“Medisend College Significantly Helped with My Job Offer from Henry Schein”: Tyson Jelink’s BMET Success Story

Ah! The military transitioning period can be difficult, but if you are like Tyson Jelinek, Marine Corps, you can think smart and use what you learned from the military to your advantage. “Transitioning out of the Marine Corps, I wasn’t quite sure what my next move should be.” Jelinek says. Just like most, it is not easy.

“I knew that I wanted to work on things and somehow help people by doing so.” The demand for this skill is immense, especially in the biomedical engineering technology/healthcare industry.

Upon doing his research, Jelinek came across Medisend College of Biomedical Engineering Technology, he believed in his skills and the demand for it. “It would be a great choice since I wanted to start work as soon as possible while earning an accelerated degree.”

Tyson earns his Biomedical Equipment Technology Certificate and an Associate of Applied Science in Biomedical Engineering Technology.  “My overall experience was positive, and the instructors and staff cared about each student and their progress. The skills I acquired while attending Medisend College significantly helped with my job offer from Henry Schein. If I could do it over again I would in a heartbeat. Huge thank you to the staff and instructors at Medisend for serving those who served, and making the transition as smooth as possible into a promising career field.”

Tyson Jelinek is now employed with one of the top healthcare industry leaders, Henry Schein as a Biomedical Field Technician.


Biomedical Equipment Technology and Medical Device: Downsizing

Downsizing is more than a trend these days; it’s actually a Hollywood film featuring Matt Damon. Hollywood got the memo that technology will always become more compact gradually over time. Computers, hard drives, mobile phones, cameras, and portable media storage have all gotten smaller. The medical field is no stranger to this trend. Almost 5 decades ago, diabetic patients carried a large back-pack size insulin pump. Through modernization and an invention by Dean Kamen, a miniature device can now do the same thing as a cell-phone sized device or implant under the skin today.

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