Tactical Element

Technical Instructor I (Biomedical Equipment Technician) / Biomedical Equipment Technician Program

Technical Instructor I (Biomedical Equipment Technician)
Biomedical Equipment Technician Program
United States Army Medical Center of Excellence (MEDCoE)
Joint Base San Antonio, Fort Sam Houston, Texas

Perform the duties and tasks of an instructor for the Biomedical Equipment Technician (BMET) Program in a manner that establishes and maintains a
good learning and working environment, instructing students, administering the course, in concert and coordination with Government instructors (i.e. training team), and according to criteria and guidance established by the MEDCoE and Program Director.

Conduct classroom and laboratory instruction (i.e., teach) of any/all lesson topics in the courses using the approved course materials and methods that are likely to ensure that students meet established learning objectives. Prepare cases, set up, and administer/conduct practical exercises. Assist in development, set up, administer, and grade written and practical examinations as well as perform appropriate statistical analysis on exam results in accordance with the policies and guidelines provided.

Instruction may be conducted in a virtual environment over the internet using programs such as Blackboard, Microsoft TEAMS, ZOOM, or other virtual enhancement programs. This may require monitoring and responding to questions or message board information/requests.

Provide SME/scientific technical support that is technically accurate, insightful, and creative; contribute to technical scientific discussions in a manner that is positive contribution to group/teamwork.

Perform course administrative functions including maintaining student and course administrative records, organizing training materials, and identifying supply needs.

Perform typical training logistics activities such as using supplies and equipment in accordance with Plan of Instruction, maintaining the order and cleanliness of the training facility as needed, and assisting with setting up and moving furniture and equipment within the facility.

Will submit required documentation aligned with accreditation requirements to include Student Assessments, Instructor Evaluations and Classroom administration documents.

Special Qualifications and Certifications:
Preferred a minimum two years of academic and experiential qualifications and backgrounds (identified in documented descriptions of roles and responsibilities) that are necessary to meet program objectives and the mission of the institution. Documented expertise in their area(s) of teaching responsibility and knowledge of the content delivery method (e.g., distance learning). Evidence of expertise in teaching assignments might include documentation of continuing professional development, relevant experience, faculty development plan reflecting acquisition of new content, incorporation of feedback from course evaluations, and other sources.

Able to stand and walk around classroom/laboratory for two (2) hours continuously and intermittently for 2 hours.

Minimum Two (2) years’ work experience as a Biomedical Equipment Technician (BMET).

Instructor must be a graduate of the Medical Education& Training Campus (METC) BMET Program or a graduate of a civilian equivalent program, must hold an associate degree and must have a minimum of two (2) years of full-time work experience as a BMET.