Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center Clinical Engineer Specialist - Radiology in Boston, Massachusetts

Clinical Engineer Specialist - Radiology

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Job LocationBoston, Massachusetts

Req ID 18607BR

Department Description: This position will require traveling between our Milton and Needham sites.Job Location: Boston, MAReq ID: 18607BRJob Summary: Tests and troubleshoots to board level, repairs, calibrates, and preventive maintenance of all Direct and Indirect Patient-Care-Related Electronic Instrumentation. This position is also responsible for servicing High-End Life-Support Technology devices and Radiology Imaging and Diagnostic equipment both on campus and at remote BIDMC sites as needed.

Essential Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for servicing High-End Life-Support Technology devices, Radiology Imaging and Diagnostic equipment both on the main campus and at remote BIDMC sites as needed.

  • Diagnoses, tests, troubleshoots to board level, repair, and calibrate to manufacturer's specifications all types of electronic and electro-mechanical instrumentation. Works with and understands the operation of pertinent test equipment such as oscilloscopes, digital voltmeters, etc.

  • Utilizes schematics, technical drawings, blueprints, wiring diagrams, and technical manuals. Conducts periodic and routine preventive maintenance inspections on any and all Direct and Indirect Patient-Care electronic instrumentation.

  • Prepares and maintains records of repairs, inspections, and maintenance using both 'paper' and 'computer' systems. Coordinates and / or assists in the installation of capital equipment purchases of Direct Patient-Care-Related electronic instrumentation.

  • Participates in the after-hours emergency service coverage (On Call) as required.

Required Qualifications:

  • Vocational or Technical training required. Associate's degree in Electronic Technology preferred.

  • 5-8 years related work experience required in Radiology Imaging and Diagnostic equipment..

  • 5+ years experience in the general field of electronic servicing

  • Advanced skills with Microsoft applications which may include Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint or Access and other web-based applications. May produce complex documents, perform analysis and maintain databases.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Basic knowledge of mechanics, optics, physiology, and medical terminology


  • Written Communications: Ability to summarize and communicate in English moderately complex information in varied written formats to internal and external customers.

  • Oral Communications: Ability to comprehend and communicate complex verbal information in English to medical center staff, patients, families and external customers.

  • Knowledge: Ability to demonstrate in-depth knowledge of concepts, practices and policies with the ability to use them in complex varied situations.

  • Team Work: Ability to act as a team leader for small projects or work groups, creating a collaborative and respectful team environment and improving workflows. Results may impact the operations of one or more departments.

  • Customer Service: Ability to provide a high level of customer service and staff training to meet customer service standards and expectations for the assigned unit(s). Resolves service issues in the assigned unit(s) in a timely and respectful manner.

Physical Nature of the Job:

Very Heavy work: Exerting in excess of 100 pounds of force occasionally and/or 50 pounds of force continually. Employee is physically active in all elements of the job.