Position Details
Reference Number 28856
Position Title Biomedical Engineer
Employment Type Ongoing
Location 50 Flemington Road
Position Summary

Biomedical Engineer


  • Part Time Ongoing role
  • Hub of medical precinct & leading Children’s Hospital 
  • Fabulous employee benefits including salary packaging and onsite carpark

The Hospital:

The Royal Children's Hospital (RCH) Melbourne is one of the world's great children's hospitals. We are the major specialist paediatric hospital in Victoria and our care extends to children from Tasmania, southern New South Wales and other states around Australia and overseas. With a passionate, highly skilled and committed staff campus wide of over 4500, we provide a full range of clinical services, tertiary care and health promotion and prevention programs for children and young people. The Royal Children’s Hospital is committed to the safety and wellbeing of all children and young people. Click here for further information on our Commitment to Child Safety: http://www.rch.org.au/quality/child-safety/


The Role:

A position exists within the Hugh Williamson Gait Analysis Laboratory for a Biomedical Engineer to work in gait analysis part time (0.8EFT).


The Gait Analysis Laboratory at the Royal Children's Hospital was the first clinical gait analysis laboratory in Australia and maintains an international reputation for the clinical services and research undertaken.


Primary responsibilities of this position:

  • Preparation and operation of equipment used for gait analysis tests.
  • Processing of data captured and documentation of gait analysis measurements and analyses.
  • Implement quality assurance and research and development programmes relating to gait analysis.

Essential experience/qualifications:

  • Degree in Biomedical Engineering, Engineering. (Honours or Masters degree preferred).
  • Previous coursework or project work in motion analysis.
  • Familiarity with a range of software products and programming language(s).
  • Previous experience with Movement Analysis systems would be desirable.
  • Confidence in dealing with biomedical equipment at the level of day to day management and elementary trouble shooting.

Desirable attributes:

  • Well developed interpersonal skills particularly in working as part of team with other health professionals and with children with disabilities and their families.
  • Skills in managing workload and prioritising a variety of tasks.
  • Ability to work independently under broad guidelines.


The successful applicant would be expected to undertake continuing professional development and training as required.


There will be the opportunity to be part of professional development activities and depending on experience clinical research.


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


Other information and how to apply:

Appointment is subject to a satisfactory police check and Working with Children Check.


Why work at the RCH?


That's what you can do for us, this is what we can offer you!


The opportunity to work in world-class facilities, alongside some of the greatest medical minds in the country.


We have 13 food and beverage options on site, a 24 hour gym, hairdresser, massage and supermarkets. We are surrounded by beautiful gardens and only a short tram trip from the heart of Melbourne city.


We offer discounted staff parking, salary packaging, an award winning health and well-being program and a fantastic team culture. We offer continuous learning and career development and let’s not forget about the Meerkat enclosure!


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


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

Selection Criteria Essential: Australian permanent resident or citizen
Contact Person Pamela Thomason
Contact Number 0393455354
Closing Date 04/05/2018
Position Description Gait Analysis Engineer PD.pdf