Clinical Engineer

Biomedical Engineering Association of Ireland
ARS 720.000 - 1.200.000
Descripción del empleo

The Hermitage Clinic is a 112 bed private hospital in Lucan, West Dublin. Our specialised medical teams provide medical, surgical and advanced radiotherapy care to patients and are supported by the very latest medical technology. The Hermitage Clinic is committed to providing excellence in patient care using state-of-the-art facilities. The Clinic offers an outstanding level of expertise and cutting edge technology. We have the most advanced diagnostic imaging equipment available today, full Cardiological facilities including a Cardiac Catheterisation Suite and Clinical Laboratory services

The Clinical Engineer is responsible for the provision of a professional clinical engineering support service to the hospital. As a key member of the frontline team, the Clinical Engineer will demonstrate strong technical and professional skills and facilitate effective and collaborative communication and engagement with colleagues in the hospital. The position requires a systematic approach to the development of services and structures, embracing continuous quality improvement and the delivery of changes necessary to achieve organisational objectives.

  • Establish and implement a medical equipment programme providing a quality service of clinical systems with regard to equipment performance and safety.
  • Providing comprehensive maintenance on all clinical equipment ensuring that equipment is inspected and tested in line with manufacturers recommendations.
  • Ensure there is an inventory of all clinical equipment.
  • Contribute to clinical justification and system specification prior to purchase.
  • Maintain close cooperation with internal stakeholders and staff of commercial companies.
  • Maintain good communications throughout the hospital where equipment issues impact on the provision of a service.
  • Contribute as required to the development of Department/Hospital policies and services.
  • Provide as required, Systems Administration of all clinical network systems.
  • Provide the Hospital with a proactively managed program that lowers annual maintenance cost, increases equipment uptime and provides the highest level of customer service.
  • Assists and oversees technology assessment, capital purchasing, capital replacement projections and medical equipment management that meets or exceeds Hospital needs.
  • Provide maintenance services for all clinical equipment in respect of its functional, electronic, optical, electrical and mechanical aspects to a standard of safety, accuracy and reliability consistent with its function and with professional standards.
  • Perform routine QA checking and measurements on all clinical equipment.
  • Contribute to the construction, testing, service and repair of auxiliary equipment.
  • Assist with the coordination and implementation of preventative maintenance schedules and safety programmes.
  • Perform quality assurance on the hospitals electronic infrastructure.
  • Perform quality control of items manufactured within the hospital and used in support of services delivered.
  • Contribute as required, to the processes for specification, purchase, installation, acceptance testing and commissioning of equipment and services by the hospital.
  • Ensure the hospital has a system for monitoring and acting on clinical equipment and implantable device hazard notices, recalls, reportable incidents, problems and failures.
  • Contribute to the development and use of the department's equipment management database.
  • Support the nursing, medical and technical staff in the implementation of patient care involving technology.
  • Participate in the maintenance and inventory of proper stock levels of spare parts and accessories as required to ensure minimum equipment downtime.
  • Contribute to the support of research activities of the various departments.
  • Responsible for reporting abnormal or unusual results or measurements lying outside the tolerance limits to the relevant stakeholders.


  • A recognised diploma in Electrical, Electronic or Mechanical Engineering or Physics, or a recognised qualification to at least equivalent standard
  • A minimum of 3 years relevant experience in medical device industry (with a focus on medical equipment)
  • Experience operating in a complex, fast paced environment.

The Biomedical / Clinical Engineering Association of Ireland (BEAI) is a company limited by guarantee and not having a share capital. Company Registration no. 484921.

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