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Biomedical Technician (Mechanical and Electronic)

Biomedical technicians maintain complex mechanical and electronic medical equipment in hospitals and other health sector institutes. They may also make, modify or repair specialised clinical accessories, surgical instruments and surgical implants. They work with state-of –the-art equipment on a daily basis, so the role offers a great deal of variety and excitement. The role also requires continuous learning, as biomedical technicians must keep up to date with advancements. They must be able to work quickly, as the machines they work on save people’s lives – long delays could mean the difference between life and death.