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Medical Equipment Technologist (Beds)

Shrewsbury and Telford Hospital NHS Trust
£28,407 to £34,581 per annum
Closing date
26 Nov 2023

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Other Health Profession
Band 5
Contract Type
Full Time
To undertake equipment safety checks, routine maintenance, repairs, commissioning checks on Medical Devices including Beds, trolleys and patient couches and any other appropriate medical device as required.

To support clinical staff, portering staff, and any other staff with bed queries and bed maintenance/availability issues.

To undertake/assist the decontamination process of beds and mattresses when the infrastructure to support this is put into place.

To Provide and assist with the training of clinical staff in regard to bed usage and function.

To assist the Medical Engineering Manager with the setting up of external contract renewals for the department and to ensure that equipment maintenance on these contracts are being routinely checked and repaired as required under the terms of the contract.

Main duties of the job

Main duties involve the commissioning, maintenance and repair of beds, trolleys, couches and operating tables along with other patient connected medical devices, both in a workshop and clinical environment. the post holder will be expected to work at locations other than Princess Royal Hospital, according to the demands of the service.Medical Engineering operates an ISO:9001 and ISO:13485 quality system, therefore knowledge and experience of operating within these systems would be of benefit to the department to maintain its principles of continuous improvement.

About us

Medical Engineering scope is approximately 32000 medical devices of which almost 21000 belong to SaTH. MES also service external contracts with Shropshire Community, as well as some private customers. The department is split between two main sites (RSH & PRH) with a maintenance team based at each site. The department is also responsible for the service and maintenance support for the Renal Service in Shropshire, which includes three Renal Units plus a cohort of home dialysis patients.

Job description

Job responsibilities

For full details and responsibilities please refer to the attached document entitled Job Description

Person Specification



  • HNC/HTEC/HND/Foundation Degree appropriate Engineering Subject or Equivalent work-related experience evidenced by portfolio. Must be willing to work towards HNC



  • Limited, Supervisory infrequently

Skills, Knowledge and Experience


  • Service and repair experience in an appropriate equipment maintenance environment
  • Evidence of competency in the application of engineering and technology

Employer details

Employer name

The Shrewsbury and Telford Hospital NHS Trust


The Princess Royal Hospital

Apley Castle



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