Position: Consultant, Human Factors â€“ Full Time (1)
File #: 05915
Dept/Health System: Biomedical Engineering-Planning & Corporate Services
Role Level: Consultant Support Services (CSS03) – $ 31.07 – $36.48
Hours Of Work/Shifts: Primarily Monday to Friday; 37.5 Hours Per Week
Internal Deadline: December 19, 2005
As a Human Factors Consultant, you will use your expertise to reduce risk and improve patient safety throughout the organization by designing and conducting Human Factors evaluations of medical technologies, incident investigations, effective implementation strategies of new technologies, etc. You will also support and assist with Clinical Engineering work of the Manager of Biomedical Engineering. Your excellent communication and interpersonal skills combined with your proven ability to work independently as well as in multidisciplinary teams are essential to the success of this role within the organization.
- Completion of a Bachelor or Master level degree with Human Factors component, Human Factors Engineer Designation preferable
- Minimum two (2) years work experience in a Human Factors Consultant capacity, including planning and conducting Human Factors evaluations
- Expertise in using Human Factors tools, methods, and techniques, including task analysis, usability testing, and FMEA
Proven ability to work both with multidisciplinary teams and autonomously
- Excellent organization and time management skills
- Excellent interpersonal, verbal, and presentation skills
- Excellent problem solving and analytical skills
- Work experience in a healthcare environment
- Work experience in Clinical Engineering
- Knowledge of medical technologies
- Support the medical device procurement process from start to finish with Human Factors expertise, including specifications writing, usability scenario development, usability testing, vendor selection, and device implementation
- Conduct Human Factors evaluations of medical technologies, work environments, work processes, etc.
- Perform data analyses, make recommendations, and present findings
- Support effective and efficient implementation of new medical technologies, including designing effective in-service training strategies
- Support incident investigations, risk management, and patient safety initiatives with Human Factors expertise
- Support Manager of Biomedical Engineering in Clinical Engineering work including equipment specifications writing, report preparation, incident investigations, etc.