Equipment & Library Co-ordinator

Posted on Dec 12, 2018 by Business Back-Up Professional Appointments Ltd

Bretton, Cambridgeshire United Kingdom
Research & Development
Immediate Start
Annual Salary
Our client is the world's largest independent integrated healthcare technology management provider, with more than 1.4 million medical devices under management in more than 1,700 healthcare facilities in 18 countries.
They are looking for an Equipment & Library Co-ordinator to join their team. Reporting to the Clinical Equipment Manager, the jobholder will be required to provide an efficient & effective Equipment Library Service to North West Anglian Trust based at the Peterborough City Hospital. They will also provide support to the onsite management team & staff in the delivery of high quality Managed Equipment Service.
Key responsibilities
  • Ensure items in the library are ready and fit for use
  • Ensure requests are completed within agreed time frames
  • Ensure collections are completed when items are no longer required, within agreed time frames
  • Accurate record keeping and ensuring the equipment database is up to date
  • Responsible for informing of any health and safety concerns you identify and for completing an adverse event form for any accidents, incidents or near-misses that happen to you or that you are aware of to reduce injuries or loss
  • Confidentiality of all matters that they may learn in the course of their employment, meeting the requirements under the Data Protection Act
  • Any other relevant duty that assists in the smooth operation of the Equipment Library.
  • Assisting the EBME Team in the management of medical devices including collection and delivery and administrative duties as required.
  • Accurate and timely communication with Clinical Equipment Manager.
  • Delivery of medical equipment to requesting clinical area, within agreed time ensuring that all durables are complete
  • Regular collections throughout the day as required by clinical need.
  • Ensure that returned equipment is fit for purpose by carrying out inspection and functional check on return to the Equipment Library is escalate to designated technician
  • Maintain a basic knowledge of equipment function
  • Advise the Clinical Equipment Manager of any equipment issues that occur e.g. prescribing, advice on usage, maintenance, transportation or decontamination and highlight issues to the Clinical Equipment Manager.
  • Respond to telephone requests for equipment
  • Record all requests for loans on form and enter details onto equipment database. Ensure all requests, including those unable to be honoured or requested out of hours are transcribed
  • Ensure equipment is decontaminated in accordance with Trust Infection Control Policy, prior to collection and return to Equipment Library
  • Assist in monitoring the quality of the service provided
  • Assist in the training and induction of new staff
  • Ensure that equipment returned or collected which is approaching planned maintenance date is isolated and removed from service
  • Ensure that all battery powered equipment is recharged whilst in the Equipment Library.
  • Assist the EBME department in meeting KPI's by assisting in providing an effective Managed Equipment Service
Key skills/experience
  • Previous use of equipment database
  • Previous experience working in an equipment library
  • Previous experience working within NHS environment
  • Computer literate, especially MS Office, Outlook, Word

Reference: 599427103

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