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Medical Equipment Specialist - 40hrs/wk, day shift

Madonna Rehabilitation Hospital locationLincoln, NE
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JOB DESCRIPTION

 

Job Title:  Clinical Equipment Specialist                                         
Job Code: LT   

Immediate Supervisor:  Materials Manager                                                     
Status:  Non-exempt                                    

 

DEPARTMENT FUNCTION/JOB OVERVIEW

 

Assists with processes and tasks in the equipment function within the clinical services facility management system.  Works in collaboration with the patient care and case management systems to purchase, track, clean and distribute to clinical units patient equipment items needed for daily use. Completes repairs on equipment with scope. Performs preventative routine maintenance on all clinical equipment. Assembles, repairs, cleans and performs routine P.M.â??s on W.O.W.â??s (work stations on wheels). Orders replacement parts for repairs. Special orders equipment when needed. Assist with the revisions of the equipment functions' operational definitions. Recommend process improvements in order to have the right equipment to the right place timely and at the most efficient cost.  Contributes to the financial and quality outcomes as it relates to the facility management system and to Madonna as a whole. Adheres to all Madonna's operational definitions. Work will be performed in an ethical and legal manner following organizational policies, processes, protocols and procedures. Responsible for quality service delivery and internal/external customer relations for Madonna as a whole, including upholding the mission and values for the department and facility.
    

 

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

 

(INFORMATION)

  1. Assist in modifying the equipment functions' operational definitions.
  2. Contributes to key indicator data for the equipment functions and/or the facility management system, carries out plans and follows up to insure process improvements are implemented and are effective.
  3. Incorporates corporate goals and objectives into daily operations.
  4. Assists system function leader with budget preparation as it relates to central service and equipment needs.
  5. Adheres to annual budget.
  6. Locates, inspects, repairs and cleans patient care equipment as instructed to meet department requests.            
  7. Completes reports as instructed by supervisor.
  8. Develops, maintains a patient care equipment storage center with required par equipment levels.
  9. Responsible for all aspects of the W.O.W.â??s (workstation on wheels)Assembles, repairs, cleans, manages inventory, preventative maintenance and order parts as needed to meet the needs of the whole facility.
  10. Cleans, disinfects, distributes and retrieves patient care equipment as requested by supervisor.
  11. Filing of all paperwork.
  12. Develops and implements equipment tracking process to efficiently track all inventory.
  13. Assists in the Purchasing Department as needed.
  14. Education and training of specialized equipment at the point of delivery to all staff involved.

 (PEOPLE)

  1. Communicates with members of the clinical service systems to insure equipment needs are being met.
  2. Models Madonna's mission, values, philosophy to all internal and external customers.
  3. Adheres to Madonna's operational definitions.
  4. Attends and contributes to function meetings.
  5. Attends all mandatory inservices.
  6. Develops and expands expertise in all areas of equipment by reading journals and attending related educational opportunities.  Incorporates knowledge to improve processes.
  7. Adheres to all state, federal, CARF, CDC regulations.
  8. Practices safe working principles.  Assists other staff to reduce risk in the work place.
  9. Performs other tasks as assigned by supervisor.  

(THINGS)

  1. Operates computer to process and develop reports, maintain and track equipment.
  2. Operates telephone, e-mail, voice mail, calculator, pager, copier for day-to-day operations.
  3. Receives and coordinates deliveries and return of equipment.
  4. Operates and loads cleaning and drying machines.
  5. Handles and operates small tools to make minor repairs on equipment.
  6. Perform preventive maintenance on equipment as scheduled in system.
  7. Maintains a clean, organized and safe environment.  Handles and operates all necessary equipment and performs required duties according to established safety standards to maintain compliance with regulations and prevent injury.

 

PHYSICAL DEMANDS AND ENVIRONMENTAL CONDITIONS

 

Must be able to frequently lift and carry of 20 pounds, occasionally lift and carry up to 40 pounds.  Must tolerate occasional standing up to 2 hours during 8-hour period with 45 minutes of sustained standing. Must tolerate occasional sitting throughout the work shift. Must tolerate constant walking throughout the work shift with up to 2 hours of sustained walking.  Must tolerate occasional periods of carrying throughout the shift.  Must tolerate frequent pulling throughout shift. Requires sufficient strength to produce 50 pounds of force to push/pull a bariatric bed on tile and carpet. Must tolerate occasional to frequent low level, horizontal, and overhead reaching with right, left and both arms.  Routinely exposed to biohazardous materials. Requires normal hand strength based on national averages for age and gender.  Requires sufficient sight to see and read reports and computer screen.  Requires sufficient hearing and speaking to communicate by phone or in person.

 

 

QUALIFICATIONS (Education/training and/or Experience)

 

High school equivalency or knowledge level. One year experience in inventory control dealing with stocking and/or distribution or healthcare experience required. Two years equipment maintenance, repairs, preventative maintenance and cleaning required. Two years post high school preferred.  Knowledge of medical equipment and medical equipment cleaning and sterilizing preferred and basic computer and calculator skills preferred.  Organizational skills and attention to details required.  Supervisory skills preferred.  Experience in developing processes (plan, do, check, act).

 

Background checks are conducted.  When specific authorization forms are requested so that full background and history can be obtained, employees/applicants must sign the form(s) requested.

 

 




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