Full-Time Position
Full-Time Position
Published 15 days ago
Biomedical Technician

Biomedical Technician

External Role until 16 Apr 2024


Join Health NZTe Whatu Ora at a key time ofchange where you will meaningfully contribute to our kaupapa of creating a moreequitable, accessible, cohesive, and people-centred health system. This is mahithat will improve the health and well-being of everyone in Aotearoa, and we'vegot an opportunity for you to be part of it…

Te whiwhinga mahi | The Opportunity 

We areseeking a highly skilled and dedicated Biomedical Technician to join our teamat Health NZ Te Whatu Ora Waitaha Canterbury. As a Biomedical Technician, youwill play a crucial role in providing expert services in the repair,maintenance, engraving, and manufacturing of clinical equipment. Additionally,you will be involved in assisting in the design, development, construction, andmaintenance of special medical and scientific instruments and devices forclinical departments within Waitaha Canterbury and other customers.


  • Conduct repair,maintenance, engraving, and manufacturing of clinical equipment.
  • Assist in the design,development, construction, and maintenance of medical and scientificinstruments and devices.
  • Laser engrave clinicalequipment for asset tracking purposes.
  • Participate in theQuality Management System. 

Ngāpūkenga me ngā wheako | Skills and experience


  • Experience in a broadrange of technical work.
  • Demonstrable technical skills/abilityand mechanical aptitude.
  • Good health, goodeyesight, and manual dexterity.
  • Patient and meticulouswith attention to detail and good concentration skills.
  • Enthusiastic,dedicated, and interested in the area of work.
  • Prepared to learn anddevelop, and attend relevant training courses as necessary.
  • Familiarity withcomputers and computer-based equipment.


  • Considerable experiencein precision working in stainless steel and a range of other materials.
  • Laser engravingknowledge and experience.
  • Conversant with AutoCADInventor.

How toApply:

If youpossess the necessary skills and experience and are looking for an excitingopportunity in the biomedical field, please submit your resume and cover letterto [insert contact information] by [insert deadline].

Mō mātou | About Us

“Ko ngā tāngata, te mātua mahi - Putting people at the heart of allwe do”

We are committed to honouring Te Tiriti o Waitangiand its principles by ensuring our partnership with Māori are at the forefrontof all our conversations. We believe in improving, promoting, andprotecting the health and well-being of the Canterbury and the West Coastcommunity.

The culture at Health NZ Canterbury, is drivenby our ā Mātou Uara (Our Value​​​​​​​s):

  • 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 tepono.
  • Responsibility for outcomes - Te Takohanga i ngā hua

Ngā hua |Benefits of working at Health New Zealand

When you work at Health NZ, you are part of a widerwhānau that will support you along your journey. We offer great coaching,mentoring and learning outcomes for all staff. We are always improving ourfacilities across all campuses and have amazing discounts from selectretailers, restaurants and businesses. At Health NZ, you are part of somethinggreater than yourself and encouraged to be your unique self

Tono ināianei | Apply Now

Onlyapplications submitted via our career site will be accepted, therefore pleaseapply directly on our career site here.

Pleasenote applications will be reviewed as they are received, and this job vacancycould close prior to the closing date. 

Pleaseapply only if you have the legal right to work and live in New Zealand if youdo not hold the legal right to live and work in New Zealand your applicationwill be declined.


Contact Kerri McCarthy on [email protected] for additional information.

We have a range of clinical and non-clinical rolesat Health NZ Canterbury, there could be a place for you!

Please visit our careers website for other rolesand find your ideal fit within the Health NZ Canterbury Pleasenote applications will be reviewed as they are received, and this job vacancycould close prior to the closing date.

Nau mai, haere mai, tauti mai!

Pleasenote applications will be reviewed as they are received, and this job vacancycould close prior to the closing date.





Canterbury District Health Board