Senior Medical Devices Connectivity Engineer - London

St George’s University Hospitals
London (Greater)
£46,897 - £54,983/Year
02 Dec 2017
08 Dec 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
Main area
Medical Devices ConnectivityGrade
Band 8aContract
Full Time 37.5 hours per weekJob ref

£46,897 - £54,983 pa incClosing
19/12/2017 23:59

St. George’s University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust is the regional specialist care provider for south west London, Surrey and beyond. The trust provides a high quality, comprehensive range of health services from leading edge tertiary and trauma care to community services.
With national and regional referrals added to our local 3.5m catchment, we serve a population of around 5m.
Co-located with St George’s, University of London and with both organisations now in a formal strategic alliance with King’s Health Partners, the trust delivers with its partners high quality research and education both of which contribute to the healthcare provision of tomorrow.
Acute and tertiary health services are delivered from over 1,000 beds across two sites, by around 8,000 staff.
St. George’s University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust is a major acute hospital that offers very specialist care for complex injuries and illnesses, including trauma, neurology, cardiac care, renal transplantation, cancer care and stroke. It has a helipad which opened in spring 2014 and the work of its emergency department can currently be seen on Channel 4’s ‘24 Hours in A&E’ programme. The hospital also provides all the usual care you would expect from a local NHS district general hospital.
We also provide services at Queen Mary’s Hospital in Roehampton. These include outpatient rapid diagnostic and treatment facilities, a minor injuries unit, limb fitting services and 70 elderly, intermediate care and rehabilitation beds.
As well as hospital services, we provide a wide variety of specialist, maternity and community services to children, adults, older people and people with learning disabilities. These services are provided from St John’s Therapy Centre, 11 health centres and clinics, schools, nursing homes and people’s own homes. The trust also manages the healthcare service at HMP Wandsworth.

We are looking to recruit a highly motivated person who will take a lead in the connectivity and security of medical devices to join the Clinical Engineering Section of the Medical Physics dept. at St. George’s University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust. The applicant will be based at the St George’s Hospital main site in Tooting, London.

The successful candidate will be working as part of a team to work towards a paperless system for the Trust by implementing medical device connectivity solutions. The post holder will also be responsible for medical devices security solutions and integration of medical devices into the clinical information systems as well as maintenance of currently implemented systems, including PACS databases and RFID systems. The post holder is expected to take a lead in the project management of complex integration projects and prepare business cases to bring such projects to fruition. The work will entail close collaboration with the IT department and with other members of the Clinical Engineering section. Please refer to the job description for a complete list of duties.

The applicant should have a minimum of a Masters degree (2:1 or higher) in Clinical Engineering or a related discipline with experience in the sector so as to have knowledge of operating principles of the most common medical devices used in a hospital as well as programming experience, especially for web based applications connected to databases and some project management experience. Any experience of setting up enterprise network infrastructures or in the connectivity of medical devices will be advantageous.

You must be self-motivated, confident to work alone and contribute when part of a team.
High standards of safety and accountability will be expected.

A flexible approach, good communication and IT skills are essential.

We expect all our staff to share the values that are important to the trust – being excellent, kind, responsible and respectful – and behave in a way that reflects these. More information on the vision and values of St. George’s University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust is attached below. Please note that this vacancy may close before the advertised closing date if sufficient applicants are received. Please check your email regularly as all candidates shortlisted for interview will be contacted and informed by email or via NHS Jobs.If you are appointed to the post, as part of your pre-employment check we will be required to verify your identity. The document/s you present for this purpose will be checked for their authenticity by scanning all known security features. These features will include:- The machine readable zone - An ultra violet image - An infra red imageAs part of you pre-employment checks, we will also be required to obtain satisfactory, written references. Please ensure that the referee details which you provide on your application form are correct. We require at least one written reference from your current or most recent line manager. We are only able to accept references from a professional work email address.