Respiratory Equipment Tech

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Rotating - 12 Hour (United States of America)

A Brief Overview
The Equipment Technician has overall responsibility for the maintenance and supply of equipment in the area in which they support. Coordinates and acts as a liaison between several different hospital departments and service lines to ensure equipment, supplies, and environmental needs are met. Ensure that the patient care environment and bedside carts are adequately stocked with unit specific supplies and equipment. Coordinates equipment maintenance and supply with hospital technician assigned to the area(s) of responsibility.

This is a Stanford Health Care job.

Locations
Stanford Health Care

What you will do
  • Coordinates routine equipment maintenance and inspection schedules with Hospital Technician.
  • Coordination and monitoring of loaned, borrowed, and equipment out for repair.
  • Effectively maintains appropriate quality improvement and control programs in response to staff and patient feedback, internal standards of care and external requirements.
  • Maintains a professional work environment: keeps work area clean and organized. Practices good time management.
  • Manages equipment storage and maintenance including removing broken equipment and expediting repairs when necessary.
  • Monitors and recommends changes to policies and procedures for the operations and activities of the Supply
  • Distribution systems ensuring compliance with applicable requirements of Federal, State and any other regulatory agencies.
  • Monitors methods and procedures for ordering, receiving, issuing, quality control, charge collection and reconciliations of inventory
  • Recommends space and other resources needed by the department to meet patient, departmental and staff needs.
  • Responsible for self-assessment and personal professional development of new skills or clinical knowledge to maintain current with position.
  • Responsible for the implementation and management of new equipment, projects, methods, procedures and systems.

Education Qualifications
  • High School Diploma or GED equivalent

Experience Qualifications
  • Two (2) years of progressively responsible and directly related work experience

Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
  • Ability to establish and maintain excellent client relationship, exhibit exemplary interpersonal skills and exercise sound judgment and professionalism in business and personnel matters
  • Ability to solve problems and identify solutions
  • Knowledge of computer systems and software used in functional area
  • Knowledge of decontamination and sterilizing techniques and principles and of medical supplies and their use
  • Knowledge of medical supplies and their care and use

Licenses and Certifications
  • None

These principles apply to ALL employees:

SHC Commitment to Providing an Exceptional Patient & Family Experience

Stanford Health Care sets a high standard for delivering value and an exceptional experience for our patients and families. Candidates for employment and existing employees must adopt and execute C-I-CARE standards for all of patients, families and towards each other. C-I-CARE is the foundation of Stanford's patient-experience and represents a framework for patient-centered interactions. Simply put, we do what it takes to enable and empower patients and families to focus on health, healing and recovery.

You will do this by executing against our three experience pillars, from the patient and family's perspective:

  • Know Me: Anticipate my needs and status to deliver effective care
  • Show Me the Way: Guide and prompt my actions to arrive at better outcomes and better health
  • Coordinate for Me: Own the complexity of my care through coordination

Equal Opportunity Employer Stanford Health Care (SHC) strongly values diversity and is committed to equal opportunity and non-discrimination in all of its policies and practices, including the area of employment. Accordingly, SHC does not discriminate against any person on the basis of race, color, sex, sexual orientation or gender identity and/or expression, religion, age, national or ethnic origin, political beliefs, marital status, medical condition, genetic information, veteran status, or disability, or the perception of any of the above. People of all genders, members of all racial and ethnic groups, people with disabilities, and veterans are encouraged to apply. Qualified applicants with criminal convictions will be considered after an individualized assessment of the conviction and the job requirements.