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Medical Devices Trainer

Swansea Bay University Health Board
£44,398 to £50,807 per annum
Closing date
18 Jul 2024

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Other Health Profession
Band 7
Contract Type
Full Time
Swansea Bay University Health Board's Medical Devices Training Department is part of the MEMS(Medical Equipment Management Services) and provides a range of training courses and bespokestudy days aimed at the safe use of high-risk medical devices.

Categories of equipment include infusion devices and IV therapy, medical gas safety training, suction units, bedside monitoring as wellas bespoke training when new medical devices are rolled out across wards and departments.

As well as designing and delivering competency-based training courses, there is a need to manage and attend a number of high-profile groups and committees.This will include representing MEMS, andchairing and contributing towards the patient safety agenda in some, or all of the following HealthBoard groups and meetings:

Medical Devices Committee and Infusion Devices Sub GroupIV therapy faculty training teamNRFit safety connects group (including the All Wales equivalent group)Safer Sharps GroupMedical Gas CommitteePGD and Policy review groupMedication Safety Group (MSG)Paediatric Risk groupDERS and smart pump project All Wales procurement contract projects for consumables

Main duties of the job

The post holder will design, develop and produce training materials and use a variety of teaching and assessment methods to deliver training for a range of high-risk medical devices to overcome any barriers to understanding.

The post holder will help provide governance oversight and quality assurance of infusion device training and IV therapy across the Health Board. Along with the existing Medical Devices Trainer, the post holder will be jointly responsible for the management of:o The Health Board's infusion devices service including the procurement of new andreplacement infusion devices.o The medical devices libraries in hospitals.o The infusion device operational suitability and availability of devices to meet the demandsacross the whole of the Health Board.o Investigation, and incident investigation of medical device incidents

The post holder will help oversee the training of the other educators supporting infusion device training and IV therapy, and of cascade infusion device trainers, drawing on the clinical trainer resources provided by the device manufacturers for added support.

The post holder will help manage the planning, co-ordinating, and delivery of all training for IV therapy and the broad range of high-risk infusion devices used across the Health Board. The provision of this training will meet the needs of the organisation and will be available for all nurses, doctors, consultants, professions allied to medicine, patients and carers.

About us

We believe staff are our best asset and wewant you to be happy and confident about starting your career here in Swansea Bay University Health Board.

As one of the biggest healthcare groups in the UK we can offer a wealth of professional training and development opportunities in an innovative, forward-thinking organisation.

You might be a nurse ordoctor, maybe you specialise in a health science/therapy or can offer skills in one of our support services - wehave a job for you.

There are also apprenticeships, work placementsand volunteering roles available.

We are an inclusive employer and welcome applications from everyone whatever their sex religion or belief race age sexual orientation gender identity or, whether they are pregnant or have recently been on maternity leave, married or are in a civil partnership or, whether they are disabled.

Our values - Caring For Each Other, Working Together and Always Improving, show thatour commitment to equality is at the heart of everything we do.

If you want excellent career and training opportunities while living on the doorstep of some of Europe's most spectacular scenery,with all the benefits of a thriving and cosmopolitan city - look no further.

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

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

Person Specification



  • First level degree or equivalent level of knowledge and experience plus further specialist training/experience to master's equivalent level


  • PGCE/ Cert Ed ECDL



  • Current Professional Registration e.g. RGN, ODP, HCPC (RCT)


  • Current IV Mentor Articles/publications or posters at national events. IV therapy practitioner/assessor



  • Evidence of specialist knowledge of all types of infusion devices their applications, underpinned by theoretical knowledge and relevant practical experience.


  • Significant experience of working in an acute setting



  • Extensive Teaching Experience with medical devices (i.e. infusion devices)


  • Extensive experience of planning and organising teaching schedules

Employer details

Employer name

Swansea Bay University Health Board


Morriston Hospital




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