Career Description

Medical equipment repairers test and calibrate equipment and keep records of maintenance, repair and required updates. They take equipment apart, repair and replace any defective parts, and put it back together. They also ensure that the medical equipment is being used properly and safely and may train health care providers on how to use the equipment.

Academic Requirements

Most employers prefer medical equipment repair technicians to have an associate’s degree in biomedical technology or biomedical engineering, while some specialized positions require a bachelor’s degree.

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