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Keyword Relevance for: -Medical Technology
17-2031.00    Biomedical Engineers   Bright Outlook Bright Outlook  

    O*NET-SOC Title     no matches
    Alternate Occupation Titles yes    2 matches
    O*NET-SOC Description yes    1 match
    Tasks yes    7 matches
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Alternate Occupation Titles

  • Medical Engineer
  • Biomedical Engineering Technologist

O*NET-SOC Description

  • Apply knowledge of engineering, biology, and biomechanical principles to the design, development, and evaluation of biological and health systems and products, such as artificial organs, prostheses, instrumentation, medical information systems, and health management and care delivery systems.


  • Adapt or design computer hardware or software for medical science uses.
  • Advise hospital administrators on the planning, acquisition, and use of medical equipment.
  • Analyze new medical procedures to forecast likely outcomes.
  • Conduct research, along with life scientists, chemists, and medical scientists, on the engineering aspects of the biological systems of humans and animals.
  • Design and deliver technology to assist people with disabilities.
  • Design and develop medical diagnostic and clinical instrumentation, equipment, and procedures, using the principles of engineering and biobehavioral sciences.
  • Write documents describing protocols, policies, standards for use, maintenance, and repair of medical equipment.