The University of Kansas Hospital - Imaging & Radiology Careers

Radiology Equiptment Specialist Job

Facility: The University of Kansas Hospital - Main Campus

Department: BIOMEDICAL ENGINEERING

Schedule: Full Time

Shift: Days

Hours: 7:00 - 3:30

Work among the best. We are a top 25 employer in the metro area offering a wide array of career opportunities within our organization. We have a leading reputation for patient care, medical education, research, and community service. We value and respect the talented, committed, and diverse people who make up our hospital; they are our most important strength. The hospital offers very competitive wages and an outstanding benefit package.

We currently have an opening for Radiology Equipment Specialist II

Responsibilities:

Performs equipment maintenance and calibration of equipment at regular or required intervals to maintain manufacturers' operational specifications.

Inspects and tests malfunctioning equipment to determine cause of malfunction, following learned procedures and repair manual instructions, using specialized test and analysis instruments and manufacturers' specifications.

Disassembles malfunctioning equipment and removes, replaces, or repairs defective components, and readjusts components to manufacturers' specifications.

Confers with supervisors, manufacturers' representatives, equipment operators, and other workers to discuss and establish work priorities, resolve equipment related problems, and plan installation, preventive maintenance, and repair procedures.

Removes old equipment, prepares space for installation of new equipment, and oversees installation of new equipment by manufacturer/vendor.

Maintains records of maintenance and repair work and approved updates of equipment as required.

Orders parts and supplies, within established departmental guidelines, that are required for the emergency service and repair of all radiological and general medical equipment.

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

Maintains a working knowledge of applicable federal, state, and local laws, regulations and industry standards.

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

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

Requirements:

  • 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.
  • Must possess specialized training by manufacturer or third party equipment repair in such areas as diagnostic x-ray, nuclear medicine, therapeutic x-ray, ultrasound, or radiation therapy equipment.
  • 2 years or more of experience in the above mentioned fields if an active AAMI Radiology Equipment Specialist certification is held by the technician; or 5 or more years of experience performing corrective and planned maintenance in the areas of diagnostic x-ray, nuclear medicine, therapeutic x-ray, ultrasound, or radiation therapy equipment if the technician does not hold an active AAMI Radiology Equipment certification.
  • Related experience operating complex testing equipment, including but not limited to high Voltage Bleeder or Dynalyzer, Densitometer, Non-Invasive KVp meter, oscilloscopes, etc.
  • 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.
  • Ability to analyze and interpret complex information related to malfunctioning imaging equipment as described by clinical staff, and then determine equipment operational condition. Follow complex written instructions, perform tasks and document actions taken to restore service.
  • 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.

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