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Auxiliary Engineering Support - Volunteers for field hospitals (REF: Royal Academy of Engineering)

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Job Description  (Engineers and Technicians)

1. General Information

JOB TITLE: Auxiliary Engineering Support
REPORTING TO AREA/SPECIALITY: Clinical Engineering and Medical Physics
RESPONSIBLE TO: Head of Clinical Engineering/MEMS

2. Job Summary

This role has been created in direct response to the current COVID-19 crisis, across the UK.

The role may be based at the field hospitals sites in London, Manchester or Birmingham, or any one of the Trusts in those areas, wherever Auxiliary Engineering Support is required.

Each role will vary but will include a range of the activities listed below.

Full training, supervision and Personal Protective Equipment will be provided.

The post-holder is responsible for supporting the delivery of medical equipment management services at the designated site. The role will include but not limited to:
• To ensure that equipment is readily available to clinical users; promptly delivering requested items to clinical areas, collecting items after use, cleaning and decontaminating equipment between return and issue.

• To provide technical support through carrying out equipment set up, planned preventative maintenance, repair, calibration, safety and acceptance testing on a range of medical equipment.

• To provide managerial and administrative support to the team including updating job and device records in the medical equipment management database, supporting procurement and contract service support and the associated record keeping, and administering the calibration of test equipment.

• To adopt and promote a clinical-focussed culture, understanding customer requirements and ensuring that communication is timely and effective.

The Post-holder will be supervised by a clinical engineer to carry out troubleshooting on equipment, liaise with clinical and technical staff to identify faults, sometimes working in clinical areas and/or directly with manufacturers.

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Closing date: 31 May 2020