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Clinical Technologist (Clinical Engineering)

Employer
Cardiff & Vale University Health Board
Location
Cardiff
Salary
£28,834 to £35,099 per annum
Closing date
26 Apr 2024

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Profession
Healthcare scientist, Clinical scientist
Grade
Band 5
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Clinical Technologist Medical EquipmentManagement

We are looking for a keen, enthusiastic individual to join the Clinical Engineering team based at Field Way.

Applicants must have a minimum of HNC/HND (or time served equivalent) in an appropriate engineering or science discipline, or have undergone a recognised formal technical training program and have demonstrable experience of working in a technical service support role. Previous experience of working with medical equipment is desirable but not essential as suitable training will be given to the successful candidates.

At Cardiff you will be challenged to meet the demands of a tertiary health facility, this will require you to use the skills and knowledge you have gained to full effect across a wide range of equipment types.

Main duties of the job

The Clinical Technologist/Medical Engineer will have the ability and experience to handle day to day technical problems and work tasks related to the maintenance, repair, calibration of Medical equipment. The post holder will be expected to deal directly with patients and will on occasions have to communicate equipment related issues to relevant stakeholders, for example clinical colleagues, patients, carers. The post holder will have the skill, ability and breadth of experience and knowledge to be able to deal with the routine and predictable situations that arise, based on a broad foundation from which further skill development will be possible.

The ability to speak Welsh is desirable for this post Welsh and/or English speakers are equally welcome to apply.

About us

Cardiff and Vale University Health Boardis one of the largest Integrated Health Boards in the UK, employing over 15,000 staff, providing over 100 specialist services. Working across 6 hospital sites, we have a diverse range of career opportunities to offer. Serving around 500,000 people living in Cardiff and the Vale of Glamorgan, we are focussed on the health and care needs of our local population whilst working with our partners to develop regional services.

Our mission isCaring for People, Keeping People Well,and our vision is that every person's chance of leading a healthy life should be equal. As an organisation we are unashamedly ambitious for our population's health, rising to the challenges of today and tomorrow through our 10-year strategy, Shaping our Future Wellbeing. We are contributing to a healthier Wales with great emphasis placed on innovation and improvement, learning from around the world and leading the way in clinical research. Partnership working is strong at Cardiff and Vale, and we work closely with our staff and our community.

Cardiff, the thriving Welsh capital, is a fantastic city to live and work in with an abundance of sports, arts and cultural attractions. Situated to the west of Cardiff, the Vale of Glamorgan offers a combination of beautiful Welsh countryside and a dramatic natural coastline. Whether city life or rural living, Cardiff and the Vale offers the best of both worlds.

Job description

Job responsibilities

You will be able to find a full Job Description and Person Specification attached within the supporting documents or please click Apply now to view in Trac.

Person Specification

Qualifications

Essential

  • OND/HNC/HND or BSc qualification in a relevant engineering subject


Desirable

  • Able to meet the requirements for registration at EngTech, Register of Clinical Technologists or HCPC Practitioner


Experience

Essential

  • Have sufficient experience of servicing of electronic/electrical equipment.
  • Some experience in applying workshop technology to patient-critical equipment and techniques in healthcare


Desirable

  • Experience of maintaining a wide range of medical equipment.


Skills

Essential

  • General IT skills, working with databases.
  • Using hand tools and craft skills.


Desirable

  • Complex problem solving, using a logical process approach
  • Technical report writing and communication


Employer details

Employer name

Cardiff and Vale University Health Board

Address

20 Field Way

Cardiff

CF14 4HY

Any attachments will be accessible after you click to apply.

001-HS026-0424

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