Medical Equipment Library Co-ordinator

The Dudley Group NHS Foundation Trust


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Job overview

An exciting opportunity has arisen within the Medical Engineering Department for a motivated individual to join our dynamic, committed and friendly team. You will assist and participate in carrying out planned maintenance in both workshop and clinical environments and on a rotation basis provide a medical device management service through the Medical Equipment Library, which includes deployment, recording and utilisation to a wide range of clinical specialties. You should have good communication skills, be able to work independently, have good attention to detail and have experience of database data entry.Candidates with the appropriate entry qualifications must demonstrate good communication skills and an aptitude for differing engineering skills with a disciplined safety conscious approach. You will undertake workshop based technical training and undergo training in medical equipment maintenance procedures.

Main duties of the job

The Medical Equipment Library Co-ordinator is responsible for delivering a trust-wide service to all divisions.The teams main roles are to:

  • Day to day organisation of the Medical Equipment Library(MEL) to ensure a safe and effective standard of MEL service is provided.
  • Departmental parts ordering, accounting and data entry systems
  • Responsible for carrying out the routine maintenance of selected equipment
  • Managing and prioritising work to ensure deadlines are met
  • Visiting clinical areas on a pre-determined basis to confirm equipment allocated is still in use, returning equipment not in use to the equipment library
  • In the event of inadequate local supply of devices , persuading users within wards to relinquish under utilised equipment for other parts of the hospital

About us

At the Dudley Group our patients and staff are at the heart of all that we do to offer a high quality patient experience in a caring and supportive environment. This aligns with our vision of providing safe, caring and effective services because people matter.

This is an opportunity to join an NHS organisation that inspires its staff to innovate, with support and encouragement to continually develop. We expect all of our staff to demonstrate the Trust values of Care, Respect and Responsibility.

We believe healthcare is better when provided by supported and dedicated staff, so if you are innovative, forward thinking and dedicated to high quality patient care come and join our amazing team.

At the Dudley Group everyone is welcome, please ensure you have read our Recruitment Equality Statement included in the advert.

Job description

Job responsibilities

Please refer to the attached job description for full details of the main duties and responsibilities that the post holder is required to undertake.

Person Specification

Experience of working with medical equipment in a clinical enviroment


  • Has experience of working in a NHS hospital environment

Engineering experience to date


  • Mechanical or electrical experience

Experience to date in an NHS role


  • Has experience in a similair or same role

Employer details

Employer name

The Dudley Group NHS Foundation Trust


Russells Hall Hospital

Pensnett High Street



Employer's website

Date posted

22 March 2021

Pay scheme

Agenda for change


Band 3


£19,737 to £21,142 a year



Working pattern


Reference number


Job locations

Russells Hall Hospital

Pensnett High Street



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