SALARY: R316 791 per annum

CENTRE: Tygerberg Hospital, Parow Valley

REQUIREMENTS: Minimum educational qualification: National Diploma in Electrical (T-stream) (or equivalent qualification) or registration with the Engineering Council of South Africa (ECSA) as a professional Engineering Technician. Experience: Appropriate, adequate, and specialized experience after qualification on optical medical equipment repairs, especially surgical and laboratory microscopes. Appropriate and adequate experience on the following equipment also recommended: light sources, lasers, ENT, and various types of ‘scopes (gastro-, colony , cysto-, brongio-, etc.). Inherent requirement of the job: Valid driver’s license and own reliable transport in order to perform standby and call-out duties if and when required. Competencies (knowledge/skills): Proven knowledge of health technology principles. Ability to compile technical specifications for medical equipment. Excellent ability to do faultfinding on equipment. Good written and verbal skills in at least two of the three official languages of the Western Cape. Proven computer literacy (i.e. MS Word, Excel). Knowledge and experience of Ophthalmology equipment service software and Setup and Implementation procedures thereof. Advanced knowledge of managing, planning, and organizing maintenance schedules.

DUTIES: Carry out advanced maintenance, repairs, calibration, modifications, and installations of medical equipment. Train junior technicians and users on equipment. Ensuring that the equipment meets the legal and safety requirements of the manufacturers and statutory bodies. Perform all administrative functions as required by the Clinical Engineering Department, managers, and health Technology prescripts while ensuring compliance with the Occupational Health and Safety Act of 1993. Liaison with hospital and private sector staff while reporting to the unit manager in charge of the relevant workshop. Manage the workshop in the absence of the manager in charge of the relevant workshop. Manage the relevant workshop at times and be willing to work within all Clinical Engineering disciplines.

ENQUIRIES: Mr. JD Du Preez Tel No: (021) 938-4634

APPLICATIONS: Applicants apply online: (click “online applications”)

NOTE: No payment of any kind is required when applying for this post.

CLOSING DATE: 21 May 2021

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