The medical facilities in the United States Army are among the finest in the world. This is because the physicians have access to the latest technologies available in the medical profession. They also have the best technicians working around the clock to make sure the equipment is always working as it should. It is the job of the Biomedical Equipment Specialist in the US Army to make sure that all medical equipment is working properly at all times.
Duties and Responsibilities
In order to make sure all equipment is working properly you will be responsible for troubleshooting any malfunction as it happens to restore the equipment to an operation state as quickly as possible. You will also be responsible for performing preventive maintenance to make sure there is not a problem in the first place.
Training for Your Career
Even if you do not have any experience in the medical world, it is okay. You will be trained through a 41 week advanced training course after you complete basic training. You will be taught equipment repair, principles of electronics as well as use and maintenance of all electrical and test equipment.
The training you receive will prime your career in the military be making it possible for you to receive rank promotions and increases in leadership responsibility. You will even be able to enter the civilian workforce with the skills and medical facility would love to have as a part of their team.