NICU Equipment Technician ( 1.0 FTE, Evenings )
1.0 FTE, 8-hour Evening Shift
At Stanford Children’s Health, we know world-renowned care begins with world-class caring. That's why we combine advanced technologies and breakthrough discoveries with family-centered care. It's why we provide our caregivers with continuing education and state-of-the-art facilities, like the newly remodeled Lucile Packard Children's Hospital Stanford. And it's why we need caring, committed people on our team - like you. Join us on our mission to heal humanity, one child and family at a time.
This paragraph summarizes the general nature, level and purpose of the job.
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.
The essential functions listed are typical examples of work performed by positions in this job classification.
They are not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, tasks, and responsibilities. Employees may also perform other duties as assigned.
Employees must abide by all Joint Commission Requirements including but not limited to sensitivity to cultural diversity, patient care, patients rights and ethical treatment, safety and security of physical environments, emergency management, teamwork, respect for others, participation in ongoing education and training, communication and adherence to safety and quality programs, sustaining compliance withNational Patient Safety Goals, and licensure and health screenings. Must perform all duties and responsibilities in accordance with the Service Standards of the Hospital(s).
- 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
These are the observable and measurable attributes and skills required to perform successfully the essential functions of the job and are generally demonstrated through qualifying experience, education, or licensure/certification.
- 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
Physical Requirements and Working Conditions
The Physical Requirements and Working Conditions in which the job is typically performed are available from the Occupational Health Department. Reasonable accommodations will be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of the job.
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