Medical Engineering and Maintenance (MEAM) is looking to appoint a Technical Team Lead to support the services provided within Manchester University NHS Foundation Trust. This is a permanent position with development opportunities to allow the successful candidate to develop leadership skills, while leading an engineering team. You will be responsible for prioritising workloads, while providing service and technical support to a wide range of medical devices within a hospital environment. As a highly experienced medical or clinical engineer, experience of undertaking repairs and maintenance activities on medical devices would be a requirement of this post.
The post(s) are based initially at Wythenshawe Hospital but you may be asked to work at other Trust and Community sites.
All Team Leaders will be expected to lead within a particular specialization, which could be across multiple Trust Hospital sites, and we are looking to increase our resilience within the Team for someone with an interest at leading on Quality Management as well as providing cover for the other Team Lead posts in the MEAM Department at Oxford Road, Wythenshawe, Trafford or North Manchester .Main duties of the job
Your day to day duties will include but may not be limited to:
Using your highly developed engineering skills to analyse and diagnose faults in a wide range of complex patient-critical electro-mechanical equipment
Organising and delivering service schedules, leading a team to perform maintenance tasks ranging from routine maintenance to reactive maintenance on a range of complex medical devices in the hospital environments.
To help lead procurement projects for specialist medical devices. Identify training needs of the team and ensure that systems are in place for ensuring devices are maintained and repaired as required.
To develop new working practices and techniques to improve team efficiency as monitored by key performance indicators
The ideal candidate will:
Have a highly specialist knowledge of medical engineering and experience of electro-medical devices through their lifecycle from acceptance to disposal to master's equivalent.
Detailed knowledge of computer systems, using Microsoft office applications for spreadsheets and presentations. Detailed knowledge using equipment management systems for controlling the equipment lifecycle and history.
*** Previous applicants need not apply ***About us
MFT is England's largest NHS Trust with a turnover of �2.5bn & is on a different scale than most other NHS Trusts. We're creating an exceptional integrated health & social care system for the 1 million patients who rely on our services every year.
Bringing together 10 hospitals & community services from across Manchester, Trafford & beyond, we champion collaborative working & transformation, encouraging our 28,000 workforce to pursue their most ambitious goals. We set standards that other Trusts seek to emulate so you'll benefit from a scale of opportunity that is nothing short of extraordinary.
We've also created a digitally enabled organisation to improve clinical quality, patient & staff experience, operational effectiveness & driving research and innovation through the introduction of Hive our brand-new Electronic Patient Record system which we've launched in September 2022.
We're proud to be a major academic Research Centre & Education provider, providing you with a robust infrastructure to encourage and facilitate high-quality research programmes. What's more, we're excited to be embarking on our new Green Plan which will set out how MFT continues to play its part in making healthcare more sustainable.
At MFT, we create and foster a culture of inclusion and belonging, provide equal opportunities for career development that are fair, open and transparent, protecting your health and wellbeing and shaping the future of our organisation together.Job descriptionJob responsibilities
To find out more about the key responsibilities and the specific skills and experience youll need, take a look at the Job Description & Person Specification attachments under the Supporting Documents heading. So that youre even more equipped to make an informed decision to apply to us, youll need to take time to read the Candidate Essentials Guide that sits with the Job Description and Person Specification. This document provides you with details about the Trust, our benefits and outlines how we care for you as you care for others. Most importantly, it also contains critical information youll need to be aware of before you submit an application form.
COVID-19 vaccination remains the best way to protect yourself, your family, your colleagues and of course patients from the virus when working in our healthcare settings. Whilst COVID-19 vaccination is not currently a condition of employment, we do encourage our staff to get vaccinated. If you are unvaccinated, there is helpful advice and information available by searching on the NHS England website where you can also find out more about how to access the vaccination. Diversity Matters
MFT is committed to promoting equality of opportunity, celebrating and valuing diversity and eliminating any form of unlawful discrimination across our workforce, ensuring our people are truly representative of the communities we serve. All individuals regardless of age, disability, gender reassignment, marriage and civil partnership, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion or belief, sex and sexual orientation are encouraged to apply for this post. As an inclusive employer, we are here to support you. If you have any special requirements to help you with your application, email our team at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Were looking forward to hearing from you!Person SpecificationPerson SpecEssential
- Quals: BEng or equivalent + specialist training for range of med eqpt
- Exp: Technical and people management experience in Med Eqpt Service environment
- Specific skills/know/comptcy: Elec/mech exp, team/project results, IT/comms
Employer detailsEmployer name
- Quals: Management e.g. ILM 3/5, RCT registered
- Exp: Broad range of med. eqpt., team leadership in NHS, technical project lead
- Specific skills/Knowledge/comptcy: Working to quality procedures
Manchester University NHS Foundation TrustAddress
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