Biomedical Equipment Technician Job Description

What is a Biomedical Equipment Technician?

Biomedical equipment technicians are responsible for inspecting, calibrating, testing, and repairing medical equipment, and do so by using a variety of tools and computer applications. Biomedical equipment technicians primarily work in hospitals or for wholesale and retail suppliers.

Biomedical equipment technicians need to have an associate's degree in biomedical engineering or a related field. Many biomedical technicians choose to become a Certified Biomedical Equipment Technician (CBET) in order to demonstrate professional competency and create opportunities for advancement. In order to become a CBET, one must possess an associate's degree, log work experience, and pass an exam. Biomedical equipment technicians need strong communication skills and a knack for troubleshooting.

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Job Overview

Here at Sample Company, we are a leading company in our field. We're pleased to have a 3.7 rating on Glassdoor from our employees. We are seeking to hire a talented Biomedical Equipment Technician to join our team. If you're a hard-working professional, Sample Company is an excellent place to get ahead. This is the opportunity you've been looking for.

Responsibilities for Biomedical Equipment Technician

  • Perform scheduled maintenance inspections and performance assurance inspections on equipment to ensure safe and effective operating conditions
  • Test and calibrate components using a variety of manuals, troubleshooting techniques, and code requirements
  • Ensure compliance with safety regulations and policies
  • Ensure documentation is complete, timely, and accurate
  • Repair and replace complex biomedical equipment and systems
  • Install and adjust a variety of biomedical and research equipment
  • Diagnose equipment malfunctions with accuracy and precision

Qualifications for Biomedical Equipment Technician

  • associate's degree in Biomedical Engineering Technology, Applied Sciences, or related field, or equivalent military training
  • 3-5 years relevant experience working with biomedical equipment
  • CBET certification preferred
  • Skilled proficiency in the use of tools and test equipment
  • Ability to interpret technical data like electronic circuit diagrams, schematics, and blueprints
  • Ability to solve technical and performance problems using information from a variety of sources
  • Working knowledge of technical requirements, codes, and standards associated with the field
  • Advanced computer skills
  • Basic understanding of anatomy, physiology, and medical terminology

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