Biomedical Technician, Wollongong Hospital
Illawarra Shoalhaven Local Health District
Wollongong, AU
3d ago
source : I work for NSW

Employment Type : Permanent Full Time

Facility : Wollongong Hospital

Position Classification : Technical Officer Grade 2

Remuneration : $73,990.78 - $84,132.20 per annum

Hours Per Week : 38

Requisition ID : REQ187101

Applications Close : 27 September 2020

What you'll be doing

This position is part of the Clinical Engineering department which provides a high quality medical technology support service to clinical staff in their use of medical devices to monitor, diagnose or treat patients within the Illawarra Shoalhaven Local Health District (ISLHD).

The Clinical Engineering department operates as a central reference point for all Clinical Engineering related activities and functions in accordance with best practice, relevant Australian Standards and Industry Guidelines.

The department’s objective is to provide safe, effective, reliable and well maintained medical devices for patient care throughout the ISLHD.

The Biomedical Technician role is responsible for acceptance testing, calibration, performance verification, preventative maintenance, repair, education, record keeping and the provision of consultation services with regards to the medical technology employed within the ISLHD.

Illawarra Shoalhaven Local Health District is committed to equal employment opportunity and embraces diversity and inclusion within its workforce.

As such, people from diverse backgrounds are encouraged to apply. This includes but is not limited to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander People, People with Disability, Women and People from Culturally and Linguistically Diverse backgrounds.

An eligibility list will be created for future Temporary and Permanent Full-Time and Part-Time positions. Please note : Employment of a temporary visa holder may only occur if no suitable permanent resident or citizen of Australia has been identified for this position following suitable labour market testing.

Your claim against the selection criteria is the most important part of your application as it will help determine whether or not you have met the standard of response required by the panel to be eligible for an interview.

You should read the Position Description and then address the selection criteria for the role, giving examples where required.

Applicants are encouraged to review the following information on Applying for a position within NSW Health at :

Selection Criteria

  • Advanced Diploma of Electrical Engineering or equivalent from a recognised tertiary institution
  • Demonstrated experience in the maintenance and repair of electronic equipment
  • Well-developed interpersonal and negotiation skills with an outstanding commitment to excellent customer service who can work independently and as a team member
  • Demonstrated ability to problem solve, seek solutions and apply your technical knowledge to resolve presenting issues
  • Knowledge of IT networks and systems and how these apply to medical devices
  • The willingness and ability to participate in a 24 / 7 on call roster to facilitate the provision of an out of hours emergency repair service for medical devices
  • Possess a current and valid Australian motor vehicle driver license and the ability to travel in accordance with position responsibilities
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