Life Healthcare Learnership – 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:

  • 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 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
  • Active involvement in determining medical equipment replacement requirements for the hospital
  • Participate in Clinical Engineering forums and Projects as determined by Group Engineering
  • 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
  • Ensure professional growth and development through professional affiliations, conferences and available resources, to stay updated within the clinical engineering field
  • Control and management of maintenance conducted by suppliers and acceptance thereof
  • 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
  • Evaluate National projects implemented as per Group Engineering protocols

Job Requirements:

  • Building relationships
  • Engaging diversity
  • Verbal & written communication and presentation
  • Drive & energy
  • Resilience
  • Influencing (negotiation)
  • Problem-solving, analysis and judgement

Qualification & Experience:

  • Driver’s license and ability to travel
  • Experience within, and understanding of the private healthcare industry, its challenges and role players would be an advantage
  • Experience in maintenance of medical equipment in a clinical environment
  • Diploma in clinical / bio medical engineering or Diploma in electronics
  • Member of the Clinical Engineering Association of South Africa (CEASA)
  • Computer proficiency

Job Details:

Company: Life Healthcare

Vacancy Type: Full Time

Job Functions: N/A

Job Location: East London, Eastern Cape, SA

Application Deadline: N/A

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