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Biomedical Engineer / Clinical Engineer

Blue Water Thinking
Lexington, KY
  • Expired: February 10, 2023. Applications are no longer accepted.
About Blue Water Thinking

Guided by our principles of value generation, continuous innovation, customer-centricity, and vested collaboration, Blue Water Thinking proudly supports our Federal clients in achieving their Agency goals.

Founded by a decorated twenty-eight year Veteran of the United States Army, Blue Water Thinking understands and supports the mission of our Nation's war fighters, Veterans, their families and caretakers.

Leveraging our executive team's military experience and private and public sector consulting expertise, Blue Water Thinking takes an integrated "one-team" approach and brings to bear best-fit solutions, thought leadership, and grit to meet our client's transformational needs.

Fueled by our values of integrity, respect, professionalism, stewardship and customer service, the Blue Water Thinking team understands the power of the human connection, collaboration, humility and loyalty to one another, our clients and industry partners.

Lastly, our formula for success is simple: Build something good, take care of our people, keep our clients satisfied, nurture our work ethic and reputation, build long-lasting partnerships, enjoy what we do and give back as much as possible.

Job Description

Tasks include:
  • VAMDNS and conformance, recall and safety alerts, security patches and updates, assist in national, VISN and local deadlines
  • Networking on medical equipment
  • Project tracking, meeting attendance, etc.
  • Assist with Cerner prep

Location: VA Lexington Health Care.

Basic Qualifications

The Contractor key personnel shall meet one of the following basic qualifications, regardless of role in the services provided under this contract:
  • Experience within a medical center and Biomedical Engineering department
  • OR, Experience working in or with the Veterans Health Administration (VHA)
  • OR, Understanding of VISN, VA medical center, and Biomedical Engineering department operations

In addition to the basic qualifications, the Contractor key personnel shall meet the following role-specific qualifications based on the core functions and services each will be providing under this contract.

Role Specific Qualifications:
  • A Bachelor's degree or higher in Engineering or Certification as a Clinical Engineer (CCE).
  • A minimum of three years of hospital or healthcare experience maintaining medical equipment or managing a hospital medical equipment program.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of concepts related to computer based medical systems, networking protocols, and information security as it applies to medical technology within VHA.
  • Demonstrated competency in the ability to conduct a medical equipment management program that is compliant with applicable healthcare standards and regulatory agencies; ability to develop a curriculum for a continuing education program that address the safe and effective use of medical technology; ability to manage a recall and safety alert program for medical devices, including medical device hazard investigations, to assure compliance with patient safety goals, SMDA, and TJC requirements; ability to conduct capital asset and infrastructure planning for medical equipment spanning initial concept, installation, and effective implementation of complex medical equipment; ability to function as the subject matter expert in the field of biomedical engineering, directly supporting specialized clinical technology, including service, system administration, training, quality assurance, and life-cycle management; ability to effectively advise clinical and administrative staff on medical technology, including existing and emerging technology, which addresses viability, long-term suitability, compatibility, and/or safety; to apply project management principles to deployment of medical equipment and health information technologies.
  • Demonstrated skill in in communicating and working collaboratively with key stakeholders, including technical and professional staff at various levels of the organization.
  • Understanding of regulatory agencies' requirements, industry regulatory requirements and International Standard Organization standards.


  • Must be legally authorized to work in the United States without the need for employer sponsorship, now or at any time in the future
  • Must be able to obtain and maintain the required federal public trust clearance for this role
  • Must provide proof of COVID vaccination + Flu vaccination during flu season, or, as an alternative, appropriate documentation that will support either a medical or religious exemption.


Salary for this position is determined by various factors, including but not limited to, location, the candidate's particular combination of knowledge, skills, competencies and experience, as well as contract specific affordability and organizational requirements. The proposed salary range for this position is outlined below.

Salary range: $90,000 - $110,000

Blue Water Thinking offers a comprehensive benefits package including health insurance (medical, dental and vision), paid time off, federal holidays, and matching 401K plan.

Our Commitment to Diversity

Blue Water Thinking, LLC (BWT) is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, marital status, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, genetic information, or any other protected status.

Applying for this Job:
  • Resume must be submitted in word document format and must include dates in each section (experience, education, certifications...)
  • Candidates must fill out the below form to the best of their knowledge

Blue Water Thinking


Lexington, KY
40592 USA