Job Description

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Hiring Salary Range
$25.67 - $53.45 / Hour
Hillcrest Medical Center
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Work Schedule:
Days, 8 hrs/day, Monday-Friday

#120779 Clinical Engineer 2

Extended Deadline: Thu 2/9/2023

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Placement within the salary range is determined by internal equity, relevant qualifications, and collective bargaining agreements (when applicable).


Assist with Diagnostic Medical Physics functions and oversee diagnostic imaging equipment. Investigates incidents in functional area. Maintains the risk-based medical equipment classification system. performs equipment installation, preventive and ongoing maintenance, repair and technical support activities to an assigned functional area.


  • Six years of related experience, education/training, OR an Bachelor’s degree in related area plus two years of related experience/training.

  • Knowledge of biomedical instrumentation technology management and clinical engineering. Ability to learn to measure physiological parameter and transitioning to a metric used for diagnostic clinical purposes.

  • Knowledge of internal policies and external regulations related to biomedical equipment industry safety regulations and performance standards.

  • Technical skills to maintain and repair biomedical equipment. Ability to produce an appropriate quantity of work in a timely, consistent matter.

  • Customer service skills to addresses issues through personally resolving or appropriately escalating. Ensures customer and supplier needs / expectations are met.

  • Ability to manage multiple assignments through prioritizing tasks and managing time.

  • Ability to develop working positive relationships within engineers and equipment technicians in department and clinical staff who use the technology. Actively cooperates and supports the work of others to get a job done.

  • Ability to apply reasoning skills to investigate incidents and identify a potential solution. Acquiring analytical abilities to weigh alternative solutions against objectives.

  • Verbal and written communication skills to explain common Clinical Engineering concepts and actively listen. Ability to judge the appropriate person, method, and timeframe for relaying information.

  • Strong knowledge of biomedical equipment management, medical device technology, clinical engineering, server/network operations, and security. Understand the architecture of how systems/applications function and interact with others.

  • Thorough knowledge of internal policies and external regulations related to biomedical equipment industry safety regulations and performance standards.

  • Fosters customer service philosophy throughout the organization. Ability to identify customer and supplier needs/expectations and ensures they are met through regular communications and excellent service.

  • Ability to manage a project through to completion while performing a wide variety of tasks, adapting to changing priorities, deadlines and directions.

  • Interpersonal skills to maintain professional relationships with engineers, equipment technicians, and management in department and clinical staff who use the technology. Develops trust, contributes skills that complement others, and supports Clinical Engineering team efforts.

  • Skills to evaluate issues and identify solutions within defined procedures and policies. Demonstrated ability to
    address problems and suggest solutions through critical thinking process.

  • Verbal and written communication skills to explain technical Clinical Engineering concepts and articulate reasoning behind own opinions. Demonstrates active listening skills to understand varying opinions and receive feedback.

  • Demonstrated and applied knowledge of the principles of radiation safety.

  • Demonstrated knowledge, education and experience in radiation protection practices as defined by ALARA principle.

  • Demonstrated experience in PACS.

  • Demonstrated and applied knowledge of the principles of radiation safety.


  • Master's degree in related area preferred.

  • Preferred have California Radiology Technologist licensure - Fluoroscopy (CRT-F) and California Radiology Technologist-Radiography (CRT-R)

  • Preferred be a registered Technologist for Radiography issued by ARRT (R.T(R)(ARRT)

  • Certification in Clinical Engineering preferred.

  • Certificate in related network engineering preferred

  • Clinical Engineering (CE) preferred


  • Employment is subject to a criminal background check.

Pay Transparency Act Full Salary Range: $53,600 - $111,600 Annually

The University of California, San Diego is required to provide a reasonable estimate of the compensation range for this role. This range takes into account the wide range of factors that are considered in making compensation decisions including but not limited to experience, skills, knowledge, abilities, education, licensure and certifications, and other business and organizational needs. It is not typical for an individual to be offered a salary at or near the top of the range for a position. Salary offers are determined based on final candidate qualifications and experience. The full salary range for this position is defined as the Full Pay Range. The budgeted salary or hourly range that the University reasonably expects to pay for this position defined as the Expected Pay Scale. Placement within the Expected Pay Scale is determined by internal equity, relevant qualifications, and collective bargaining agreements (when applicable).

Job offer is contingent on successful engagement in the UC COVID-19 Vaccination program (fully vaccinated with documented proof or approved exception/deferral).

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