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EBME/Clinical Engineering Multidisciplined Technician

Employer
Croydon Health Services NHS Trust
Location
Croydon
Salary
£32,720 to £39,769 per annum incl HCAS (Outer)
Closing date
13 Jul 2024

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Profession
Healthcare scientist, Clinical scientist
Grade
Band 5
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
You will be responsible for accurately support and checking of 'mechanical medical devices' e.g patient trollies, medical gas appliances and further low level equipment but with a view for development. There will also be some need to utilise electronics knowledge. Duties also include of generic solutions of medical device management in accordance to the 'Medical Device Management Standard 2015.

Full training, support will be given.

The successful applicant will be someone who is fully committed and be able to deliver both quality and needs of the service.

The departments' opening hours are currently Monday to Friday 08.00 to 17.30 excluding weekends and bank holidays.

This role does involve indirect working with patients.

NOTE- PREVIOUS APPLICANTS NEED NOT APPLY

Main duties of the job

EBME/Clinical Engineering Multidisciplined Technician- Band 5

Previous applicants need not apply

The post will close once we have received a sufficient number of applications

The EBME Department is looking for an experienced EBME Technician to join their team in the day to day maintenance of Medical Equipment at the Hospital and centres where Croydon University Hospital provides care.The post holder will be expected to deliver a high standard of work relating to EBME across its multiple sites.Our main aim is to provide and efficient and safe service to patients and stakeholders and offer excellent customer care to patients, their families and colleagues that use all our services at our multiple sites across Croydon.
Interview date: 23rd July 2024

About us

Croydon Health Services NHS Trust provide hospital and community services from a number of community and specialist clinics throughout Croydon. The Trust was formed on 1st August 2010 through the integration of Croydon Community Health Services and Mayday Healthcare NHS Trust. Around 4,100 staff provide services for a population of over 360,000 people who are relatively young with a high level of ethnic diversity.

Our main hospital site, Croydon University Hospital is one of the busiest in London. We're also leading the way in providing more healthcare outside hospitals at clinics, specialist centres and in people's homes. Our experienced district nursing teams, Allied Health Professionals and community matrons look after people of all ages across Croydon and our Children's Hospital at Home cares for children with long-term conditions without them having to come to hospital.

Across the NHS everyone is working hard to meet growing demand and we're no exception. But with the right people on board, we are rising to this challenge, putting our people in the driving seat, encouraging innovation and transforming our services to give local people the quality of care they deserve. Croydon Health Services puts a great deal of importance on education and training throughout the careers of all of our staff. As well as offering access to a range of core skills training and professional development.

Job description

Job responsibilities

Please see the attached supporting document which contains more information about the role in job description and person specification

Person Specification

Education and Qualification

Essential

  • BEng in electronics or BTEC HND in Electronic Engineering or equivalent + relevant medical engineering courses or equivalent. (3) o To attain recognition under a professional body such as IPEM for Engineering Technician (EngTech) (3)


Knowledge

Essential

  • Able to fault find on medical devices and also the ability to use such techniques under demanding situations. Able to ensure that the best course of corrective action is taken within the clinical or non-clinical environment (3)


Desirable

  • Good experience of general fault finding techniques applicable to any technical device. Proven ability in these processes (3)


Experience

Essential

  • Good broad knowledge of medical device operation and management (3)


Desirable

  • A good level of understanding of patient and staff risks arising from equipment failure. Knowledge of interactions between equipment, patient and operator (3)


Employer details

Employer name

Croydon Health Services NHS Trust

Address

Croydon University Hospital NHS Trust

530 London Road

Croydon

CR7 7YE

Any attachments will be accessible after you click to apply.

199-NN-6234448-E&A-HM

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