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Medical Equipment Resouces Centre Assistant

Band 3

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Medical Equipment Resource Centre Assistant
Band 3
Full time, 37.5 hours per week
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King's College Hospital NHS Foundation Trust
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Denmark Hill
£23,213 - £25,195 per annum, inc HCA
26/02/2020 23:59

King’s College Hospital NHS Foundation Trust part of King's Health Partners Academic Health Sciences Centre (AHSC), is one of the UK’s largest and busiest teaching hospitals with a turnover of nearly £1 billion, 1.5 million patient contacts a year and more than 12,600 staff based across 5 main sites in South East London and Kent.

The Trust provides a full range of local hospital services across its different sites, and specialist services from King’s College Hospital (KCH) site in Camberwell and the Princess Royal University Hospital (PRUH) site in Bromley, Orpington Hospital, and some services at Beckenham Beacon and Queen Mary’s Sidcup.

The Trust is recognised internationally for its work in liver disease and transplantation, neurosciences, cardiac, haemato-oncology, fetal medicine, stroke, major trauma, and Emergency Department.

The Medical Equipment Management Service (MEMS) are looking for an enthusiastic, motivated and individual to join a multi-disciplinary team of scientists and engineers at Kings College Hospital. MEMS provide 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. We are a department of 22 including engineers, scientists and administration staff, and support over 10,000 medical devices.

The Trust provides a full range of local hospital services across its different sites, and specialist services from King’s College Hospital (KCH) site in Camberwell and the Princess Royal University Hospital (PRUH) in Orpington.

Working within the Equipment Library team at the Denmark Hill site, this role is to assist in the provision of the equipment library and support service.

You will need to be a team player who is eager to learn, as well as being able to work alone. Knowledge and/or experience of medical equipment and medical equipment management are desirable. Flexibility is essential to accommodate the constantly changing demands of a very busy service.

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.

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 any time should sufficient numbers of applicants are received.

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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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