UnityPoint Health

  • Supervisor Clinical Engineering

    Requisition ID
    Leadership - Non-Nursing
    US-IA-Des Moines
    1200 Pleasant St
    9010 UnityPoint Health System Services
    Des Moines
    Bio Medical Service
    Scheduled Hours/Shift
    8a - 4p, Days, Monday - Friday
    Work Type (Portal Searching)
    Full Time Benefits
  • Overview

    The Clinical Engineering Site Supervisor (CESS) is a front line operations role assigned at an affiliate site to provide leadership along with medical equipment service and maintenance responsibilities. This position reports directly to a Clinical Engineering Affiliate Site Manager.


    • Maintain regular and consistent attendance at work.
    • Oversees the daily operations of the clinical engineering team including staff scheduling, staff communications, shop billing and coordination of shop meetings.
    • Responsible for coordination and performance of medical equipment project management assignments, planning and review/recommendations associated with either system replacements, relocations or new facility additions/renovations.
    • Provides mentoring and leadership in the development of all support staff including BMET’s and Imaging Specialists.
    • Performs electrical safety testing and quality assurance inspections for all general medical devices.
    • Must be able to understand and demonstrate required troubleshooting skills, decipher electronic schematics and use of service manual documentation.
    • Must have advanced knowledge and understanding of PC’s and required computer/network operating systems.
    • Coordinates and performs both scheduled and emergency equipment repairs of general and highly advanced medical devices as assigned seeing them through to completion and return back to the clinical environment.
    • Responsible for recording in the Clinical Engineering CMMS software database any assigned medical device service or maintenance event performed. All recordings are to be accurate and timely in manner to assure integrity of all CMMS archived medical device and staff work performance history.
    • Adheres to assigned on-call rotations at assigned affiliate site and follows required availability and reporting to site as identified in the Clinical Engineering On-Call policy.
    • Communicates and updates all clinical customers as to medical equipment service and maintenance events and device status to assure best delivery of care for all UPH affiliate patients.
    • Provides education to clinical customers as to proper use and operation of medical equipment.
    • Responsible and knowledgeable of all state/federal regulatory and accrediting agency guidelines for healthcare
    • Adhere to all UnityPoint Health Personnel policies and procedures and Safety guidelines.
    • Behave in a manner consistent with all Corporate Compliance policies and procedures.


    • Minimum seven (7) years of demonstrated clinical engineering or field service organization experience with demonstrated leadership level competency in addition to education acquired through an accredited biomedical, electronics technology program or military biomedical certification preferred.
    • Requires knowledge of federal healthcare laws and regulations.
    • Excellent academic credentials with a track record of professional accomplishments, which demonstrate superior performance, leadership and vision.
    • Possesses excellent written and verbal communications.
    • Ability to work as a team member, creating and maintaining effective working relationships.
    • Ability to understand and apply guidelines, policies and procedures.


    • Associates degree from an accredited biomedical, electronics technology program, military biomedical certification or equivalent is preferred.


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