Bedford Hospital NHS Trust
Job Reference: 416-ES5959
Employer: Bedford Hospital NHS Trust
Department: 416 EBME Contract
Salary: £38,890 to £44,503 pa
It is an exciting time to be joining the newly formed Bedfordshire Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust which has resulted from the merger of The Luton and Dunstable University Hospital and Bedford Hospital NHS Trusts. The merger took place on 1 April 2020 and under the umbrella of the single NHS Trust both hospitals will retain their identity and individual hospital names. This will bring many benefits for patients and opportunities for staff. Both hospitals will retain their identity with individual hospital names and key services will remain on both sites and be managed as single teams across the whole Bedfordshire catchment area. Travel between hospital sites may be required.
What will I be doing in my new role?
To manage a multi-disciplinary team of Biomed Engineers providing daily on-site commissioning, repair, preventative maintenance and asset management of medical devices throughout Bedford Hospital NHS Trust. To work with and support the Service Manager in achieving compliant KPI’s. Management of the Medical Equipment library and core medical devices training in accordance with the respective trust policies. You will also be required to participate in an on-call rota providing emergency 24-hour cover.
What about the department I will Join?
The EBME department is a key enabling service at Bedford Hospital NHS Trust, providing a full range of medical equipment management services, and ensures that whenever a medical device is used it is suitable for the intended purpose and maintained in a safe and reliable condition.
Although we have a very strong learning and development function, we appreciate you will need to have acquired some skills and experience from your career you will require in order for your time with us to be a real success. These can be found in the Person Specification and Job Description attachment on NHS Jobs. However we have highlighted three of them below:-
- Relevant experience at a senior level within EBME or equivalent department
- Experience of procurement and management of Medical Devices
- Experience of technical services of a very complex and broad nature