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Fresher USAID RHITES-E Biomedical Engineering Technician Project Careers – IntraHealth International

Job
Title:           
 Biomedical Engineering
Technician
Organization: IntraHealth
International
Project Name: USAID
Regional Health Integration to Enhance Health Services in Eastern Uganda
Project (USAID/Uganda RHITES-E) Project
Duty Station: Mbale RRH,
Uganda
About Intra Health:
IntraHealth International is a
non-profit organization based in Chapel Hill, North Carolina, U.S.A. that has
been in existence for over 30 years in more than 100 countries and it has
empowered health workers to better serve communities in need. IntraHealth
fosters local solutions to health care challenges by improving health worker
performance, strengthening health systems, harnessing technology, and
leveraging partnerships. In collaboration with governments, nongovernmental
organizations, and private- sector organizations around the world, IntraHealth
champions the needs and contributions of health workers—from doctors and nurses
to community health workers to health facility managers—and works to ensure
they have the tools, supplies, information, training, and support they need to
provide communities they serve with the best possible opportunity for health
and well-being.
About USAID RHITES-E Project:
IntraHealth International will
implement the USAID RHITES-E which supports the Government of Uganda (GOU) and
key stakeholders to increase availability and utilization of high quality
health services in 21 districts in Eastern Uganda and 2 in Karamoja by
strengthening health systems and improving the quality of, access to, and
demand for health services with attention to equity and underserved
populations. IntraHealth International in collaboration with the District
Service Commissions of Mbale, Moroto, Kaabong, Abim, Nakapiripirit and Kotido
are currently seeking to recruit candidates for a USAID Activity USAID Regional
Health Integration to Enhance Services in Eastern Uganda (RHITES-E) will
support the Government of Uganda (GOU) and key stakeholders to increase
availability and utilization of high quality health services in 23 districts in
Eastern Uganda and 2 in Karamoja. This will be done by strengthening health
systems and improving the quality of, access to, and demand for health services
with attention to equity and underserved populations
Job Summary: The Biomedical
Engineering Technician will primarily test and repair medical equipment and
ensure that equipment are well-maintained, properly configured, and safely
functional
Key Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Maintaining
    biomedical equipment (establishing, adjusting, calibrating, testing)
  • Conducting
    tests; ensuring compliance to codes; following manufacturer’s
    instructions; troubleshooting and repairing; calling for special service;
    maintaining equipment inventories; completing test records; equipment
    sterilization
  • Adjusting;
    calibrating; testing and documenting equipment performance
  • Writing,
    reviewing and executing test procedures; documenting test results
    (records)
  • Maintains
    biomedical equipment supplies inventory; anticipating needs; managing
    orders
  • Maintains
    client confidentiality
  • Designing
    and implementing Quality Improvement Projects
  • Maintain
    a safe and organized workshop
  • Performing
    any other related project work as assigned by the supervisor
     
Key Performance Indicators:
  • Medical
    equipment well maintained
  • Orders
    managed
  • Regional
    workshop activities coordinated
  • Medical
    Equipment properly configured



Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The
    ideal candidate for the USAID Project job placement must hold a diploma in
    biomedical engineering or its equivalent
  • The
    applicant must be committed to learning new skills and keeping up with
    rapidly changing biomedical engineering technology
  • Detail-oriented
    with strong problem-solving ability, good computer skills and data entry
    skills.
How to Apply:
All suitably qualified and
interested candidates are encouraged to send a sealed envelope containing your
cover letter, CV, USAID 1420 form, download here
and copies of qualification certificates addressed to the respective District
Service Commission where the job is based.
Deadline:  23rd
February, 2018.
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