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NetCare Clinical Engineer Technician Learnership

Clinical Engineer Technician Learner (CETL)

Location: Unitas Hospital, Hospital Division

Reporting structure: Clinical Equipment Manager

The Clinical Engineer Technician Learner (CETL) is responsible for basic fault-finding and problem-solving of medical equipment, coordinating medical equipment functions, and documentation in the Hospital Division of Unitas Hospital.

Key work output and accountabilities:

  • Coordinate the Medical equipment storeroom at the technical department, theatres, and ICU to ensure the safe handling and storage of equipment and proper documentation of stock.
  • Execute and monitor the movement of equipment to and from departments.
  • Set up and test ICU and Theatre equipment prior to patient admission.
  • Perform basic problem-solving of medical equipment.
  • Conduct self-checks and functional testing of equipment after patient discharge.
  • Complete thorough equipment rounds at the beginning of each shift.
  • Perform maintenance tasks as stipulated in “Equipment Type Skills Assessment TGL v1.1”.
  • Keep up-to-date with technology.
  • Conduct basic staff training to familiarize users with medical equipment.
  • Report as required to the CET and Clinical Equipment Manager.
  • File medical equipment information, including repair job cards, service certificates, user manuals, field corrective action reports, etc.


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  • Tertiary qualification or NQF Level 4 (S4) in Clinical, Biomedical, or Electrical Engineering (light current).
  • Computer literacy preferred.

Work experience:

  • Familiarity with the Occupational Health and Safety Act regulations is advantageous.
  • Good communication skills and the ability to transfer information through practical interaction with a wide range of staff.


  • Basic knowledge of medical equipment.
  • Computer literate in MS Office.
  • Trainable.

Non-managerial/specialist skills:

  • Coaching others
  • Leading and managing change
  • Performance development
  • Taking action
  • Decision making
  • Managing self
  • Customer focus and service delivery
  • Adapting and responding to change
  • Continuous improvement
  • Personal work ethic
  • Building relationships
  • Communication
  • Teamwork
  • Technical knowledge

Netcare values:

  • Care
  • Truth
  • Dignity
  • Compassion
  • Participation

The Netcare way:

  • 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 practice 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.

Application process:

Interested candidates who meet the above criteria should send a detailed CV to the provided email address, noting that reference checks for internal applicants will be conducted.

The employer will make reasonable accommodations if an applicant reports a disability that may impair their ability to perform their job function.

Closing date: 16.06.2023

Netcare is an equal opportunity employer, and the company’s approved Employment Equity plan and targets are considered as part of the recruitment process aligned to the Group’s Employment Equity strategy.

Interested candidates who meet the above criteria are requested to e-mail a detailed CV to

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