PICU Equipment Technician - (0.6 FTE, Days)
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0.6 FTE, 8 Hour Day Shifts
Lucile Packard Children's Hospital Stanford is the heart and soul of Stanford Children’s Health. Nationally ranked and internationally recognized, our 311-bed hospital is devoted entirely to pediatrics and obstetrics. Our six centers of excellence provide comprehensive services and deep expertise in key obstetric and pediatric areas: brain & behavior, cancer, heart, pregnancy & newborn, pulmonary and transplant. We also provide an additional, wide range of services for babies, kids and pregnant moms.
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.
Assists therapists with diagnostic testing procedures e.g. sleep studies, ECG.
Assists with transfer of patients to off unit procedures and to the general care units.
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.
Any combination of education and experience that would likely provide the required knowledge, skills and abilities as well as possession of any required licenses or certifications is qualifying.
Education: High School Diploma or GED equivalent
Experience: Two (2) years of progressively responsible and directly related work experience
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.
Equal Opportunity Employer