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Head of EBME (Clinical Engineering)

Central London
Closing date
26 Mar 2024

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Acute Trust
Job Type
Estates & Facilities

Job Details

Finegreen are currently supporting a large NHS organisation in the appointment of a senior clinical engineering professional. This individual will provide the Trust with strong leadership and strategic direction within the field of EBME.

Key responsibilities will include:
  • Have operational accountability for all financial and physical resources of the department;
  • Integral in overseeing the annual medical devices replacement schedule and assist each Division with their respective maintenance budgets;
  • Key aspects include procurement and tenders, alignment of external maintenance contracts, consideration of in-house servicing and ensuring timely repairs;
  • Managing projects is also a central component of this role, which routinely includes medical device installations, clinical evaluations, education and research;
  • Led on future schemes include working towards a centralised asset management system; overseeing medical equipment training for clinical staff; and reworking the medical
  • devices operational policy;
  • As the organisation’s appointed ‘Medical Devices Safety Officer’ (MDSO), the post holder is responsible for ensuring all governance and regulatory affairs for medical devices are in order;
  • Other core managerial duties include promoting collaborative, team-centred working relationships within the department, across the organisational, and throughout the
  • medical engineering community;
  • Act as organisation’s principal technologist and medical device lead, providing comprehensive technical leadership and strategic direction in the specialised field of medical device management - from conception to disposal, with a proactive approach towards optimising patient care;
  • Play a pivotal role in formulating and subsequently overseeing the Trust’s recently approved ‘Medical Device Strategy’, ensuring it embodies the organisation’s vision of providing ‘safe, personal and effective’ care;
  • Continually assess the technological marketplace - advising on any advancements and new developments that will positively impact the Trust, its caregivers and its patients;

The ideal candidate will have:
  • Minimum degree-level qualification in Clinical Engineering discipline;
  • Substantive managerial experience of running a successful EBME/Clinical Engineering service within an acute NHS hospital environment;
  • Expert knowledge and understanding of relevant legislation, national standards, and professional guidelines relating to the use and application of healthcare technologies (including but not exclusive to: MHRA, ISO; EC Medical Device Directive; Risk Management Standards; NICE; Care Quality Commission etc.);
  • Expert knowledge of policies and procedures relating to medical device management within hospital environment from procurement to disposal, such as MHRA, NICE guidelines, WEEE;

If you are interested in the role, please contact Donna Larder on 0161 2419674 or send your to


Put simply, we help our clients to recruit the best possible people to lead, manage and direct their organisations. Since launching in 2005 we have become an award winning, market-leading consultancy focusing on both public and private sector Healthcare recruitment. 

Leadership skills have rarely been at such a premium - as organisations across both public and private sectors attempt to improve services and standards at a time of widespread change and unprecedented financial constraints.

Like other leading executive recruiters, Finegreen has developed a pool of talent built up over many years, along with established networks, to ensure that right-match candidates get to hear about relevant positions. Where Finegreen differs from many others, is in its willingness to spend quality time with clients - to gain an in-depth knowledge of roles being filled and their importance to an organisation.

Over the last 17 years in the Healthcare market, Finegreen has developed into a Virgin Fast Track top 100 company - and was voted Recruiter of the Year at the Health Investor Awards, Top small to medium sized business at the Best Business Awards, and featured in Recruiter’s Top 10 Public Sector Recruitment providers.


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