Biomedical Engineer (Senior) - 113037

Biomedical Biomedical Engineers Doha Qatar

Introduction

International Medical professionals are invited to apply for these exiting 3 year contract job opportunities in Qatar. Qatar’s national healthcare delivery system is rapidly developing. This group strives to lead in developing the national health system by operating new facilities, implementing state-of-the art technologies, and recruiting the best, most qualified international talent to care for Qatar’s future. Here, you will have the opportunity to team with the best and the brightest professionals in healthcare and to provide world class patient care service for the population. This medical group has one of the biggest workforces in Qatar, with more than 2 million people living and working in Qatar, this diverse and exciting organization has more than 90 different nationalities working to deliver the best care always to their patients and the Qatar community.



Package

3 Year contract (renewable)

  • Single contract for unmarried candidates, while Family contract offered for married candidates.
  • Generous Tax free basic salary offered according to experience. Salary paid in Qatari Riyals.  
  • From 12 800- 23625 QAR per month.  Depending on currency rates 23 625 QAR is +/- 6480 USD / 5700 EUR / 5000 GBP / 88 000 South-African Rand.
  • Free fully furnished accommodation provided.
  • Transport allowance of 1250 QAR per month added to your basic salary. 
  • Free "round trip" (to and from home country) flight tickets on joining, annual leave, and on repatriation. For those with family contract offered this will be also be applicable for your family (wife and up to 3 children up to 18 years old).
  • School allowance: 21 000 QAR (maximum) for up to 3 children (ages 5- 18) per child per academic year provided that they are studying in private schools in Doha.
  • 40 days paid annual vacation days.
  • End of Service Award (at end of contract) which is one month's salary for each year worked.

The benefits outlined here are those that apply to most employees.


**PLEASE ENSURE THAT YOU MEET THE MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS BEFORE APPLYING** View Minimum Requirements
Minimum Requirements

Education:  (FULL TIME STUDIES ONLY)

  • Minimum: Bachelor or B.Sc Degree in Engineering or in a technical discipline such as Biomedical/ Electronics / Electrical or equivalent.
  • Preferred: BSc Degree in Biomedical Engineering. Comprehensive specialized training in Bio-Medical Engineering. Technical training programs attended on medical equipment that have been/ are being handled by him/her with relevant certificates.

Experience:  (LICENSED OR REGISTERED EXPERIENCE)

  • Minimum: 5 years involvement in a medical physics, Biomedical equipment maintenance and repairs in hospital or similar environment, at least 2 years must have been in a supervisory or management position.
  • Preferred: 7 years

Language Skills:

  • Fluent in English - Oral and Written. 

ADDITIONAL REQUIRMENTS:

  • Work experience in a reputed Healthcare Multinational Company in a position of responsibility, preferably in a technical supervisory role with a team reporting to him/her.
  • Hands on working experience - healthcare equipment in installation, repair, commissioning, testing, calibration etc.
  • Experience in project planning and execution. Experience in hospital medical equipment planning/ evaluation/ selection/ installation & commissioning process.
  • Maturity and experience in dealing with Clinical department heads, executives of group hospitals, end users to understand their requirements.
  • Effective communication skills to interact with medical equipment consultants, vendors, contractors, regulatory authorities, government agencies and others to convey the organizations needs for effective project planning and execution.
  • Currently valid and relevant globally recognized professional certifications, if any.
Specification

Principal Accountabilities

  • Performs remedial maintenance on specified equipment either in site or in the Biomedical Engineering as soon as possible after a fault has been reported.
  • Responds immediately to emergency calls for assistance or advice Coordinates the preventive maintenance program, and maintains equipment in accordance with planned maintenance schedules and implement outlined safety checks on equipment to approved standard for proper functioning of the system.
  • Commissions new Biomedical and associated equipment prior to release to the appropriate user department.
  • Coordinates, implements and presents in-service education to medical and support staffs regarding the technical aspects and safe operation of Biomedical equipment/ system.
  • Formulates/ update technical specification/ compliance check list for new acquisitions of Biomedical Equipment.
  • Technically evaluates clinical equipment proposed for purchase and review tender in liaison with Chief of Bio-Engineering against end-user recommended selection and ensure equipment’s safety compliance prior to ordering.
  • Provides necessary assistance for new project consultants in respect of equipment requirements and attend project meetings, supply committee meetings, tender committee meetings as a member from Biomedical engineering.
  • Coordinates with disciplines and provides efficient services and prompt response to malfunctions of equipment and other requests.
  • Performs environmental safety checks at all hospitals and clinic locations.
  • Carries out custom fabrication or modification of biomedical equipment as needed, to satisfy special requirements, or to meet new regulations - Assists, as required, in specialized patient care involving biomedical engineering technology. 
  • Participates in the 24 hour emergency on-call service.
  • Participates in the training program for developers, trainees, engineers and technicians.
  • Checks work performed by technicians, developers and trainees.
  • Maintains equipment records, to produce equipment histories. 
  • Participates in incident investigations and reporting, as related to clinical equipment failures, to define causes and corrective actions needed.
  • Provides advice and technical input to proposed system installations and engineering projects.
  • Attend planned training sessions relating to specific on new equipment introduced.
  • Recommend, ensuring stock level spare parts are adequate including technical manuals for fast response on repair/ maintenance.
  • Ensures correct workshop practices and safe working environment within the workshop space:
    – including use of tools and equipment.
    - Complies with policies and procedures; and in particular infection control, safety and quality.
  • Performs other duties as requested.
About the Employer

Premier non-profit health care provider in Doha, Qatar and the main provider of secondary and tertiary healthcare in Qatar and one of the leading hospital providers in the Middle East. Since its establishment the healthcare provider rapidly developed medical facilities capable of providing state-of-the-art diagnosis and treatment of disease.  It currently manages 12 hospitals – 9 specialist hospitals and 3 community hospitals – as well as the National Ambulance Service and home and residential care services.


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