Specialist Medical Equipment Engineer

Location
London (Greater)
Salary
£38,035 - £48, 256 p.a inclusive of HCA
Posted
28 Feb 2018
Closes
30 Mar 2018
Ref
196-LIS3896
Sector
Medical, Sciences
Job Type
Engineer

Specialist Medical Equipment Engineer Band 7

Hours: 37.5 hours per week

Job ref: 196-LIS3896

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

Closing: 04/04/2018 23:59

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.

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)

Closing date: 03rd April 2018 at midnight

Interviews will be held on 25th and 26th April 2018.

For enquiries or informal visits please contact Mr Rashid Brora or Mr Peter Cook, Medical Physics Department, Guys Hospital, London SE1 9RT, Tel: 020 7188 3770 or 020 7188 3806. Email: rashid.brora@gstt.nhs.uk, peter.cook@gstt.nhs.uk

Applications are welcomed from applicants with a disability. We can make reasonable adjustments and offer support and advice in a variety of ways throughout the application process. Equality of opportunity is our policy.

As an organisation we are committed to developing our services in ways that best suit the needs of our patients. This means that some staff groups will increasingly be asked to work a more flexible shift pattern so that we can offer services in the evenings or at weekends.

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