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Medical Engineering Service Manager – Internal Only Healthcare Scientists

University Hospitals of Morecambe Bay NHS Foundation Trust (UHMBT)
  • Location: Barrow in Furness
  • Organisation: University Hospitals of Morecambe Bay NHS Foundation Trust (UHMBT)
  • Salary: £31,696 to £41,787 per annum
  • Type: Fixed Term for a period of 9 months
  • Closing Date: 22/03/2018
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This post is only open to current employees of University Hospitals of Morecambe Bay NHS Foundation Trust.

An opportunity has arisen at Furness General Hospital for a highly motivated individual to join the Medical Engineering Department as Medical Engineering Service Manager to cover a period of 9 months for maternity leave. Based at Furness General Hospital but providing cover the other sites operated by the trust, you will have day to day management responsibility for all medical device operations.

Working to ISO 9001:2015 quality accredited standards the department is responsible for the service and maintenance of wide range of medical devices used within all areas of clinical care.

The post holder will be required to represent the medical engineering department in a range of divisional and corporate meetings including departmental performance and governance assurance. You will act as the Trust’s specialist for all medical device management and maintenance issues giving professional advice.

This will be done whilst adhering to challenging maintenance budgets, balancing risks, and ensuring that medical device management system are maintained and developed.

To succeed in this role the post holder will require a wide-ranging experience of medical device maintenance. You will be technically competent and be a self-motivated, proactive individual with experience of personnel management, organisational awareness and good communication skills. A significant part of this role is to support clinical teams and management to provide medical device management advice whilst promoting the safe use of all medical devices.

This is a very challenging but flexible role which will be very rewarding to the right individual. Applications are invited from suitably qualified and experienced candidates.

Anyone newly appointed to the Trust will be subject to the completion of a satisfactory 6 month probationary period (this includes bank staff). This will give the new staff member an opportunity to become familiar with the role and working environment.