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medical device engineer





Medical device engineers design and develop medical-technical systems, installations, and equipment such as pacemakers, MRI scanners, and X-ray machines. They monitor the whole manufacturing process from concept design to product implementation. activities undertaken include, among others, designing product improvements, developing methods and techniques to evaluate design suitability, coordinating initial production, developing test procedures, and designing manufacturing diagrams.

Scope note

Includes people working in hospitals. Includes people performing technical management and ensuring operational readiness of medical equipment in use.

Alternative Labels

audiology engineer

medical-technical test engineer

orthopaedic engineer

engineer in biomedical systems

engineer of medical devices

medical-technical equipment engineer

biomedical systems developer

engineer of medical technology

medical technology engineer

biomedical engineer

medical device engineer

clinical engineer

engineer of medical instruments

biomedical systems engineer

medical-technical device engineer

medical instrument engineer

medical device developer

Regulatory Aspect

To see if and how this occupation is regulated in EU Member States, EEA countries or Switzerland please consult the Regulated Professions Database of the Commission. Regulated Professions Database:

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