Biomedical Engineer

  French Medical Institute for Mothers and Children
Diploma   Afghanistan, Kabul Full Time 1648
Date Posted:Jul 16, 2017
Reference:FMIC/HR/071
Closing Date:Jul 22, 2017
Work Type:Full Time
Number of Vacancies:1
Gender:Any
Functional Area:Engineering
Nationality:Afghan
Salary Range:Salary is negotiable
Years of Experience:6 Years
Contract Duration:Not specified
Extension Possibility:Yes
Contract Type:Permanent
Probation Period:3 months
Required Languages:96,90,66

About French Medical Institute for Mothers and Children:

Founded:  

The French Medical Institute for Mothers and Children (FMIC) was founded in 2006 is a unique public-private partnership between the Governments of Afghanistan and France, a French NGO – La Chaine de L’Espoir/Enfants Afghans and the Aga Khan Development Network through the Aga Khan University Hospital. FMIC embodies a sign of hope for the medical care mothers and children in Kabul. The Institute has risen to the challenge of charting a course towards sustainable health solutions for Afghanistan. It is the first ISO certified hospital in Afghanistan, aiming to provide compassionate, accessible, cost-effective, high quality care services to the population of Afghanistan. Currently the hospital provides161-bed inpatient care for children and adults, including 15 beds for pediatric intensive care, 17 bed adult cardiac care with a state of art cardiac catheterization laboratory, 52 new beds for maternal care, 63 beds allocated for pediatric medical and surgical units and a 14 bed neonatal intensive care unit. Six operation theatres, a department of radiology which includes CT-Scan and MRI capabilities, a state-of-the-art laboratory, a 24 hour pharmacy service and outpatient services for the adult population in medical and surgical specialties. FMIC also runs a Postgraduate Medical Education considering a training hub for healthcare professionals. Through its e-Health programme, FMIC offers telemedicine and eLearning services to hospitals in Bamyan, Badakhshan and Kandahar in Afghanistan and Khorog in Tajikistan. FMIC is working towards expansion of its health services towards establishing a comprehensive 400 bed Academic Medical Complex in Kabul, which will serve not only the Afghan population but Central Asia as well, as a medical Center of excellence.”

Job Summary:


As a team member of the department of biomedical Engineering in FMIC, the Biomedical engineer is responsible for providing technical support to the hospital imaging & General Radiology programs and assisting the management in technology to ensure; equipment safety, equipment reliability, and to deliver the service cost effectively in the French Medical Institute for Children and women hospital in Kabul, Afghanistan.

Duties & Responsibilities:


The carry out Preventive, Breakdown, and Corrective Maintenance of the imaging equipment as per the standard procedures defined by Original Equipment Manufacturer (OEM).

To maintain equipment like EEG, EMG RIS, HIS, DICOM , PACS and other associated equipment.

To oversee day-to-day affairs of the imaging team along with assigning works to individuals.

To lead and monitor various quality projects of the department and present the same as and when required.

To assist the management in technology selection and to ensure equipment safety, equipment reliability, and to deliver the service cost effectively.

To lead departmental activities for JCIA, ISO, Six Sigma and other quality related standards.

Job Requirement:


Graduate from a recognized Engineering University or Institute of Technology in Engineering degree or diploma in electronics or in biomedical field

Minimum of five years of experience, preferably in Imaging and General Radiology for the engineering degree holders and minimum seven years’ experience for the diploma holders

Oversees trained candidate and experience on CT scan and other equipment used in Imaging & General Radiography will be an asset to the candidates experience

Hand owns experience on EEG and EMG will be an asset to the candidates experience

Capable to maintain independently. CT scan, Angiography, General Radiography and Fluoroscopy equipment

Preferably trained and troubleshooting knowledge on Mammography. OPG and Dental equipment

The candidate must be able to know RIS, HIS, DICOM and able to troubleshoot fault in PACS and other associated equipment

Trained and troubleshooting skills on cardiac and general ultrasound will be preferred

Basic knowledge of microprocessor and PC based equipment, with experience in software controlled data acquisition and processing equipment.

Demonstrate technical skills and mechanical aptitude demonstrate good interpersonal and written/verbal communication skills; proven organization skills.

The candidate’s verbal, numerical, written and mechanical, coordination skills must be good

Must be reliable, alert accurate, capable of working independently and possess good judgment and initiative.

The candidate must be able to couch, train and transfer his knowledge to the other biomedical engineers

The candidate must be aware and experienced in an environment, where JCIA, ISO, Six Sigma and other quality related standard are in practice

The candidate must be able to know RIS, HIS, DICOM and able to troubleshoot fault in PACS and other associated equipment

Trained and troubleshooting skills on cardiac and general ultrasound will be preferred

Basic knowledge of microprocessor and PC based equipment, with experience in software controlled data acquisition and processing equipment.

Demonstrate technical skills and mechanical aptitude demonstrate good interpersonal and written/verbal communication skills; proven organization skills.

The candidate’s verbal, numerical, written and mechanical, coordination skills must be good

Job Location:

Afghanistan, Kabul
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