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Providence Health & Services Instrumentation Technician in Portland, Oregon


Providence is calling a Instrumentation Technician to the Technology Support Services Instrumentation Deparment at Providence St Vincent Medical Center in Portland, OR. This is a full-time (1.0 FTE), day shift position.

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We are seeking a Instrumentation Technician who will perform installations, scheduled maintenance, repairs, calibration and safety inspections of communication equipment and systems. Work assigned ranges from moderate to advanced in difficulty, in some cases requiring specialized and/or advanced training. The Technician works under the general supervision of the CE-Biomedical Services Manager and coordinates work with other technicians within the department. The Technician prioritizes duties to ensure a minimum of operational downtime and maximize the efficiency use of equipment. They participate in the on-call rotation and must be on site within one hour of receiving a call.

In this position you will have the following responsibilities:

  • Perform scheduled maintenance and repairs on electronic, mechanical, information and communication systems as assigned. Uses scheduled work orders, manufacturer's service/operational literature and direction from Lead Technician to schedule work. Document all work accomplished in CMMS by the end of their next scheduled shift

  • Maintain a current and accurate spare parts inventory list needed to maintain and repair assigned equipment. Draw parts from stock and places requests for new parts as needed. Inform the Lead Technician by the end of the next shift when stock needs to be reordered.

  • Complete Equipment Risk Criteria to establish scheduled testing and maintenance work order procedures and frequency of inspections for assigned equipment. Use manufacturer's literature, training, NFPA, Joint Commission guidelines, and local and regional standards.

  • Install, relocate, maintain and repair security monitoring systems and access control systems as assigned

  • Maintain other low voltage electronic equipment such as but not limited to, televisions, nurse call equipment and video recorders as assigned

  • Evaluate and prioritize work load to accomplish the best possible service given the resources at hand, provide service/project feedback to the designated Lead Technician and/or Manager and meet established productivity standards

  • Provide equipment/system in-service training to other technicians as required and after receiving specialized training in order to enhance department capabilities and coverage

  • Represents department's effort on complex systems installation projects by working with Architects, Engineers, Construction Managers, Contractors and Installers and coordinating activities

  • Participate in the On-Call after hours' response rotation and reports to the work site within one-hour.


Required qualifications for this position includes:

  • Associate's Degree in Electronics -OR- Five (5) years Installation and maintenance of electronic equipment experience

  • Oregon Limited Energy Technician License. Class A license is required.

  • 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.

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: Full-time

Shift: Day

Job Category: IT Operations and Support

Location: Oregon-Portland

Req ID: 301391