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Senior Clinical Engineering Technologist

Employer
Nottingham University Hospitals NHS Trust
Location
Nottingham
Salary
£35,392 to £42,618 PER ANNUM
Closing date
30 Apr 2024

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Profession
Healthcare scientist, Clinical scientist
Grade
Band 6
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Applications are invited for the post of Senior Clinical Engineering Technologist to join a large team in a busy medical equipment servicing unit.

This post is ideal for an experienced Technologist looking to progress their career in a challenging and busy environment. Alternatively we are looking for a Technologist seeking to improve their experience and capabilities.

This post will include activities, selection and evaluation, acceptance testing and installation, calibration, planned maintenance, repair, routine safety testing, decommissioning and disposal. These services are provided for a defined range of complex electro-mechanical medical equipment within the care of Clinical Engineering that are owned by or used by the Trust and certain organisations outside the Trust.

We are looking to appoint into this post from the 1st September 2024.

Main duties of the job

In addition to the below summary you need to familiarize yourself with full job description and person specification documents attached to this vacancy.

Main duties will include activities, selection and evaluation, acceptance testing and installation, calibration, planned maintenance, repair, routine safety testing, decommissioning and disposal. These services are provided for a defined range of complex electro-mechanical medical equipment within the care of Clinical Engineering that are owned by or used by the Trust and certain organisations outside the Trust.

About us

Nottingham University Hospitals NHS Trust (NUH) is one of the largest acute teaching trusts in the country. It includes Queen's Medical Centre, Nottingham City Hospital and Ropewalk House, a facility in Nottingham City Centre where hearing services are based. The Trust provides acute and specialist services to 2.5 million people within Nottingham and surrounding communities and has about 1,800 beds and 100 wards.

The Medical Physics & Clinical Engineering Department is a large service that includes both clinical and support sections. This is an exciting opportunity to work in a friendly team environment.

Job description

Job responsibilities

Responsible for the repair, maintenance and servicing of a defined range of medical equipment/devices, requiring a high degree of competence, experience and specialised knowledge.

Please note we are also willing to consider candidates who dont meet all the essential criteria as a progression against agreed milestones, this will be under Annex 21 basis as defined in the Agenda for Change Terms and Conditions of Employment. Measures including pay and milestones underpinning this appointment will be discussed with the successful candidate by the appointing manager.

Person Specification

Training & Qualifications

Essential

  • Good quality academic qualifications in engineering / technology Masters or equivalent (e.g. HNC/HND/Degree + post-qualification training)
  • Extensive additional theoretical knowledge acquired through CPD (professional short courses, personal study, conferences)


Desirable

  • Honours degree in Clinical Technology/Electronics or equivalent
  • Registered Clinical Technologist


Experience

Essential

  • At least 3 years' experience as a technologist.
  • Experience in fault diagnosis.
  • Specialist knowledge on the maintenance and repair of a range of highly complex devices
  • Use of Office and other equipment specific software packages.
  • Disassembly and reassembly skills
  • Advanced knowledge of mechanical and/or electrical electronic engineering
  • Ability to use equipment management data bases


Desirable

  • Knowledge and experience of working in a Health care setting
  • Knowledge of MHRA Managing Medical Devices April 2015


Communication and Relationship

Essential

  • Able to communicate complex and varied information across professional boundaries to a range of staff both inside and outside the organisation.
  • Good negotiation skills.
  • Able to deal with complex and unpredictable situations.


Desirable

  • Able to deliver teaching and training on complex equipment to other technologists


Analytical & Judgement Skills

Essential

  • Able to make recommendations about issues with complex equipment
  • Interpretation of legislation/policy/complex test results where there is no precedent
  • Analysis and interpretation of engineering test results.
  • Able to provide assistance, support and advice to technicians in the diagnosis and correction of faults.
  • Investigate and manage causes of problems with users/ patients / equipment, escalating to managers if required


Planning & organisation skills

Essential

  • Plan programmes of work within own service and other services, involving a wide range of other professionals.
  • Work independently and under pressure, prioritising workloads .
  • Exercise initiative when dealing with own area of competence and expertise.
  • Plan programmes of work that impact within own service and other services, involving a wide range of other professionals.
  • Work unsupervised and under pressure.


Physical skills

Essential

  • Advanced keyboard and Microsoft office software skills.
  • Ability to review and complete documentation in a complex and repetitive manner.
  • Ability to spend extended periods of time desk working with VGA equipment following appropriate assessment.
  • Ability to lift items of equipment up to 15kg, following Trust manual handling policy and practices.
  • Ability to work in small or awkward spaces when installing or maintaining equipment


Other

Essential

  • Be able to work within broad occupational policies and establish how these should be interpreted for the Trust
  • Full UK driving licence
  • Compassionate - demonstrates a caring nature towards patients, colleagues and the public.


Employer details

Employer name

Nottingham University Hospitals NHS Trusts

Address

CITY Hospital Campus

Hucknall Road

Nottingham

NG5 1PB

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164-6184508

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