Bio – Medical Technician / Engineer Career Opportunity – Kampala Hospital

Organisation: Kampala
Duty Station: Kampala,
Reports to: Clinical Operations Manager
Kampala Hospital is a privately owned hospital that was established in
2007. Our mandate was and is to bring non-existent services to the countries
that were often sought by many people who frequently moved abroad to seek
quality medical care.
Job Summary: The Bio –
Medical Technician / Engineer  will
support the clinical operations Manager in patient diagnosing and treatment by
installing, testing, calibrating, and repairing biomedical equipment; training
users; maintaining safe operations.
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
  • Carry
    out a variety of routine tasks associated with the installation and
    maintenance of a diverse range of clinical equipment
  • In
    charge of assembling, repairing, commissioning and maintaining all clinical,
    mechanical, pneumatic, electrical and basic electronic devices and
    equipment according to specifications.
  • Responsible
    for the execution of planned preventive maintenance (PPM) program
  • Routinely
    diagnose and correct system and equipment malfunctions by making repairs
    to ensure that clinical equipment and internal circuit meet specified
  • Make
    necessary calculations for computing circuit elements necessary to adjust
    circuitry to specified requirements
  • Offer
    training for technical or clinical staff with regard to proper operation
    of clinical equipment of the department train; including ensuring that new
    staff are inducted with the aim of maintaining safe/ proper/ responsible
    use of equipment
  • Routinely
    notify user departmental managers regarding status of repairs and works of
    equipment within their department.
  • Provide
    replacement equipment as required
  • Maintain
    professional appearance and demeanour
  • Abide
    by all company policies and procedures
  • Routinely
    troubleshoot problems; and repair or reset equipment until it works
  • Assess
    the potential wider need for products or modifications suggested by health
    professionals or others
  • Work
    closely with technicians, users and manufacturers to ensure the feasibility
    of a product in terms of design and economic viability;
  • Carry
    out research to solve clinical problems using a variety of means to
    collate the necessary information, including questionnaires, interviews
    and group conferences
  • Discuss
    and solve problems with quality, clinical, operational and purchasing
  • Write
    reports and attend meetings or conferences to present your work and keep
    abreast with latest designs
  • Meet
    with senior health service staff or other managers to exchange findings
    and agree on action plans/ interventions as needed
  • Handle
    all technical queries from users or hospital managers and giving advice on
  • Investigate
    safety-related incidents
  • Keep
    up to date with new developments in the field.
Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The
    Bio – Medical Technician / Engineer should preferably hold a Bachelor’s
    Degree in Bio-medical engineering or the equivalent
  • At
    least four to five years’ experience in a hospital environment is an added
  • Excellent
    communications skills (Written, Oral & Presentation)
  • Computer
    literacy skills i.e. proficient in MS Office (High Level)
  • Fluency
    in English
How to Apply: 
All suitably qualified and interested candidates who know that they
meet the above criteria and have what it takes to excel in the above position,
should send an application letter, an updated CV that provides details of the
applicant’s specific qualification (copies of their “Academic Transcripts”) and
in addition MUST include details of present position, current remuneration and
contacts of three professional referees. Send your application using courier,
hand delivery or e-mail to the following address:
Note: Only shortlisted
candidates will be contacted. Kindly indicate the post title in the subject
line when applying by email.
Deadline: 30th July,
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