Biomedical Engineering Technologist

Biomedical engineering technologists are medical technology specialists trained to support, maintain, and repair medical devices and systems.

Biomedical engineering technologists inspect, maintain, repair, and sometimes install biomedical equipment.

They work on devices such as:

  • portable and bedside patient monitors
  • kidney dialysis machines
  • blood warmers
  • ventilators
  • thermometers
  • defibrillators
  • infusion devices
  • ultrasound units
  • laser equipment
  • electrosurgical equipment
  • surgical video systems
  • infant incubators
  • anesthesia machines
  • electrosurgical units
  • heart-lung machines.

Or they work with systems such as:

  • CT scanners
  • angiography systems
  • hemodynamic monitoring systems
  • diagnostic laboratory systems
  • water purification systems for hemodialysis.

 Photo: Island Health

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