Medical Equipment Technologist
In New Brunswick’s medical system, safety and accuracy are key tenets of the everyday running of an efficient system, and medical equipment technologists perform the vital role of inspecting, maintaining, and repairing the electronic medical equipment that physicians, nurses, and other medical personnel use to monitor, diagnose, and treat medical conditions. New Brunswick’s medical equipment technologists contribute greatly to successful patient care by ensuring medical equipment is working properly and efficiently. It’s a career that involves communicating and working with other healthcare professionals daily. Thus, a feature employers look for is the ability to build great working relationships with others.
Medical equipment technologists perform their duties on a variety of equipment, from adjustable beds and motorized wheelchairs to imaging equipment. They use specialized tools to carry out repairs at various institutions, and while their services may be required during emergencies, duties are usually performed during business hours. It’s an ideal profession for individuals who enjoy technology and its maintenance. It’s a busy career that can take you to several sites a day, as the proper performance of medical equipment is crucial to quality care delivery in our province. In New Brunswick, our medical equipment technologists have a broad knowledge of the equipment they work on, in addition to technical reading skills.