A Biomedical Technician maintains and repairs specialist medical equipment, clinical accessories and surgical instruments.
- Install and test medical equipment.
- Maintain and repair medical equipment.
- Conduct safety checks on equipment.
- Train and advice users of safe procedures.
- Work with other staff in determining needs of equipment.
- Performing preventive maintenance on biomedical equipment.
- May be required to travel.
- University Degree in Biomedical Technology or a related field, OR
- A Technicians diploma in Electronic and Electrical Engineering (EEET).
- Appropriate Certification in the repair specialist equipment and systems from the relevant manufacturer.
- Proficient in the use of computers, with a working knowledge of the Microsoft office suite.
- Interpreting schematic diagrams to perform effective repair and maintenance on basic biomedical equipment
- Careful, methodical and responsible.
- Analytical and problem-solving skills.
- Respect for patients comfort when working in close proximity.
- Organisational skills.
- Works well with hands.
- Good hand-eye coordination.
- Operational flexibility is required to meet sudden and unpredictable needs.
- Ability to lift heavy objects and work with a variety of hand and power tools.
- Must be able to reach, bend, kneel, climb, push, pull and work in tight spaces.
- Must be able to sit or stand for long periods of time.