Assistant Clinical Technologist | Oxford University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust

Job details
Posting date: 24 April 2024
Salary: Not specified
Additional salary information: £22,816 - £24,336 pro rata per annum
Hours: Full time
Closing date: 24 May 2024
Location: Oxford, OX3 9DU
Company: Oxford University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
Job type: Apprenticeship
Job reference: 6183756/321-SW-6183756-B3

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Are you interested in working in a Healthcare setting & contributing to improving patient care with the effective use of technology?

A unique and exciting opportunity has arisen for an enthusiastic and motivated person to join the Clinical Engineering and Measurement Group within the Department of Medical Physics and Clinical Engineering at Oxford University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust.

The purpose of this apprenticeship is to participate in a structured program of training which will include on the job experience, external training courses and completion of either a Level 3 Healthcare Engineering Specialist Technician apprenticeship or a Person BTEC Level 4 apprenticeship in Healthcare Science (Clinical Engineering). The course fees are fully funded by this post.

Completion of the apprenticeship and competency targets will ultimately enable the apprentice to join the Academy of Healthcare Science accredited register and practice as a Healthcare Science Assistant/Associate or continue further training at Level 6 to join the Register of Clinical Technologists.

This Band 3 Assistant Clinical Technologist role will give the post holder the chance to gain experience and an understanding of medical devices used within clinical areas and how they relate to patient care.

The post holder will play an important role in ensuring that medical devices are effectively used across the Trust. This will include supporting the activities of both the medical device equipment library & workshops where the post holder will engage in acceptance activity, preventative maintenance & gain an introduction to fault finding. The work will extend to clinical areas across all Trust sites & on occasions into community locations.

The successful candidate will have good communication skills, be organised, have a high regard to detail & be able to concentrate for long periods. The role does involve a high degree of manual handling.

The successful candidate will complete a 2 or 3 year apprenticeship program, depending on previous qualifications, alongside workplace training and competency completion. Protected time will be given to complete the off the job element of the training.

Oxford University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trustis one of the largest NHS teaching trusts in the country. It provides a wide range of general and specialist clinical services and is a base for medical education, training and research.

The Trust comprises four hospitals - the John Radcliffe Hospital, Churchill Hospital and Nuffield Orthopaedic Centre in Headington and the Horton General Hospital in Banbury.

Our values, standards and behaviours define the quality of clinical care we offer and the professional relationships we make with our patients, colleagues and the wider community.We call this Delivering Compassionate Excellence and its focus is on our values of compassion, respect, learning, delivery, improvement and excellence.These values put patients at the heart of what we do and underpin the quality healthcare we would like for ourselves or a member of our family. Watch how we set out to deliver compassionate excellence via the OUH YouTube channel.

Please see attached Job description and person specification.
• Acquire clinical and technical knowledge in the field of Clinical Engineering.
• Complete a 2 or 3 year apprenticeship program alongside workplace training and competency completion.
• To respond to telephone requests promptly. May be required to deal with sensitive/confidential information. The post holder may be required to work in any of the Trust’s Clinical Engineering areas.
• To work within guidelines and policies laid down by OUH NHS Trust.
• To undertake any relevant training in order to provide knowledgeable, but basic advice regarding equipment.
• To maintain accurate records of work undertaken.
• To collect and deliver equipment to clinical areas promptly upon request.
• To provide additional technical & administrative support to the Clinical Engineering Group when required.
• To work & participate as part of a team as well as independently.

This advert closes on Tuesday 11 Jun 2024

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