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Clinical Engineering Healthcare Scientist

Employer
Bradford Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
Location
Bradford
Salary
£28,407 to £34,581 Per annum
Closing date
12 Jun 2024

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Profession
Healthcare scientist, Clinical scientist
Grade
Band 5
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
The post-holder will be a member of a team providing Clinical Engineering Services for Bradford Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust and other Locations. These Services cover the management of medical devices within the Trust and the maintenance and repair of medical equipment.

Safety and good working practices are an essential component to the duties which are extremely specialised and non-routine and demand a high level of responsibility and independent judgement.

The Clinical Engineering service is working within a quality system ISO9001

Main duties of the job

Planned preventive maintenance and calibration of a wide range of equipment.

Planning and prioritising of own workloads allocated by the Team Leaders.

Working in the close proximity to patients most days.

Ability to work on heavy pieces of equipment where physical effort could be demanded.

Fault finding and repair on complex medical equipment.

About us

Our People Charter outlines the behaviours we can expect from one another and what you can expect from Bradford Teaching Hospitals Foundation Trust:
  • We value people
  • We are one team
  • We care

We're keen to meet people who share these values and are passionate about delivering the highest quality of care to our patients.

Job description

Job responsibilities

To undertake duties in and be involved with the maintenance work of the section, as directed by the Team Leaders.

To carry out any project work as directed by the Team Leaders.

To work within the quality system and assist in its maintenance and development.

To ensure that equipment service records are accurately kept in the Clinical Engineering e-Quip system.

To report to the Team Leaders any perceived deficiencies in the tools required or the personal training required to competently performing your duties.

To keep equipment stock spares at correct level as directed by the Team Leaders. These will require re-ordering when stocks are low.

To work flexibly when required meeting the requirements of the service.

To perform such duties at a comparable level of responsibilities, as may normally be agreed with the job holder.

To travel to other hospitals when necessary in the execution of their work to which end a driving licence holder is desirable

Person Specification

Experience

Essential

  • Significant experience in Engineering


Desirable

  • Experience within Clinical Engineering
  • Registered as a Clinical Technologist or Engineering Technician


Skills

Essential

  • Highly developed physical accuracy and eye coordination, for working on complex equipment
  • Able to exercise own initiative when dealing with issues within own area of competence
  • Able to concentrate when subject to unpredictable working patterns and when working on complex equipment
  • Able to deal with distressing circumstances when working in clinical areas most days


Qualifications

Essential

  • Qualified to HND/Foundation degree or *equivalent in engineering


Desirable

  • Specialist knowledge gained through courses with regular updates.


Employer details

Employer name

Bradford Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust

Address

Clinical Engineering Dept, Bradford Royal Infirmary

Duckworth Lane

Bradford

BD9 6RJ

Any attachments will be accessible after you click to apply.

389-24-6318374

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