Clinical Engineer

Medical/Healthcare Shreveport, Louisiana


Clinical Engineer
Location: Shreveport, Louisiana
Clearance Requirement: Secret Clearance

GRSi, a forward-leaning professional technical and engineering services company across Federal, National Security, Intelligence, and Commercial industries, is experiencing steady organic growth. Our next-level solutions and support have earned us national accolades and the trust of our clients for over two decades. With continued growth comes opportunity, and we are currently searching for a Clinical Engineer to support our Louisiana site.

- Project management, coordination, and system configuration design with clinicians and vendors to implement new equipment/clinical systems. Includes preparation, participation, and leadership of meetings, conference calls, and communications.
- Support of Market Research: what features and functions are currently available; who are the manufacturer/suppliers; what are important design considerations; what the integration considerations are; cost considerations, support of IGCE formulation, etc.
- Support of Requirements Definition: assistance determining “must have” and “desired” features/functions and level of technology; systems engineering design; support of writing technical specifications and RFP development
- Support of usability testing and human factors design; assessing ease of use
- Work with Cerner team and local SMEs to prepare local systems for testing, integration, and cut-over events. Work with Cerner team in coordinating local interface/device integrated systems resources for both cutover planning and go live support, including preparing events such as cutover planning events and production validation, as well as during cutover to production.
- Provide or facilitate initial user training associated with new equipment implementation. Includes arranging vendor applications training and providing system “Go-Live” assistance and support. Includes training on operator-level maintenance and administration of equipment/system.
- Work with local resources to install applications or devices to testing devices when needed and participate in testing interfaces/device integrated system, both scheduled and ad hoc. Work with local and national teams for test scenario review and provide feedback when requested, troubleshoot issues and log service records for EHRM support if needed, and coordinate testing resources when troubleshooting issues.
- Provide or facilitate education and applications training for Biomedical Engineering staff and facilitate operator training around operating and maintaining medical equipment and clinical systems. Provide helpdesk and troubleshooting support for medical equipment and/or clinical systems.
- Support of developing and monitoring VISN/VAMC strategic equipment plan(s). Includes supporting high-level needs assessment, technology research, business proposals, cost-benefit analyses, and lifecycle modeling.

- A Bachelor’s degree or higher in Engineering or Certification as a Clinical Engineer (CCE).
- A minimum of three years of hospital or healthcare experience maintaining medical equipment or managing a hospital medical equipment program.

Desired Qualifications:
- Experience within a medical center and Biomedical Engineering department
- Experience working in or with the Veterans Health Administration (VHA)
- Understanding of VISN, VA medical center, and Biomedical Engineering department operations
- Robust organizational skills in verbal & written form, including presentations, report generation and accurate documentation.
- Ability to apply knowledge of information theory, computer science and/or engineering, and systems analysis to integrated operational systems for specific and complex medical device systems.
- Demonstrated skill in in communicating and working collaboratively with key stakeholders, including technical and professional staff at various levels of the organization.
- Understanding of regulatory agencies’ requirements, industry regulatory requirements and International Standard Organization standards.
- Demonstrated knowledge of concepts related to computer based medical systems, networking protocols, and information security as it applies to medical technology within VHA.
- Demonstrated competency in the ability to conduct a medical equipment management program that is compliant with applicable healthcare standards and regulatory agencies; ability to develop a curriculum for a continuing education program that address the safe and effective use of medical technology; ability to manage a recall and safety alert program for medical devices, including medical device hazard investigations, to assure compliance with patient safety goals, SMDA, and TJC requirements; ability to conduct capital asset and infrastructure planning for medical equipment spanning initial concept, installation, and effective implementation of complex medical equipment; ability to function as the subject matter expert in the field of biomedical engineering, directly supporting specialized clinical technology, including service, system administration, training, quality assurance, and life-cycle management; ability to effectively advise clinical and administrative staff on medical technology, including existing and emerging technology, which addresses viability, long-term suitability, compatibility, and/or safety; to apply project management principles to deployment of medical equipment and health information technologies

The Company:
Innovation, Collaboration and Agility - at GRSi these aren't buzz words, they're our mantra.

GRSi is an ISO certified and CMMI/dev-ML3 rated professional services organization with expertise that covers all areas of information technology and professional engineering services -- from systems integration; Agile, Iterative and Waterfall software development; multi-tier infrastructure support; to full spectrum cyber security and enterprise systems support. Regardless of the program or the task, the excellence of GRSi is all about the people. Our greatest asset is our ability to attract and retain highly qualified professionals and our record growth this past year means new opportunity.

GRSi is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. Qualified applicants or employees will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, ethnic or national origin, ancestry, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, pregnancy (including childbirth or related condition) citizenship, familial status, mental or physical disability status, veteran status, genetic information, other non-disqualifying disability, or any other characteristic protected by law.

*2021 – Government Contractor of the Year, MD Tech Council, Multi-Year Top5 Tech Company*
*2020 – Inc. Magazine Fastest-Growing Companies, 6x Honoree*
*2020 – G2Xchange NXT UP Federal Emerging Technology and Consulting Firms*
*2019 – MD Tech Council CEO of the Year*
*ISO 9001:2015, 20000-1:2018 & 27001:2013 Certified / CMMI-ML3 Appraised*

Requisition ID: 7269