What do Biomedical Engineers do?

Biomedical Engineers and Technicians are employed within the healthcare system to install, maintain and repair pieces of medical technical equipment.

Duties of Biomedical Engineers Include:

  • Advise and consult with medical staff about their equipment requirements.
  • Make surgical equipment and tools.
  • Install and test medical equipment.
  • Examine, maintain and repair equipment.
  • Carry out quality assurance and electrical safety checks on equipment.
  • Train staff to use equipment and give technical advice and assistance.
  • Help design and develop implants for use during operations – for example, artificial joints.

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Biomedical Engineers & Tradespersons - Delegates:

Name Location Employer
Roger Nielson Waikato Waikato
Dave Ten Hove Waikato Waikato

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