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Equipment Technician

Work Schedule/Days:  Night / Monday - Friday
Employment Type:  Full-Time
Location:  Egleston 
Requisition #:  68247

 

JOB SUMMARY

Provides delivery, tracking, and record keeping for all patient care equipment maintained on the Scottish Rite or Egleston campus only. Promotes the mission, vision, and values of Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta, meets regulatory requirements, and maintains accurate records across the system. Proactively supports efforts that ensure delivery of safe patient care and services and promote a safe environment at Children's Healthcare of Atlanta.

EDUCATION

• High school diploma or equivalent

CERTIFICATION SUMMARY

No professional certifications required

EXPERIENCE*

• 6 months general stocking/warehouse experience

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS*

• Hospital experience

KNOWLEDGE SKILLS & ABILITIES*

• Proficient in various PC hardware and software applications
• Excellent communication and organizational skills
• Availability and flexibility to work rotating shifts and overtime with little or no advance notice

JOB RESPONSIBILITIES*

1. Delivers and assigns all patient equipment utilized on either Scottish Rite or Egleston campus.
2. Re-supplies patient care areas daily with equipment to be utilized as the census demands or for use after hours.
3. Monitors the activity of issued patient equipment to ensure accuracy of equipment assignments.
4. Works closely with Central Supply to ensure all patient equipment is disinfected properly.
5. Makes daily rounds to pick up discontinued equipment for disinfecting, takes malfunctioning equipment to Clinical Engineering for repairs, and keeps accurate documentation of these actions to meet Joint Commission requirements.
6. Orders and monitors use of additional rental equipment to ensure necessary stock levels during times of increased census.
7. Continually monitors rental equipment usage to properly track vendor billing of equipment and ensure equipment is returned when no longer necessary.
8. Supports and participates in the continuous assessment and improvement of the quality of services provided.
9. Rotates equipment in Materials Management and other storage areas to ensure consistent utilization.
10. Understands and complies with infection control, safety, and Occupational Safety and Health Administration procedures and regulations.

SYSTEM RESPONSIBILITIES*

Safety: Practices proper safety techniques in accordance with hospital and departmental policies and procedures. Responsible for the reporting of employee/patient/visitor injuries or accidents, or other safety issues to the supervisor and in the occurrence notification system.

 

Compliance: Monitors and ensures compliance with all regulatory requirements, organizational standards, and policies and procedures related to area of responsibility. Identifies potential risk areas within area of responsibility and supports problem resolution process. Maintains records of compliance activities and reports compliance activities to the Compliance Office.

 

The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work performed by people assigned to this classification.  They are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all job duties performed by the personnel so classified.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS*

Ability to lift up to 15 lbs independently not to exceed 50 lbs without assistance
Bending/Stooping - Occasionally (activity or condition exists up to 1/3 of time)
Climbing - Occasionally (activity or condition exists up to 1/3 of time)
Hearing/Speaking - Effective communication with employees, supervisors/managers and staff. Effective communications with patients and visitors, as required.
Lifting - Constantly (activity or condition exists 2/3 or more of time)
Pushing/Pulling - Occasionally (activity or condition exists up to 1/3 of time)
Sitting - Occasionally (activity or condition exists up to 1/3 of time)
Standing - Constantly (activity or condition exists 2/3 or more of time)
Walking - Constantly (activity or condition exists 2/3 or more of time)

WORKING CONDITIONS*

Some potential for exposure to blood and body fluids

 

About Us:

Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta has been 100 percent committed to kids for more than 100 years. A not-for-profit organization, Children’s is dedicated to making kids better today and healthier tomorrow.

With 3 hospitals, 20 neighborhood locations and a total of 673 beds, Children’s is the largest healthcare provider for children in Georgia and one of the largest pediatric clinical care providers in the country. Children’s offers access to more than 60 pediatric specialties and programs and is ranked among the top children’s hospitals in the country by U.S. News & World Report.

Children’s has been recognized as a Fortune 100 Best Place to Work, a Best Place for Working Mothers, and as a top employer for diversity and millennials.  We offer a comprehensive compensation and benefit package that supports our mission, vision and values.  We are proud to offer an array of programs and services to our employees that have distinguished us as a best place to work in the country.  Connect to our mission of making kids better today and healthier tomorrow. 

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Address:  1405 Clifton Road NE, Atlanta, GA  30322
Function:  Facilities - Engineering/Facility Mgmt


Nearest Major Market: Atlanta

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