Electro-Biomedical Engineering Officer

Falkland Islands (FK)
16 May 2018
15 Jun 2018
Job Type
Fixed Term

The Falkland Islands Government is looking for a new colleague to join its existing team of friendly and experienced Health Service professionals

Set in the South Atlantic Ocean, the Falkland Islands benefits from unique wildlife, low crime rates, the absence of traffic jams, a varied social calendar and the close proximity of South America and Antarctica as holiday destinations.

The Department of Health and Social Services provides both Primary and Acute Healthcare services to approx 3400 people from both the civilian and military populations on the Falkland Islands. These services are delivered from the King Edward VII Memorial Hospital which is based in Stanley the capital.

The Package

Salary: ££ Competitive (starting salaries will depend on qualifications and experience).

Other Benefits include: a 25% end of contract gratuity, a favourable tax regime, in addition to relocation and flight package and 41 days leave (inclusive of public holidays).

Contract Type: 2 year fixed term appointment initially with the possibility of extension by mutual agreement.

The Position

An experienced Electro-Biomedical Engineer, you will be responsible for the day to day management of EBME maintenance services – reporting to the Hospital Engineering Manager (HEM) – the duties of which will involve planned and remedial maintenance on the hospital’s critical medical life support equipment, radiology, laboratory and dental equipment. You will also be responsible for training and mentoring a resident EBME Officer (Trainee).

The Person

We are looking for a highly skilled and experienced Electro-Biomedical Engineering Officer with a strong track record of effectively Managing and Maintaining Hospital medical equipment and ensuring that all equipment is properly maintained to Manufacturer’s recommendations and work recorded. The role is not limited to usual EBME equipment, but also includes radiology, imaging, dental and laboratory equipment.

You will be qualified to at least HND level in a relevant subject ie Electrical / Electronic Engineering/Medical Physics and have at least 5 years’ post qualification experience in a senior Electro-Biomedical Engineer engineering role

If you have a wealth of experience in managing complex critical care equipment along with operational medical equipment and services in a health care setting, we want to hear from you.

In return for your passion, creativity and hard work, we offer you a real opportunity to help shape the future of a Nation’s public health care provision.

If you recognise yourself in this description, have a sense of adventure and a true desire to make a difference, this is the job for you! To discuss the post in more detail you can contact the Hospital Engineering Manager, Ron Rothwell, by emailing RRothwell@kemh.gov.fk or by calling: +500 28061.

To apply: Send your application form and covering letter outlining why you meet the requirements of the role using the form below by no later than 4:30pm on 15 June 2018

Applicants seeking secondment or interchange opportunities are welcome to apply.