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Clinical Technologist

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Clinical technologists set up, repair and maintain complex medical equipment used in hospitals, clinics, universities and research companies. They act as a link between the customer or user and equipment supplier or manufacturer.

The Work

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Pay

The figures below are only a guide. Actual pay rates may vary, depending on:

Salaries are typically between £23,000 and £35,000 a year. This rises to around £45,000 a year or more with experience, particularly when working with highly complex equipment like MRI and CT scanners. Many employers offer additional benefits such as life insurance, company car, bonus scheme, private health care and pension scheme.

Conditions

Workforce Employment Status

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Getting In

Opportunities are with medical equipment and medical device systems manufacturers or providers, the NHS and private healthcare providers. Look for jobs in the press and on the internet, including employment agencies and job websites such as The Engineer. Individual employers also directly advertise vacancies on their websites.

Workforce Education Levels (UK)

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Employment

Unemployment

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Job Outlook Scotland

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2020
7704
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2025
7750

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What Does it Take?

You should be:

You should have:

Training

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Contacts

The following organisations may be able to provide further information.

Enginuity (formerly SEMTA)
Tel: 0845 643 9001
E-mail: Customer.Services@enginuity.org
Website: https://enginuity.org/
Twitter: @Enginuity_Org
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/EnginuityOrg

Institute of Physics and Engineering in Medicine (IPEM)
Tel: 01904 610821
E-mail: membership@ipem.org.uk
Website: http://www.ipem.ac.uk/
Twitter: @ipemnews

Register of Clinical Technologists
Tel: 01904 550500
E-mail: enquiries@therct.org.uk
Website: http://therct.org.uk/

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