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Supervisor Clinical Engineering

Req #:  174361
Facility:  Good Samaritan Hospital
Department:  Management/Supervisory
City:  Downers Grove
Posting Budget Status:  Day
Shift Type:  Full Time - Permanent
Posting FTE:  1

Over its nearly 40-year history, Advocate Good Samaritan Hospital has evolved into a recognized national leader in health care. Good Samaritan Hospital has been named to the 100 Top Hospitals list six times and is the only health care organization in the state to earn the prestigious Malcolm Baldrige National Quality Award, achieving the honor in 2010. Good Samaritan Hospital features DuPage County’s only Level I trauma center, a certified Level III neonatal intensive care unit and received the American Nurses Credentialing Center Magnet® recognition for nursing excellence. A range of services are offered at the hospital, including cardiology, oncology, orthopedic surgery, neurosurgery, general surgery, gastroenterology, stroke care, obstetrics and gynecology, and low-dose diagnostic imaging. Good Samaritan Hospital is part of Advocate Health Care.

Position Requirements:

  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent experience in electronics, computer science or biomedical equipment technology.
  • Minimum three years experience as lead or supervisor in a technical environment.
  • Seven years of experience working on multiple classes of medical equipment with demonstrated knowledge of corrective and scheduled maintenance practices required.
  • Specialization in two or more classes of clinical equipment.
  • Excellent communication skills.
  • Ability to effectively use a computer to document work.
  • Ability to run advanced reports in the computerized maintenance management system.
  • Effectively use the company standard e~mail system.
  • Good working knowledge of Microsoft® Office products.
  • Ability to effectively evaluate junior technicians, assign and monitor work, and mentor as needed International Certification Commission certification as a Biomedical Equipment Technician is preferred.
  • CompTIA A+ certification required.
  • Net+ certification preferred Potentially stressful environment.
  • Potential exposure to high voltage, blood and air borne pathogens and bodily fluids and other hazards typically found in a hospital environment.
  • Travel between Advocate points of care.
  • Ability to assume on call duties.

Supervises the repair and maintenance activities performed by Clinical Engineering staff at the assigned facilities. Responsible for assigning both scheduled and unscheduled work to technicians in the department and overseeing the day to day operations of the department.


  1. Management and Supervision
  2. Technical Projects
  3. Customer / Vendor Relations
  4. Regulatory Compliance and Safety

About Advocate Health Care


Advocate Health Care, named among the nation’s Top 5 large health systems based on quality by Truven Analytics, is the largest health system in Illinois and one of the largest health care providers in the Midwest. Advocate operates more than 250 sites of care, including 12 hospitals that encompass 11 acute care hospitals, the state’s largest integrated children’s network, the state’s largest emergency and Level I trauma network, one of the area’s largest home health care companies, and the region’s largest medical group. Advocate Health Care has 4 teaching hospitals and is a not-for-profit, mission-based health system affiliated with the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America and the United Church of Christ.

Nearest Major Market: Chicago