Works under supervision of the Assistant director, Operations, following specific instructions and procedures
Receives and stocks processed and capital equipment; delivers items/equipment to patient care areas; assembles and prepares ventilators for use; maintains inventory of supplies and conducts routine maintenance and electrical safety checks on equipment.
Performs and maintains inventory on all capital equipment which involves placing inventory identification numbers on all new equipment and coding records of same; performs basic operational checks on each piece of equipment.
Receives. Signs for, counts and stocks all disposable and non capital equipment
Distributes processed and disposable equipment to patient care areas; delivers ventilators and other equipment to designated areas.
Assembles ventilator circuits and ensures ventilators are ready for patient use,
Performs basic electrical safety checks using voltage meters on ventilators and other electrical equipment: hooks up equipment by voltage meter for leakage checks and compliance with standard levels
Advises administrative staff of need to service/repair equipment
Performs minor to moderately complex repairs on respiratory equipment: removes screws, nuts, bolts, and replaces external or disposable parts and circuit boards; advises Supervisor of contract service needs.
Performs daily inventory checks and stocking as needed for the Department bronchoscopy carts
Evaluates and troubleshoots problems associated with respiratory equipment
High School diploma
Speaks and understands the English language
Ability to organize work
Ability to work independently with minimal supervision
Basic data entry computer skills
Required to work in all patient care areas within the institution.
Exposure to blood-borne pathogens and other infectious disease.
Ability to walk distances and push medical equipment weighing less than 100 lbs.
Required to work all shifts any day of the week.
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According to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS), overall employment of occupational health and safety specialists and technicians is projected to grow 4 percent from 2019 to 2029, about as fast as the average for all occupations. Specialists and technicians will be needed in a wide variety of industries to ensure that employers adhere to both existing and new regulations.
According to BLS, the median annual wage for occupational health and safety specialists was $76,340 in May 2020, while the median annual wage for occupational health and safety technicians was $53,340 in May 2020.
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