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Specialist Medical Equipment Technologist

Shrewsbury and Telford Hospital NHS Trust
£35,392 to £42,618 per annum
Closing date
3 May 2024

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Other Health Profession
Band 6
Contract Type
Full Time
Medical Engineering has a vacancy for Specialist Medical Equipment Technologist - Band 6, based at The Royal Shrewsbury Hospital (RSH).

Applicants should be experienced Technologists with proven experience of working unsupervised on electrical / electronic / mechanical Medical equipment. Applicants should have a minimum of HNC/Foundation degree qualification and experience of working in a hospital environment along with attendance of manufacturers' training courses as appropriate.

Main duties of the job

This position is for a broad range skilled Technologist with Medical Equipment servicing experience who will have a significant amount of responsibility and autonomy.

The position will take core responsibility for servicing and repair of equipment within specialist areas of maintenance within the department. However the post holder would also be expected to cover the areas of the full range of devices within the department. The Technologist commissions, safety checks, maintain and repairs and ultimately disposes of a broad range of often complex and specialised Medical Equipment. There will be an on call requirement for this post. This post requires cover Monday to Friday 37.5 hours ( 5 days per week.)

As a senior member of the department, you will demonstrate strong leadership qualities on a daily basis in your support of MES management and MES activity in order to maintain and improve MES service to support patient care, in all spheres of MES operation.

About us

Medical Engineering scope is approximately 34,000 medical devices of which approximately 20000 belong to SATH.

MES also service external contracts with Shropshire Community NHS Trust, as well as some private customers. The department is split between two main sites (The Royal Shrewsbury Hospital and The Princess Royal Hospital, Telford) with a maintenance team based at each site. The department also is responsible for service and maintenance support for the Renal Dialysis service in Shropshire, which includes three Renal Units plus a cohort of home patients.

Job description

Job responsibilities

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

Person Specification

Skills, Knowledge, Personal qualities


  • Service and maintenance of a broad range of medical devices
  • Skills of testing, fault finding and repair
  • Skills in Electronic, Electrical, Mechanical or a combination


  • Core skill certificated competency



  • B.Sc/B.Eng in appropriate Engineering Subject OR HNC/Foundation Degree in appropriate Engineering Subject + CPD experience
  • Supervisory experience
  • Specialist equipment training, experience and Knowledge.
  • Experience in Medical Equipment service environment
  • Evidence of achieved competency via specialist courses relating to Medical devices

Employer details

Employer name

The Shrewsbury and Telford Hospital NHS Trust


The Royal Shrewsbury Hospital

Mytton Oak road



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