Field Service Engineer (PA)

Philadelphia, PA

About SonaCare Medical:

SonaCare Medical is a world leader in minimally invasive focused ultrasound (HIFU) technologies. SonaCare Medical is committed to developing focused ultrasound related technologies that support precise and innovative procedures for the treatment of a range of medical conditions. SonaCare Medical, with its subsidiary Focus Surgery, Inc., designs and manufactures medical devices, including the following: Sonablate®, which has 510(K) clearance in the U.S. under a De Novo regulatory classification; Sonablate® 500, which has CE Marking and has obtained regulatory authorization in more than 49 countries outside the U.S.; Sonatherm® laparoscopic HIFU surgical ablation system, which has 510(K) clearance in the U.S., has CE Marking and has obtained regulatory authorization in more than 30 countries outside the U.S.


Support patient treatment by installing, testing, calibrating, updating, upgrading and repairing diagnostic and therapy ultrasound equipment.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Evaluate diagnostic and therapy ultrasound equipment by conducting tests, ensuring adherence to manufacturer standards, and making modifications and factory upgrades.
  • Uncrate, install and crate equipment and perform calibrations and manufacturer recommended tests.
  • Maintain equipment by completing preventive maintenance schedules; conducting performance and calibration tests following manufacturer instructions; troubleshooting and repairing malfunctions; conducting field upgrades; calling manufacturer for special service and recommendations when out of his/her scope of knowledge.
  • Evaluate equipment performance by studying machine-patient interaction by conferring with equipment users and collaborating with equipment manufacturers.
  • Maintain equipment supplies and parts inventory.
  • Prepare biomedical reports by collecting, analyzing and summarizing information and trends.
  • Maintain a safe and healthy working environment by conducting safety tests on equipment.
  • Travel to Domestic and International treatment locations and provide engineering services. Services may be provided on weekends (Saturday and Sunday) as well as weekdays (Monday – Friday) as required per schedule. Daily work hours during treatments may exceed 12 hours daily as required.
  • Able to read and understand procedures.
  • All other duties, as assigned.



  • Bachelors’ degree, required. Concentration in Nursing, preferred.Bachelor’s degree in Biomedical Engineering preferred or related field or equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • A minimum of 1 year of related experience.
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills, both written and verbal.
  • Electro-mechanical analysis and troubleshooting experience and knowledge preferred.
  • Excellent time management and organizational skills.
  • Project Management, Technical Writing and QC/QA Systems experience a plus.
  • Exposure to Hazards: electro-mechanical equipment, heavy lifting up to 50 lbs occasionally.
  • Schedule: Monday through Friday, with flexible work schedule to cover activities, as needed.
  • Required to be on site at treatment locations as scheduled on weekends.
  • Travel: this job involves extensive travel, averaging 50%-75% of the time.



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