Biomedical Imaging Engineering Specialist II

Philadelphia, PA, US, 19104

Location: LOC_MAIN-Main Hospital 

Req ID: 154972

Shift: Days

Employment Status: Regular - Full Time 

About Us

We’re seeking breakthrough makers! Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia was built on the belief that we can change lives. Today, in every role throughout our hospital, research institute and care network, the 22,000 members of our workforce are finding new ways – big and small – to make a difference for the patients and families we serve.

If you are ready to challenge yourself, be inspired and grow – no matter what your role – you just may be the kind of breakthrough maker who will thrive at CHOP.

Job Summary

  • The Imaging Specialist II demonstrates a comprehensive knowledge of imaging modalities such as X-Ray, R/F, Cath Lab/Angio, CT, MRI, Ultrasound, and Nuclear Medicine
  • The Imaging Specialist II is responsible for performing the repairs, quality control checks and preventive maintenance as required on an array of imaging equipment, possesses good knowledge in the theory & operation of a variety of imaging modalities such as X-Ray, R/F, Cath Lab/Angio, CT, MRI, Ultrasound, and Nuclear Medicine with the ability to work independently or within a team-based environment to provide a timely & effective response to all requests for service. 
  • Spends 70% of time or more in repairing, inspecting, installing, troubleshooting, and calibrating equipment in area of specialty. Serves as a front line responder for escalated service events.
  • Experienced in the use of applicable test equipment such as a DVM, Oscilloscope, Signal Generator, Pattern Generator, Dosimeter, X-Ray Analyzer, and Ohmmeter.
  • Possesses excellent troubleshooting skills.
  • Familiar with equipment codes and standards.
  • Possesses good communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Possesses good time management skills.
  • Ensures all scheduled monthly assignments are 100% completed in the month they are scheduled.
  • The Imaging Specialist II must be flexible in his/her work schedule, take after hour calls, and respond as necessary to meet the imaging needs and demands.

Job Responsibilities

  • Repair Diagnostic Imaging equipment
  • Assist Imaging Specialist I with repairs and preventive maintenance.
  • Perform preventive maintenance on Diagnostic Imaging equipment.
  • Troubleshoot and resolve service issues with our customers to achieve high customer satisfaction.
  • Take highly complex technical information and communicate to the field and management team in an effective manner.
  • Maintain timely, accurate, and thorough documentation of all work performed.
  • This position has on-call responsibilities.
  • Perform all other tasks as required.

Required Education and Experience

Required Education: High School/GED

Required Experience: 

  • A minimum of one (1) year experience as an Imaging Specialist or equivalent with expertise in at least one (1) Imaging modality. 

Preferred Education, Experience & Cert/Lic

Preferred Education: Associates Degree in Biomedical Engineering Technology, Electronic Technology or similar field of study.

Preferred Experience:  

  • Three (3) years’ experience as an Imaging Specialist or equivalent with expertise in at least two (2) Imaging modalities. 

Additional Technical Requirements

  • Adept at learning on the job.
  • Possesses comprehensive knowledge and skills related to general electromechanical systems and devices as applied to their specialty.
  • Exhibits an understanding of and can fully communicate the use of devices supported.
  • Can provide support of acuity equipment for direct patient care.
  • Has a full understanding of the operations and environment that they support such as hospital, clinic, etc.
  • Possesses an intermediate level of understanding of common clinical terminology as well as that of life sciences such as anatomy and physiology.
  • Can successfully support the solution of organization-level customer service issues and complaints, especially those issues that apply to their area of specialty.
  • Demonstrates a working knowledge of clinical equipment and networked medical systems.

To carry out its mission, it is of critical importance for the Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP) to keep our patients, families and workforce safe and healthy and to support the health of our global community. In keeping with this, CHOP has mandated all workforce members on site at any CHOP location for any portion of their time be vaccinated for COVID-19. This mandate also applies to workforce members performing work for CHOP at non-CHOP locations. The CHOP COVID-19 vaccine mandate is in alignment with applicable local, state and federal mandates.

CHOP also requires all workforce members who work in patient care buildings or who provide patient care to receive an annual influenza vaccine. Employees may request exemption consideration for CHOP vaccine requirements for valid religious and medical reasons.

Please note start dates may be delayed until candidates are fully immunized or valid exemption requests are reviewed. In addition, candidates other than those in positions with regularly scheduled hours in New Jersey, must attest to not using tobacco products.

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