Role title: Clinical Engineering Intern
Division: Hospital Division
Location: Netcare Greenacres Hospital
Reporting structure: Clinical Engineering Manager
An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Clinical Engineering Internship position, to provide Clinical
Engineering Graduates with advanced skills development. This 12-month program will focus on enhancing the candidate’s workplace skills, applied knowledge and ability to build effective relationships.
This role will support the management and maintenance of all medical equipment as per the manufacturers specifications and Health Technology Regulations and ensure compliance with all relevant Netcare policies, procedures, international and national best practices and guidelines.
Key work output and accountabilities
Develop, implement, track and report on outputs and quality improvement projects assigned in the
o Medical equipment management and maintenance
o Computerised Maintenance Management System (SAP PM)
o Service Level Agreement and vendor management
o Medical equipment integration on the Netcare Electronic Medical Record system
o Risk assessment and compliance monitoring/audits
o Interaction and training of all staff regarding medical equipment
o Medical equipment Capex replacement planning with sufficient motivation
o Medical equipment data integrity and governance compliance
Liaising with internal and external stakeholders to build effective relationships e.g. Medical equipment suppliers, Doctors, Nurses, Management.
Ability to work under pressure
Ability and willingness to be on stand-by and partake in a call-out system
Willingness to travel between sites as required
No work experience required
Familiar with the Occupational Health and Safety Act and Health Act regulations – advantageous
Good verbal and written skills
Values and behaviours
Netcare values: At Netcare, our core value is care. We care about the dignity of our patients and all members of the Netcare family. We care about the
participation of our people and our partners in everything we do. We care about truth in all our actions. We are passionate about quality care
and professional excellence.
Care – The basis of our business. The professional, ethical patient care and services we offer at every level of the organization.
Truth – The crucial element in building relationships that work.
Open communication with honesty and integrity is essential.
Dignity – An acknowledgement of the uniqueness of individuals.
A commitment to care with the qualities of respect and understanding.
Compassion – We engage everyone with empathy and respond with acts of compassion in all interactions with our patients and their families.
Participation – The willingness and desire to work in productive and creative partnerships with others and the commitment to communicate.
The Netcare way: Netcare is committed to providing quality care. Our basic Service standard holds us accountable for the below seven behaviours, which
you will be accountable to uphold:
I always greet everyone to show my respect.
I always wear my name badge to show my identity.
I am always well-groomed to show my dignity.
I always practise proper hand hygiene to show my care.
I always engage to show my compassion.
I always say thank you to show my appreciation.
I always embrace diversity to show I am not a racist.
Netcare is an equal opportunity employer
The Company’s approved Employment Equity Plan and targets will be considered as part of the recruitment process aligned to the Group’s Employment Equity strategy. Netcare actively supports the recruitment of people with disabilities.
Interested candidates who meet the above criteria are requested to e-mail a detailed CV to Thandi.Mabiza@netcare.co.za
Closing Date: 27 June 2023
Please note that reference checks for internal applicants will be conducted with the applicant’s current and past Netcare direct line managers and the relevant Netcare HR Managers. Therefore, employees are encouraged to discuss internal job applications with their direct line manager to ensure that the line manager is aware of the application.
The terms and conditions of employment relating to the function you have applied for will be based on those in the Division within which you will be employed.
If a candidate has any disability that may impair the individual’s ability to perform the job function, the candidate must kindly inform the employer so that an assessment for reasonable accommodation can be made.
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Kindly note that only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. Applicants who have not been contacted within 30 days of the closing date of this advert, should consider their application as unsuccessful.