Area Manager - BMSI CHMC in Inglewood, CA at Prime Healthcare

Date Posted: 8/15/2019

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
    Full-Time
  • Location:
    555 East Hardy Street
    Inglewood, CA
  • Job Type:
  • Experience:
    Not Specified
  • Date Posted:
    8/15/2019

Job Description



Overview

The Area Manager - Biomed is responsible for overall direction and execution of Medical Equipment Management Plan (MEMP) at the hospitals in the designated area. Leads the team of Account Managers, Account Coordinators, Biomedical Technicians and Biomed Support/Interns in the Biomedical engineering department for the allocated area. The individual is responsible for working with the Regional Manager to develop financial and operational plans for the assigned area. Assists in recruiting, training and developing a highly motivated and dedicated team of Account Managers. Provides guidance, leadership and coaching to the Biomed team that aligns with Prime Healthcare’s vision, missions and goals. Is in charge of conducting meetings at least once every month, setting goals for the area and reviewing the progress of his/her team. Review and approve employee time, attendance and payroll data from time sheets. Directs the Biomedical Department during regulatory inspections like The Joint Commission (TJC), DNV-GL, Hospital Facilities Accreditation Program (HFAP), and Center for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS), College of American Pathologists (CAP) and any other applicable State regulatory agencies. Responsible for communicating and ensuring compliance with changes in regulations, policies and procedures set by national and state regulatory bodies to the team. Responsible for working with the corporate team to audit, review and negotiate contracts with OEM and third party service vendors. Serves as a technical advisor to the clinical staff for the safe operation and proper use of medical equipment. To ensure that the onsite staff understand and follow all company policies and procedures. Responsible to ensure that all scheduled work is accomplished on time, customer needs are met, and the day-to-day operations impacting revenue are communicated as needed and appropriate resources are utilized to minimize any service interruptions. Collaborates and maintains positive relationships with customers. Pride and professionalism, as well as technical expertise, must be exhibited at all times for the success of all concerned. Maintains a department "culture" that is patient-focused and participates in teamwork, quality, integrity and professional growth upholding the Prime Healthcare Mission and Vision at all times. Provides a positive representation of Bio-Medical Services, Inc. by integrating core values into job performance.

Responsibilities

Participates in development and execution of Medical Equipment Management Plan (MEMP) at the hospitals in the designated area.

Leads the team of Account Managers, Account Coordinators, Biomedical Technicians and Biomed Support/Interns in the Biomedical Engineering department for the allocated area.

Works with the Regional Manager to develop financial and operational plans for the area.

Provides guidance, leadership and coaching to the Biomed team in the assigned area.

Conducts monthly meetings and reviews progress of the team/assigned area.

Reviews and approves employee time, attendance and payroll data from time sheets.

Directs the Biomedical Department during regulatory inspections.

Communicates and ensures compliance with changes in regulations, policies and procedures set by national and state regulatory bodies to the team.

Works with the Corporate team to audit, review and negotiate contracts with OEM and third party service vendors.

Serves as a technical advisor to the clinical staff for the safe operation and proper use of medical equipment.

Ensures that all scheduled work is accomplished on time, customer needs are met and the day-to-day operations impacting revenue are communicated as needed.

Ensures that onsite staff including understand and follow all company policies and procedures.

Collaborates and maintains positive relationships with customers.

Pride and professionalism, as well as technical expertise, must be exhibited at all times for the success of all concerned.

Maintains a department "culture" that is patient-focused and participates in teamwork, quality, integrity and professional growth upholding the Prime Healthcare Mission and Vision at all times.

Provides a positive representation of Bio-Medical Services, Inc. by integrating core values into job performance.

Qualifications

Education and Work Experience

  • Bachelor's degree in Biomedical Engineering or related discipline with 5 years of experience or alternatively Associates degree with 7 years of experience required.

  • Experience working in very complex organization structures (combination of Administration, Engineering, Operations, IT and Medical professionals)

  • Knowledge of anatomy, physiology, electro-mechanical and electronic fundamentals, medical equipment function and operation, safety in healthcare facilities, and medical equipment troubleshooting required.

  • Process improvement skills preferred.

  • Strong knowledge of TJC, DNV, HFAP, CAP, NFPA, CMS, HIPAA and other applicable standards and regulations required.

  • Strong leadership, team building, coaching/staff development and interpersonal skills.

  • Strong planning and organization, critical thinking and decision-making skills.

  • Ability to analyze complex problems and recommend solution.

  • Good general business skills, high degree of confidentiality, maturity, tactfulness and business ethics. High degree of self-motivation, commitment and integrity.

  • Strong written and verbal communications skills.

  • Strong negotiation and conflict resolution skills.

  • Ability to write reports and make presentations on operational and technical issues.

  • Strong computer skills (MS Office, Clinical applications, CMMS systems).

  • Ability to troubleshoot, read schematics and/or blue prints.

  • Field related technical certifications (like A+, CBET, CCE or CHTM) preferred.

  • Valid driver's license required.

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