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Providence Biomedical Equipment Technician 1 in Portland, Oregon


Providence is calling a Biomedical Equipment Technician 1 to the Clinical Engineering Biomedical Services Department located at Providence Portland Medical Center in Portland, OR

(1.0 FTE, Days)

We are seeking a Biomedical Equipment Technician that will provide scheduled maintenance, minor repairs and electrical safety inspections on general patient care medical equipment under the general supervision of the Biomedical Services Manager. Work assigned is moderate in difficulty with general training. Services are performed on, but not limited to, infusion devices, vital signs monitors, compression units and other like devices at multiple locations within Providence. The BMET I operates 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).

In this position you will have the following responsibilities:

  • Perform scheduled maintenance as assigned and completes the required documentation in the CMMS by the end of their next scheduled shift

  • Use scheduled work orders, manufacturer's literature and assistance from other BMETs, Senior/Lead Technician, or the Biomedical Services Manager

  • Perform minor repairs of medical equipment as assigned using manufacturer's literature and guidance from other BMETs, Senior/Lead Technician, or the Biomedical Services Manager and completes required documentation and entry in the CMMS by the end of their next scheduled shift

  • Draw parts form stock and places requests for new parts as needed

  • Help to maintain inventory stock levels for equipment assigned through review with Senior Technician and Technical Coordinator

  • Evaluate and prioritize work load to accomplish the best possible service given the resources at hand and provides feedback to the designated Senior/Lead Technician and/or the Biomedical Services Manager

  • Analyze data and provides input to the designated Senior/Lead Technician and other BMETs on equipment issues discovered during testing in order to enhance department capabilities and coverage, Notification must occur within one week of discovery


Required qualifications for this position includes:

  • Associate's Degree in Biomedical Equipment Technology or Electronics Technology -OR- Military training

  • Current driver's license

Preferred qualifications for this position include:

  • One (1) year of Experience with patient care electronic medical devices at a circuit level.

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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 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: Full-time

Shift: Day

Job Category: Biomedical Techs

Location: Oregon-Portland

Req ID: 282121