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Providence Health & Services Biomedical Equipment Technician - Level 1 or 2 in Portland, Oregon


Providence is calling a Biomedical Equipment Technician Level 1 or 2 to Providence Saint Vincent Medical Center in Portland, Oregon. This is a full-time, benefited position. Schedule is Monday - Friday, 7:00 a.m – 3:30 p.m. Call rotation is required after six months.

The Biomedical Equipment Technician reports to the Biomedical Services Manager and takes direction from Senior/Lead Technicians on various projects and work tasks. They work collaboratively with other department managers and key staff members to coordinate scheduled maintenance and repairs services, and other equipment services and tasks as they arise.

In this position you will have the following responsibilities:

  • Provide scheduled maintenance, repairs and electrical safety inspections on patient care medical equipment under the general supervision of the Biomedical Services Manager.

  • Work assigned varies in difficulty with some requiring specialized training. Services are performed on, but not limited to; life support equipment (i.e. anesthesia machines, defibrillators, ventilators, balloon pumps), integrated monitoring systems (i.e. physiological monitoring systems), key diagnostic and therapeutic devices (i.e. telemetry monitoring systems, surgical video systems) and other like devices at multiple locations within and outside Providence.

  • Operate test equipment and other instrumentation in performing tests, inspections and repairs, and is responsible for accurately documenting these services on designated forms and within the computerized maintenance management system (CMMS).

  • Participate in the department on-call rotation, and frequently travels to multiple facilities throughout the state that may require an overnight stay.

  • Perform all duties in a manner, which promotes team concept and reflects the Sisters of Providence mission and core values.


Required qualifications for this position at a Level 1 Technician include:

  • Associate in Applied Science Degree in Biomedical Equipment Technology or Electronics Technology. Equivalent military training will be accepted in lieu of the Associates degree.

  • Current driver’s license

Required qualifications for this position at a Level 2 Technician include:

  • Associate in Applied Science Degree in Biomedical Equipment Technology or Electronics Technology. Equivalent military training will be accepted in lieu of the Associates degree

  • *Three years of experience in a healthcare organization with patient care electronic medical devices at a circuit level

  • Current driver’s license

About Providence in Oregon

As the largest healthcare system and largest private employer in Oregon, Providence offers exceptional work environments and unparalleled career opportunities.

The Providence Experience begins each time our patients or their families have an encounter with a Providence team member and continues throughout their visit or stay. Whether you provide direct or indirect patient care, we want our patients to feel that they are in a welcoming place where they can be comfortable and free from anxiety. Our employees create the Providence Experience through simple, caring behaviors such as acknowledging and welcoming each visitor, introducing ourselves and Providence, addressing people by name, providing the duration of estimated wait times and updating frequently if timelines change, explaining situations in a way that puts patients at ease, carefully listening to their concerns, and always thanking people for trusting Providence for their healthcare needs. At Providence, our quality vision is simple,

"Providence will provide the best care and service to every person, every time."

Providence is consistently ranked among the top 100 companies to work for in Oregon. It is also home to two of our award-winning Magnet medical centers. Providence hospitals and clinics are located in numerous areas, ranging from the Columbia Gorge to the wine country to sunny southern Oregon to charming coastal communities to the urban setting of Portland. If you want a vibrant lifestyle while working with a team highly committed to the art of healing, choose from our many options in Oregon.

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Providence Health & Services is a not-for-profit Catholic network of hospitals, care centers, health plans, physicians, clinics, home health care and services guided by a Mission of caring the Sisters of Providence began over 160 years ago. Providence is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. Providence does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, disability, veteran, military status, religion, age, creed, national origin, sexual identity or expression, sexual orientation, marital status, genetic information, or any other basis prohibited by local, state, or federal law.

Schedule: Full-time

Shift: Day

Job Category: Biomedical Techs

Location: Oregon-Portland

Req ID: 259983