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Providence Health & Services Equipment Technician and Videographer - Surgical Services in Portland, Oregon


Providence is calling a Equipment Technician / Videographer - Surgical Services (0.0 FTE, Rotating/Variable) to Providence Portland Medical Center in Portland, OR.

This is fill in resource position covering 8 hour shifts between 7am - 6pm and call after 6pm.

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We are seeking a Videographer / Equipment Technician - Surgical Services who will operate, maintain , and or support specialized equipment during surgical procedures in OR, CVOR, Anesthesia, PACU, SSU, and Endo. Be responsible for management of relevant material resources and quality control of equipment used within surgical services. This includes recommendation for purchasing, tracking, preventative maintenance, use, repair, storage, and inventory of equipment. Helps to plan and organize the implementation of equipment and or projects within surgical services as needed. Provides material and educational training to staff regarding the use and support of this equipment within surgical services.

In this position you will have the following responsibilities:

  • Working with Image Guidance systems in several different service lines

  • Maintain knowledge and skills to support a variety of endoscopic cameras and other video and MIS equipment

  • Provide medical photography and videography within surgery

  • Provide basic 1 st response computer support/troubleshooting.

  • Video capture surgical services in-service sessions, produce instructional video to support the surgical services staff in accordance with the Providence mission

  • Act as an educational resource to surgeons, anesthesiologists and hospital personnel concerning equipment information, usage, and maintenance

  • Implement, coordinate, and communicate an effective preventive maintenance and repair for Surgical Services equipment in close collaboration with Clinical Engineering, Physical Plant, and Surgical services staff

  • Oversee equipment storage and ensure equipment is stored appropriately to protect it from damage

  • Maintain Surgical Services’ equipment database through the tracking of equipment and patients in OR Tracker interface. Includes trouble shooting of hardware, software, badge application, and workflow to support the use of OR Tracker

  • Coordinate repairs to the operating suite physical plant by maintaining records of work requests and completion dates.

  • Educate other surgery staff to operate video and MIS equipment

  • Act as the Laser Safety Officer in the main operating room

  • Work with surgical equipment and procedures

  • Provide clinical support for laser cases as well as Neuro Spine cases with image-guided stealth


Required qualifications for this position includes:

  • High School Diploma -OR- GED

  • Current American Heart Association - Basic Life Support (AHA-BLS) at time of hire

Preferred qualifications for this position include:

  • Advanced training with surgical lasers, image guided surgical software, MIS video equipment and other equipment used in surgical services

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.

We offer comprehensive, best-in-class benefits to our caregivers. For more information, visit

Our Mission

As expressions of God’s healing love, witnessed through the ministry of Jesus, we are steadfast in serving all, especially those who are poor and vulnerable.

About Us

Providence is a comprehensive not-for-profit network of hospitals, care centers, health plans, physicians, clinics, home health care and services continuing a more than 100-year tradition of serving the poor and vulnerable. 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: On Call

Shift: Variable

Job Category: Marketing/PR/Communications

Location: Oregon-Portland

Req ID: 316315