Vacancies at Netcare – Clinical Engineering Technician

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Job Description:

The Clinical Engineering Technician is responsible for the management and maintenance of all medical equipment as per the manufacturer’s specifications and Health Technology Regulations.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Report on medical equipment to the Clinical Engineering Manager and or Technical Services Manager.
  • Request and assist with the completion of incident reports on damage to clinical equipment and ensure documentation required for replacement is in place.
  • Perform maintenance tasks as stipulated in “Equipment Type Skills Assessment TGL v1.1”.
  • Provide MyMarket reporting on medical equipment
  • Liaise with suppliers to schedule preventative maintenance and reactive maintenance.
  • Use medical test equipment to perform inspections and diagnose equipment failure where possible.
  • Ensure financial control through proper budgeting and control of outsourced services.
  • Provide CMMS reporting on medical equipment.
  • Obtain required quotes for capital medical equipment purchases and maintenance work.
  • Perform repairs, modifications and installations on equipment according to procedures that comply with the standards and recommendations of the manufacturers and/or governing agencies.
  • Meet all competency and output requirements as defined in the ECSA’s “Competency Standard for
  • Registration as a Professional Engineer” document.
  • Investigate and report on sentinel events with recommendations (to TSM or CM).

Job Requirements:

  • Good communication skills and the ability to transfer information through practical interaction with a wide range of staff.
  • Ability to work under stressful conditions.
  • Clinical Engineering with two years additional experience.
  • Familiar with the Occupational Health & Safety- and Health Act regulations.
  • Experience in the maintenance and management of medical equipment in a Hospital environment.
  • Continuous interaction with suppliers and attendance of technology updates are to form an integral part of continuous education and training
  • Ability and willingness to be on stand-by and partake in a call-out system.
  • Intermediate computer literacy in MS Office.
  • Private Hospital experience in the specified discipline would be an advantageous.

Qualification & Experience:

  • Eligible for professional registration as a Technician at the Clinical Engineering Council of South Africa.
  • National Diploma in Electrical Engineering at NQF level 6 is essential.

Job Details:

Company: Netcare

Vacancy Type:  Full Time

Job Location: Durban, KwaZulu-Natal, SA

Application Deadline: N/A

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