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Clinical Technologist

Employer
Hertfordshire Community NHS Trust
Location
Hatfield
Salary
£35,392 to £42,618 per annum
Closing date
20 Jun 2024

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Profession
Other Health Profession
Grade
Band 6
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
An opportunity has arisen for 2 highly motivated and experienced Medical Devices Clinical Technologists who will be responsible for for the corrective maintenance, preventative (routine) maintenance and calibration of a wide range of medical devices. This will include but not be limited to patient monitors, infusion devices, electrosurgical devices, patient ventilators and anaesthetic delivery systems. In addition, the acceptance into use and configuration of newly delivered medical devices and the evaluation of medical devices prior to purchase.

Main duties of the job

The posts are based at Hatfield but the post holders will be required to visit any Trust location as part of routine duties therefore a full valid driving license and access to a car to use regularly for business purposes is essential (unless you have a disability as defined by the Equality Act 2010).

The post holders will be responsible for the corrective maintenance, preventative (routine) maintenance and calibration of a wide range of medical devices. This will include but not be limited to patient monitors, infusion devices, electrosurgical devices, patient ventilators and anaesthetic delivery systems. In addition, the acceptance into use and configuration of newly delivered medical devices and the evaluation of medical devices prior to purchase.

A detailed understanding of the safe management of medical devices including Point Of Care Testing (POCT) devices is essential.

High standards of spoken, written communication and interpersonal skills will be required alongside IT skills including the generation of reports to a wide audience.

About us

  • A big thank you for considering joining us at Hertfordshire Community NHS Trust
  • You'll find it a great place to work with many benefits offered to you as a member of our staff
  • We put our patients, their families and carers at the centre of our vision - Outstanding Services and Healthier Communities
  • Our staff are proud to be Innovative, Caring and Agile in their work to help achieve the Trust vision
  • We welcome diversity in our workforce and are interested in applicants from all backgrounds and ages
  • You've made a great decision to apply to join to HCT - we're looking forward to taking the next steps of the journey with you


Job description

Job responsibilities

The post holder will provide supervision and monitoring of all administrative work and resources to ensure high levels of patient safety are achieved. Work will be performed on a wide range of tasks requiring initiative and close attention to detail including supporting service developments within the Medical Devices Team and clinical services.

In addition to the basic salary, this post attracts a High Cost Area Supplement of 5% of basic salary subject to a minimum and a maximum payment per annum, pro rata where applicable.

Whilst it is not a legal requirement, Hertfordshire Community NHS Trust encourages and supports all staff to be vaccinated as this remains the best line of defence against COVID-19.

We are committed to supporting flexible working options for staff, wherever possible, and welcome discussions on flexible working patterns to support our staff to maintain a healthy work life balance.

Person Specification

Skills and Knowledge

Essential

  • oRelevant degree or Higher National Certificate / Diploma or equivalent Registration as a Clinical Technologist (VRCT)* *applicants without registration may be considered but must achieve registration within 12 months of appointment.


Experience

Essential

  • oBroad knowledge of general mechanical and electronic engineering principles


Skills

Essential

  • oDemonstrable relevant experience in fault diagnosis and corrective maintenance. Understanding of patient and staff risks arising from equipment failure.


Skills

Essential

  • oManual dexterity including skills ability to disassemble and assemble complex medical devices.


Employer details

Employer name

Hertfordshire Community NHS Trust

Address

Medical Devices

Unit 27, IO centre

Hatfield

AL10 9EW



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