Associate Clinical Engineer (Electro-Mechanical Team)

Sheffield Teaching Hos
Sheffield Teaching Hospitals, Sheffield
Competitive salary
07 Jan 2021
16 Jan 2021
Role Type
Start Date
A vacancy exists for an enthusiastic and motivated person to work in a group providing maintenance and repair to hospital beds and other electro-mechanical medical devices to stringent quality standards. Mechanical/Electronic Engineering ability and aptitude is required. This post does require the successful candidate to have a methodical approach with attention to detail which is vital to ensure the safe maintenance and repair of medical devices

The Directorate of Medical Imaging & Medical Physics (MIMP) is the largest Service Directorate within Sheffield Teaching Hospitals. Medical Physics employs 135 staff (35 scientists and 100 technical staff) providing a variety of scientific and clinical services to the Trust. The Department of Medical Physics is divided into 6 sections each managed by a Section Head responsible to the Scientific Director. The Clinical Engineering Section is divided into three groups - Medical Device Management (MDM), Medical Device Innovation (MDI) and Medical Device Healthcare Projects (MDHP)

Medical Device Management (MDM) is the largest group with over 60 staff. This section provides a fully comprehensive, highly-specialised medical device maintenance and management service to the Trust. MDM strategically plans this highly specialised medical device management service at an organisational level. Medical device types range from basic monitoring devices to highly complex imaging and therapy equipment such as MRI scanners, lasers, gamma cameras and life support devices. The budget of this section is £8.0million of which approximately £4million is for the running of the section (90% of medical devices are maintained 'in house') and approximately £4million for external maintenance contract management.

The candidate should be able to demonstrate a practical aptitude with good hand-eye coordination to enable adjustments to electro-mechanical medical devices to be carried out and be able to work as a member of a multidiscipline team. The candidate should have a good standard of education and will hold 4 GCSE qualifications in Maths, English, Science and one other additional at C or above (grade 5 or higher) or other suitable technical qualification at HNC level or equivalent work experience at this level to be able to demonstrate your practical experience. A Healthcare Science apprenticeship may be required to be undertaken at level 4 unless the successful candidates already holds this or an equivalent qualification, this will involve training off-site at times.

For further details / informal visits contact:

Dave Guymer (Head of Medical Device Management)

Tel: 0114 2715076

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