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Clinical Engineer - Imaging - University Hospital (5573) at University of Wisconsin Hospitals and Clinics Authority in Madison, Wisconsin

Posted in Engineering 30+ days ago.

Type: Full-Time

Job Description:

Join the #1 hospital in Wisconsin!

We are seeking a Clinical Engineer - Imaging to:

·          Coordinate, and oversee the repair needs for all modalities of imaging systems and peripheral equipment for UW Health and its related off-site facilities.

·         Assist with the installation, acceptance, maintenance, quality control and regulatory compliance of radiology imaging equipment and systems.


Minimum – Associate Degree in Electronics or applicable military education and experience. 2 years of relevant surgical equipment experience may be considered in lieu of degree or military education in addition to experience below. (Applicable military education: DD214 Form will be required to verify relevancy).

Preferred – Bachelor's degree program in electrical engineering, biomedical engineering or related field.

Work Experience:

Minimum - Four years’ experience in a hospital, managing the maintenance of multi-vendor radiographic imaging equipment and systems.

Preferred - Experience in a medium to large academic setting, should include considerable experience in design, layout, and installation of radiology imaging systems.

Licenses and Certifications:

Preferred - Certification as a Biomedical Electronic Technician (CBET), and X-Ray Radiation Safety training certificate.

Required Skills, Knowledge, and Abilities:

·         Knowledge of X-Ray tubes, image intensifiers, collimators, grids, Bucky, and photo timers.

·         Knowledge of video signals, video cameras, CCD cameras, and TV chains.

·         Ability to skillfully use KVP meters, high voltage dividers, MAS meters, image resolution tools, digital voltmeters and oscilloscopes, and radiation measuring devices.

·         Ability to read schematic diagrams, blueprints, and parts lists.

·         Knowledge of the features, functions, technical operations, and troubleshooting processes for imaging equipment in assigned areas of responsibility.

·         Ability to test, evaluate and properly diagnose equipment malfunctions.

·         Knowledge of Computed Radiography (CR), Digital Radiography (DR), PACS, and image networking.

·         Proficiency in the use of personal computer applications to include word-processing, spreadsheet appliations, database, and layout design functions.

·         Knowledge and ability to oversee and perform Quality Control procedures within the assigned areas of responsibility.

·         Knowledge of radiation safety and use of proper shielding.

·         Possession of analytical decision-making skillsnecessary to quickly assess and resolve complex logistical, technical problems and issues.

·         Ability to work effectively in a cross-functional team environment, interacting positively and productively with individuals and groups at all levels of the organization and beyond to include community organizations and peer healthcare organizations at the local, regional, and national levels.

Physical Requirements:

Medium: Ability to lift up to 50 pounds maximum with frequent lifting and/or carrying objects weighing up to 25 pounds.

Work Schedule:

100% FTE, 40 hours per week.  Scheduled shifts are Monday - Friday during the day with nights and weekends as needed.  Hours may vary based on the operational needs of the department.

University Hospital in Madison is a Magnet®-designated facility that’s ranked Wisconsin’s #1 hospital and considered one of the nation's leading hospitals, teaching institutions and referral centers.

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UW Hospital and Clinics benefits

UW Health values and embraces diversity and is proud to be an Equal Employment Opportunity, Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, sex, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, age, status as a protected veteran, among other things, or status as a qualified individual with disability.