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Medical Engineer

  • Location

    Blackpool, Lancashire

  • Sector:

    Maintenance and Property Services

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  • Consultant:

    Claire Harrison

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  • Published:

    over 1 year ago

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Specialist Medical Engineer



A Specialist Medical Engineer is required to join a public sector organisation based in Blackpool.

As a Specialist Medical Engineer, you will repair and maintenance a wide range of medical equipment to a high technical and support the work of the Service by undertaking duties at community sites across Lancashire and any other locations as required.

Responsibilities for this role includes:

  • Performing repairs, calibration verifications and safety tests on a wide range of medical equipment including highly complex and highly technical specialist equipment.
  • Performing planned maintenance on a wide range of medical equipment including highly technical, highly complex specialist equipment.
  • Commissioning, and undertake performance and safety tests.
  • Installing new equipment whilst recording inventory data for inclusion on the medical equipment management database/information system.
  • Using a wide range of highly technical, highly complex, medical, electronic and mechanical test, calibration and simulation equipment and tools.
  • Measuring, analysing and recording test data and taking corrective action for equipment falling outside stated performance criteria.
  • Consulting with manufacturers and looking at internally produced documentation to extract information to allow servicing to be undertaken.
  • Communicating Information to patients, clinical staff, customers and external engineers and suppliers.
  • Supporting and mentoring junior staff in Medical Engineering Department.
  • Providing technical support to clinical staff.
  • Operating to department quality systems; including document control, stores system's and stock control.
  • Recording and progressing work on the Computerised Equipment Management database (eQuip).
  • Organising your own daily work schedule on work allocated by the Team Leader.

The successful candidate will have:

  • A BSC (Hons) / BEng (Hons) in Medical Physics Technology or other appropriate discipline.
  • A HNC/HND will be considered provided the level of experience matches the job profile.
  • Substantial practical working experience on Specialist Medical Equipment. (4 years minimum).
  • IT/Software package experience Ability to use a computer and Microsoft office packages.
  • Knowledge of electrical and electronic principles (4 years minimum).
  • A good understanding of clinical parameters and potential risks to patients and staff arising from equipment failure.
  • Knowledge of legislation.
  • Clinical knowledge and understanding.
  • A full clean driver's license.
  • Business Insurance.

If you believe you have the necessary skills and experience for this role, please apply now

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