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Biomedical Engineer

Date: 22-Nov-2022

Location: 50 Flemington Rd, AU

Company: theroyalch

The Hospital:

The Royal Children’s Hospital’s (RCH) Vision is “A world where all kids thrive”.

RCH is a cornerstone member of the Melbourne Children’s Campus, partnering with Murdoch Children’s Research Institute, The University of Melbourne Department of Paediatrics and The Royal Children’s Hospital Foundation.

RCH has cared for the children and young people of Victoria for more than 150 years since it was founded in 1870. A full range of paediatric and adolescent health services are provided plus tertiary and quaternary care for the most critically ill and medically complex patients in Victoria. Tasmania, southern NSW and other states around Australia and overseas. The Hospital has more than 6,000 staff, a budget of $850M, 12 wards and 350 beds. Annually, the RCH has 300,000+ Specialist Clinic appointments, 90,000+ Emergency Department presentations and 20,000 elective surgeries.

The RCH is committed to the Child Safe Standards

RCH enjoys high employee engagement and is committed to staff safety and a positive culture through enactment of our Compact.

For further Information on RCH is available here.


The Role:


RCH has an excellent opportunity for a full-time, ongoing, Junior Biomedical Engineer to join the Biomedical Engineering team and help to maintain comprehensive service delivery to the hospital within a supportive team environment.


Biomedical Engineering provides a comprehensive range of technical and administrative services relating to the ongoing support of medical, laboratory and audio-visual equipment. Biomedical Engineering services include equipment repairs, routine maintenance, safety and performance testing, acceptance testing, hazard alert and recall management, electrical area testing, equipment related incident investigation, technology replacement planning, education and training, acquisition and replacement advice, advice and guidance relating to infrastructure and design. Service and support of complex medical systems.


This rare opportunity requires a person with:

  • Formal qualifications in Biomedical Engineering or equivalent;
  • Eligible for membership to Engineers Australia or ACPSEM;
  • A knowledge of the relevant Australian and International Standards & their application to medical equipment;
  • Excellent technical skills and a working knowledge of electronics;
  • Ability to prioritise and work within established guidelines, makes independent studies, analysis, interpretation and conclusions
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills


Successful applicants will be assisting:

  •  the delivery of a comprehensive biomedical engineering service by performing clinical troubleshooting, repairs and preventative maintenance;
  • in pre-purchase evaluations of equipment, acceptance testing, installation and decommissioning of medical equipment;
  • in development of Testing and Commissioning Methodology and Commissioning Reports for new equipment;


To view the Position Description, please click here


If you think you possess the right skills and experience we encourage you to apply on our website now!


Make a change for the good. Come and work at the Royal Children’s Hospital.


Why work at the RCH?


RCH enjoys high employee engagement and is committed to staff safety and a positive culture through enactment of our Compact. We offer the opportunity to work in world-class facilities,  surrounded by Royal Park and only a short tram trip from the heart of Melbourne city.

We also offer discounted staff parking, salary packaging, and an award-winning health and wellbeing program.

The RCH is committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce. We encourage applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, people from culturally and/or linguistically diverse background,  all members of the LGBTQI community and people with disability.

It is a requirement of your employment that you be fully vaccinated against Covid-19, and Influenza annually for Category A and B roles, in compliance with any public health orders in place at the relevant time, unless you have a medical exception in line with those public health orders, which has been accepted by The Royal Children’s Hospital.  Applicants will be required to provide their Australian Government Immunisation History Statement, it is a requirement of the RCH to collect, record and hold vaccination information.

It is also a requirement of your employment that you comply with any direction given by The Royal Children’s Hospital that you be vaccinated against, or prove immunity to, any other disease, unless you have a relevant exemption


Are you ready to join our team? 

 Apply online by clicking on the “Apply” button

Applications close 2 December 2022