Clinical Technician

Location:
Harrismith Private Hospital
Department:
Technical
Closing Date:
12 April 2019
Role Summary

The incumbent will be responsible for management and maintenance of medical equipment technology and all associated facets within the hospital. The critical outputs will include:

  • Establish and maintain an accurate computerized asset management system as per Hospital Engineering protocols
  • Generate and manage medical equipment replacement plan for all medical equipment for the hospital
  • Perform first line repairs, modifications and installations on equipment, utilising the necessary test equipment, in accordance with the standards and recommendations of original equipment manufacturers (OEM) and/or governing agencies
  • Perform preventive maintenance inspections of equipment in line with Hospital engineering and OEM protocols
  • Coordinate the selection and acquisition of medical equipment technology that is fit for purpose and application, and up-to-date with current developments and best practices in the healthcare field,
  • Communicate and negotiate with vendors to purchase the most cost effective equipment at the highest quality as per Hospital engineering and procurement protocols
  • Coordinate the ‘Supply chain management’ of medical equipment for all growth/new projects as per Hospital protocols
  • Monitor and report on equipment failure trends and life cycle costs
  • Ensures risks are controlled by reporting incidents and potential risks and corrective action taken
  • Ensure safe working procedures and technical documents are adhered to
  • Manage Equipment SLAs at hospital level and ensure outputs are met
  • Perform formal operators training and monitor competency compliance by arranging training with vendors for hospital nursing staff and equipment end-users.