This title is in the unclassified service and in the SUNY Professional Services Negotiating Unit. This title is in Appendix A of the SUNY Policies of the Board of Trustees and, as a consequence, incumbents serving in this title are not eligible for permanent appointment (tenure), but, instead receive five year renewable term appointments.
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.
Overall responsibility for providing engineering assistance and consultation in the use of specialized medical instrumentation during surgery or other clinical procedures as needed; development and design of specialized instrumentation; functions as consultant for medical, research and teaching staff and advisor to Hospital Administration*; directs the conduct of a continuing education program and instruction via seminars and lectures for resident physicians, interns, graduate students and nurses to insure maximum safety and efficiency in the use of state-of-the-art medical devices; oversees the supervision of a select group of technologists who provide support for the monitoring of critical physiological parameters during major surgery. As required by JCAH and the NYS Department of Health, the Director reports to Hospital Executive Director or designee.
Ph.D. or MS related degree in electronics, biomedical, medical engineering, etc., and Certification in Clinical Engineering and six years of experience to include at least three years in management administrative/supervisory capacity.
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