Optical Instrument Assembler Job Description Sample
Optical Instrument Tech
Technicians in this position design, fabricate and maintain optical/electrical components of tooling and production measuring instruments. Set up, diagnose, repair and operate instruments, calibrate and use standards that verify attributes of equipment per drawings, specifications, sketches and procedures.
May require 20/20 vision. Obtain, examine and use drawings, sketches, specifications, lab procedures and other documentation (6M61-200 Optical Equipment Service Manual), using on line computing systems.
Visually inspect unit under test for discrepancies that could affect accuracy. Set up unit under repair (transit, laser tracker, theodolite) using appropriate support fixtures (alignment bench, carts, test stand) and attachments (targets, mounts, adapters).
Perform preliminary adjustments, zeroing of instrument prior to accomplishing diagnoses of item under repair. Perform repair work per non-conformance reports from calibration/certification inspection and/or customer. Clean delicate surfaces and/or optical paths (bearing races, optics, electrical components) to remove contaminants, using appropriate solvents and materials,
Perform repair, modification and/or calibration on conventional optical instruments (levels, alignment scopes, microscopes) and computer aided optical instruments (theodolite, Laser tracker, V-Stars) using appropriate instruments (voltmeter, collimator, interferometer). Verify accuracy of in-process repair and/or completed instrument, up to millionths of an inch/arc second.
Work with mathematical computations (algebra, geometry, trigonometry) necessary to set up, repair and/or calibrate the unit under repair. Troubleshoot, test, repair, modify and install various types of computer/electronic systems used on experimental and production optical measuring systems. Perform computer upgrade for operation of 3D measuring systems (software, components, configure) set up, maintain and operate, per requirements.
Perform removal/installation of optical components to grind, polish and coat lenses and prisms to customer requirements. Perform maintenance, repair and adjustment of mechanical/electrical components (motors, bearings, leveling screws) to allow adjustments of optical components. Operate fabrication equipment (conventional/NC lathe and/or mill, drill press, grinders) to build optical/electrical test fixtures and accessories (photo sensors, alignment fixtures, test stands).
Use necessary precision measurement tools. Support Manufacturing Research and Development (MR&D) on new technology measuring systems (photo-grammetry, scanning lasers) to design, layout, fabricate, assemble accessories and set up (adapters, targets, mounts) for the required application.
Work with MR&D engineers to provide documentation and sketches to place a new part design into the Boeing Optical Tool catalog. Develop methods and procedures for optical measurement processes to be used on items requiring repair/calibration.
Boeing is the world's largest aerospace company and leading manufacturer of commercial airplanes and defense, space and security systems. We are engineers and technicians.
Skilled scientists and thinkers. Bold innovators and dreamers. Join us, and you can build something better for yourself, for our customers and for the world.
Everett Site Operations
Relocation Assistance Available
Yes. Available for eligible candidates, if authorized.
This is an hourly position governed by the IAM Collective Bargaining agreement.High school graduate or GED preferred.
This position must meet Export Control compliance requirements, therefore a "US Person" as defined by 22 C.F.R. § 120.15 is required. "US Person" includes US Citizen, lawful permanent resident, refugee, or asylee.
Contingent Upon Program Award
Scientific Drilling is looking for an Instrument Assembler to work at our Applied Technologies Center in Paso Robles, CA. Scientific Drilling is an independent directional drilling and wellbore navigation, surveying and logging Service Company serving customers worldwide. Our industry leading navigation systems provide definitive wellbore placement information, enabling safer and more efficient placement of tightly spaced wellbores throughout the world. We are motivated by crafting innovative and elegant solutions to technically challenging problems.
Nestled between San Francisco and Los Angeles, the California Central Coast is the location described as the happiest place on earth. Home to where others vacation, including 200+ wineries, fresh air, miles of beautiful beaches, and small town appeal. Our Instrument Assembler position will be working in our Manufacturing department.
The Instrument Assembler is expected to perform the essential duties listed below. Candidates must have authorization to work in the United States.
Assemble mechanisms and sensors to meet precision tolerances and product specifications, in a clean room environment.
Committed to Safety as first priority.
Use microscope perform essential job functions.
Follow blueprints, work instructions and wiring diagrams to assemble electromechanical sensors.
Learn through hands on training while focusing on achieving necessary level of proficiency.
Rely on instructions and pre-established guidelines to perform the functions of the job.
Learn applicable IPC standards.
Strive for continual improvement to quality.
Work efficiently to finish jobs in a timely manner, under the supervision of Lead or Supervisor.
Perform functionality of product.
Adhere to and improve safety standards.
Manage work station and practice good housekeeping techniques.
May be required to work overtime.
Pursue every job with drive and determination.
Use logic to solve problems with effective solutions.
Perform other relevant duties as assigned by the needs of the business.
Job Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
Able to use computer to look up parts and fill out work orders.
Ability to learn commonly-used concepts, practices, and procedures within this field.
Pursues every job with drive and determination.
Is personally committed to continual improvement.
Ability to listen and carry out tasks.
Ability to multi-task.
Ability to work in fast paced and results driven environment.
Strong attention to detail and ability to multitask.
Good organizational and communication skills.
Ability to present oneself with professional appearance and behavior in accordance with ATC dress code and SDI Code of Conduct.
Ability to meet all SDI/ATC safety requirements.
Ability to understand and follow instructions.
Ability to read, communicate, and understand the English language.
Ability to communicate effectively with managers and peers, both written and verbally.
Adhere to established Company procedures and policies, work schedule, attendance standards and is punctual to work and meetings.
Contribute to team effort by accomplishing related results.
Ability to be a team player/builder.
Must be tactful and able to resolve disputes between departments and settle personnel
Possess the ability to be interactive with management staff and co-workers.
Qualifications and Required Experience:
High School Diploma or GED equivalent required.
0-3 years of experience in field or related area.
Experience with proper soldering techniques and ESD prevention a plus.
Manual Dexterity and ability to use common hand tools is a plus.
Microscope experience a plus.
Clean room environment experience a plus.
Proficiency with MS Office (Word, Excel, Outlook).
Optical Assembler I
Optical Assembler I
Arthrex California Inc
ACT Santa Barbara, CA
Performs production assembly work of video cameras, requiring electrical, mechanical and optical assembly. Uses close attention to detail to following manufacturing assembly procedures of moderately high complexity.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
Manufacture medical video camera products to specified work orders. Follows engineering drawings, manufacturing assembly instructions and standard operating procedures. Inspects own work as well as the work of others. Operate a variety of hand tools and light manufacturing equipment.
Perform tasks such as but not limited to cleaning, mounting and assembling intricate optical, electrical and mechanical components using mechanical fasteners and adhesives. Follow released assembly instructions and engineering drawings while adhering Good Documentation Practices. Follow strict quality requirements for material traceability and proper handling in a medical device manufacturing environment.
Assemble sub-assemblies and final product to specifications with the use of measuring equipment, specialized hand tools and microscopes, making decisions in proper fitment. Ability to identify and document component parts that do not conform to established requirements.
Perform and document work completed via a product traveler. Insures correct specifications and functional criteria are per the manufacturing instructions and good documentation practice has been accomplished prior to completion of work.
Work as part of a team with direction from the line lead and contributes to the positive outcome, producing high yielding medical devices.
Strictly adheres to company policy for time and attendance for hourly workers.
The above statements describe the general nature and level of work being performed in this job. They are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all duties, and indeed additional responsibilities may be assigned, as required, by management.
Education and Experience:
High School Diploma or equivalent required.
Minimum of 1 year experience in a manufacturing assembly environment preferred.
Knowledge and Skill Requirements/Specialized Courses and/or Training:
Exceptional dexterity and hand / eye coordination required to assemble product. Knowledge of mechanical, electrical and optical assembly is beneficial.
Machine, Tools, and/or Equipment
Various light duty machines and hand tools, working under a microscope as well as computer / data entry.
All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or protected veteran status.
Optical Assembler II
Currently looking for an Optical Assembler II for an opening in Santa Barbara, CA. The ideal candidate will posses at least 2 years in an electro-mechanical manufacturing environment.
Job Responsibilities for the Optical Assembler:
- Manufacture medical video camera products to specified work orders.
- Follows engineering drawings, manufacturing assembly instructions and standard operating procedures.
- Operate a variety of hand tools and light manufacturing equipment.
- Perform tasks such as but not limited to cleaning, mounting and assembling intricate optical, electrical and mechanical components using mechanical fasteners and adhesives.
- Follow released assembly instructions and engineering drawings while adhering Good Documentation Practices.
- Follow strict quality requirements for material traceability and proper handling in a medical device manufacturing environment.
- Assemble sub-assemblies and final product to specifications with the use of measuring equipment, specialized hand tools and microscopes, making decisions in proper fitment.
- HS Diploma or GED
- 2-5 years experience in an electro-mechanical manufacturing environment
- Experience with light duty machines and hand tools, working under a microscope as well as computer/data entry.
Monday to Friday 7:30am to 4:00pm
Santa Barbara, CA 93111
Electro Optical Assembler II
Optics 1, Inc., a Safran Group Company, is a technology leader in the design, development, and production of Integrated Electro-optical Systems for commercial and government applications. Leveraging our multi-disciplined engineering expertise in optics, electronics, software and mechanics, Optics 1 is able to design and deliver state-of-the-art electro-optical integrated systems.
The Optical Electronic Assembler is responsible for assembling, aligning, testing and configuring optical, electronic, mechanical components. Work is performed in accordance with released procedures, drawings, schematics and wiring tables.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions including, but not limited to:
Perform a wide variety of electro-mechanical assembly operations.
Clean and assemble optical assemblies.
Assemble cables, plugs and wire harnesses.
Proficiency working with hand tools and using adhesives.
Ability to read and follow work instructions.
Record test and build data into databases as assemblies are tested.
Responsible for maintaining a clean, orderly and organized work area.
Responsible for safe handling of all solvents and epoxies.
Responsible to assure conformance to quality standards, including serialization and packaging prior to shipment.
Maintains excellent attendance record, works independently and is reliable.
Ability to effectively train co-workers at various work stations.
Ability to perform preventive maintenance on production equipment.
Proficient at all levels of production (assemble, align and test) on a product line.
Overall knowledge of inventory control.
QUALIFICATIONS & EXPERIENCE:
Five years of assembly experience
Ability to perform well and maintain production flow under noisy and disruptive situations
Excellent dexterity and good eyesight. Requires assembly of small components and fine adjustments to close tolerances
Experience with ESD safety requirements
Experience with optics handling and cleaning
Ability to work independently.
Use of measuring tools and hand tools
Able to fit and bond parts and mechanical parts using adhesives to meet specifications and requirements
Experience with optics handling, bonding and cleaning
Achieved IPC610 soldering certification
Able to self-check and inspect work in process.
Able to stand for extended periods of time
US Citizenship or Permanent Resident
Experience working in a Lean Manufacturing environment
Experience with 5S housekeeping practices
Familiar with standard shop practices used in defense-related industries
Experience with ISO-9000 series of standards or other similar standards
Experience working in an ITAR environment
- High School Diploma or equivalent
- Fluency in the English Language is required
Basic skills in MS Office Suite of programs including Word, Outlook, Excel and PowerPoint.
Experience with an ERP system a plus.
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Tasks involve the ability to exert light physical effort in sedentary to light work, but which may involve some lifting, carrying, pushing and/or pulling of objects and materials of light weight (5-10 pounds). Tasks may involve extended periods of time at a keyboard or work station.
While performing the aforementioned job duties, the employee mainly works in a professional office setting that is relatively quiet and has temperature control systems.
This role routinely uses standard office equipment such as computers, phones and photocopiers.
No phone calls please.
Optics 1, Inc. offers a full benefit package, plus a very competitive salary.
EOE/AA/M/F/Vets – U.S. Protected Individual status required (U.S. citizen, lawful permanent resident, asylee, refugee or temporary resident (as defined at 8 USC 1160(a).
Instrument Technician 2 - FT - Evenings - Surgery Supply - Integris Baptist Medical Center
Instrument Technician 2, Full Time, Evenings at INTEGRIS Baptist Medical Center. May underfill for an Instrument Tech 1, job code 2368
Job Code: 2335
The Instrument Technician is responsible for the proper decontamination of all instruments and disassembling, cleaning, lubricating, packaging, and wrapping as well as sterilizing all instruments using steam, steris, or sterrad. Adheres to National Patient Safety Goals as appropriate based on the level of patient contact this position requires.
INTEGRIS Health is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.
The Instrument Technician responsibilities include, but are not limited to, the following:
Ensures that all instruments are rapidly decontaminated for turnover procedures and that instrument sets are assembled according to count sheets
Completes the necessary processes for sterilization; keeps records of cleaning of all steam sterilizers in the department
Assembles and maintains sterilization charts for the following sterilizers: steam, Steris, and Sterrad
Performs an inventory review and orders and restocks the supplies needed for the autoclaving processes
Determines the need for and the replacement of routine instruments and initiates repairs and purchase orders with director approval
The Instrument Technician reports to the assigned supervisor.
Required Physical Demands (Subject to Reasonable Accommodation):
Keyboarding/Dexterity: Frequently; activity exists from 1/3 to 2/3 of the time
Standing/Walking: Constantly; activity exits up to 2/3 of the time
Strength (Lift/Carry/Push/Pull): Heavy (Exerting 50 to 100 pounds of force occasionally, or 25 to 50 pounds of force frequently, or 10 to 20 pounds of force constantly to move objects)
Talking (Must be able to effectively communicate verbally): Yes
Color Acuity (Must be able to distinguish and identify colors): Yes
This position may have additional or varied physical demand and/or respiratory fit test requirements. Please consult the Physical Demands Project SharePoint site or contact Risk Management/Employee Health for additional information.
This position includes the potential for exposure to numerous environmental hazards and contaminants including blood and body fluids from needles, suction, splashing and instruments. Exposure to chemicals may occur from handling cleaning solvents and the equipment and supplies involved with Sterrad, Steris, and steam sterilization. Inhalational contamination from anesthesia gases may also occur. Electrical exposure may occur from using the sterilization units used for processing. There is a potential for physical hazards due to injuries related to lifting, slipping, and moving heavy equipment. The physical environment also includes exposure to noisy work areas, physical exertion, disagreeable odors, and emergency situations that require quick judgment. There will be daily encounters that require accurate prioritization. The applicant must wear protective clothing including rubber gloves, masks, goggles, gowns, and aprons.
All applicants will receive consideration regardless of membership in any protected status as defined by applicable state or federal law, including protected veteran or disability status.
High school diploma or equivalent
Knowledge of preparing and sterilizing surgical instruments and supplies preferred
2 or more years of experience
Must be able to communicate effectively in English
For Lakeside Women's Hospital:
6 months Nursing Assistant experience will be accepted in lieu of 2 years Instrument Tech experience.
Engineer, Optical Systems
M.S. or higher in Optical Engineering, Physics, Biophysics, or similar disciplines, with 4+ years of relevant experience in an industrial setting; B.S. with 6+ years of industrial experience considered.
Experience with microscopes, microscope-like instruments or molecular biology instrumentation containing optical components is a major plus.
Demonstrated expertise in product development of complex optical assemblies involving advanced illumination, mechanical positioning, alignment methods and imaging.
Experience writing work instructions and understanding of the challenges therein.
Ability to write and debug simple programs, particularly for data acquisition & analysis.
Must be able to describe industry standard tests for imaging optical systems, lasers and cameras. Experience writing and using code to characterize and test complex optical assemblies is a major plus.
Understanding of optical engineering software (Zemax / CODE V / OSLO, etc.) workflows and methods and ability to critically examine outputs to review design work of others. Hands on experience designing and tolerancing optical parts is a major plus.
Experience deploying motion control and working with precise positioning systems.
Able to quickly learn and use standard laboratory test equipment such as oscilloscopes, logic analyzers, laser power meters, thermal imaging systems, etc.
Experience with vendor/supplier management of complex sub-systems or OEM
Experience in customer-facing technical roles is a plus.
Agilent inspires and supports discoveries that advance the quality of life. We provide life science, diagnostic and applied market laboratories worldwide with instruments, services, consumables, applications and expertise. Agilent enables customers to gain the answers and insights they seek ---- so they can do what they do best: improve the world around us. Information about Agilent is available at www.agilent.com.
The Agilent Genomics group is an established leader in providing robust reagents and analysis solutions to the next-generation sequencing (NGS) market. Our team remains committed to offering our NGS customers cutting-edge products and workflow solutions through our continued development efforts. We are looking for new team members excited to join our cross-functional program focused on expanding Agilent NGS capabilities. This is your opportunity to actively contribute in a fast-paced environment that encourages learning and expertise in this high-growth industry.
We are seeking a highly-skilled Optical Systems Engineer responsible for construction and integration of the state-of-the-art optical and motion control assemblies of our high-throughput DNA sequencer. The engineer will monitor production at supplier facilities and verify that subassemblies are being built to specifications, while also contributing to long term development of manufacturing and testing capabilities. This position will be responsible for optical sub-assembly performance during and after the integration process and assisting with validation & verification work of completed prototype instruments.
Major Duties and Responsibilities:
- Monitor and critically assess the status of sub-assembly and full instrument prototype builds at external vendors' facilities. Candidate will occasionally be the only Agilent representative physically present at those sites.
- Participate in design cycle iterations of critical optical, electrical and motion control hardware.
- Perform bring-up work, testing and documentation for full instrument builds.
- Develop work instructions and key parameter tests to qualify instrument builds.
- Represent engineering during transfer of instrument builds to operations.
- Assist with V&V experiments on prototype instruments.
- Assist lab personnel running instruments in internal and external user facilities.
- Design and modeling of optical and optoelectronic systems.
- Synthesizes complex or diverse information; Collects and researches data; Uses intuition and experience to complement data.
- Technical Skills
- Assesses own strengths and development areas; Pursues training and opportunities for growth; Strives to continuously build knowledge and skills; Shares expertise with others.
- Prioritizes and plans work activities; Uses time efficiently. Completes administrative tasks correctly and on time. Follows instructions and responds to management direction.
- Demonstrates accuracy and thoroughness; Looks for ways to improve and promote quality; Accepts and applies feedback to improve performance; Monitors own work to ensure quality.
- Listens and gets clarification; Responds well to questions; Responds promptly to questions and requests from other team members
- Able to adapt to changes in the work environment; Manages competing demands. Changes approach or method to best fit the situation. Able to deal with frequent change, delays, or unexpected events.
- Ethics --Treats people with respect; Inspires the trust of others; Works with integrity and ethically; Upholds organizational values.
Optical Instrumentation Engineer (Oculus)
The Oculus team at Facebook is helping more people around the world come together and connect through world-class VR hardware and software. With global departments dedicated to VR research, computer vision, haptics, social interaction, and more, Oculus is committed to driving the state of the art forward through relentless innovation. VR's potential to change the world is immense—and we're just getting started.
Our Core Tech team explores, develops, and delivers new cutting-edge technologies that serve as the foundation of current and future Oculus products. From mixed reality and human interaction to natural inputs and beyond, Core Tech is focused on taking new technologies from early concept to the product level while iterating, prototyping, and realizing the human value and new experiences they open up.
We are currently developing next generations of VR headsets and looking for a talented Optical Instrumentation Engineer passionate about developing complex optical instrumentation and prototypes in the lab.
- Develop novel optical VR headset concepts for improved visual immersion and develop complex instrumentation and metrology systems
Develop new concepts of fully functional VR headset prototypes
Supervise mechanical and electronics engineers for instrumentation development
Support evaluating and characterizing optical elements and image quality
Engage cross-functionally with researchers and engineers to develop and ship innovative concepts that advance the entire product pipeline (hardware, software, integration, infrastructure and applications)
- MS in Optical Sciences, Physics, Electrical Engineering or related field or equivalent experience.
Knowledge of optics including imaging, illumination, radiometry and colorimetry, physical and geometric optics, and polarization.
Knowledge of sources (lasers and LED's), spatial light modulators, diffractive optics, optical materials, and thin films optics.
Experience in developing instrumentation involving optics, mechanics and automation.
Experience with optical metrology (interferometry, polarimetry, colorimetry, radiometry, etc.).
Experience with one or more optical design tools such as Zemax, Code V, FRED, or ASAP.
Experience with development of test automation using LabVIEW, MATLAB, Mathematica or another program that enables custom analysis and automation of metrology.
Experience interfacing with motorizations, image acquisition, etc.
Experience collaborating and communicating with cross-functional teams.
- PhD in Optical Sciences, Physics, Electrical Engineering or related field.
Sterile Processing Instrument Coordinator - Sterile Processing Department (Materials MGT HC Spec 3)
At UCSF Health, our mission of innovative patient care, advanced technology and pioneering research is redefining what's possible for the patients we serve – a promise we share with the professionals who make up our team.
Ranked by U.S. News & World Report as the number one hospital in California – and among the top five in the country – UCSF Health is committed to providing the most rewarding work experience while delivering the best care available anywhere. In an environment that allows for continuous learning and opportunities for professional growth, UCSF Health offers the ideal atmosphere in which to best use your skills and talents.
Sterile Processing provides decontamination, assembly and sterilization of surgical instrumentation and equipment for the operating rooms, patient care areas, diagnostic, treatment and research specialties including non-clinical areas such as campus research, school of nursing and health sciences.
The Sterile Processing department has three primary locations. The hub of the department is located in Moffitt/Long Hospital and is staffed twenty-four hours a day, seven days a week. A satellite area is maintained in the Ambulatory Surgery Center and staffed Monday through Friday from 7:00 AM - 9:30 PM. Our Mount Zion Medical Center is staffed from 6:30 AM to 11:30 PM.
The units of service for the Sterile Processing areas are based on a combination of Inpatient and Outpatient procedures and surgical cases.
This position will coordinate with the Operating Room (OR) leadership to ensure that all necessary instrumentation and equipment is in an appropriate condition for safe, effective use.
They will also work in conjunction with loaner coordinators, vendors and OR personal to ensure sufficient back up instrumentation and equipment are available for replacement of missing, damaged, or broken beyond repair items without patient care service interruption. The Incumbent troubleshoots equipment, instrument, and customer issues. Incumbent interfaces with OR, ancillary departments, and outside companies.
Participates in performance improvement planning and implementation. Demonstrates excellent communication skills and works closely with management, SPD Educator, and SPD Quality coordinator to implement change management and staff development opportunities. Applies skills and experience as a seasoned materials management professional to independently order supplies, track inventory records, store inventory, and distribute supplies.
Three to five years of experience in SPD instrument management, policies, regulatory requirements, and safety regulations
Maintain current certification as a Sterile Processing Technician through an accredited organization (CRCST- Certified Registered Central Service Tech, IAHCSMM, or Certified Sterile Processing and Distribution Technician CBSPD)
Bachelor's degree in related area and / or equivalent experience / training
Strong communication skills; includes active listening, critical thinking, oral, and in writing
Strong interpersonal skills; actively cooperates and supports the work of others; ability to work productively with staff across departments and of all levels
Productive in work volume, speed, quality, and consistency; ability to manage multiple priorities, track all instruments and complete projects
Ability to perform all commonly applicable functions in the Microsoft Suite; effectively uses organization's automated materials management systems
Thorough knowledge of data management and documentation methods used in materials management and SPD Microsystems
Demonstrated leadership abilities
Ability to operate sterile processing equipment.
Knowledge of universal precautions for safety and prevention of cross contamination
Detailed knowledge of sterilization and cleaning equipment
Ability to safely move heavy trays and equipment, lifting up to 50 pounds, and stand for prolonged periods of time
Knowledge in all aspects of SPD, assembly (all services), decontamination, Case carts, sterilization
The flexibility to orient and work at all UCSF Medical Center locations
Minimum four years of previous Sterile Processing technician experience
Detailed knowledge of medical terminology, departmental policies and procedures, and regulatory standards and leading industry practices
- Maintain current certification as a Sterile Processing Technician through an accredited organization (CRCST- Certified Registered Central Service Tech, IAHCSMM, or Certified Sterile Processing and Distribution Technician CBSPD)
Living Pride Standards
Demonstrates service excellence by following the Everyday PRIDE Guide with the UCSF Medical Center standards and expectations for communication and behavior. These standards and expectations convey specific behavior associated with the Medical Center's values: Professionalism, Respect, Integrity, Diversity and Excellence, and provide guidance on how we communicate with patients, visitors, faculty, staff, and students, virtually everyone, every day and with every encounter. These standards include, but are not limited to: personal appearance, acknowledging and greeting all patients and families, introductions using AIDET, managing up, service recovery, managing delays and expectations, phone standards, electronic communication, team work, cultural sensitivity and competency.
Uses effective communication skills with patients and staff; demonstrates proper telephone techniques and etiquette; acts as an escort to any patient or family member needing directions; shows sensitivity to differences of culture; demonstrates a positive and supportive manner in which patients / families/ colleagues perceive interactions as positive and supportive. Exhibits team work skills to positively acknowledge and recognize other colleagues, and uses personal experiences to model and teach Living PRIDE standards.
Exhibits tact and professionalism in difficult situations according to PRIDE Values and Practices
Demonstrates an understanding of and adheres to privacy, confidentiality, and security policies and procedures related to Protected Health Information (PHI) or other sensitive and personal information.
Demonstrates an understanding of and adheres to safety and infection control policies and procedures.
Assumes accountability for improving quality metrics associated with department/unit and meeting organizational/departmental targets.
Keeps working areas neat, orderly and clutter-free, including the hallways. Adheres to cleaning processes and puts things back where they belong. Removes and reports broken equipment and furniture.
Picks up and disposes of any litter found throughout entire facility.
Posts flyers and posters in designated areas only; does not post on walls, doors or windows.
Knows where the Environment of Care Manual is kept in department; corrects or reports unsafe conditions to the appropriate departments.
Protects the physical environment and equipment from damage and theft.
The flexibility to orient and work at all UCSF Medical Center locations is required.
Equal Employment Opportunity
The University of California San Francisco is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran or disabled status, or genetic information. Further information about the University of California, San Francisco, is available at diversity.ucsf.edu. UCSF seeks candidates whose skills, and personal and professional experience, have prepared them to contribute to our commitment to diversity and excellence, and the communities we serve.
Instrument Systems Engineer
The IDEXX Instrument Development Systems & Reliability Engineering team is looking for a Systems Engineer to be responsible for research and development of next generation analyzers and instrumentation for use in Veterinary diagnostics.
This is a great opportunity to develop and integrate varied technologies including electro-mechanical devices, software, chemical, and biological processes to produce products that exceed the expectations of our customers.
You will be qualifying and characterizing products by determining measurable product requirement standards. Also ensuring systems provide for margin for failure in operation to achieve acceptable results even in off-nominal conditions.
You will be developing products within an overall integrated system framework encompassing complete range of sciences, engineering, manufacturing, marketing, customer and other essential inputs to ensure end products meet requirements and perform their intended functions.
Duties and responsibilities
Verifies and validates that products function as designed by testing and measuring performance.
Works cross-functionally with scientific as well as engineering personnel and others to consider full spectrum of relevant aspects of product development and design.
Characterizes systems by breaking them down into their component parts, mapping out how each function will work within the overall system to make sure products will operate to requirements and as intended.
Develops and implements novel test methods for assuring system function in nominal and marginal operating conditions.
Accounts for margin for failure in designs, building extra leeway into products so they continue to function despite potential problems.
Provide support for overall system throughout entire product development process, providing consultative support and ensuring each system piece is progressing and integrated according to plan.
Conceptualizes and evaluates technical feasibility of new product concepts and major hardware changes to existing products.
- Bachelor's degree in engineering or related field or equivalent combination of education and experience.
- 3+ years of engineering experience as well as medical instrument/product development and systems integration experience preferred.
Skills and abilities
Good understanding of life and biological sciences.
Ability to work with and on cross-functional development teams.
Proficient in analyzing test results, assessing probable failure modes and developing and executing appropriate corrective action.
Effective verbal and written communications skills, including ability to communicate complex array of issues both to the team and other parts of the organization.
Ability to trouble shoot and solve technical problems.
Experience in scripting programming languages such as Python is favored
Working knowledge of Microsoft desktop environment and analytical tools such as Matlab, JMP and Computer aided design (CAD) software tools as required.
Exposure to National Instrument Suite is favored.
Extensive sitting, standing and computer use.
Extend and reach with hands and arms and use hands and fingers.
Occasionally required to climb, balance, bend, stoop, kneel or crouch.
May be required to lift, move and carry up to 50 pounds.
Some travel required.
Work with exposed moving electro-mechanical parts.
Work with exposed electrical power requiring proper protective equipment.
WORK ENVIRONMENT: Office, engineering lab and industrial environments requiring safety, electrostatic discharge (ESD), clean room and other equipment. Additional work with electrical solder and fluxes, exposure to supplier assembly processes using chemicals, with machinery noise.
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