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Position Title: Clinical Engineer
Location: Southland
FTE (Hours): 1.0 FTE 40 hours
Date Posted: 05/11/2019
Application Closing Date: 24/11/2019 11PM
Job #: 059952
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Clinical Engineer 

Southland Hospital

Permanent, full time


Our Clinical Engineering team are on the lookout for an experienced Clinical Engineer to service and maintain a wide variety of medical equipment; From vital signs monitors and defibrillators, to Anaesthetic machines and Ventilators, there is diversity aplenty at Southland Hospital to keep you on your toes!


About the opportunity

This is a full time role, responsible for repair, maintenance and calibration of medical equipment along with performance testing to the required national standards. You will be expected to work closely with the customer to resolve technical issues and offer advice as appropriate.



Medical Equipment advances quite rapidly in terms of functionality and sophistication, so you’ll need to be willing to undergo ongoing technical training as provided. As much of our equipment is becoming networked computer literacy and knowledge of general IT network structure is important. You will be a focused person who is process driven, able to use their initiative and has an excellent attention to detail.



You’ll be an integral part of Clinical Engineering at Southland Hospital so you’ll need to be able to work harmoniously in a team environment whilst remaining focused on patient care excellence.


About you

You’ll bring to us a tertiary qualification in a relevant field, and minimum current registration as “Registered Electrical Appliance Serviceperson” (as required by the Electrical Workers Registration Board). You will need to have a good level of physical fitness due to the nature of the work and a current driver’s licence. Previous experience in the challenging field of Clinical Engineering would be a significant advantage.


Why Southland?

Now is a great time to relocate to Southern if you were considering a move! The Southern district offers the benefits of excellent amenities, first class primary through to tertiary education, affordable housing and outstanding recreational opportunities.  We offer free onsite parking too. Whether it is surfing, kayaking or sailing; skiing, hunting or fishing; theatre, live-music or art – there’s literally something for everyone.  Check out for what the region and we can offer you and your whanau.


Closing Date: Sunday 24 November 2019

Please note that we may begin shortlisting as we receive applications and could withdraw the advertising at any time. For further information please contact Jeanie Winter, Recruitment Advisor – Surgical Services & Radiology Directorate Phone: (03) 470 9571 or Email:

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