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Swedish Health Services Supervisor Clinical Engineering - Clinical Engineering in Seattle, Washington


Swedish Medical Center is looking for a Supervisor Clinical Engineering (1.0 FTE, Day Shift) to work in Clinical Engineering at Swedish Shared Services in Seattle, WA.

The Clinical Engineering Supervisor assumes operational accountability for the Swedish Clinical Engineering Services Department. S/he ensures that the department activities are consistent with SMC values, ethical principles and our mission. S/he will exhibit behaviors that enhance professional performance and reflect the commitment and philosophy of Swedish. Through the use of leadership skills and promoting department productivity that includes staff involvement in problem solving, the Supervisor will work to maintain a positive work environment. Assures adequate allocation of staff resources for the safe and reliable use and service of medical equipment. Informs the Senior Manager, Clinical and Medical Imaging Engineering of emergent or unusual events, trends, problem resolution or improvements to Department operations.

In this position you will:

  • Assist with interdepartmental Regulatory Compliance (Risk Management, Accreditation Team, Legal, EOC, Quality Councils & Safety Officers) to ensure medical device safety for patients and caregivers.

  • Collaborate with Department Managers regarding medical equipment and operational practice and/or workflows.

  • Assist with risk mitigation in regards to root cause analysis and addressing EQVR’s in potential patient/caregiver harm.

  • Assist with alerts and recalls regarding FDA, CMS and Manufacturer’s as well as the requirements of the Safe Medical Device Act.

  • Provide daily supervision for the CE department by scheduling shifts, work assignments and tasks:

  • Assist in developing plans implementing labor productivity metrics and defining goals. Including Annual Leave, OT Control and other labor activities


Required qualifications for this position include:

  • Associate's Degreein Biomedical Equipment Technology or equivalent

  • Five (5) years Technical Clinical Engineering Department work experience

Preferred qualifications for this position include:

  • Supervisory or lead experience

  • AAMI

  • Bachelor's degree in Technology Management or equivalent

About Swedish Shared Services:

Swedish is the largest, most comprehensive, nonprofit health provider in the Greater Seattle area. Our expanding network of facilities currently includes three hospital locations in Seattle, a hospital in Edmonds and the new Swedish Issaquah campus. It also consists of Swedish Medical Group’s network of primary care clinics, and affiliations with suburban hospitals and specialty clinics throughout Greater Seattle.

Each campus has a local operations leadership team, supported by centrally located and led corporate services, such as Human Resources, Financial and Information Services.

We offer a full comprehensive range of benefits — see our website for details


Our Mission

Our Mission is to improve the health and well-being of each person we serve.

Our Vision is Health for a Better World.

About Us

Swedish is the largest not-for-profit health care system in the greater Seattle area. It is comprised of five hospital campuses (First Hill, Cherry Hill, Ballard, Edmonds and Issaquah); emergency rooms and specialty center in Redmond (East King County) and the Mill Creek area in Everett; and Swedish Medical Group, a network of more than 128 primary care and specialty care locations throughout the greater Puget Sound area. Swedish employs nearly 13,000 caregivers (all employees), including nearly 1,400 providers. Whether through physician clinics, education, research and innovation or other outreach, we're committed to caring for the people in our region and beyond. Swedish is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer Swedish does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, disability, protected veteran, military status, religion, age, creed, national origin, gender identity, sexual orientation, marital status, genetic information, or any other basis prohibited by local, state, or federal law.

Schedule: Full-time

Shift: Day

Job Category: Non-Clinical Lead/Supervisor/Manager

Location: Washington-Seattle

Work Locations: First Hill Main Bldg (WA145) 747 Broadway Seattle, 98122

Req ID: 276799