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Providence Instrumentation Technician *$3,000 Sign On Bonus* - Portland 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.

$3,000 Hiring Bonus for eligible external candidates who meet all conditions for payment - this is in addition to the fantastic benefits and compensation package offered by Providence that begin on your first day of employment. Additional income potential during on-call rotation.

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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 coordinate work with other technicians within the department. The Technician prioritize 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

  • Use 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 place 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

  • Investigate recall notices, notify all involved parties, and arrange for the return of equipment/parts within 10-days of receiving the notice

  • Document service activities in the CMMS database as action steps are completed

  • Review and verify vendor service contracts to ensure that equipment is being serviced by the contracted vendor/provider properly, on schedule and that appropriate service documentation is received

  • Ensure contract services and report are documented in the CMMS within one week of receiving vendor/contractor documentation

  • Communicate delays and variances to the Manager, CE-Biomedical Services or Instrumentation in a timely manner

  • Represent 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 report to the work site within one-hour

Required qualifications for this position includes:

  • Associate's Degree in Electronics -OR- equivalent educ/experience

  • Five (5) years of experience installing and maintaining electronic equipment

  • Oregon Limited Energy Technician License

  • Class A license

  • 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 a full comprehensive range of benefits — see our website for details

About Providence

At Providence, our strength lies in Our Promise of “Know me, care for me, ease my way.” Working at our family of organizations means that regardless of your role, we’ll walk alongside you in your career, supporting you so you can support others. We provide best-in-class benefits and we foster an inclusive workplace where diversity is valued, and everyone is essential, heard and respected. Together, our 120,000 caregivers (all employees) serve in over 50 hospitals, over 1,000 clinics and a full range of health and social services across Alaska, California, Montana, New Mexico, Oregon, Texas and Washington. As a comprehensive health care organization, we are serving more people, advancing best practices and continuing our more than 100-year tradition of serving the poor and vulnerable.

Requsition ID: P348120
Company: Providence Jobs
Job Category: Facilities Management
Job Function: Facilities
Schedule: Full time
Shift: Day
Career Track: Technical/Skilled Support
Department: 5016 RS CE INSTRUMENT
Address: OR Portland 9205 SW Barnes Rd

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.