Director, Clinical Engineering

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Job ID: 55314
Area of Interest: Management
Location: Baltimore, MD US
Hours of Work: M - F
Job Facility: University of Maryland Medical Center
Employment Type: Full Time
Shift: DAY
What You Will Do:

Director of Clinical Engineering

An excellent opportunity for a proven clinical engineering leader looking to expand their career in a technologically advanced department at the flagship hospital of the University of Maryland Medical System.

Position Highlights

  • Academic Medical Center: Lead a team of over 50 staff members supporting the 8,000+ employees of University of Maryland Medical Center;
  • Advanced Technical Projects: UMMC’s clinical engineering department provides advanced support to clinicians with complex issues in our NICU, Proton Center, radiology departments, and more;
  • Generous Benefit Package: Health, Vision, & Dental plans; vacation + sick time + personal days, retirement contribution match, competitive compensation with annual bonus plan, and more…

General Summary:

Provide leadership to the UMMC’s Clinical Engineering team, Biomedical Engineering team, and the system Radiology Services. The director will oversee operations in support of enterprise wide engineering, deployment, and maintenance projects while reporting progress directly to the Senior VP of Operations and Support Services.


  • Lead a team of three managers who oversee a staff of more than 50 individuals who provides project, maintenance, and elbow support to employees of UMMC;
  • Collaborate across organizations coordinating with UMMS Information Technology on projects for deployment programs at UMMC;
  • Support system projects as the director oversight of the UMMS radiology technology team;
  • Represent UMMC as a leader by attending UMMS council meetings where technology initiatives within the system are discussed.

What You Need to Be Successful:

Education and Experience
  • Master’s Degree in biomedical engineering, electrical engineering or a related technical field required. PhD is preferred. CCE certification, or similar preferred. An MBA, or Master’s Degree in another related field can be considered for individuals with relevant technical experience and undergraduate education.
  • Eight (8) years professional experience in the field of clinical engineering, or equivalent related experience in an electronics field is required.
  • In addition, five (5) years of progressively responsible supervisory, budget formulation and execution, and management experience is required.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
  • Knowledge of the engineering and application of key clinical technologies such as CT scanners, MRI’s, ultrasound, used in health care diagnosis and treatment sufficient to engage substantively in strategic and tactical discussions with subject matter experts on their use, efficacy, physical and operational characteristics, strategic value, acquisition and operating costs.
  • Comprehensive knowledge of The Joint Commission, local, state, federal codes, building codes, industry standards in medical equipment and clinical engineering fields is required.
  • Successful experience leading the planning, selection and adoption of new technology in a medical environment.
  • Knowledge of computer-based automated asset management systems is required. Demonstrated knowledge of microcomputer applications, including word processing, graphics, spreadsheets, and data management is required.
  • A high level of proficiency and demonstrated effectiveness in problem solving and implementing new programs related to increasing departmental and organizational operating efficiency is required. Highly effective interpersonal skills are needed to manage multi-trade teams and interact effectively with clinicians at all levels in the organization.
  • Highly effective verbal and written communication skills are required to work successfully with a diverse group of staff at all levels within the organization, including executive management and the Board of Directors.

We are an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, color, religion, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, age, or any other characteristic protected by law. 
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