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Medical Engineering Technician, Entry level

Job Reference: 213-NC-2582

King's College Hospital NHS Foundation Trust
Entry Level Medical Engineering Technician
Denmark Hill, London
£25,489 - £28,513 per ann

King’s College Hospital NHS Foundation Trust part of King's Health Partners Academic Health Sciences Centre (AHSC), is one of the UK’s largest and busiest teaching hospitals with a turnover of nearly £1 billion, 1.5 million patient contacts a year and more than 11,500 staff based across 5 main sites in South East London.

The Trust provides a full range of local hospital services across its different sites, and specialist services from King’s College Hospital (KCH) site in Camberwell and the Princess Royal University Hospital (PRUH) site in Bromley.

The Medical Equipment Management Service (MEMS) are looking for an enthusiastic, motivated, individual to join a multi-disciplinary team of scientists and engineers. MEMS provides a comprehensive service to the Kings College Hospital NHS Foundation Trust to develop and support its Medical Device Management Policy. This includes managing the equipment lifecycle, medical equipment training, medical engineering, and operating the Medical Equipment Library.

You will need to be a team player eager to learn and have electronics knowledge to degree level or equivalent. Knowledge and/or experience of medical equipment and medical equipment management is desirable. You will be expected to undertake training and development in order to become eligible to become a Member of the Voluntary Register of Clinical Technologists (VRCT). Flexibility is essential to accommodate the constantly changing demands of a very busy service.

You will have good written and verbal skills and be able to communicate clearly. You must be computer literate and experience of using a medical equipment management database is desirable. As is knowledge of relevant legislation, national standards, professional and other guidelines.

King’s College Hospital (NHS Foundation Trust) is an Equal Opportunities Employer and welcomes applications from all sections of the community. We operate a no smoking policy. Please apply by electronic application form via this website. Please refer to the Trust’s Terms & Conditions of Employment with regard to declaring a disability if wishing to apply for a vacancy. Please note that the Trust reserves the right to withdraw an advertised post at anytime should sufficient numbers of applicants be received.

The Trust anticipates it will receive a high volume response to this advert and would like to encourage suitable, interested parties to apply as soon as they are able. The Trust may take the decision to close the vacancy prior to the advertised closing date and will not accept applications after this point.


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King's College Hospital is part of King's Health Partners Academic Health Sciences Centre (AHSC), a pioneering collaboration between King's College London, and Guy's and St Thomas', King's College Hospital and South London and Maudsley NHS Foundation Trusts.

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