Biomedical Engineer - Class 3

Job posted: 19/07/2021
Applications close: 02/08/2021 (Midnight)
10 days remaining

10 days remaining

Job Description

Location: Melbourne | Western Metropolitan

Job type: Not provided

Organisation: Western Health

Salary: Salary not specified

Occupation: Health and Allied Health

Reference: 41748

Reference: 41748

Occupation: Health and Allied Health

Salary Range: Salary not specified

Work location: Melbourne | Western Metropolitan

The Biomedical Engineering Department is seeking a Class 3 Senior Biomedical Engineer. Opportunities will exist to work across all Western Health campuses as requested by the Biomedical Engineering Co-Ordinator/Manager.  This permanent full time role will support diverse clinical services such as Theatres, ICU, ED, NICU and general wards.


  • Ensure the biomedical engineering service maintains compliance relevant Australian Standards and ACHS EQuiP quality frameworks.

  • Able to perform maintenance and repair of biomedical equipment at all WH sites and ensure biomedical equipment are maintained in a cost effective and timely manner.

  • Perform preventative maintenance of biomedical equipment and ensure testing is performed annually with functional testing, calibration, maintenance and safety testing in line with Australian Standards, manufacturer’s recommendations and department procedures.

  • Monitor and ensure patient treatment areas are tested annually in compliance with relevant Australian Standards and the work is completed within a timely manner.

  • Ensure acceptance testing and commissioning of new/loan biomedical equipment are coordinated in a timely manner with asset details recorded within the biomedical equipment asset database.

  • Ensure safe removal of condemned biomedical equipment from service and update the biomedical equipment asset database accordingly.

  • Ensure the biomedical engineering asset database is maintained and updated regularly with the latest data

  • Identify and prioritise PULSE work order for timely completion.

  • Facilitate the ordering of parts as required for timely completion of PULSE work order

  • Provide timely solutions on biomedical engineering issues.

  • Establish strong relationships with internal WH staffs and external suppliers.

  • Able collaborate with other biomedical engineering staff to resolve biomedical engineering problems and assist as necessary to complete repairs and preventative maintenance.

  • Supervision of work experience students and volunteer workers as required.

  • Co-ordination of contractors and/or external service providers as required.

  • Lead Asset Management processes for biomedical devices and maintaining inventory stock control.

  • Capable to perform equipment investigation and provide conclusion to equipment failure/breakdown from RISKMAN notifications.

  • Able to manage Product Recall/Alert notification and ensure correction plans are implemented.

  • Able to manage the Medical Imaging service reports folder

  • Capable in managing small scale Biomedical Engineering capital replacement projects.

  • Able to assist and manage cybersecurity policy in accordance with WH DTS guidelines.

  • Provide leave coverage for Biomedical Engineering Co-Ordinator as required.

  • Undertake other Biomedical Engineering duties within the capability of the engineer as requested by Biomedical Manager and/or Biomedical Co-Ordinator.

Skills & Experience

  • Eligible for membership to Engineers Australia as a professional Biomedical Engineer or Recognised Qualifications in Engineering/Science

  • Minimum 2 years’ experience as Class 2 Year 2 Biomedical Engineer

  • Proven ability to work within a team environment and lead the team in the absence of Departmental Manager

  • Committed to providing service delivery with successful outcomes

  • Demonstrated understanding of customer service for internal and external customers and is committed to effectively meeting their needs in a professional manner

  • Demonstrated electronic systems problem solving ability in a time efficient matter

  • Ability to perform task without direction and be able to show initiative

  • Proven ability to communicate effectively with clinical, management and technical staff

  • Excellent organisation skills

  • Minimum 3 years’ experience in anaesthetic delivery system, ventilation delivery units and patient monitoring systems

  • Victorian Driver's Licence or equivalent 

About Us

Our workforce of over 9,000 employees are driven by our values of ‘Compassion, Accountability, Respect, Excellence and Safety’ (CARES). We value our people and provide them the opportunity to grow and develop.  Our teams are friendly and supportive, ensuring we deliver a safe, person-centred and connected patient experience.

Western Health comprises of three acute public hospitals: Footscray, Sunshine and Williamstown Hospital. We also operate the Joan Kirner Women’s and Children’s, Sunbury Day Hospital, Transition Care at Hazeldean and a range of community based services. We care for a diverse community of over 1 million people with complex care needs ranging from Neonates to Geriatrics.

Our employees enjoy a wide range of benefits such as:

  • Professional development support

  • Career advancement opportunities

  • Salary packaging including novated vehicle leasing

  • Work-life balance

Western Health is an equal opportunity employer committed to attracting and retaining diversity in our workforce. We encourage applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.

Western Health is committed to providing a safe environment for the children and young people who are involved in our services, sites and operations. We follow and abide by all legislative requirements to keep children and young people safe.

All appointments are made subject to a satisfactory Police Record Check, an Immunisation status clearance and (if applicable) a Working with Children’s Check.

Western Health do not accept unsolicited resumes/applications from Recruitment Agencies.

Biomedical Engineer - Class 3

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Ibraheem Khudruj - 0425849210
Dung Dang - 0431658949

Biomedical Engineer - Class 3