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Pediatric Home Service employee earns Biomedical Equipment Technician Certification

St. Paul, Minn.Pediatric Home Service is pleased to announce that Matt Carlson has been recognized as a Certified Biomedical Equipment Technician by the US Certification Commission for Clinical Engineering and Biomedical Technology and the International Certification Commission.

Carlson is just one of 99 people in Minnesota, 3 of which are employed with Pediatric Home Service, and one of 6,082 worldwide to receive the certification, which recognizes excellence in theoretical and practical knowledge of the principles of biomedical equipment technology and demonstrates that the technician has the knowledge to ensure a safe, reliable healthcare environment.

“Safety has always been, and will always be, our top priority in caring for our young patients. With Certified Biomedical Equipment technicians on our team, physicians, discharge planners, patients and families can take comfort in knowing the equipment we provide is being maintained to the highest safety standards by qualified technicians,” said Pediatric Home Service Senior V.P. of Operations, Pam Clifton.

To achieve certification, Carlson fulfilled numerous prerequisites, passed a rigorous exam, and demonstrated a commitment to maintaining and advancing his knowledge in the field through continuing education programs.

About Pediatric Home Service

Based in St. Paul, Minn., Pediatric Home Service is an independent pediatric homecare company that helps medically-complex, technology-dependent children live safely and successfully where they’re most comfortable, at home with their families, rather than in a hospital. Pediatric Home Service has been partnering with health care professionals and family caregivers for more than two decades to deliver compassionate, specialized, high-quality care to children with special medical needs.


Originally published: April 24, 2012