Band 6 Renal Technologist / Medical Engineer (Renal)
University Hospitals Birmingham NHS Foundation Trust
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Are you working as a Renal Technologist or a Medical Engineer with or without renal experience? And are you looking for a new opportunity to bring your skills and knowledge for Continued Professional Development by joining one of UK's largest teaching hospitals (UHB NHS Foundation Trust)? If so, we welcome you to apply for this Full Time - Permanent 'Renal Technologist' position and join our diverse Renal Directorate that is known nationally to be progressive and dynamic in its multi-disciplinary approach.
You will be joining 'Renal Technical Services' team based at Birmingham Heartlands Hospital with excellent training and development opportunities under robust supervision and appraisal systems. Coupled with the opportunity to work alongside highly specialist colleagues and integrate into a variety of specialist renal multi-disciplinary team.
You will be expected to hold a Degree/HND/HNC level in Electronic Engineering or a related subject. Previous experience of working in either Renal/Medical Engineering or an electro-mechanical service environment would be desirable but not essential as full training will be provided.
We are seeking a self-motivated, pro-active team player who can demonstrate excellent organisational, communication and problem solving skills.
Main duties of the job
You'll be responsible for providing a wide range of technical support for haemodialysis machines, water treatment systems and other associated medical equipment across our hospital dialysis units, satellite units and home haemodialysis patients in the West Midlands area to ensure compliance to national standards and guidelines.
The successful candidate will also be required to participate in our on call rota to provide a 24hr/365day a year emergency on call service.
You will need to be able to meet the travel requirements of the post and be independently mobile and as such it is essential for you to possess a full category B car driving licence preferably clean or with no more than a maximum of 3 points
For any further information or to arrange an informal visit to the department, please contact our Renal Technical Services Manager Mr. Saravanan Murugesan on 0121 424 1153 or email Saravanan.Murugesan@uhb.nhs.uk
We are recognised as one of the leading NHS Foundation Trusts in the UK. Our vision is to Build Healthier Lives, and we recognise that we need incredible staff to do this.
Our commitment to our staff is to create the best place for them to work, and we are dedicated to:
Investing in the health and wellbeing of our staff, including a commitment of offering flexible working where we can;Offer our staff a wide variety of training and development opportunities, to support their personal and career development objectives.
UHB is committed to ensuring that our staff are treated fairly and feel that they belong, by creating a kind and inclusive environment. This is about equity of opportunity; removing all barriers, including discrimination and ensuring each individual member of staff reach their true potential, achieve their ambitions and thrive in their work. This is more than words. We are taking action. Our commitment to an inclusive culture is embedded at all levels of the organisation where every voice is heard, driven by our diverse and active staff networks, and at Board level by the Fairness Taskforce led by our CEO. We nurture a culture which empowers staff to challenge discriminatory behaviours and to enable people to bring their 'whole self' to a kinder, more connected and bold place to work.
*Please Note : For a detailed job description for this vacancy, please see attached Job Description*
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