Penn State Health Senior Ventricular Assist Device (VAD) Engineer - PSHHVI MCS in Hershey, Pennsylvania

Penn State Health Milton S. Hershey Medical Center

Location: US:PA:Hershey

Work Type: Full Time

FTE: 1.0

Shift: Day

Hours: 8:00am-4:30pm


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

Certified Perfusionist

If chosen for this position, you may be required to pass a Post Offer Employment Physical Exam in accordance with the measurements listed in the Work Task Analysis (WTA) report. This job description is a general outline of duties performed and is not to be misconstrued as encompassing all duties performed within the position. All individuals (including current employees) selected for a position will undergo a background check appropriate for the position's responsibilities.

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Union: Non Bargained