporate Services, Family & Function
Providing healthcare for more than 100 years, Cedars-Sinai has evolved into one of the most dynamic and highly renowned medical centers in the world. Along with caring for patients, Cedars-Sinai is a hub for biomedical research and a training center for future physicians and other healthcare professionals. This attracts exceptional talent to Cedars-Sinai, including world-renowned physician-scientists who seek a place where they can both conduct research and see patients--the ideal formula for discovery and its translation into cures. Our patients benefit from access to doctors at the top of their fields, and our researchers have an ideal community in which to study the impact of healthcare challenges, and reflect that knowledge in their research. The greater Los Angeles area in which Cedars-Sinai resides possesses unparalleled cultural and ethnic diversity which offers outstanding opportunities for translational and clinical research and a dynamic environment for medical education.Although community based, Cedars-Sinai is a major t...eaching hospital affiliated with the David Geffen School of Medicine at the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA). Cedars-Sinai has highly competitive graduate medical education programs in more than 50 specialty and subspecialty areas, a graduate program in biomedical sciences and translational medicine, a clinical scholars program directed towards junior physicians with aspirations to become clinical scientists, and post graduate training opportunities.There are more than 250 full-time faculty members at Cedars-Sinai. The voluntary medical staff, comprised of more than 2,200 specialty board-certified or board-qualified physicians, represent all of the specialties and subspecialties and collaborate with full-time medical staff in the teaching responsibilities of the graduate medical education programs.