Clinical Systems Engineer
Company: Akron Children's Hospital
Posted on: January 27, 2023
About Akron Children's HospitalAkron Children's Hospital has
been caring for children since 1890, and our pediatric specialties
are ranked among the nation's best by U.S. News & World Report.
With two hospital campuses, regional health centers and more than
50 primary and specialty care locations throughout Ohio, we're
making it easier for today's busy families to find the high-quality
care they need. In 2020, our health care system provided more than
1.1 million patient encounters. We also operate neonatal and
pediatric units in the hospitals of our regional health care
partners. Every year, our Children's Home Care Group nurses provide
thousands of in-home visits, and our School Health nurses manage
clinic visits for students from preschool through high school. With
our Quick Care Online virtual visits and Akron Children's Anywhere
app, we're here for families whenever and wherever they need us.
Learn more at akronchildrens.org .OUR PROMISES
- To treat every child as we would our own
- To treat others as they would like to be treated
- To turn no child away for any reasonPrior to the start date,
full COVID-19 vaccination is required for employment. Full
vaccination is defined as 14 days after the last received
vaccination. Boosters are excluded from this requirement.We are
seeking people who are committed to fostering a diverse environment
in which patients, family and staff from a variety of backgrounds,
cultures, and personal experiences are welcomed, included and can
Full Time 40 Hours/week Monday - Friday, 8:00am - 4:30pm Hybrid,
onsite as needed per business needs Travel to Regional Sites
The Clinical Systems Engineer coordinates an organization-wide
program to insure the effective deployment, integration and support
of interconnected medical systems. Responsibilities:
1. Maintains current inventory of networked and integrated medical
systems (including catalog of services, features,
2. Conducts capital and service contract pre-purchase evaluations,
researches vendors and assesses cost of ownership.
3. Coordinates security management process including risk (e.g.,
criticality and probability) and vulnerability analysis and related
documentation associated with interconnected/integrated medical
4. Coordinates with stakeholders a process to prioritize, develop
and implement a plan to manage/mitigate identified risks associated
with interconnected/integrated medical systems by applying
appropriate administrative, physical and technical safeguards.
5. Maintains the integrity of FDA approval for
interconnected/integrated medical systems.
6. Works with stakeholders to insure effective deployment,
integration, and support of new medical systems into legacy systems
and non-medical elements of the organization's information
- Works to assure systems are deployed into an optimum (i.e.,
secure & supportive) environment
- Continually reviews system components to determine which are
obsolete or otherwise no longer adequately supportable and
- Plans for and implements component upgrades/replacement in a
timely manner. 7. Identifies and manages appropriate software
upgrades, security patches and anti-virus installs for
interconnected/integrated medical systems according to industry
8. Conducts Root Cause Analysis (RCA) and Failure Mode Effects
Analysis (FMEA) on incidents involving integrated medical systems
and reports findings to appropriate stakeholders for follow-up
9. Monitors and adopts industry best practices to insure integrity,
availability & confidentiality of data maintained and transmitted
across interconnected and integrated medical systems.
10. Educates stakeholders on security and other implications
associated with the proliferation of interconnected and integrated
11. Supervises clinical engineering and other staff as necessary in
clinical systems integration and infrastructure support (e.g.,
hybrid reporting structure, project supervision).
12. Works with stakeholders:
- Information Services (including network support, disaster
- Clinicians (system users including physicians, nurses,
- Medical system manufacturers/vendors.
- Risk management.
- Information Security.
- Procurement/purchasing/materials management.
- Clinical Engineering.
13. Other duties as required.
- Baccalaureate degree in Biomedical or Clinical Engineering or
related field (Master's preferred).
- 5-10 years experience in clinical engineering and information
- Project management and planning skills/experience.
- Strong communication and team building skills across functional
- Certification (completed or in process) preferred in one or
more of the following:
- Certified Clinical Engineer (CCE)
- Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP) by
- Cisco Certified Network Associate (CCNA) or Network
- Microsoft Certified Systems Administrator (MCSA) or Engineer
- In-depth knowledge of Joint Commission and other applicable
standards and regulations. Working conditions
- While performing the duties of this job, the employee is
regularly required to lift, walk, stand, sit, bend, reach with
hands and arms, climb, push/pull, use hands, and see, hear and
- The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 25
- The noise level in the work environment is usually quiet to
- This position is performed in an office setting, five days a
week with typical work hours being 7.00a - 3.30p. Full Time FTE:
Akron Children's Hospital is an Equal Opportunity Employer of
Minorities, Females, Protected Veterans, and Individual with
Disabilities. EEO is the law, please click/copy paste the link
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