Penn State Health Senior Ventricular Assist Device (VAD) Engineer - PSHHVI MCS in Hershey, Pennsylvania
Penn State Health Milton S. Hershey Medical Center
Work Type: Full Time
This position provides support and oversight of all technology related to the Ventricular Assist Device Program throughout all phases of care. These tasks include, but are not limited to: clinical management of mechanical circulatory support (MCS), training of medical staff in the use of MCS devices, clinical management and training support on behalf of MCS device manufacturers. In addition, incumbent will perform analogous tasks on other artificial heart supporting technology and clinical biomedical equipment. This all ventricular assist devices (VAD), total artificial heart (TAH), and extracorporeal membrane oxygenation (ECMO) and other innovative medical technology. In addition to clinical expertise, engineers will be required to participate in a 24 hour call rotation, and understand design and development of innovative cardiac and organ support technologies. This role will serve as a mentor for less experienced staff.
M.S. in Chemical, Biomedical or other related Engineering field required
Two years of experience with clinical management of Ventricular Assist Devices and scientific research required
Ph.D. in Chemical, Biomedical or other related Engineering field
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Union: Non Bargained