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Technician - Clinical Engineering

Req #: 0000068607
Category: Biomedical Engineering
Status: Full-Time
Shift: Day
Facility: RWJBarnabas Health Corporate Services
Clinical Engineering, 45 Horse Hill Road, Cedar Knolls, NJ 07927

Job Summary:

Reports to assigned work locations as required to meet organizational needs. RTLS Technician can demonstrate confidence in working with the Real Time Location System. Ensures the system is in good working order and up to date with current software releases. Will work with local facilities/IT &S and Construction Services with the deployment of RTLS to maintain consistent standards. Can assist and educate staff in the use of RTLS. Assists local facilities and system management in meeting regulatory requirements and department/organizational goals. Performs other duties as assigned or required.

Essential Functions:

  • Manage and maintain RTLS tags and exciters. Including battery changes, programming, replacing and repairing tags and exciters.
  • Manage the cleaning and reprocessing of patient used tags.
  • Assist in the deployment / expansion in RTLS infrastructure.
  • Assist with the maintenance of the RTLS software. Troubleshoots wireless/wired infrastructure related problems
  • Assist in the training of other staff members within the hospital. Assist in developing educational programs for RTLS
  • Assist Management and Facilities in developing and maintaining RTLS based policies and procedures. Assist in developing RTLS rules for work flow and stop loss notification.
  • Assist in maintaining RTLS documentation. Including all diagrams, electronic files and paper files.
  • Assist in inventory maintenance
  • Assist local departments in the location and maintenance of medical equipment

Job Requirements:

  • High School Diploma or GED equivalent required within one (1) year of hire. 2 year degree preferred.
  • Candidates who do not possess a High School Diploma or GED equivalent will be provided the opportunity to enroll in a GED/HSEA program at time of hire as a condition of employment. A hired candidate will be provided one (1) year from date of hire to successfully complete a GED program and obtain their HSEA.
  • RWJBarnabas Health is committed to our communities and the members we serve. RWJBH understands that in order to create strong, healthy, and sustainable communities, we have to re-engineer and transform current systems. Providing educational support and resources contributes to our overall social impact mission and community investment efforts.
  • 2-5 years of hands on experience with RTLS technology preferred but not required
  • Knowledge of electronic test equipment
  • Developed troubleshooting skills
  • Knows MS-Office and other computer applications
  • Knowledge of computers and networks preferred
  • RTLS Manufacturer training preferred
  • RF knowledge preferred
  • Cabling certifications preferred
  • Good distant vision in both eyes and the ability to read without strain small printed material and schematics, corrective glasses permitted. Must have good eye-hand coordination and manual dexterity.
  • Other demands include walking, standing, hearing, lifting objects normally weighing up to 50 pounds.
  • Must be able to use a ladder. Should be able to push or pull devices and wheels weighing to up 1000 pounds.

Other Duties:

Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice.

Additional Information:

We offer a great work environment, competitive rates and excellent benefits, including:

Medical/Dental/Vision plans

401 (k)

Vacation/Personal/Holiday/Sick Time Off

Short & Long Term Disability

Basic Life & Accidental Death Insurance

Tuition Reimbursement

Health Care/Dependent Care Flexible Spending Accounts

RWJBarnabas Health is the most comprehensive health care delivery system in New Jersey and the state s second largest private employer with more than 32,000 employees, 9,000 physicians and 1,000 residents and interns. The system includes eleven acute care hospitals, three acute care children s hospitals and a leading pediatric rehabilitation hospital (Children s Specialized Hospital).

RWJBarnabas Health is an Equal Opportunity Employer

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