Medical Equipment Technician

Biomedical Equipment Technician (BMET)Service Technician

Biomedical Electronics Technician

Biomedical Engineering Technician (BMET)

Minimum 12th standard pass in Science

Certified training for Medical Equipment Technician (programme aligned to HSS/Q 5601 released by Healthcare Sector Skill Council)

Preferred relevant work experience

The tasks a Medical Equipment Technician is expected to perform include:Installing, maintaining and repairing patient care equipment

Documenting all service activities

Performing inspections

Training the hospital staff

Knowledge of forms required during equipment set-up


Proficiency in tailoring training and instruction materials

Ability to ensure that the hospital staff knows how to use the equipment safely

Proficiency in assembling the equipment appropriately

Knowledge about basic medical terminologies

Relevant professional qualifications

Eye for detail

Follows instructions

Respects the privacy of patient?s data

Meticulous and organized

Good communication skill

It is not a desk job

Work from home option is not available

Part-time jobs are available

Need not handle a team

Travelling is not a part of this job Working hours

Companies usually work for 5/6 days a week and 9/10 hours everyday. This may vary from hospital to hospital

Shift system is available

Is the job suitable for a candidate with special needs?Maybe

This job is considered mildly hazardous or dangerous

Health risks include exposure to needles, chemicals, possibility of contracting infectious diseases, etc.

For freshers - INR 7,500 to INR 9,000 per month For candidates with 1-2 yearsexperience - INR 10,000 to INR 12,000 per month(These figures are indicative and subject t o change)

Medical Tourism and Certification/Accreditation of Medical Institutions

As covered earlier, medical tourism is being widely promoted by the Indian government. Certification/Accreditation of medical institutions definitely play a large role in attracting foreign nationals to Indian hospitals for treatment. With healthcare delivery players in the private sector vying for a share of international medical tourists, there is bound to be an increase in the number of medical institutions being certified/accredited.

Developments and Newer Areas of Medicine

Combined with the required increase in the density of medical professionals per 1,000 persons, as well as the projected increase in population, significant capacity and skill development is required in the following areas:



Technicians and paramedics

Among the areas outlined above, the requirement of nurses, technicians and paramedics account for over 75% of the incremental human resource requirement.

The medical equipment in use today is constantly evolving and progressing, leading to a demand for Medical Equipment Technicians.

Large hospitals

Healthcare providers across India

Public and private hospitals

Healthcare providers across India

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Bharat Sevak Samaj

Goa College of Pharmacy

Sanjeevani Institute of Para Medical Science

All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS)

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