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Clinical Engineer

Clinical Engineer

Southland Hospital

Salary Band - $60,000 - $80,000


  • Use your electronics skills to keep vital medical equipment running
  • Ongoing professional development and training
  • Diverse range of medical equipment
  • Permanent, full time


Our Clinical Engineering team are on the lookout for an experienced Electronics Technician to service and maintain a wide variety of medical equipment. From vital signs monitors and defibrillators, to telemetry and infusion pumps and anaesthetic equipment, there is diversity a plenty at Southland Hospital to keep you on your toes!


Mō te tūranga | About the role

This is a full time role, responsible for providing services relating to the full lifecycle of medical equipment, from repair and maintenance, to safety/performance testing and technical calibration.  You will be expected to meet diverse customer requirements and collaborate with them problem solving their queries and technical issues.


Medical equipment advances rapidly in terms of functionality and sophistication, so you’ll need to be willing to undergo ongoing technical training as provided with our support.  You will be a focused person who is process driven, able to use your initiative and with excellent attention to detail.  The functionality of our equipment is critical to our ability to provide an excellent service to our community, so you will need to be reliable and know what good teamwork means.


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Mōu ake | About you

  • Preferably you will have a tertiary qualification in electronics or a related discipline
  • Current registration as “Registered Electrical Appliance Serviceperson” (as required by the Electrical Workers Registration Board) is essential.
  • Current drivers licence
  • Good level of physical fitness
  • A good general IT knowledge
  • Willingness to continue to upskill – ongoing technical training will be provided
  • Previous practical “hands-on” experience in the field of clinical engineering would be a significant advantage


Painga | Benefits

  • Affordable housing and beautiful scenery
  • Continuous support for career development
  • Subsidised gym membership and discounted health insurance
  • Free on-site parking
  • Access to discounted staff holiday accommodation and a range of retail discounts


Mō mātou | About us

Sick of long commutes to work? - Southland Hospital is located within a 10 - 15 minute drive from anywhere in Invercargill and offers free car parking on site for staff.  Our hospital is a modern, secondary level 4 base hospital offering an innovative and progressive working environment.  Small and intimate enough to get to know not only your colleagues, but work as part of a wider hospital community.  Here you will enjoy a clinically challenging and rewarding job combined with a relaxed and satisfying lifestyle.


Now is a great time to re-locate to the Southern District if you were considering the move the Southern District offers the benefits of excellent amenities, first class primary through to tertiary education, affordable housing and outstanding recreational opportunities.  Whether it’s the outdoors - kayaking or sailing; skiing, hunting or fishing; or theatre, live-music or art or shopping and dining out – there’s literally something for everyone.  Check out  or check out Discover Invercargill for what we can offer you and your whanau.


Utu whānui | Salary range

This role belongs to the DHB/PSA Allied, Public Health, Scientific & Technical Collective Agreement Degree –based scale and falls between Step 1 ($59,035 p.a. pro-rata) and Step 7 ($83,030 p.a. pro-rata)


Rā mōnehu | Closing Date:  16 December 2022

Due to the fast paced nature of the DHB, our vacancy close dates may be subject to change and we may commence interviews prior to closing date. Don’t delay, make sure you apply as soon as possible.


Tono ināianei | Apply now

Do you currently work for Southern DHB? If so, please apply for this role via our internal careers site, found here:  Pulse > Applications > Corporate > SuccessFactors


To Apply: We only accept online applications. Please apply via our website:

For further information please contact Diane Wilson, Recruitment Advisor, email:


Pre-Employment checks

In the interests of protecting our people and our patients, all appointments will be subject to:

  • Occupational Health Assessment
  • Police Vetting / Ministry of Justice safety checks
  • Serious misconduct checks (previous Public Service departments and statutory Crown entities only).   

COVID-19 VACCINATION New employees of Te Whatu Ora Southern will need to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19, which includes two doses and a booster dose of an approved vaccine. If you are unable to receive a COVID-19 vaccine or booster for any reason, please indicate this in your cover letter so we can discuss this with you further and establish if you meet any criteria for an exemption

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