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Providence Health & Services Service Equipment Specialist in Portland, Oregon


Providence is calling a Service Equipment Specialist (1.0 FTE, Evenings) to Providence Home Services Building in Portland, OR.

The evening shift is 11:00 am -7:30 pm.

In this position, you will:

  • Instruct, educate, and deliver home medical equipment to patients.

  • Educate and instruct each patient, family member or caregiver on the correct use and function of each piece of equipment delivered, and complete all associated and required documentation.

  • Perform home environmental safety inspections to include safe access into the home, throw rugs, and use of equipment in a multi-level home, smoke detectors, and working electrical outlets.

  • Review the disaster preparedness instruction pamphlet and patient rights and responsibilities with the patient/caregiver.

  • Perform customer service functions and facilitates minor equipment repairs.

  • Follow The Joint Commission, Oregon State Health Administration, and Oregon Department of Transportation and Washington Department of Transportation regulatory guidelines.

  • Function independently.

  • Be responsible for communicating and coordinating service with patients, physicians, nurses, and referral sources.

  • Perform all duties in a manner, which promotes teamwork and coordinated care.

Providence Home Services – Home Medical Equipment provides a variety of oxygen systems, home medical equipment, respiratory equipment, and soft goods for patients who do not require hospitalization, but need medical equipment to recuperate and function in a home setting** .


Required qualifications for this position include:

  • High school diploma or equivalent

  • Federal Motor Carrier Medical Examiners Interstate Certificate

  • Class C Oregon or Washington Commercial Driver's Permit

  • Class C Oregon or Washington Commercial License with Hazardous Materials and Air Brake endorsements within 60 days of hire start date

  • No more than 1 moving violation or 1 chargeable accident within the last 3 years

  • In compliance with Providence Health & Services-Oregon Human Resources policy # 302 "Background Checks” a criminal background check is required for this position prior to hire

Preferred qualifications for this position include:

  • 2 years of mechanical experience with home medical equipment

  • 2 years of experience in the home medical equipment industry

  • 2 years of experience in a customer service

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

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 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: Evening

Job Category: Biomedical Techs

Location: Oregon-Portland

Req ID: 239399