Junior Clinical Engineer

at Life The Glynnwood
Location 33, 35 Harrison St, Benoni, Benoni, South Africa
Date Posted
Category Healthcare
Job Type FULL_TIME
Work Hours Day
Salary Units MONTH
Currency ZAR
Street Address Benoni

Description

 

A vacancy exists for a Junior Clinical Engineer, based at Life The Glynnwood Hospital, reporting to Tumelo Notshi, Senior Clinical Engineer. The successful candidate will be responsible for the maintenance and co-ordination of all major facets associated with medical equipment technology within the hospital.

 

Critical Outputs

Medical Equipment Asset Management and Maintenance

 

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

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

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

Implement the equipment commissioning process for new equipment as per Group Engineering protocols

Acquisition of Medical Equipment

 

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

Be actively involved with the Capex system, understand and manage lease and rental agreements as applied to the hospital

Active involvement with the ‘supply chain management’ of medical equipment for all growth/new projects as per Group Engineering protocols

Training

 

Perform formal operators training and monitor competency compliance by arranging training with vendors for hospital nursing staff and equipment end-users.

Maintain high professional standards

 

Ensure professional growth and development through professional affiliations, conferences and available resources, to stay updated within the clinical engineering field

Support National strategic initiatives and contribute to growth

 

Participate in Clinical Engineering forums and Projects as determined by Group Engineering

Evaluate National projects implemented as per Group Engineering protocols

 

Requirements

 

Diploma in clinical / bio medical engineering or Diploma in electronics

Experience in maintenance of medical equipment in a clinical environment

Member of the Clinical Engineering Association of South Africa (CEASA)

Experience within, and understanding of the private healthcare industry, its challenges and role players would be an advantage

Computer proficiency

Driver’s license and ability to travel

 

Competencies

 

Problem-solving, analysis and judgement

Resilience

Engaging diversity

Verbal & written communication and presentation

Influencing

Drive & energy

Excellence orientation

Ethical behaviour

Building relationships

Customer responsiveness

Organisational awareness

Leading my example (Key for Managers)

Motivating and developing people (Key for Managers)

 

Interested candidates can send their CV