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The Director, Clinical Engineering is responsible for providing leadership, strategic planning, and administrative direction necessary for the safe and efficient operation of the areas of Clinical Engineering, Capital Equipment and Fleet Management. The incumbent will also be responsible for meeting specific, measurable performance goals for related to the clinical technology management at all UHealth facilities, Hospitals, and satellites. The incumbent will establish and maintain policies and procedures and provide general direction for the day to day activities of these areas ensuring appropriate use of personnel, material, and financial resources.
The Director, Clinical Engineering will interface with senior leadership as well as front-line team members, executing development strategies, and driving change initiatives across the health system to optimize organizational potential. In addition, this position is responsible for budget planning and expenditure management; department staffing; department policy and procedure development, review and revision; department quality management; department compliance with all applicable rules, codes and standards; and interdepartmental process communication and management as required to support the university's mission.
Serve as the clinical engineering and medical equipment subject matter expert to all UHealth facilities, satellites, Hospital, department directors, C-Suite, and physicians.
Accountable for patient safety and clinical outcomes through the provision of effective, functionally safe biomedical equipment.
Responsible for medical equipment management program in compliance with all regulatory requirements including JCAHO, NFPA, AAMI, FDA and State; in addition to being responsible for monitoring all medical equipment and ensuring compliance with all regulatory requirements, organizational standards, and policies and procedures for System Clinical Engineering.
Accountable for proactive life cycle management and procurement strategies, preventive maintenance, benchmarking based on measurable metrics and financial stewardship for all system-wide equipment assets and ensure accuracy and maximum utilization of the medical equipment database program.
Responsible for the Accountability of medical and non-medical equipment planning and complete specifications preparation for all future capital construction projects (such as new medical office buildings, new ambulatory centers, etc.) in addition to due diligence/planning associated with future system acquisitions.
Oversee the Clinical Engineering continuous quality improvement program; develop, cultivate, and maintain a dynamic service program that routinely provides excellent service in interactions with all customers, i.e. coworkers, patients, visitors, physicians, etc.
Direct and implement, through database, an efficient, system-wide centralized inventory management, storage, retrieval, and supply distribution system for medical equipment to ensure maximum utilization and efficiency of equipment, inventories management, logistic.
Actively participates in negotiation and management of capital equipment purchase, lease, and rental agreements and advises on capital equipment through value analysis committees to select and implement strategies for cost reduction, supplier consolidation, quality improvements, and process efficiencies.
Responsible for developing capital equipment strategic sourcing initiatives including, but not limited to, standardization, utilization, bulk buys, group buys, etc.
Works with the Construction teams and Medical Equipment Planners to identify, standardize, select, and deploy capital equipment to support growth strategies.
Aligns efforts with the Finance Department in conjunction with the annual capital equipment budget to identify opportunities for standardization and sourcing initiatives.
Utilizing market intelligence from various sources, continuously assesses the overall impact of capital equipment deployment to meet the diverse communities served by UHealth.
Supports the development of facility-level annual capital budgets and monitors compliance with those budgets throughout the fiscal year.
Adheres to University and unit-level policies and procedures and safeguards University assets.
The University of Miami offers competitive salaries and a comprehensive benefits package including medical, dental, tuition remission and more.
UHealth-University of Miami Health System, South Florida's only university-based health system, provides leading-edge patient care powered by the ground breaking research and medical education at the Miller School of Medicine. As an academic medical center, we are proud to serve South Florida, Latin America and the Caribbean. Our physicians represent more than 100 specialties and sub-specialties, and have more than one million patient encounters each year. Our tradition of excellence has earned worldwide recognition for outstanding teaching, research and patient care. We're the challenge you've been looking for.
Patient safety is a top priority. As a result, during the Influenza ("the flu") season (September through April), the University Of Miami Miller School Of Medicine requires all employees who provide ongoing services to patients, work in a location (all Hospitals and clinics) where patient care is provided, or work in patient care or clinical care areas, to have an annual influenza vaccination. Failure to meet this requirement will result in rescinding or termination of employment.
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