CLINICAL TECHNICIAN

Advert Ref: RMQ733

Advert Title: Clinical Technician

Area: La Lucia, Durban

Advert Type: Full-Time

Working Hours: 40 Hours

Time Conditions: Dayshift

Salary: R25,000 – R42,000

Closing Date: 22 October 2022


ROLE SUMMARY

 The incumbent will be responsible for management and maintenance of medical equipment technology and all associated facets within the hospital. The critical outputs will include:

• Establish and maintain an accurate computerised asset management system as per Hospital Engineering protocols,

• Generate and manage medical equipment replacement plan for all medical equipment for the hospital

• Perform first line repairs, modifications and installations on equipment, utilising 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 Hospital engineering and OEM protocols • Coordinate 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,

• Communicate and negotiate with vendors to purchase the most cost effective equipment at the highest quality as per Hospital engineering and procurement protocols

• Coordinate the ‘Supply chain management’ of medical equipment for all growth/new projects as per Hospital protocols

• Monitor and report on equipment failure trends and life cycle costs

• Ensures risks are controlled by reporting incidents and potential risks and corrective action taken

• Ensure safe working procedures and technical documents are adhered to

• Manage Equipment SLAs at hospital level and ensure outputs are met

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


SKILLS PROFILE EDUCATION

• Diploma in Clinical / Bio medical engineering or Diploma in electronics or Electrical Engineering/ relevant NQF level 6 Qualification.

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


WORK EXPERIENCE 

• 3 years’ experience within a hospital environment as a Clinical Technician,

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

• Previous exposure to planned maintenance, budgets and financial control,

• Previous management experience and/or qualification would be an advantage,

• Driver’s license and ability to travel,

• Computer Literacy essential

• Solid understanding of Asset Management Systems

• Solid Knowledge and application of Occupational Health and Safety Act and other relevant regulatory requirements,

• Ability to control a structured budget, whilst providing cutting edge technology to customers


Interested Applicants who meet the requirements may apply here on our website or use the email address of La Lucia Hospital HR Manager STELLA VAN ROOY [stellavanrooy@laluciahospital.com]. Applicants will be conducted shortly, Should you not be contacted in 14 days of your application, Please consider your application unsuccessful and thank you for your interest in our healthcare group.