Biomed Imaging Specialist III

Company Name: Childrens Hospital of Philadelphia

Location: Philadelphia, PA, US - 19104

Job Duration: 2021-06-11 to 2021-07-11


Req ID: 129214

Recruiter: Thomas Hoopes 

Shift: Days

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Please note: this opportunity is for a temporary assignment through CHOP’s Internal Talent Mobility program.

Job Summary

  • The Imaging Specialist III works with minimal supervision, serves as a trainer/mentor to Imaging Specialist I and II.
  • The Imaging Specialist III is responsible for performing the repairs, quality control checks and preventive maintenance as required on an array of imaging equipment, is experienced in the theory & operation of a variety of imaging modalities such as X-Ray, R/F, Cath Lab/Angio, CT, MRI, Ultrasound, and Nuclear Medicine with the ability to work independently or within a team-based environment to provide a timely & effective response to all requests for service. 
  • Recognized as a field modality expert. Highly competent in area of specialty, spending 70% or time or more in repairing, inspecting, installing, troubleshooting, and calibrating equipment in area of specialty. Serves as a front-line responder for escalated service events.
  • Experienced in the use of applicable test equipment such as a DVM, Oscilloscope, Dosimeter, Signal Generator, Pattern Generator, High Voltage Analyzer, and Ohmmeter.
  • Possesses excellent troubleshooting skills.
  • Familiar with equipment codes and standards.
  • Possesses good communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Possesses good time management skills.
  • Ensures all scheduled monthly assignments are 100% completed in the month they are scheduled.
  • The Imaging Specialist III will serve as a technical consultant to the Biomedical Engineering and Imaging Modalities. They must be flexible in his/her work schedule, take after hour calls, and respond as necessary to meet the needs and demands for imaging modalities throughout the hospital. 
  • Demonstrate a working knowledge of clinical equipment including networked medical systems.

Job Responsibilities

  • The Imaging Specialist III works with nominal supervision, serves as a trainer/mentor to all staff levels.
  • Imaging Specialist III is regarded as an internal expert and/or SME.
  • Repair Diagnostic Imaging equipment.
  • Perform preventive maintenance on Diagnostic Imaging equipment.
  • Provide technical consultation on Diagnostic Imaging technology to the Biomedical Engineering and Radiology/Imaging departments.
  • Provide cross-training on Diagnostic Imaging technology to other imaging specialists as requested.
  • Maintains timely, accurate, and thorough documentation of all work performed.
  • The Imaging Specialist III is capable of performing in a lead and/or supervisory capacity, as requested.

Job Responsibilities (Continued)

Job Responsibilities (Continued)

Required Licenses, Certifications, Registrations

Required Education and Experience

Required Education: High School/GED

Required Experience: 

  • Minimum of five (5) years’ experience as an Imaging Specialist with expertise in at least two (2) imaging modalities.

Preferred Education, Experience & Cert/Lic

Preferred Education:  Associates Degree in Biomedical Engineering Technology, Electronic Technology or similar field of study.

Preferred Experience: 

  • Expertise in imaging modalities (X-Ray, R/F, Cath Lab/Angio, CT, MRI, Ultrasound, and Nuclear Medicine).
  • Manufacturer technical training.

Preferred Licenses/certificates/registrations: CRES and or CBET

Additional Technical Requirements

  • Adept at learning on the job as well as teaching and mentoring others. Considered a technical expert in specialty area and can mentor other mentors.
  • Possesses advanced understanding and skills related to general electromechanical systems and devices as applied to their specialty.
  • Exhibits a detailed understanding and can fully communicate the use of devices supported.
  • Can provide advanced support of acuity equipment for direct patient care.
  • Has in depth understanding of the operations and environment that they support such as hospital, clinic, etc.
  • Has advanced experience in their assigned clinical environment.
  • Possesses in depth understanding of common clinical terminology as well as that of life sciences such as anatomy and physiology.
  • Can successfully support the solution of organization-level customer service issues and complaints, especially those issues that apply to their area of specialty.

All CHOP employees who work in a patient building or who provide patient care are required to receive an annual influenza vaccine unless they are granted a medical or religious exemption.

Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia is committed to providing a safe and healthy environment for its patients, family members, visitors and employees. In an effort to achieve this goal, employment at Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia, other than for positions with regularly scheduled hours in New Jersey, is contingent upon an attestation that the job applicant does not use tobacco products.

Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia is an equal opportunity employer. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, religion, national or ethnic origin, disability or protected veteran status.

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