A vacancy exists for an enthusiastic person to work in a group providing maintenance and repair to over 50,000 items of medical equipment to stringent quality standards. This post requires the successful candidate to have a methodical approach with attention to detail which is vital to ensure the safe maintenance and repair of medical devices. The candidate should be able to demonstrate a practical aptitude with good hand eye coordination to enable fine adjustments to delicate medical equipment to be carried out and be able to work as a member of a multidiscipline team
Working within an ISO 9001 Quality system, providing a highly specialised rapid response service to direct patient connected medical equipment. This work includes repairing faults, first, second, third and fourth line maintenance and installation to an ever increasing range of highly complex, specialised and sophisticated electronic, electro-medical, laser, ultrasound, scientific, analytical, electro-hydraulic, electro-pneumatic, mechanical and medical gas systems. This service is provided to this Trust and throughout the Sheffield area and also extends outside the area to patients homes.
The Directorate of Medical Imaging & Medical Physics (MIMP) is the largest Service Directorate within Sheffield Teaching Hospitals. Medical Physics employs 135 staff (35 scientists and 100 technical staff) providing a variety of scientific and clinical services to the Trust. The Department of Medical Physics is divided into 6 sections each managed by a Section Head responsible to the Scientific Director. The Clinical Engineering Section is divided into three groups – Medical Device Management (MDM), Medical Device Innovation (MDI) and Medical Device Healthcare Projects (MDHP)