Medical Technology Planner

Main Line Health, Inc. Philadelphia , PA 19107

Posted 4 months ago

Main Line Health: (aka MLS)

Main Line Health, with over 11,000 employees and 2000 physician practices, is suburban Philadelphia's most comprehensive health care resource, offering a full range of medical, surgical, obstetric, pediatric, psychiatric and emergency services. We are composed of five hospitals, a medical research institute, physician practices and other specialized facilities and services. Main Line Health is committed to the highest standards of patient care, education and research. Main Line Health has achieved numerous honors and awards and has been nationally recognized by Press Ganey, Truven Analytics, The Joint Commission and other health care ratings organizations for its high quality patient care. We have received Magnet designation by the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), the nation's highest award for recognizing excellence in nursing care. At Main Line Health, we have made it our mission to provide patients with a superior patient experience. This translates to the consistent delivery of safe, high quality clinical care in the absence of preventable harm.

Why Work for Main Line Health?

We are committed to providing exceptional care with empathy and compassion for people at all stages in life. Our Diversity, Respect and Inclusion Initiative celebrates our differences and our similarities. Ultimately, we want everyone to feel respected for who they are.

Main Line Health has consistently been ranked among the best places to work by Best Places to Work in PA and the Philadelphia Business Journal. We also rank among Modern Healthcare's top 100 places in the nation to work in health care. Our physicians and employees speak highly of the work environment at Main Line Health.

Turn your job into a career by joining Main Line Health!

We have an immediate opening for a Medical Technology Planner with Main Line Health. This position will travel to all Main Line Health hospitals as well as satellite offices.

The planner is Involved in consulting, programming, planning and coordinating the medical equipment requirements of hospital projects. Identifies medical equipment requirements working with healthcare professionals through user group meetings and planning work sessions. This position coordinates medical equipment specification information from vendors with design team members including architects, engineers and other consultants for the completion of construction documents. The role is responsible for preparing reports, schedules, location drawings and documents and budgets for the planned equipment.


  • Evaluate a project's needs and develop recommendations for equipment to be utilized in construction projects for medical facilities.

  • Provide equipment specifications, utility requirements information, and related considerations during the design process to insure the correct development of final construction documentation.

  • Communicate with vendors and provide purchasing information for the procurement of a project's medical equipment requirements.

  • Coordinating medical equipment specification information from vendors with design team members including architects, engineers and other consultants for the completion of construction documents.

  • Preparing reports, schedules, location drawings and budgets for the planned equipment.

  • Develop and update budgets for project medical equipment requirements.

  • Entry of Medical Equipment information into equipment management database .

  • Facilitate meetings with medical personnel to establish appropriate type, quantities, placement and use of medical equipment.

  • Review project drawings and coordinates equipment utility requirements for the development of architectural and engineering plans.

  • Communicate related information between the project team, hospital personnel, vendors, architects and contractors.

  • Identify, evaluate and quantify existing project equipment to determine potential reuse and/or retirement of equipment.

  • Develop project equipment lists for client and architect/engineer use, according to established standards and guidelines.

  • Maintain knowledge and understanding of emerging technologies and products.

  • Perform other duties as needed.

  • Project drawings room take offs.

  • Management of equipment specification data.

  • Assisting with the development of enhanced work methodologies.

  • Preparation of reports for meetings.

  • Assisting with the preparation of proposals and presentations.

  • Preparation of purchasing quotes and vendor bid documentation.

  • Understanding AutoCAD towards the development of equipment placement drawings.

  • Set daily and long-range priorities to meet established project deadlines.

  • Perform equipment acceptance testing

  • Receive and place in service capital equipment purchases related to projects

Primary Customers or Key Working Relationships:

MLH Senior Administration, Physicians, Nursing, Department Managers, Federal and State Accreditation Agencies, Vendors, Consultants and Architects



An Associate's degree in an appropriate engineering discipline or six years experience in a related discipline required

Licensures & Certifications:

BMET- (Biomedical Equipment Technician) certification is preferred.

  • Certification for Anesthesia equipment repair and preventive maintenance


  • 5 years of equipment planning experience, ideally with project

management experience.

  • Computer proficiency required, including spreadsheets and databases

  • Understanding of architectural and design schedules and the ability to coordinate equipment programming with building design and construction

  • Knowledge of the construction industry desired

  • Clinical background involving nursing, purchasing, biomedical engineering or other clinical specialties given strong consideration

  • Significant understanding of medical equipment and hospital environment

  • Strong communication skills and proven ability to interact with healthcare professionals and clients

  • Knowledge of current medical equipment technology

  • Computer proficiency required, including spreadsheets and databases

  • Ability to work independently with minimal supervision and to manage multiple projects


Equipment Used:


Medical Equipment

Cell phone

CAD Drawing programs


  • Takes proper precautions as outlined in the MLH Safety Program;, Infection Control Program, , Cytotoxic Safety and Radiation Safety policies.

  • Will be exposed to controlled use of hazardous substances

We offer competitive compensation and outstanding comprehensive benefits including tuition reimbursement, 403B matching savings plan, a pension plan, and a generous paid time off program. To be considered, please apply online with your resume at Enter Job ID 48993 in Keyword search box.

Applicants must certify that they have not used tobacco products or nicotine in any form in the 90-days prior to submitting an application to Main Line Health. This will be verified during pre-employment testing. We are an Equal Opportunity Employer. Please, no agency calls.


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Medical Technology Planner

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