Biomedical equipment technician training from Southeast Technical will give you the skills and knowledge to maintain, adjust, calibrate, and repair a wide variety of electronic and electromechanical, as well as computerized and networked equipment used in hospitals.
You will also have the skills needed to work on equipment used in practitioners' offices such as CAT scanners, ultrasound equipment, electric wheelchairs, and sophisticated dental, optometric and ophthalmic equipment. The degree offering will be built on the foundation of the two-year Electronics program and will be directed by instructors Mike Wadewitz and Marc Kalis.
This up and coming occupation is in high demand as the medical equipment repair field is expected to grow 27% in the next decade, faster than the average of all occupations. The number of job openings is expected to outnumber qualified applicants, due in part to the increased demand for healthcare services and the increasing complexity of the medical equipment used in hospitals and by private practitioners.
To be successful in Biomedical Equipment repair you:
- Must have technical skills and problem solving abilities
- Need good hand/eye coordination and show mechanical aptitude
- Must show great attention to detail, have excellent communication skills and have the ability to work as a team