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Biomedical Technician

NMS Infrastructure of the UK has been contracted by the Ministry of Health of Zambia to design, construct and equip three 200-bed District Hospitals and 108 Health Centres. NMS Infrastructure, Zambia seeks an experienced and proven Biomedical Technician to take on the tasks of Installation, Commissioning, Maintenance and Training (ICMT)

Reporting to: ICM&T Manager

Based at: Lusaka with travel throughout Zambia

Qualifications & Experience:

  • HND or Diploma in Biomedical Engineering or related subject
  • Minimum of five years’ experience of work in a hospital setting
  • Thorough knowledge of Computerised Maintenance Management System (CMMS) and safety standards is essential
  • Excellent communication skills

Responsibilities:

  • Installation, Commissioning and Maintenance of a diverse range of Medical and Non-Medical Equipment
  • Performing electrical safety inspections on Medical Equipment using specialized tools and
  • test equipment (STTE)
  • Assisting in the systematic preventive maintenance programme of medical equipment.
  • Work independently in both routine and complex tasks. Being able to prioritise work and initiate new work and tasks
  • Documenting all work performed including new equipment inspections, corrective and preventive maintenance and special requests as required.
  • Maintaining documentation in an accurate and timely manner
  • Assistance in the management of the CMMS
  • Assisting hospital clinical and technical staff in the proper operation and user maintenance of clinical equipment.
  • Communication with users regarding status of repairs.
  • Meeting the needs of clinical departments and obtaining loaner or replacement equipment as required
  • Acceptance testing on new clinical equipment per department policy
  • Being aware of patient- and work-safety issues, reporting problems found and assisting with correction of issues as required
  • Identifying and recording medical equipment that is obsolete, has an extensive repair history, no longer has service support from the manufacturer or has identified safety problems
  • Providing good customer service, answering phones in a pleasant manner
  • Screening and referring calls as appropriate and providing information to staff, visitors and patients, upon request
  • Maintaining a professional appearance and enthusiastic approach to work
  • Maintaining good relationships with fellow workers, clinical staff and other hospital workers
  • Maintaining a high level of productivity. Making suggestions to improve departmental productivity when appropriate
  • Maintaining a clean and safe work place
  • Following all departmental policies and procedures
  • Other duties as may be assigned by the ICMT Manager

Skills and Experience:

The successful applicant will have:

  • Proven and successful experience as a Biomedical Technician in a hospital setting
  • Computer literacy in MS Office, CMMS and other forms of communication
  • A good record of management skills
  • A Zambian Driving Licence

How to Apply

Interested and suitably qualified applicants may apply, providing detailed curriculum vitae, a contact email address, telephone number and two referees, both of whom may attest to the applicant’s competence.

All application should be emailed:

Application deadline
27 Oct 15:00
Email applications to
pp@nmsigrp.com
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