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Manager of Medical Engineering Job

Job Number: TMH13139

Job Title: Manager of Medical Engineering

Department: Medical Engineering - 1104427

Facility: The Miriam Hospital

Location: Providence, RI

Level of knowledge generally obtained through completion of a Bachelor’s Degree in electronics, electrical engineering or biomedical engineering, or business administration.

Knowledge of Microsoft Windows and Office applications, maintenance management software package and basic database concept, with ability to create and present data analysis reports in a spreadsheet or word format.

Demonstrates knowledge and skills necessary to provide care to patients throughout the life span with consideration of aging processes, human development stages and sensitivity to cultural diversity in each step of the care process.


Three years’ progressively more responsible related experience required, demonstrating effective managerial, technical and customer service skills. Such experience should reflect an expansive knowledge of biomedical equipment maintenance and repair, with highly skilled technical knowledge on application and troubleshooting of electrical, mechanical, electronics, microprocessor, and computer-based medical equipment. Preference for specialized skills in complex medical equipment training, including Ultrasound Imaging Systems, Respiratory Ventilators, Anesthesia machines, Patient Monitoring Systems, and other equipment specialties.

Demonstrated supervisory and leadership skills, with effective interpersonal, oral and written communication skills.

The Manager Medical Engineering reports to the Director of Medical Engineering. Manages the activities of biomedical and patient equipment staff in the testing, maintenance and repair of a wide variety of patient care equipment, including complex state-of-art biomedical equipment. Oversees the medical equipment maintenance program at the Miriam Hospital, Bradley Hospital and all affiliated outside clinics and patient centers, as well as radiology equipment service at Newport Hospital. Participates in development of policies and procedures and budget planning.