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Device Integration Engineer - Information Technology - Full Time/Varied in Lancaster, CA at Antelope Valley Hospital

Date Posted: 10/31/2018

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Job Description

Job Objective:

The Device Integration Engineer will assist the Device Integration Engineer Lead in the ongoing support of all aspects of device integration, ensuring that the device data is transferred properly to Antelope Valley Hospital’s Electronic Health Record (EHR) and any other integrated system. The Device Integration Engineer will provide expert knowledge during design, development, testing, and maintenance of the device integration architecture.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Assists the Lead in designing, implementing, maintaining, and supporting the device connectivity architecture in collaboration with the device vendor, clinical departments, subject matter experts, and other stakeholders.
  • Assists the Lead in liaising between the vendor and the Hospital in defining needs, evaluating new solutions, troubleshooting problems, providing recommendations, and resolving issues.
  • Assists the Lead in serving as the main point of contact with each vendor and in managing the relationship.
  • Assists the Lead in the analysis and documentation of device integration requirements, parameters, specifications, enhancements, and fixes.
  • When applicable, assists the Lead in maintaining a project plan, managing tasks, communicating status and issues, and meeting tasks completion deadlines.
  • Assists the Lead in documenting workflows, processes, and policy and procedures, as needed.
  • Assists the Lead in coordinating updates and upgrades of the device and the integration architecture.
  • Assists the Lead in documenting training materials and educating users, when needed.
  • Assists the Lead in developing detailed documentation of all operational and downtime policies and procedures on device integration as well as troubleshooting documentation for the Help Desk.
  • Keeps current and informed of domain related technologies and best practices.

Non-Essential Duties:

  • Performs other duties as assigned.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Knowledge of device functionality and parameters.
  • Knowledge of device integration architecture.
  • Knowledge of medical terminology.
  • Knowledge of project life cycle, software development, and system implementation methodologies.
  • Knowledge of EHR modules and underlying architecture.
  • Knowledge of Microsoft applications.
  • Strong reading comprehension to digest complex technical manuals and instructions.
  • Strong verbal, communication, and interpersonal skills and ability to communicate effectively with all departments and levels in an organization.
  • Ability to work both solo and in a team environment.
  • Ability to adhere to a project plan and communicate progress and issues.
  • Ability to effectively document and maintain various system and operational documents (requirements, design specifications, data flows, processes, policies and procedures, etc.).
  • Ability to communicate with physicians, clinicians, peers, and all levels of management.

Core Competencies: All AVH employees will effectively demonstrate these behaviors:

Accountability                              

Action Oriented

Customer Focused

Effective Communication 

Teamwork

Ethics & Values

Integrity & Trust

Education

  • Associate’s degree in Computer Science or Information Technology, or equivalent years of experience in an Information Technology support role preferred.

Experience

  • Demonstrated experience in medical equipment support in a work environment.
  • Experience comprehending technical manuals and instructions.
  • Experience working with medical devices.
  • Experience building, supporting, and maintaining device integration solutions, tools, and methodology with one or more of the following:
    • Printers
    • CareAware iBus
    • AlertLink
    • FetaLink
    • myStation
    • RoomLink
    • StaffLink
    • Smart Pump
    • TemperatureLink
    • VitalsLink
    • Infusion Management
    • CareAware Virtual
    • iBus for laboratory devices
    • Other peripheral devices as assigned

Physical Requirements and Working Conditions:

  • Ability to work in a fast-paced and periodically stressful office environment.
  • Ability to tolerate extended periods of sitting, use of keyboard, and viewing of the computer monitor.
  • Requires infrequent exposure to biohazards-bloodborne infectious waste to support systems in various hospital clinical areas, which may require the use of PPE.
  • A detailed description of the physical requirements of this job is maintained in the Employee Health Department. 

A detailed description of the physical requirements of this job is maintained in the Employee Health Department.

Looking for an opportunity to work in healthcare the way you always dreamed you could? At Antelope Valley Hospital, our employees are at the heart of what we do best – delivering high quality, patient-centered healthcare.

Antelope Valley Hospital, a 420 bed acute care facility, located just 60 miles north of Los Angeles, the Antelope Valley is one of Southern California’s fastest growing communities. We are a Level II Trauma Center and Joint Commission Primary Stroke Center Accredited. Serving the community for over 50 years, our non-profit hospital has grown to be the preeminent healthcare facility for our district’s nearly 1.2 million residents. 

An Equal Opportunity Employer.

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