Reporting to the Senior Advisor – PPP / Concerned officials at SHS
Place of Posting – Patna
No. of Position – 1
Category – Open
The post of “Bio-Medical Engineering Expert” is a mid-level advisory post. S/he will work in close co-ordination with the Senior PPP Advisor and the legal expert posted in the PPP Cell and BTAST for implementation of SWASTH Programme
DUTIES and RESPONSIBILITIES
The duties and responsibilities of the Bio-Medical Engineering Expert will include, but not be restricted to:
Assist the Government in developing systems and mechanisms for selection of different hospital equipment based on the different / specific requirements of different levels of public health facilities in Bihar.
Analyze the economic costs and benefits of procuring different equipment (based on specifications) and advise hospital administrators / government on the planning, acquisition, and use of medical equipments
Assist in / supervise the installation of different medical equipments / devices / technologies in different levels of public health facilities in Bihar
Evaluate the safety, efficiency, and effectiveness of different types of biomedical equipment.
Develop, in consultation with users and vendors, installation and maintenance schedules and protocols for different types of medical equipment that are procured.
Set up protocols for facilities to report upkeep of all (high value) equipments to its proper and uninterrupted working performance by planned and scheduled preventive maintenance program. Ensure timely repairs / replacement of nonfunctional equipment
Prepare a comprehensive condemnation and replacement schedule of different types of medical equipment and develop necessary protocols / guidelines for proper disposal / replacement of medical equipment that are no longer in use / no longer needed
Review Annual Maintenance Contracts (AMCs) and Comprehensive Management Contracts (CMCs) of Medical Equipments and ensure adherence to contracts by the vendors
Develop and maintain a “live register” of equipments, suppliers, vendors and manufacturers of Medical Equipments procured all across the state
Develop and maintain an inventory of equipments along with the corresponding Service Manuals and Operation Manuals
Undertake periodic supportive supervision visits across different public health facilities to ensure that patient care instruments used in the Hospitals / Health Care Units are safe.
Help in skill development of the operators and / or technicians of different types of equipments.
Provide necessary support to Doctors/ Nursing Staff/ Operators on terms with proper usage of different medical equipment usage.
All other activities as required by the higher authorities in matters relating to equipment repair and procurement.
REQUIRED SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE
B.E./B.Tech or equivalent degree in Bio-Medical Engineering from any recognised engineering college or university in India or abroad. Candidates having additional Post Graduate level qualifications (degree or specialized diploma) in Bio-Medical Engineering will be given preference.
At least 3 years experience of working as a Bio-Medical Engineer with large hospitals in the public or private sectors/hospital equipment manufacturers/scientific laboratories etc.
Applicants must possess up-to-date knowledge of the different medical equipments/devices/technologies vis-à-vis their intended uses in the health sector.
Online Application: – http://www.statehealthsocietybihar.org/
Last date of online application:- 24th October 2012
For more details: – http://statehealthsocietybihar.org/shs/notices/TOR_PPP_Cell%20_SWASTH.pdf
Please refer to the Job description above