Entry Level Bio Medical Engineer Job Opportunities – Mengo Hospital

Organization: Mengo Hospital
Duty Station: Kampala,
Reports to: Deputy Medical
Director- Administration
About US:
Mengo Hospital was founded in 1897 in Kampala, and is the oldest
hospital in Uganda. It currently serves as an urban community hospital that
provides modern medical care. Mengo Hospital provides comprehensive care
including radiology, obstetrics, dentistry, orthopedics, and surgery.
Additionally, Mengo Hospital provides critical training and education to health
professionals through its various programs in midwifery and nursing, health
sciences, and laboratory technology. Mengo Hospital also has a dedicated
research and development team that works to find new solutions to health issues
in Uganda.
Key Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Conduct routine inspection and checking on
    the functioning and state of Hospital Medical equipment: reporting any
    major technical fault and taking follow up action.
  • Preparing and implementing equipment
    maintenance schedules, using hand tools, measuring devises, knowledge of
    manufacturer’s manuals, troubleshooting techniques and preventive
    maintenance schedules etc.
  • Participate in installing medical
    equipment acquired by the Hospital
  • Compiling and maintaining the Hospital
    Medical Equipment inventory and register.
  • Carrying out routine servicing, maintenance
    and repair of Hospital Medical Equipment
  • Opening, maintaining and keeping job
    repair and maintenance cards / records of different equipment
  • Checking and following up with different
    users on their equipment needs and demonstrating correct usage of the medical
    equipment to the end users.
  • Making follow up on decisions made in
    users’ meetings and other meetings in regard to medical equipment
    including the procurement process, allocation and delivery of the required
    equipment to the end users.
  • Taking the duty of care for the security
    and safe custody of equipment allocated to different users and places
  • Compiling and submitting required data and
    reports on medical equipment to management
  • Perform any other duties incidental to the
    above assigned from time to time by the Head of department and or the
    Hospital Management.

Qualifications, Skills and
  • The applicant must hold a Bachelor’s
    degree in Bio-Medical Engineering or any other related field.
  • Specialized Training/knowledge in
    Bio-Medical equipment safety testing and calibration.
  • At least two years of relevant experience
    in similar roles preferably in a Hospital Setting.
  • Careful measurement and analytical skills.
  • Good attention to detail.
  • The creative and technical ability to turn
    designs into products.
  • The ability to empathise with patients.
  • Communication and team working skills
  • Age: Below 40 years
How to Apply:
All suitably qualified candidates are encouraged to send their
applications attached with updates CVs, copies of academic/training
certificates and testimonials, indicating three (3) referees and a reliable
e-mail /telephone contact, addressed to: Medical Director, Mengo Hospital P.O.
Box 7161, Kampala. Uganda
Deadline: Friday, 22nd
December 2017
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