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Position Details
Reference Number 398392
Position Title Biomedical Engineer, Systems
Employment Status Permanent Full Time
Entity Northern Sydney Local Health District
Geographical Location St Leonards
Advertised Award/Classification Public Hospitals Professional Engineers’ (Biomedical Engineers) (State) award.
Salary $1,186.18 - $1,530.40
Number of FTE 2.00
Purpose of Position

The Biomedical Engineer, Systems manages system of system integration with electronic medical records, software/hardware support, and medical system security and regulatory affairs. Also encompassing traditional role of repairs, preventive maintenance, and performance verification of medical equipment and systems to ensure patient safety and accuracy of treatment. This position undertakes system integration of medical systems to corporate and medical information technology infrastructure, manages/configures medical networks and devices. Utilises system development life-cycle (SDLC) to produce and maintain software and databases related to healthcare. The Biomedical Engineer, Systems assures that all medical systems, under their care are operating safely, accurately, and meet all manufacturers' specifications and to the requirements of AS/NZ standards. This position is capable of working independently and as a team member, and will participate in special projects as authorised by the Senior Biomedical Engineer/Director of Clinical Technology Service.

 

The position of Biomedical Engineer, System exists within the Corporate Service of Northern Sydney Local Health District.  The position is in the Clinical Technology Service (CTS) and provides technical support to our clients and CTS.

 

The Biomedical Engineer, Systems manages system of system integration with electronic medical records, software/hardware support, and medical system security and regulatory affairs. Also encompassing traditional role of repairs, preventive maintenance, and performance verification of medical equipment and systems to ensure patient safety and accuracy of treatment. This position undertakes system integration of medical systems to corporate and medical information technology infrastructure, manages/configures medical networks and devices. Utilises system development life-cycle (SDLC) to produce and maintain software and databases related to healthcare. The Biomedical Engineer, Systems assures that all medical systems, under their care are operating safely, accurately, and meet all manufacturers' specifications and to the requirements of AS/NZ standards. This position is capable of working independently and as a team member, and will participate in special projects as authorised by the Senior Biomedical Engineer/Director of Clinical Technology Service.

 

The Unit employs 30 engineering, technical and clinical staff to provide a range of highly technical services.  This includes repair, consulting, project and assistive technology services to the clinical areas of the hospitals of Northern Sydney Local Health District and other external organisations.  The Biomedical Engineer is expected to contribute to an environment in which the provision of quality of service to all customers is created.

 

You may be asked to complete a practical, theory and psychometric assessment (e.g. personality and cognitive abilities assessments) in the recruitment process for this position.

 

This position is Permanent Full Time and is classified as a Biomedical Engineer Grade 1. Note that employment of a temporary visa holder may only occur if the position cannot be filled on a permanent basis. 

 

We build teams and health services that embrace our values; Collaboration, Openness, Respect and Empowerment (CORE). Our CORE values and the behaviours that underpin them, shape the way we work together, with our patients and consumers, to deliver excellent health and wellbeing. If you’d like to be part of our journey we want to hear from you.

Northern Sydney Local Health District is committed to Equal Employment Opportunity, Workforce Health and Safety, Ethical Practices and the principles of Cultural Diversity. Aboriginal people are encouraged to apply and, where found suitable, will be given higher priority.

 

Employees must abide by the NSW Health Code of Conduct. Criminal record checks will be undertaken on successful applicants and applicants for positions designated as Category A will be required to obtain required vaccinations prior to commencing employment.  Salary packaging, available through Smartsalary is offered to enhance employee benefits.

 

An eligibility list may be created and you may be considered eligible for similar roles in the future. If you do not wish to be placed on an eligibility list, please advise the Convenor at interview.

 

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Selection Criteria Degree in Biomedical Engineering or Computer Engineering, Electronics/Electrical Engineering, Software Engineering (qualification must be recognised by Engineers Australia) and progressing towards or having completed studies in relevant life science subjects

Consistently demonstrates behaviours that reinforce the CORE Values of our organisation; Collaboration, Openness, Respect and Empowerment. Demonstrates these behaviours with all stakeholders; colleagues, direct reports, as well as our patients and consumers, and those that care for them.

Demonstrated understanding of computer science principles and high level experience in the use of third generation or greater programming languages.

Knowledge in design/troubleshooting of digital/analogue electronic circuits. Knowledge in Data network theory and applications.

Ability to work autonomously and as part of a team, with good organisational and time management skills.

Demonstrated written, oral and interpersonal skills with proven ability to communicate effectively within a team environment.

Sound computer skills including database systems and office productivity software.

Current unrestricted NSW drivers licence
Contact Person Melvin Mazid
Contact Number 94629311
Closing Date 09/08/2017
Supporting Documents
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Application Guide click here to view