1220.0 - Australian Standard Classification of Occupations (ASCO) Second Edition, 1997  
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      Biomedical Engineering Associate
      Biomedical Engineering Technician

Designs and evaluates biomedical devices and monitors their performance and cost.

Skill Level:
The entry requirement for this occupation is an AQF Diploma or higher qualification or at least 3 years relevant experience. In some instances relevant experience is required in addition to the formal qualification.

Tasks Include:
  • designs, constructs or modifies biomedical devices to meet special requirements
  • evaluates new biomedical technologies
  • monitors, controls, tracks and reports on performance and costs of biomedical devices
  • participates in the installation and commissioning of biomedical equipment
  • performs preventative and breakdown maintenance of biomedical devices
  • investigates and reports on incidences and injuries involving biomedical devices
  • performs or assists in clinical procedures and measurements
  • trains users in the correct and safe use of equipment

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