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Engineer

Requisition ID 
2017-40368
Category 
Technical
Position Type 
Regular Full-Time
Sub Category 
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Department 
CI Cancer Institute
Posted Date 
2/6/2018
Post End Date 
3/9/2018

More information about this job

Overview

The Radiation Oncology Clinic Engineering and Service Manager provides on-site systems, engineering and service coordination support to radiation oncology.  This position coordinates with and works closely in conjunction with the Chief Radiation Physicist and the Radiation Oncology Administrative Director.

 

UAMS offers amazing benefits and perks:

  • Health: Medical, Dental and Vision plans available for staff and family
  • Holidays, vacations and sick leave
  • Education discount for staff and dependents (undergraduate only)
  • Retirement: Up to 10% matched contribution from UAMS
  • Basic Life Insurance up to $50,000
  • Career Training and Educational Opportunities
  • Merchant Discounts
  • Concierge prescription delivery on the main campus when using UAMS pharmacy

Responsibilities

Responsible for coordinating general facility upkeep, repair and modification. Coordinate and perform equipment/system installations, direct and assist in vendor hardware and software upgrades. Maintain and repair the linear accelerators, CT and simulators, and other associated patient treatment equipment and devices. Provide first-line support for Tomotherapy unit and associated patient treatment equipment and devices. Develop engineering specification for proposed radiation oncology equipment. Coordination of new construction projects. Establish detailed construction project management schedules. Participate in departmental design, including accelerator rooms, brachytherapy treatment and storage areas, fabrication labs, CT/simulation rooms, patient changing and waiting areas. Engineering role in new equipment selection, negotiation, and purchase. Responsible for coordinating general facility upkeep, repair and modification.

 

Works in partnership with IT systems staff to collaboratively manage medical information systems at ROC. Help manage vendor service contracts and oversee vendor service for patient treatment equipment and devices. Responsible for non-salary budget related to engineering, maintenance and repair, to include contract and non-contract expenses. Maintenance of all department service records for ASTRO and JCAHO accreditation requirements, and for monthly reporting as member of Quality Assurance committee.

 

Member of Radiation Oncology Operation Group, with participation in development of departmental policies, goals, and general direction in growth and expansion of programs. Liaison with UAMS infrastructure (IT, physical plant, Cancer Service Line) to insure proper functioning of ROC systems.

 

Other duties may be assigned to this position. 

Qualifications

Associate's degree in Electrical Engineering Technology or related field plus 5 years' experience in clinical imaging equipment repair or clinical radiation oncology treatment equipment repair or clinical information systems or computerized treatment unit control systems or repair and engineering expense management required. Good written and verbal communication skills, computer skills, demonstrated ability to operate complex computer systems, strong mechanical aptitude and diagnostic ability, Contract Service coordination skills, demonstrated vendor supervision ability, and an established ability to work as a team member.

 

Salary: Negotiable

 

UAMS is an inclusive Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer of individuals with disabilities and protected veterans and is committed to excellence.

Physical Requirements

Stand: Continuously
Sit: Frequently
Walk: Continuously
Bend, crawl, crouch, kneel, stoop, or reach overhead: Frequently
Lift, push, pull, carry weight: 100+ lbs
Use hands to touch, handle, or feel: Frequently
Talk: Frequently
Hear: Frequently
Taste or smell: Never
Read, concentrate, think analytically: Continuously
Physical Environment: Inside Medical Facility Environment
Noise Level: Loud
Visual Requirements: Color discrimination, Depth perception, Far visual acuity, Near visual acuity
Hazards: Biological, Chemical, Dust, Electrical, Fumes/Gases/Odors, Heavy machinery, Radiation, Sharp objects/tools