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Biomedical Engineering Technician or Engineer

Job No: 107367
Location: Darwin

  • Gain invaluable remote health experience with a well-established company while you explore the beautiful Northern Territory!
  • Competitive salary circa $70,000 - $85,000 plus super, commensurate with your skills and experience
  • Enjoy a host of great benefits including Working Away from Home Allowances, Flexible Work Hours, TOIL,  full uniform & tools provided plus an additional day off for your birthday!
  • Relocation and accommodation assistance on offer for candidates across the country to Darwin

About the Opportunity

Medical Equipment Management (MEM) are seeking an enthusiastic, adaptable and hands-on Biomedical Engineering Technician or Engineer to join their busy service team based in Darwin on a full-time basis.

You'll be responsible for carrying out repairs, inspections, and services to medical equipment in a timely and economical fashion, as well as acting as a consultant and educator to clinical staff.

Your day-to-day duties may include, but will not be limited to:

  • Efficiently fault-finding on a wide range of medical and laboratory equipment, including medical gases, X-Ray, laboratory and IT networked equipment
  • Researching and compiling quotes for repairs and servicing;
  • Carrying out services, installations, and training on medical and laboratory equipment as per MEM policies and procedures within time and budget constraints;
  • Developing and maintaining effective working relationships with co-workers, medical staff and key stakeholders; and
  • Mentoring and training other members of the MEM team as required.

This diverse and varied role will see you working in hospital workshops one minute and travelling across the Top End in a customised 4WD or light aircraft to deliver services to Health Centres in remote communities the next. Some of MEM's staff even helicopter out to work on medical facilities in offshore oil rigs! Please note: Extended travel is only required on average, one week in every six.

About You

To be considered for this role you must hold tertiary qualifications in Electronics and/or Biomedical Engineering, paired with demonstrated experience working in a technical role repairing and fault finding medical equipment. 

You'll be a friendly, outgoing and fluent communicator with the ability to expertly analyse, negotiate and provide solutions for a wide range of stakeholders, from doctors and nurses to remote health workers. You'll have a working knowledge of scheduled preventative maintenance methods and documentation, medical device asset registers, as well as a demonstrated understanding of AS/NZS 3551 and other relevant standards.

The ideal candidate will combine the positive attitude, flexibility and tenacity needed to handle long drives through the outback with the cross-cultural skills and sensitivity to understand and relate to the indigenous population when you arrive in their remote communities.

While not mandatory, previous experience supplying BME support to remote areas will be highly regarded. Finally, MEM is looking for a dedicated professional with a long-term outlook and a sense of adventure that will enjoy living in and exploring the Top End!

Please note: Before commencing, you must hold (or obtain) a current, unrestricted Australian Driver's Licence, an NT Police Criminal History Check, a Working With Children Clearance (OCHRE card) and a 'Restricted B Class' Electrical licence (or necessary qualifications to obtain one).

About the Benefits

This is your opportunity to cement your career in the biomedical field while getting to explore beautiful areas of Australia. In return for your hard work, you will be rewarded with a competitive salary circa $70,000 - $85,000 plus super, commensurate with your skills and experience.

Relocation and accommodation assistance is on offer for the right candidate, to be discussed at interview stage, making this a great opportunity for candidates across Australia! 

You'll enjoy extra Allowances, Flexible Work Hours and a Time Off in Lieu system when working away from home, as well as full uniform and tools provided for you, plus an additional day off for your birthday!

MEM supports all staff with initial and ongoing training, encouraging upskilling and further specialisation as a way to increase your knowledge base and training. 

You'll be joining a friendly, multidisciplinary team that do meaningful work to benefit the lives of others every day - Apply Now!

About the Organisation

Medical Equipment Management is a leading medical equipment management and repair company operating out of the Northern Territory. With a motto of “The safety and wellbeing of the patients and end users are our prime concern at all times”, MEM has been successfully providing their services throughout the NT for over 23 years and pride themselves on their efficient repairs, maintenance, BME management and training.

About Darwin

Darwin is a lively harbour city well-known as Australia’s gateway to world-class nature and cultural activities and experiences. With a population in excess of 130,000, it is a destination renowned for its tropical climate and colourful characters.

From the bustling city and the calming surf to the lush greenery of nearby Kakadu National Park, Australia’s only tropical capital city offers a range of environments and activities to fill your days – especially if you’re the outdoorsy type. A fantastic multi-cultural community with great employment opportunities, Darwin also boasts one of the world's top universities (Charles Darwin University) and a bustling, vibrant nightlife. 

 

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