Manager – Clinical Engineering Projects
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About the Opportunity
Under the general direction of the Director, Clinical Engineering, the Manager, Clinical Engineering Projects is responsible for leading a team of clinical engineers that are accountable for the provision of medical equipment systems design, implementation, safety, and life cycle management. The Manager, Clinical Engineering Projects will act as both the team leader, providing guidance to the overall team, and as the clinical engineer on a variety of medical equipment projects and strategies. Clinical engineers serve as matter experts in interpreting the applied physics of medical technology and the technology-physiology interaction to support clinical teams and staff in optimizing the use of medical technology. The clinical engineers lead medical equipment projects including but not limited to equipment implementation, design and modification; health technology assessments; risk management; ensuring adherence to regulations and standards for medical devices; developing support and preventative maintenance plans for medical equipment; and ensuring equipment meets cybersecurity requirements.
We would love to hear from you if you have the following:
- Graduate from an accredited engineering program, specializing in electrical, mechanical, biomedical, or clinical engineering (or a related engineering field)
- Must be licensed, or eligible to be licensed, to practice engineering with Engineers Nova Scotia
- 5 years of experience or equivalent in a health care setting
- 2 years of relevant leadership experience with progressive accountabilities for financial, strategic, and people management
- Master in clinical engineering, biomedical instrumentation, or related fields is deemed an asset
- Clinical engineering certificate would be considered an asset
- High level of initiative, judgement, problem-solving, and trouble-shooting abilities, in order to identify and respond appropriately to clinical engineering-related problems and incidents, especially those directly related to patient safety.
- Proven experience in meeting planned objectives and ad-hoc requirements within a large and diverse biomedical equipment portfolio.
- Proven tolerance for ambiguity, with experience working through unforeseen challenges and obstacles to achieve both immediate and ongoing goals.
- Must demonstrate the ability to maintain currency with advances in medical and engineering technology.
- Must possess the technical knowledge and experience in a hospital setting necessary to be effective in writing system specifications, functional requirements, installation, and consumable costs as they relate to new biomedical equipment purchases.
- Must have or demonstrate the ability to acquire knowledge of wireless technology, spectrum management, medical gas and power distribution systems, computer networks, and information systems with respect to medical applications, cybersecurity, use, and patient safety.
- Proven ability to manage project with large capital budgets.
- Ability to develop strong team dynamics to solve problems and gain alignment with organizational goals.
- Competencies in other languages an asset, French preferred
Please ensure your resume is up to date and includes all relevant education, experience, training, and certifications.
Permanent, full-time position; 75 hours bi-weekly
Compensation and Incentives
Successful candidates may be eligible for our benefits package which includes health, dental, travel, long-term disability, and life insurance coverage as well as a defined benefit pension plan
Once You’ve Applied
Thank you for your interest in this position. Only those applicants selected for an interview will be contacted.
As per the COVID-19 Mandatory Vaccination Protocol in High-Risk Settings, Nova Scotia Health requires all team members to be fully vaccinated by November 30th, 2021.
Nova Scotia Health is committed to being a workforce that is free of discrimination, values diversity and is representative, at all job levels, of the people we serve. Our priority groups are Indigenous, Black/African Nova Scotians, Persons of Colour, Immigrants/Newcomers, Persons with Disabilities, 2SLGBTQIA+. Members of these groups are welcome to apply and self-identify.