The Air Force has some of the most advanced and accomplished medical facilities and medical personnel in the world. They rely on their medical and biomedical supplies, and equipment, and the US Air Force Enlisted medical Equipment Specialist and repair Servicemember. State of the art electronics and advanced medical technology the need for enlisted trained personnel to maintain and service this type of equipment is high. The Air Force medical and biomedical equipment and repair specialist is a job that will take you to many different locations around the world. You will work at medical facilities in established medical locations around the world, as well as being tasked to repair and service equipment in the field.
A Demanding Job Not For Everyone.
You have the opportunity to work among medical professionals, and by extension you are a part of the treatment team. The Biomedical Equipment apprentice is the person directly responsible for the medical equipment at his duty station. You will deal with many different types of medical equipment, and use a variety of different testing procedures to make sure that the medical and biomedical equipment is in top running condition. The equipment that you oversee and maintain is crucial to the mission and success of the Air Force Medical Facilities team. Working in the Biomedical Equipment field in the Air Force is a rewarding job choice.
You will work on, test and maintain equipment in base hospitals and clinics, as well as deployment to the field. You will be sent to technical training where after graduation you will work to help maintain some of the finest medical equipment anywhere in the world. Following US Air Force Basic Training you will attend technical Biomedical Equipment Technology School in Texas at Sheppard AFB. All of the different complex electronic machinery and electro mechanical equipment that is used by medical professionals will be in your purvey. You will learn advanced and basic principals of hydraulics, electronics, pneumatics, and other sciences and specialties so that you can perform the duties of your job.
You will be responsible for the upkeep and maintenance on equipment that literally is used to save lives every day. You will be taught about procedures using specific test equipment and tools, and how to perform tests and diagnostic measures. You will study and learn about approx. 40 different medical equipment systems and types of devices.