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Radiology Service Engineer III

Req #:  116552
Facility:  Lutheran General Hospital
Department:  Clinical Engineering
City:  Oak Park
Posting Budget Status:  Day
Shift Type:  Full Time - Permanent
Posting FTE:  1

Advocate Lutheran General Hospital is the leading health care provider in Chicago’s North and Northwest suburbs offering a Level I Trauma Center, access to national clinical trials and advanced medical technologies. As a nationally recognized academic and research hospital, patients have access to the most advanced treatment in the areas of cardiology, cancer, neurosciences, orthopedics and women’s health. Lutheran General Hospital is a member of Advocate Health Care, Illinois’ largest health care system and one of the nation’s Top 10 Health Care systems.

Purpose:
Under minimal supervision performs incoming inspection, equipment repair, equipment calibration, and preventive maintenance of specialized medical imaging equipment including but not limited to CT, PET/CT, MRI, Nuclear Medicine cameras, PACS, Vascular/Cath labs, and linear accelerators/radiation treatment planning.

Accountabilities:
Corrective Maintenance
Clinical Support
Scheduled Maintenance, Safety and Quality Assurance Testing
Technical Projects, Education and Other Duties

 

Position Requirements:

  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent experience in electronics, computer science or biomedical equipment technology.
  • Five (5) years of experience working on multiple classes of medical imaging equipment with demonstrated knowledge of corrective and scheduled maintenance practices required.
  • Three (3) years working experience and formal training from the equipment manufacturer or a third~party technical training organization for specific make/model imaging devices currently in use within the Advocate Healthcare system for one or more of the following specialized classes of medical imaging equipment: CT, PET/CT, MRI, Nuclear Medicine cameras, PACS, and Vascular and/or special procedure labs. Good communication skills.
  • Ability to effectively use a computer to document work.
  • Ability to run standard reports in the computerized maintenance management system.
  • Effectively use the company standard e~mail system.
  • Basic knowledge of Microsoft® Office products.
  • Ability to use test equipment consistent with the maintenance, testing and calibration of medical imaging equipment.
  • Using specialized test equipment and/or tools can analyze electronic, electromechanical, and mechanical equipment to isolate, test, and replace defective parts/components.
  • Ability to perform scheduled and corrective maintenance on a wide variety of medical imaging devices
  • Manual dexterity, hand~to~eye coordination, and normal color vision. Eligibility for International Certification Commission certification as a Radiology Equipment Specialist (CRES). Potential stressfully environment.
  • Knowledge of safety precautions when servicing high voltage and working with ionizing radiation.
  • Potential exposure to blood and air borne pathogens, and bodily fluids.
  • Ability to do very heavy lifting: up to 75 pounds occasionally and/or in excess of 50 pounds frequently and/or in excess of 20 pounds constantly.
  • Frequent travel between Advocate facilities
  • Work off~hours or evenings and participate in on~call rotation.

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