Specialist Medical Equipment Engineer

Location
London (Greater)
Salary
£38,035 - £48, 256 p.a inclusive of HCA
Posted
15 Sep 2017
Closes
15 Oct 2017
Ref
196-LIS3661
Sector
Medical, Sciences
Job Type
Engineer

Specialist Medical Equipment Engineer

Job Reference: 196-LIS3661

Department: Clinical Engineering

Location: Cross-site, London

Salary: £38,035 - £48, 256 p.a inclusive of HCA

Join us and become part of the most engaged workforce of any NHS trust in England, according to the latest national NHS Staff Survey results – for the second year running.

You will be joining a dynamic and forward-looking organisation in the heart of the capital where you can develop your career and broaden your horizons.

We think you will enjoy working for us but you don’t have to take our word for it – 79% of staff who took part in the latest national NHS Staff Survey would recommend Guy’s and St Thomas’ as a place to work.

A number of exciting opportunities are available to join the team supporting medical technology in this large central London teaching hospitals Trust.

Medical Physics provides a comprehensive range of scientific and technical services to all of the Trust’s main acute and community sites. The core purpose of the Medical Equipment Management Services (MEMS) Section, in which these posts are based, is provision of repair, calibration and maintenance to a wide range of diagnostic and therapeutic medical equipment, to ensure equipment operates effectively and safely with a minimum of downtime.

The successful applicant will lead on delivery of maintenance and calibration of specific populations of medical equipment trust wide including oversight and planning, as assigned and will be required to work to high standards of safety, accountability and professionalism. They will be responsible for inventory and maintenance records and also provide expert technical input to inform purchase and replacement planning decisions, planning of service contracts and supplier relationship management.

You will need to be an experienced and mature, highly self-motivated individual with an appropriate technical skillset and experience in the healthcare field. Applications are particularly invited from individuals with technical support experience of ultrasound scanners or operating theatre/surgical equipment.

Applicants will be expected to have a genuine affinity for the Trust’s values, putting patients first in all they do and capable of acting as a role model for junior colleagues. High standards of spoken and written communication and interpersonal skills will be required alongside technical and IT skills.

These posts will require continually updated learning as technology evolves so are best suited to applicants able to motivate themselves from an interest in getting involved in the operations and productivity of an acute hospitals trust and having a concern for the quality of support delivered to frontline clinical services.

Successful applicants will also need to be able to work flexibly outside conventional working hours, including overnight and at weekends. 30 hrs Mon-Fri 09:00-17:30, 7.5hrs anti-social hours (measured over 4 weeks).

Please note that this vacancy may close before the advertised closing date if sufficient applications are received. Please check your email regularly as candidates shortlisted for interview will be contacted and informed via email or NHS Jobs.

Closing date: 18 October 2017.

Interviews will be held on 2 and 3 November 2017.