We have had a great opportunity come up for one of our clients in the Aintree area. We are looking for an electrical technician to work in the EBME department (Electrical and Biomedical Engineering) working on electrical testing of the machines within the department. This is a temporary contract working for around 3 months.
As a member of a multi-disciplined team of technicians you will be required to work using your own initiative, following departmental procedures and acting within their level of knowledge and experience. Supervision from more senior staff will be available. Duties will be mostly concerned with the acceptance testing, routine maintenance and basic repairs to medical equipment. This may include life-support, patient monitoring, patient therapy, diagnostic, ventilatory and anaesthetic equipment.
To display a high personal standard in respect of self‑discipline and attitude to work, in view of both the nature of equipment on which he or she may be working and the requirement to liaise with other healthcare professionals, clients and external organisations.
To commission and perform basic repairs and maintenance on a range of medical equipment:- including life support, ventilatory and anaesthetic equipment used within the medical field.
There is a regular requirement to maintain and repair equipment that is subject to contamination by hazardous substances and bodily fluids.
To organise and prioritise daily work schedules, and to work unsupervised, to professional standards in compliance with Department of Health guidelines and relevant standards set by statutory regulatory bodies, the relevant equipment manufacturer and departmental procedures.
To act independently, promptly, and efficiently in response to emergency and unpredictable situations.
To assist as directed in the resolution of safety action bulletins, hazard notices, engineering updates and modifications.
To liaise with equipment manufacturers and external organisations regarding equipment to be returned for service and/or repair and organise documentation and courier where necessary.
To complete all documentation, including safety tests, fault history and commissioning records. To input this on to the departments computerised record system.
To observe guidelines and regulations regarding the safe and satisfactory use of expensive test equipment and tools.
To maintain agreed stock levels and progress the ordering of spare parts as and when needed. Also to be responsible for receiving equipment and spare parts into the department and ensuring its correct logging, storage and distribution.
To attend all wards and departments on a regular basis to perform routine maintenance and when necessary, to carry out limited repairs; this may involve the movement of heavy medical equipment. To undertake duties of more senior staff as appropriate.
It will be beneficial to this positon if the chosen candidate has had previous exposure to working on PAT testing, electrical equipment maintenance and will have an Electrical qualification equal to an NVQ Level 2.
If you feel you have the skills neccesary for this position, please contact our office on 01512426106 or send over your CV via the email provided.