Stanford Children's Health - Lucile Packard Children's Hospital
Location: Palo Alto, California
Internal Number: 9179780
1.0 FTE, 8 Hour Day Shift
At Stanford Children's Health, we know world-renowned care begins with world-class caring. That's why we combine advanced technologies and breakthrough discoveries with family-centered care. It's why we provide our caregivers with continuing education and state-of-the-art facilities, like the newly remodeled Lucile Packard Children's Hospital Stanford. And it's why we need caring, committed people on our team - like you. Join us on our mission to heal humanity, one child and family at a time.
This paragraph summarizes the general nature, level and purpose of the job.
Responsible for overseeing and directing the operations of Clinical Engineering on an enterprise wide basis for hospitals, clinics and affiliates. Creates an environment of innovative technology to support the short and long term strategic operational objectives of the enterprise to maintain and grow its leadership in providing comprehensive quality patient-centered care through economical management of human resources and medical equipment technology. Function as primary administrative contact for executive leadership on biomedical and clinical engineering issues. Ensure all program elements are designed and implemented to comply with Joint Commission and other regulatory and inspection agency requirements, guidelines, and standards. Develop and implement strategies in line with Hospital's Strategic Plan. Develop annual goals and objectives related to supporting the growth and development of clinical engineering in response to present and future needs. Develop and manage annual operating budget of the Clinical Engineering Department. Provide leadership and collaboration with the Environment of Care Committee, Operational Departments, Information Services, and Ambulatory Leadership.
The essential functions listed are typical examples of work performed by positions in this job classification. They are not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, tasks, and responsibilities. Employees may also perform other duties as assigned.
Employees must abide by all Joint Commission Requirements including but not limited to sensitivity to cultural diversity, patient care, patient rights and ethical treatment, safety and security of physical environments, emergency management, teamwork, respect for others, participation in ongoing education and training, communication and adherence to safety and quality programs, sustaining compliance with National Patient Safety Goals, and licensure and health screenings.
Must perform all duties and responsibilities in accordance with the Service Standards of the Hospital(s).
Continually seeks new technology and developments that will enhance or accelerate the attainment of LPCH's short and long term operational, financial and quality patient-centered goals and objectives. Coordinates and integrates services within department and with other departments by continually collaborating with other administrative personnel.
Effectively and economically directs technology management and new program development including overall planning, implementing and pricing of new medical equipment technology and the maintenance of existing medical equipment technology to support customer operational requirements.
Direct activities and lead the Clinical Engineering Department in the selection, procurement, and delivery of biomedical equipment and services.
Independently chairs technology planning committees which develop and review the business plan for new medical equipment technologies, including improving coordination of services, improving service delivery, and addressing new problems and issues.
Integrates department's services with the hospital's primary functions by supporting organizational mission, priorities and goals, and by delivering optimal quality health care service.
Plans, directs and organizes the operations of Clinical Engineering to support the diverse medical equipment and business requirements of a multiple site enterprise of hospitals, clinics and affiliates.
Reviews, approves and coordinates the enterprise wide plan for the installation of major and minor medical research and laboratory systems.
Develop and implement processes and improvements for Clinical Engineering to meet Cybersecurity requirements and Medical Device Integration.
Any combination of education and experience that would likely provide the required knowledge, skills and abilities as well as possession of any required licenses or certifications is qualifying.
Education: Master's degree in a work-related discipline/field from an accredited college or university
Experience: Broad and extensive and progressively responsible directly related work experience in administrative or managerial positions and 7 years of progressive management.
Experience in managing a hospital clinical engineering program is preferred.
These are the observable and measurable attributes and skills required to perform successfully the essential functions of the job and are generally demonstrated through qualifying experience, education, or licensure/certification.
Ability to apply judgment and make informed decisions
Ability to foster effective working relationships and build consensus
Ability to make effective oral presentations and prepare concise written reports to a variety of audiences Ability to solve problems and identify solutions
Knowledge and understanding of Electronics and Biomedical Engineering methodologies applicable to healthcare industry
Knowledge and understanding of medical systems, equipment design and maintenance Knowledge of computer systems and software used in functional area
In-depth knowledge of Joint Commission and other applicable standards and regulations
Familiarity with applicable regulatory and inspecting agency requirements
Knowledge of project management process and systems
Physical Requirements and Working Conditions The Physical Requirements and Working Conditions in which the job is typically performed are available from the Occupational Health Department. Reasonable accommodations will be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of the job.
Equal Opportunity Employer
Lucile Packard Children's Hospital Stanford strongly values diversity and is committed to equal opportunity and non-discrimination in all of its policies and practices, including the area of employment. Accordingly, LPCH does not discriminate against any person on the basis of race, color, sex, sexual orientation or gender identity, religion, age, national or ethnic origin, political beliefs, marital status, medical condition, genetic information, veteran status, or disability, or the perception of any of the above. People of all genders, members of all racial and ethnic groups, people with disabilities, and veterans are encouraged to apply. Qualified applicants with criminal convictions will be considered after an individualized assessment of the conviction and the job requirements, and where applicable, in compliance with the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance.