Works with the Research team and clinical stakeholders in the identification, assessment, development, implementation, and management of innovative technologies including 3D printing, virtual and augmented reality, holograms, artificial intelligence, and medical devices. Responsible for high priority complex 3D printing requests servicing multiple clinical departments.
Clinical or hospital based setting experience preferred.
Successful with interdisciplinary teams to achieve mutual goals.
Extensive knowledge of CAD-CAM based applications and their utilization in medicine.
Ability to recruit and mentor entry level biomedical engineers, trainees, and other research scientists.
Able to develop and deliver introductory and intermediate level 3D modeling and printing workshops to local engineering students, medical students, and hospital personnel.
Ability to communicate both verbally and in writing.
Able to maintain confidentiality of sensitive information.
Ability to problem solve and adapt to standard clinical procedures.
Ability to interpret, adapt, and react calmly under stressful conditions.
Ability to incorporate quality improvement with research innovation.
Skilled with software and technology development and integration of current and future systems.
Ability to contribute and drive content development, standards & quality assurance, and building evidence for the utilization of pre and post-operative 3D printed models, relevant model files, and DICOM.
Ability to incorporate images of patient-specific 3D models into PACS.
Oversees the management of digital and physical 3D model library.
Strong organizational, planning, and follow-up skills.
Ability to hold others accountable.
Ability to transfer technical knowledge to others using a variety of tools and techniques.
Ability to relate cooperatively and constructively with coworkers, potential and actual investigators, and research staff.
Ability to set and effectively communicate priorities in a changing environment.
Ability to use logical and scientific thinking to interpret technical data and solve a broad range of problems.
ESSENTIAL JOB DUTIES:
Liaisons with vendors to co-develop technologies focusing on pediatric innovations at MCHS.
Develops and maintains the clinical workflow for the 3D printing program.
Works with clinicians, vendors, and marketing department to produce press releases and interviews relevant to program.
Develops the business model for patient-specific 3D printed and virtual models.
Responsible for building and maintaining the database of patient outcomes associated with the 3D printing program.
Represents the 3D program by attending and presenting at regional and national conferences for MCHS.
Mentors biomedical engineering teams and other trainees as needed.
Works with Leaders and 3D clinical leadership to develop and oversee the budget and finances of the 3D program.
Works with vendors and MCHS stakeholders (Construction, IT, Facilities, etc.) to build out and manage the 3D printing laboratory facility within OSHA and other relevant requirements.
Liaises with all corporate and academic colleagues on biomedical engineering research projects.
Assists in development of research protocols including writing drafts, conducting literature reviews, and reporting results to internal and external collaborators.
Follows all MCHS policies and procedures in the conduct of human subject research as directed by investigators and the Leaders.
Prepares applications, manuscripts, presentations, abstracts, and reports (including data analysis) for funding applications, press, and scientific publication.
Manages the day-to-day biomedical engineering research support for clinical departments across under the supervision of the clinical leadership for the 3D program and other appropriate clinicians.
Utilizes engineering training and expertise to develop and improve devices for medical/surgical intervention, interfaces, and data collection.
Minimum Job Requirements:
Master's degree in Biomedical Engineering required.
2-3 years of experience in Biomedical Engineering.
Prior work experience with medical technology start-ups to drive innovation.
Experience in clinical research and CITI certified.
Experience in grant writing and obtaining extramural funding.