Led by a chief warrant officer 3 or 4 biomedical equipment technician
and an MOS 68A (biomedical equipment specialist) master sergeant, the equipment management branch is usually made up of three sections: medical maintenance, property management, and Capital Expense Equipment Program, Super Capital Expense Equipment Program, Medical Care Support Equipment (CEEP/SuperCEEP/MEDCASE).
The SCC biomedical equipment technician
program trains students for careers maintaining and repairing sophisticated medical equipment.
When they have added the necessary experience to their college education and training, CSTCC graduates are eligible to take the exam for certified biomedical equipment technician
, certified laboratory.
Those preparing for the Certified Biomedical Equipment Technician
exam can take a two-day evaluation and review course on June 26 and 27 to gain a better understanding of basic principles and identify areas in which further review is needed.
Timothy Rhue, C.B.E.T., is lead biomedical equipment technician
at Samaritan Medical Center in Watertown, N.Y.
He is also a certified biomedical equipment technician
, earning certification from the International Certification Commission in 1993, and has worked in the biomedical equipment service and management field for more than 10 years.