Medical equipment repairers test, adjust, and repair biomedical equipment. They service and maintain medical equipment with mechanical, hydraulic, pneumatic, electronic, digital, optical, and radiological principles. They may work on patient monitors, defibrillators, ventilators, anesthesia machines, and other life-supporting equipment, as well as medical imaging equipment (x-rays, CAT scanners, and ultrasound equipment), voice-controlled operating tables, and electric wheelchairs. To do their work, medical equipment repairers use a variety of tools, including specialized test-equipment software.Explore this career outside the military
Medical equipment repairers work in medical centers, clinics, and hospitals on land or aboard ships.
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Medical Equipment Repairers in the Military
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All enlisted service members complete basic military training, which includes time spent in a classroom and in the field, and covers tactical and survival skills, physical training, military life and customs, and weapons training. Medical equipment repairers in the Military will gain skills through classroom study and on-the-job experience. Job-specific training content may include: Principles of electronicsMaintenance and repair proceduresUse of electrical and electronic test equipmentRead More
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