This title is in the unclassified service and in the SUNY Professional Services Negotiating Unit.
As a family, Biomedical Engineering positions are responsible for the investigation and design, development and construction of not readily available biomedical instrumentation, make special Biomedical equipment purchases, repairs, preparation, and maintenance of electronic devices used in specialty areas (Radiology, Clinical Pathology, Respiratory Therapy, Dialysis, etc.) in support of the delivery of quality patient care and research.
Consults with faculty and researchers in the development and construction of scientific and medical instrumentation and devices, thus assisting in their instructional activities. Using technical expertise, interfaces with clinical staff to provide immediate and accurate technical advice, analyze and/or correct deficiencies and/or operative errors; performs and supervises evaluation and initial check-out of scientific instrumentation; may supervise the repair of scientific instrumentation, and provides set-ups of medical instrumentation and accessories in OR prior to major surgery: operates medical instrumentation during surgical procedures or as required to monitor physiological parameters of patients and relates information to attending. Participates in the departments in-service training programs providing instruction to students and all medical staff. Within this category and functioning at this level, incumbents may also specialize as Electronic, Electro-Mechanical or Mechanical Technologist, or a combination of two areas. While individual duties and responsibilities may reflect one specialty or combined specialties, the duties and responsibilities of the Biomedical Engineering Specialist generally reflects the level, breadth and scope at which these incumbents function.
Minimally BS in Biomedical or Clinical Engineering or BS major in Electronics, Digital or Analog Theory and Physics and at least one year experience in electronics industry, or equivalent experience in a biomedical environment.
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