ANNOUNCEMENT OF Professional Vacancy

STATE UNIVERSITY OF NEW YORK · DOWNSTATE MEDICAL CENTER  
450 CLARKSON AVENUE, BOX 1194, BROOKLYN, NEW YORK 11203
Department: NURSING SERVICES - ACUTE DIALYSIS - NS 63 Job Title: TH MEDICAL INSTRUMENTATION SPECIALIST
Professional  Rank: SL-3 Descriptive Title: MACHINE TECHNICIAN
Salary Range: $44,530.00-$94,649.00+$3,026.00* Line Number: Line# 53227
Additional Position Information: * Represents Location Pay for full-time appointees. Hours of work: Variable; Days of week: Variable; Hours per week 37.5. On-call availability as needed.
Brief Description of Duties:
Prepare and repair Hemodialysis equipment for treatments and use; Monitor calibrations of machines and related equipment as per manufacturer’s guidelines; Responsible for maintenance, emergency repairs and servicing of equipment; Disassemble equipment and repair/replace defective parts; Reassemble, adjust and calibrate precision components; Perform analysis and isolate of mechanical or electronic malfunctions; Inspect and test equipment and apparatus to ensure specified functional qualities; Perform preventive maintenance and quality control; Clean and sanitize equipment using appropriate agents; Demonstrate knowledge of Department of Health (DOH) regulations regarding dialysis water system and dialysis functions; Adhere to internal controls established by department; Collect water samples and perform tests accordingly; Mix bicarb bath solution; Maintain a log of all work performed, including tests conducted, diagnosis, repairs, and test results; Clearly date, stock and store equipment safely; Demonstrate cleanliness of self, tools and work area; Follow infection guidelines as per Hemodialysis guidelines; Ensure compliance with DOH and the manufacturer’s recommendations for environmental standards; Transport equipment as needed; Respond to equipment problems of home patients as needed; Set up bedside machines as needed; Perform all duties and tasks in a timely manner; ON-CALL availability as needed; Conduct staff teachings and in-services.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES ARE NOT LIMITED TO THE ABOVE POSITION DESCRIPTION

All successful candidates must undergo various background checks, maintain credentials required for continued employment and adhere to the SUNY-DMC UHB Principles of Behavior.   Clinical Faculty and Allied Health professionals must receive and maintain Medical Board authorization.
Qualifications:
REQUIRED: Five or more years in Dialysis; Certification in Fresenius H/K; Certification in water treatment; experience in Reverse Osmosis (R/O). PREFERRED: Bachelors Degree.
Posting ID: 14126 Ref #: B/PR-53227-16
Persons interested in the above position should submit a resume along with a cover letter to ==>
Please include: Job Title( TH MEDICAL INSTRUMENTATION SPECIALIST ), Line( 53227 ) and PostingID( 14126 )
The Employment Office
M.S.C.  1194
450 Clarkson Avenue
Brooklyn, New York 11203  ( email: Careers@downstate.edu )

Closing date for receipt of applications:

Internal Consideration Program: Open Until Filled Off-campus recruitment: Open Until Filled

SUNY Downstate Medical Center offers a competitive salary and benefits package.
SUNY Downstate Medical Center is an affirmative action, equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, religion, creed, age, disability, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, familiar status, pregnancy, predisposing genetic characteristics, military status, domestic violence victim status or criminal conviction.