Medical Engineering Technician, Entry level

Band 4

Main area
Medical Engineer Technician
Grade
Band 4
Contract
Permanent
Hours
Full time 37.5 hours per week
Job ref
213-NC-0753
Employer
King's College Hospital NHS Foundation Trust
Employer type
NHS
Site
Denmark Hill
Town
London
Salary
£23,609 - £27,220 per annum Inc HCA
Closing
07/08/2018 23:59

The Medical Equipment Management Service (MEMS) are looking for an enthusiastic, motivated, individual to join a multi-disciplinary team of scientists and engineers. MEMS provides a comprehensive service to the Kings College Hospital NHS Foundation Trust to develop and support its Medical Device Management Policy. This includes managing the equipment lifecycle, medical equipment training, medical engineering, and operating the Medical Equipment Library.

You will need to be a team player eager to learn and have electronics knowledge to degree level or equivalent. Knowledge and/or experience of medical equipment and medical equipment management is desirable. You will be expected to undertake training and development in order to become eligible to become a Member of the Voluntary Register of Clinical Technologists (VRCT). Flexibility is essential to accommodate the constantly changing demands of a very busy service.

The post holder is expected to have a role in the implementation of new connected NOVA Glucometers and will need to liaise closely with clinical colleagues in ward and acute areas, to address any quality control issues, unlock meters or arrange for replacement meters, provide equipment training, issue barcodes and upload information to the meters. This position is based at Denmark Hill site but staff are expected to cover other sites per management request.

You will have good written and verbal skills and be able to communicate clearly. You must be computer literate and experience of using a medical equipment management database is desirable. As is knowledge of relevant legislation, national standards, professional and other guidelines.

King’s College Hospital (NHS Foundation Trust) is an Equal Opportunities Employer and welcomes applications from all sections of the community. We operate a no smoking policy. Please apply by electronic application form via this website. Please refer to the Trust’s Terms & Conditions of Employment with regard to declaring a disability if wishing to apply for a vacancy. Please note that the Trust reserves the right to withdraw an advertised post at anytime should sufficient numbers of applicants be received.

 The Trust anticipates it will receive a high volume response to this advert and would like to encourage suitable, interested parties to apply as soon as they are able. The Trust may take the decision to close the vacancy prior to the advertised closing date and will not accept applications after this point.

For further information or informal visit please contact Bahar Razzaghi on 0203 299 1618 or email bahar.razzaghi@nhs.net

 

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Applicant requirements

The postholder will have access to vulnerable people in the course of their normal duties and as such this post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and as such it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service to check for any previous criminal convictions.

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Further details / informal visits contact

Keith Douglas email keithdouglas@nhs.net or  02032991607.