Biomedical Technician x4

Lusaka, Zambia, Full Time TBA

Job Description
Biomedical Technician
Background
NMS Infrastructure of the UK has been contracted by the Ministry of Health in Zambia to design, construct and equip five 80-bed District Hospitals and 115 Health Centres
Job Title: Biomedical Technician
NMS Infrastructure, Zambia seeks an experienced and proven Biomedical Technician to take on the tasks of Installation, Commissioning, Maintenance and Training (ICMT)
Reporting to: Equipment Support Services Manager (ESSM)
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Identifying and recording medical equipment that is obsolete, has an extensive repair history, no longer has service support from the manufacturer or has identified safety problems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 workplace
Following all departmental policies and procedures
Other duties as may be assigned by the ESSM and Senior Management

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 (over 4 years)

MODE OF APPLICATION
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 to [email protected] by midnight on 27/03/2022
Interviews are set for the 4th to the 7th of April 2022.