Position Details
Reference Number 41899
Position Title Biomedical Engineer Class 1/ Class 2
Employment Type Permanent Full Time
Location Western Health
Position Summary

About the Role

The Biomedical Engineering Department is seeking a Class 1/2 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.
  • Perform maintenance and repair of biomedical equipment at all WH sites
  • 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
  • Ensure patient treatment areas are in compliance with relevant Australian Standards
  • 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
  • Collaborate with other biomedical engineering staff to resolve biomedical engineering problems and assist as necessary to complete repairs and preventative maintenance.
  • Undertake other duties as required

Skills & Experience

  • Eligible for membership to Engineers Australia.
  • Committed to providing service delivery and 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
  • 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.

Selection Criteria
Contact Person Dung Dang
Contact Number 0383451020
Contact Mobile Number 0431658949
Alternate Contact Person Ibraheem Khudruj
Alternate Contact Number 0383451020
Alternate Contact Mobile Number 0425849210
Closing Date 05/08/2021
Position Description Biomedical Engineer Class 1 - 2020.docx
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