Tuesday , February 27 2024

Life Hospitals Vacancies – Clinical Engineering Technician

Website Life Healthcare

Job Description:

A vacancy exists for a Clinical Engineering Technician, based at Life St Dominic’s Hospital, reporting to Cedric Ramabulana, Engineering Manager. The successful candidate will be responsible for the maintenance and co-ordination of all major facets associated with medical equipment technology within the hospital.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Perform first line repairs, modifications and installations on equipment, utilizing the necessary test equipment, in accordance with the standards and recommendations of original equipment manufacturers (OEM) and/or governing agencies
  • Perform preventive maintenance inspections of equipment in line with Group Engineering and OEM protocols
  • Be actively involved with the Capex system, understand and manage lease and rental agreements as applied to the hospital
  • Active involvement in the selection and acquisition of medical equipment technology that is fit for purpose and application, and up-to-date with current developments and best practices in the healthcare field
  • Consult with Physicians, Nurses and peers in the field, to evaluate equipment and determine the correct specifications and standards of the required equipment as per the Group Engineering protocols
  • Perform formal operators training and monitor competency compliance by arranging training with vendors for hospital nursing staff and equipment end-users.
  • Active involvement in maintaining an accurate computerised asset management system as per Group Engineering protocols.
  • Active involvement in determining medical equipment replacement requirements for the hospital
  • Control and management of maintenance conducted by suppliers and acceptance thereof
  • Obtain and perform pre-acceptance inspections according to ECRI standards on new, demo and loan equipment

Job Requirements:

  • Member of the Clinical Engineering Association of South Africa (CEASA)
  • Computer proficiency
  • Driver’s license and ability to travel

Qualification & Experience:

  • Diploma in clinical / bio medical engineering or Diploma in electronics
  • Experience in maintenance of medical equipment in a clinical environment
  • Experience within, and understanding of the private healthcare industry, its challenges and role players would be an advantage

Job Details:

Company: Life Healthcare

Vacancy Type: Full Time

Job Location: East London, Eastern Cape, South Africa

Application Deadline: N/A

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