Bioengineer – Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire
Fitzpatrick Referrals is a specialist referral practice dedicated to expert care in the field of small animal treatment.
The centre comprises the Centre for Orthopaedics and Neurology (Godalming), Centre for Soft tissue surgery and Oncology (Guildford) and FitzBionics Ltd for custom implant manufacturing (Hemel Hempstead). The facilities are state-of-the-art in diagnostics, production and treatment.
We currently have a vacancy for a bioengineer to work with the design team within the custom implant service based at Hemel Hempstead in Hertfordshire (HP2 7TA). We will provide training in orthopaedic design specifically for small animals and manufacturing practice to optimise design and production. You will be required to assist the design and manufacturing team in taking control of individual cases, daily schedule of production and associated tasks. The main task will be design orientated using 3D CAD software but also preparation of devices and surgical instructions, which includes design, fabrication and servicing of artificial limbs using our well-equipped workshop facility and within specified timeframe.
The successful candidate must be a graduated mechanical engineer and preferably have some bioengineering experience in orthopaedic concepts and designs. In addition, the candidate will be care driven, and with excellent communication skills, be exceptionally organised, thorough and willing to work with hands-on approach.
Date posted: 27th April 2017