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Medical Equipment Technician

£11.76 - 15.13 per hour + weekly pay, online paysl

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Urgent support for our NHS!

Wise Employment are seeking a Medical Equipment Technician for a 3 month contract based in Southend. This is an excellent opportunity to work for the NHS with fantastic pay rates and the possibility to even work longer than the 3 months.

As a Medical Equipment Technician you will be responsible for ensuring that equipment such as; complex electrical, electronic, mechanical, computer and medical gas based systems all operate effectively and safely with the minimum of downtime.

You will provide support to electrical and electronic related medical equipment, which includes the scheduled planned preventative maintenance (PPM), servicing, repair, calibration and acceptance testing on a wide range of medical equipment within the electrical / electronic field.

The main duties of the role will be to carry out a variety of technical duties in both the clinical and workshop environments to ensure safety of all devices.

You will be responsible for commissioning, calibrating, deploying and maintaining a wide range of complex medical devices such as Infusion Devices, Patient Monitoring and Defibrillators. You will need to investigate and test medical devices and then analyse the results to diagnose faults or problems on complex medical devices.

You will need to have strong communication skills in order to present the investigation results to users, colleagues and suppliers, sharing knowledge and experience. This role will entail adhering to Section policies, procedures and Health and Safety documentation.

This varied role will also involve first line support of instrumentation interfaces to specialist clinical computer systems and liaising with IT to resolve issues identified.

The successful candidate must have the following experience; HNC Electronics / 5 years’ experience in General electronics.

Preferably, you will have worked within a similar role. You will need to be a team player with an excellent attitude and be comfortable working in (at times) difficult environments.

This role will primarily be based at one site but could require working at another two locations so own transport is essential.

This role offers a band 5 pay scale but bandings can be reviewed depending on experience.

To avoid missing out on this opportunity, please send you CV to kate.pyman@wiseemployment.co.uk

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