The Principal Clinical Engineer will assist/manage the Clinical Engineering Department and its staff in Our Lady of Lourdes Hospital, Louth County Hospital & The Cottage Hospital
The Clinical Engineering Department is responsible for the safety, technical support and management of all electro-medical medical assets. This broad spectrum of equipment includes: diagnostic, analytical, therapeutic, Surgical and life support systems, employed throughout the hospitals. The Clinical Engineering Department currently has a vacancy for a Principal Clinical Engineer. Applicants are invited from suitably qualified and highly motivated individuals, who are seeking a satisfying career, serving the medical profession in a dynamic and quality focused department.
A panel may be formed upon completion of this campaign for posts in Our Lady of Lourdes Hospital / The Cottage Hospital and Louth County Hospital.
The RCSI Hospital Group includes the following hospitals:
RCSI Hospital Group provides a national service and a regional service to Dublin and the North East and is committed to the provision of world-class care, exceptional clinical services with respect and compassion.
Manage the Clinical Engineering Department in the provision of the following:
Learning and Education
Quality Improvement and Risk Management
In exercise of the powers conferred on me by Section 22 of the Health Act 2004, I hereby approve the qualifications, as set out hereunder, for the appointment and continuing as Clinical Engineering Technician, Principal.
Professional Qualifications, Experience, etc
(i)Hold as a minimum a recognised qualification at National Framework of Qualifications (NFQ), Level 7 or higher, in one of the following engineering disciplines;
(i.3) Instrument Physics,
(i.4) Industrial Instrumentation,
(i.5) Applied Physics,
(i.8) Biomedical Engineering;
(ii)Hold a recognised qualification at least equivalent to one of the above
(iii)Have a minimum of five years postgraduate satisfactory and relevant experience in an appropriate medical industrial field including at least three years in a clinical engineering environment;
(b)Candidates must possess the requisite knowledge and ability (including a high standard of suitability and administrative capacity) for the proper discharge of the duties of the office.
Age restriction shall only apply to a candidate where s/he is not classified as a new entrant (within the meaning of the Public Service Superannuation (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act, 2004). A candidate who is not classified as a new entrant must be under 65 years of age on the first day of the month in which the latest date for receiving completed application forms for the office occurs.
Candidates for and any person holding the office must be fully competent and capable of undertaking the duties attached to the office and be in a state of health such as would indicate a reasonable prospect of ability to render regular and efficient service.
Candidates for and any person holding the office must be of good character.
Demonstrate effective communication skills including:
Planning & Organising
Demonstrate evidence of up-to-date knowledge and skills in the electro Medical Engineering field including: -
Health & Safety/Legislation
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