Biomedical Electronic Technician

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Work type: Permanent
Location: South Brisbane
Categories: Engineering, Trades and Services, All other

About the role

Mater Engineering and Maintenance Department is currently seeking a Biomedical Electronic Technician for a permanent full-time opportunity based at our South Brisbane campus.

As a Biomedical Electronic Technician, you will be required to perform complex and diverse technical tasks and engage in independent decision making and judgement on a day-to-day basis with minimal supervision in the provision of quality technical services.

Salary range: $34.33 - $50.32 (HP3) per hour plus superannuation and salary packaging

What you’ll be doing

In this role you will perform technical tasks on a day-to-day basis with minimal supervision as it relates to service support of general biomedical equipment.

Key responsibilities will include (but not limited to):

  • Perform a diverse range of technical tasks, from routine to complex and integrate with other disciplines to a consistent high technical standard
  • Independently solve complex technical problems regarding biomedical equipment with minimal supervision such as: ventilators, patient monitors, defibrillators, infusion pumps etc.
  • Actively participate in a multidisciplinary team consisting of one or more technical domains by providing support to the team, advice to peers, advice and/or reporting services to managers.
  • Take responsibility for work at all levels within the biomedical engineering department without regular supervision.
  • Contributes to development of policies, procedures and technical practice and participate in quality and service improvement activities to continually improve patient care
  • Attend training for continuing professional and technical development
  • Participate in 24-hour, 7 day on-call roster

About you

To be successful in this role you will possess:

  • The successful applicant must hold at least an Associate Diploma (if graduating prior to the year 2000), a Diploma or Advanced Diploma in Electronics or Biomedical Engineering.
  • Restricted Electrical Work Licence (competencies 1,3 and 5) as issued by Electrical Workers and Contractors Board (Qld)
  • Demonstrated high level of competence in diagnosis of faults and repairs, problem solving and technical skill with respect to the service of biomedical equipment.
  • Demonstrated ability to provide technical advice relating to biomedical engineering to a variety of clients regarding technical standards and service delivery.
  • Experience in installing, configuring and supporting Networked Medical Equipment
  • Demonstrated ability to apply independent judgement and accountability in coordinating biomedical engineering services, with minimal guidance from more senior technicians.

Why join us?

Mater is Queensland’s largest and most innovative not-for-profit healthcare service, providing care for almost 700,000 patients a year across a network of 11 hospitals.

We are a leader in healthcare, education and research — and that’s because we employ exceptional people. #MAKEYOURMATERMOVE

  • Increase your take-home pay via Salary Packaging by allocating applicable living expenses directly from your pre-taxable income
  • Access to package meal and entertainment expenses via Salary Packaging
  • Access to leading education and professional development through Mater Education
  • Flexible working arrangements, including work from home options where suitable
  • Access to our Employee Assistance Program and on-site pastoral care team
  • Discounts to local and national businesses/venues for dining, retail, travel & accommodation, other
  • Access to on-site, discounted parking
  • Discounts at various on-campus cafés and coffee venues

Closing date for applications is Monday 27 March 2023.

For further information specific to the role, please contact Chad Mercer, BME Manager Biomedical on 07 3163 6046.

Please note it is now a mandatory requirement of employment at the Mater that you are and remain fully vaccinated against COVID-19.

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