Clinical Engineering Technician
New Zealand Government Jobs
Canterbury, New Zealand
14d ago

About us

Working for the Canterbury District Health Board - working for the Community. At its core, our vision is dependent on achieving a truly collaborative, 'whole of system' approach where everyone in the health system works together to do the right thing for the patient and the right thing for the system and our community as a whole.

About the role

We are looking for a technically focused and mechanically minded individual to join our Clinical Engineering team as a Technician, on a full-time permanent basis.

Clinical Engineering has responsibility for technology management of clinical equipment across the full range of clinical specialities.

The primary role of the Clinical Engineering team is to maintain and repair clinical equipment (through regular maintenance cycles).

This service is essential to the continued operations of the clinical services and delivering best possible care to the patient.

This team has a far reaching responsibility to provide services to all Canterbury District Health Board, (CDHB) clinical departments including the Chatham Islands along with providing services to some private hospitals and the anaesthetics pool.

There is a strong operational relationship with the West Coast District Health Board's (WCDHB) clinical engineering group and clinical staff.

Skills and experience

To be suitable for this position you will have

  • experience in a hospital or medical setting
  • a current Registration as an Electrical Service Technician
  • ideally a tertiary qualification in a technical discipline
  • understanding of the role of software in medical technologies.
  • You will be a self-motivated team player with excellent communication skills. Because you will be responsible for a variety of activities, working across several departments, you will need to be well organised with proven ability to prioritise.

    Our culture

  • Care and respect for others. Manaaki me te whakaute i te tangata
  • Integrity in all we do. Hāpai i ā mātou mahi katoa i runga i te pono
  • Responsibility for outcomes. Te Takohanga i ngā hua
  • Benefits

  • Something For You is an employee benefits programme available to all staff of the CDHB. CDHB staff are entitled to preferential rates at a wide selection of partners either on a permanent basis or at exclusive events throughout the year.
  • For both the things you need and the things you just want, as a CDHB employee you will be sure to enjoy being able to choose a little Something For You

  • We help you to construct your Professional Development Pathway out of the components that are best for you, resulting in better patient outcomes
  • How to apply

    Apply online, or to find out more information, please contact Hayley Buick, Recruitment Specialist - Allied Health, Phone : (03) 3377961 or email hayley.buick cdhb.health.nz

    Applications are only accepted online so please visit our website at cdhbcareers.co.nz to complete an application.

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