Clinical Systems Engineer – Cybersecurity

Qualifications

Minimum Education Level: Bachelor's

The Clinical Systems Engineering – Cybersecurity (CSEC) role will specifically be focused on developing & maintaining our Enterprise medical device cybersecurity program. The best candidate will have a solid background in engineering and/or IT and can demonstrate an understanding of cybersecurity challenges in the healthcare environment. Additionally, this candidate will have a drive & excitement for developing as a subject matter expert (SME) in the cybersecurity space, and a proven ability to collaborate with IT, Risk, Compliance, and various other partners internal and external to KP. Experience with application & server management, including a knowledge of Lifecycle Management best practices, is a preferred qualification.

Additionally, this role assures that Kaiser Permanente acquires clinically reliable, safe, and cost effective clinical technologies; and ensures appropriate and safe application of those clinical technologies across the Kaiser Permanente enterprise through the application of standard engineering techniques, procedures, and criteria.

Essential Responsibilities: 
  • Performs as a leader & SME in the medical device cybersecurity program
  • Proactively engages Clinical Technology stakeholders to understand requirements, risks, and obstacles to developing & implementing cybersecurity solutions
  • Conducts independent work in support of all phases of the clinical technology lifecycle, with specific advisory capacity for cybersecurity requirements
  • Manages multiple moderately complex individual projects and/or simple projects.
  • Monitors emerging technologies; reports on healthcare related technology trends; assess new healthcare related technologies; disseminates healthcare related technology information as appropriate across the Kaiser Permanente enterprise.
  • Develops equipment configurations in consultation with user groups and strategic partners.
  • Leads the production of 3-5 year clinical technology forecasts and strategic plans for service area, regional, and national purchasing plans. Conducts cost-benefit analyses.
  • Leads consultative support to the regional and national Clinical Technology leadership in the development of service maintenance contracts; data analysis, technology assessments and forecasts, and other forms of customized consultation.
  • Leads the deployment of clinical technology in new and existing care delivery environments; provides technical and environmental requirements; assists with the reviews of facility construction plans, templates; assists with the reviews of startup equipment lists; assists with equipment installations as needed.
  • Leads system assessment, design, implementation, and support strategy for clinical technology IT networks and integrations within service areas, regions, and/or across the enterprise.
  • Leads the reviews of FDA and non-regulatory Hazard Alerts to determine appropriate level of response in collaboration with the National Product Recall Management team; consults with operational leaders, risk managers, and facility directors to ensure compliance at the service area, regional, and enterprise levels.
  • Leads incident investigations and equipment performance analysis.
Posted: October 2, 2018
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