With a turnover of £1.4 billion and a workforce of around 16,000, Barts Health is the largest NHS trust in the country, and one of Britain’s leading healthcare providers. The Trust’s five hospitals – St Bartholomew’s Hospital in the City, including the Barts Heart Centre, The Royal London Hospital in Whitechapel, Newham University Hospital in Plaistow, Whipps Cross University Hospital in Leytonstone and Mile End – deliver high quality compassionate care to the 2.5 million people of East London and beyond.
Recent improvements has led to a stronger focus on providing Safe and Compassionate care to our patients and this has increased opportunities available to learn, develop and expand your career. We believe that providing excellent education, training and development for our staff is essential. We offer a wide range of benefits for example access to childcare vouchers, home-electronic scheme giving you discounted prices for home –electronics, salary sacrifice for cars, season ticket loans and access to staff discount for local restaurants and gyms
So while we are improving, you can too - within a professionally challenging yet exciting environment.
Clinical Engineering is part of the Department of Clinical Physics within Barts Health NHS Trust. We provide whole life equipment management services for the range of portable medical equipment in use across the Trust and also in external organisations who purchase our services. We have over 40 members of staff based in workshops across our four main sites. We are actively pursuing plans for growth, having demonstrated the value for money we provide to our customers.
We are now looking to recruit suitably qualified and experienced Clinical Equipment Librarian and Assistant Clinical Technologists to be part of our team supporting and maintaining a variety of clinical equipment at sites in and around Barts Health NHS Trust. This post will be based at The Royal London Hospital at Whitechapel. As a successful candidate, you will hold a BTEC HNC in a subject related to biomedical or electronic engineering, or have an equivalent level of knowledge gained through a combination of formal learning and experience. You will have some knowledge and experience of providing front line customer service and will ideally have experience of working in a clinical environment.
You will be required to work to high standards of safety and accountability and will spend about half your time carrying out scheduled preventative maintenance, servicing, repair, calibration, safety and acceptance testing on a range of medical equipment. This will include working on devices such as infusion pumps, syringe drivers, cpap machines and nebulisers. The other half of your time will be spent providing a clinical equipment library service to clinical departments. This involves daily ward rounds to deliver and collect equipment, systematic logging of loans and returns, as well as cleaning and maintenance of the library equipment.
This post offers an opportunity to work as part of a highly experienced team across a variety of clinical specialities at respected hospitals in Central and East London. We value our staff and the expertise and professionalism they bring to our work. As part of your career development we will assess and monitor your training needs and ensure that you undertake appropriate in-house and formal manufacturers’ training courses.
Clinical Engineering at Barts Health works to a registered quality management system (BS EN ISO Apply
) to give a high standard of customer care.
For further details / informal visits contact:
We welcome and encourage enquiries for more information about this post and are happy to arrange an informal visit. Please contact Andrzej Jastrzebski, Head of Clinical Engineering on Apply
or Nirmal Raj Deputy Head of Clinical Engineering on Apply
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