Harris Health System
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Supervisor Biomedical Engineer - Administration ACS
at Harris Health System
Harris Health is a nationally recognized health system comprising three teaching hospitals and an extensive network of ambulatory care centers serving the people of Harris County, Texas, since 1966. Staffed by the faculty, fellows and residents from two nationally ranked medical schools, Baylor College of Medicine and The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth), Harris Health is the first healthcare system in Houston to receive the prestigious National Committee for Quality Assurance (NCQA) designation for its network of patient-centered medical homes.
Each year, Harris Health provides more than 1.8 million total outpatient visits through its more than 40 ambulatory care facilities. Additionally, Harris Health sees more than 177,000 emergency visits at its Level 1 and Level 3 trauma centers and 35,000 hospital admissions through its three hospitals: Ben Taub, LBJ and Quentin Mease.
Established by voter referendum to enhance the level of charity care available in the community, Harris Health System has often received national recognition for serving those in need and for its achievements in operational excellence, such as being named to the 2011, 2012, 2013 and 2014 Most Wired Hospitals lists by the American Hospital Association’s Hospitals & Health Networks magazine.
Additionally, Harris Health System is pleased that each of its three hospitals — Ben Taub, Lyndon B. Johnson and Quentin Mease — achieved Pathway to Excellence™ designation by the American Nurses Credentialing Center.
Supervises all operational aspects of the medical equipment repair program to include operational, performance and fiscal requirements of the assigned Harris Health System (HHS) Biomedical Engineering departments. Identifies and recommends cost of service reduction strategies related to technology assessment, planning, and management activities at the assigned pavilion(s) and ACS's. Provides guidance, work activities, professional growth development, and assessment of assigned staff. Maintains department technical training plan for all Biomedical Engineering Technicians at the assigned pavilion(s).
1. Education/Specialized Training/Licensure: Associates Degree in Biomedical Engineering Technology or related filed OR HS diploma/GED and equivalent training and certification from technical school/military/industrial. Bachelors degree in technology related field preferred.
2. Work Experience (Years and Area): Seven (7) years of experience in Biomedical Equipment Repair.
3. Management Experience (Years and Area): Three (3) years in a Biomedical Engineering Supervisory or Lead Tech position with demonstrable leadership activity
4. Equipment Operated: None
1. Communication Skills:
Above Average Verbal (Heavy Public Contact)
Bilingual Skills Required: No
Writing /Composing (Correspondence/ Reports)
2. Other Skills:
Analytical, P.C., Research, Statistical, Word Proc .
3. Advanced Education:
Advance Training Specialty: Associate's Degree in Biomedical Engineering Technology or related filed OR HS diploma/GED and equivalent training and certification from technical school/military/industrial
Bachelor's Degree Major: Bachelors degree in Technology Related field (Preferred)
4. Work Schedule: Flexible
Benefits and EEOC
Harris Health System's benefits program is designed to provide you with more flexibility and choices in meeting your specific needs. Harris Health System's benefits program allows you to protect your income in case of illness, death and disability, and to help you save for retirement.
It is the policy of Harris Health System to provide equal opportunity for all applicants for employment regardless of political affiliation, race, color, national origin, age, sex, religious creed or disability. Applicants may request any reasonable accommodation(s) to participate in the application process.