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Clinical Technologist Assistant

Employer
Nhs Lothian
Location
UK
Salary
Competitive
Closing date
15 Jun 2021

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Sector
Healthcare
Contract Type
Permanent
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Job Details

Department of Medical Physics, Royal Infirmary of Edinburgh

Clinical Technologist Assistant

Permanent, Full Time (37.5 hrs/wk): 1 Post.

Salary Scale: Band 3

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a position within the Medical Equipment Management Service at the Royal Infirmary of Edinburgh to support the delivery of a medical equipment management service.

The successful candidate will be an enthusiastic, conscientious and technically capable individual able to join a team providing medical equipment management services within NHS Lothian. Based at the Royal Infirmary of Edinburgh, you will provide technical support as part of a team carrying out service and repair work on a wide range of medical devices. You will be qualified to SCQF level 7, or higher, in an electrical / electronic discipline, or have equivalent training and experience. We are looking for applicants who are self-motivated and able to work effectively within a team to ensure the day-to-day running of the service. Good interpersonal skills are essential, as is a flexible and methodical approach to the required tasks. This post may involve travelling and working at various hospitals and clinics in Lothian.

The Medical Equipment Management service has a track record of developing staff to enhance career opportunities. With a clear focus on quality and patient services, you will join an enthusiastic multidisciplinary team providing an equipment management service for a wide range of medical equipment. You will work across many clinical specialities, supporting the delivery of world class healthcare at four acute hospital sites and within the local healthcare community. You will be self motivated and able to work effectively within a team to ensure the day-to-day running of the service. Good interpersonal skills are essential as is a flexible and methodical approach.

NHS Lothian employs around 24,000 staff and serves a population of approximately 800,000 in a region covering 700 square miles, comprising the City of Edinburgh, Midlothian, East Lothian and West Lothian. It is an area of exceptional beauty and contrast, from the splendour of Edinburgh to the beauty and variety of the hills, countryside and coastline. The nearest major town outside Edinburgh is Livingston, a thriving location in the heart of West Lothian.

NHS Lothian is committed to encouraging equality and diversity among our workforce, and eliminating unlawful discrimination. The aim is for our workforce to be truly representative and for each employee to feel respected and able to give their best.

To this end, NHS Lothian welcomes applications from all sections of society.

***PLEASE NOTE: We cannot accept late applications so please ensure your application is submitted early***

**Please note: we anticipate a high level of interest in this position and may close the vacancy early once a sufficient amount of applications are received. Therefore, please make sure you complete and submit your application at an early stage**

For further information on what is included in the role and what skills/experience are being looked for, click on the links at the bottom of the screen to the job description and person specification. If after reading this information you have any questions please contact Stephen Roberts, East Sector Manager: Tel. 07811 316163, email stephen.roberts@nhslothian.scot.nhs.uk or Colin Hand, Team Leader: Tel 0131 242 3175, email colin.hand@nhslothian.scot.nh.uk.

Provide medical equipment management services to a range of NHS and other customers, supporting the clinical use of a range of routine medical equipment in areas including critical care units, theatres, general wards, community and domiciliary sites. This includes fault finding, repairing breakdowns, performing scheduled preventive maintenance, safety checks and calibrating medical equipment. Tasks are performed by undertaking visual and functional checks. Planned preventative maintenance is carried out in line with standard operating procedures (SOPs).
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