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Biomedical Technician I - Clinical Engineering

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Job ID: 2735
Location: Springfield, OR
Work Type: Full Time
Shift: Variable
Shift Length: 8 Hours
FTE: 1.00
Benefit Eligibility: Full-time benefits

Job Description


PeaceHealth is seeking a Biomed Technician I - Clinical Engineering for a Full Time, Variable position.  Hourly compensation starts at $34.19, more depending on experience.

JOB SUMMARY Performs repairs, preventative maintenance, and safety testing and deployment of biomedical and general patient care equipment under the guidance and supervision of the department supervisor or an experienced Biomedical Technician. 


1. Performs equipment inspection, minor repairs, and planned maintenance. 

2. Works with experienced biomedical technicians in the installation, maintenance, and repair of biomedical equipment. 

3. Maintains all documentation and record keeping required by management as outlined by current policies and procedures. Documents time and expense in a timely manner. 

4. Assists experienced biomedical technicians with testing and calibration of equipment according to manufactures recommendations and other established guidelines. 

5. Performs other duties as assigned. 

QUALIFICATIONS Required unless otherwise stated 

EDUCATION: Associate’s degree in biomedical technology or equivalent in electronics, physics or U.S. military biomedical or technical training required 

EXPERIENCE/TRAINING: Minimum of one year of experience in biomedical equipment maintenance or completion of an internship as part of a formal Biomed Technician Associated Degree program. 

LICENSE/CERTIFICATION: Valid state driver’s license 


 Must be able to cope with repeated bending, squatting, stopping, prolonged standing, walking and climbing stairs. 

 Must be able to life 50 to 75 pounds and safely operate hand tools, power tools and diagnostic test equipment. 

 Solid verbal, written and interpersonal communication skills. 

 Basic medical terminology related to equipment function 

 Skilled in using computers with Windows operating system. 


  • Work requires fairly light physical exertion more than 66% of the time.
  • Ability to lift 50 to 75 pounds and safely operate hand tools, power tools and diagnostic test equipment
  • Work requires frequent exposure to conditions involving minor cold, heat, poor ventilation or sharp instruments such as syringes or lancets. Reasonably anticipated exposure to blood and body fluids once per month or more.
  • Job duties frequently require intense concentration and attention to detail (34-65% of work time).

At PeaceHealth, we carry on the healing mission of Jesus Christ by promoting personal and community health, relieving pain and suffering, and treating each person in a loving and caring way. The fulfillment of this Mission is our shared purpose. It drives all that we are and all that we do. Employees of PeaceHealth embrace the spirit of these words and share our commitment to Exceptional Medicine and Compassionate Care, and are willing to learn and grow as a member of the PeaceHealth family. DISCLAIMER: The above information on this description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed within this job class. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities, and qualifications required of employees assigned to this job. 

Working Conditions

This position is represented by a collective bargaining agreement. There may be more than one opening on this posting.

About PeaceHealth

PeaceHealth, based in Vancouver, Wash., is a not-for-profit Catholic health system offering care to communities in Washington, Oregon, and Alaska. PeaceHealth has approximately 16,000 caregivers, a multi-specialty medical group practice with more than 900 providers and 10 medical centers serving both urban and rural communities throughout the Northwest. In 1890, the Sisters of St. Joseph of Peace founded what has become PeaceHealth. Today, PeaceHealth is the legacy of its founding Sisters and continues with a spirit of respect, stewardship, collaboration and social justice in fulfilling its Mission. 

We offer competitive compensation, a robust benefits package and a collaborative, Mission-driven work environment! To learn more about working at PeaceHealth and the community please visit our homepage:

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For full consideration of your skills and abilities, please attach a current resume with your application.  EEO Affirmative Action Employer/Vets/Disabled in accordance with applicable local, state, or federal laws.

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