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Emory Healthcare/Emory University Respiratory Care Equipment Technologist, PRN, 7a - 7:30p in Atlanta, Georgia

Overview

At Emory Healthcare, we integrate science and caring to change the face of health care. Our team members are courageous individuals who are willing to challenge the status quo and help find solutions to complex problems. We’re empowered to influence change for, and with, our patients, their families, the community and each other.

As one of the leading academic medical systems, we’re eager to share what we learn with hospitals around the country, and the world. We’ve got the backing, knowledge, experience and permission to lead the way in developing new and better approaches to preventing and treating disease, and our patients get treatments years before anyone else.

We’re defining a new standard of care for humankind. Are YOU ready to join us?

Description

JOB DESCRIPTION:

  • To provide in an expedient manner, properly functioning respiratory care equipment by disassembling, cleaning, reassembling, performing preventive maintenance on select equipment and verifying operational readiness.

  • Organizes, monitors and maintains appropriate supply inventories.

  • Equipment and Supplies: Maintains inventory for all Respiratory Care equipment and supplies.

  • Assures adequate stock.

  • Orders and receives equipment and supplies.

  • Dispenses and monitors the use of Respiratory Care equipment and supplies.

  • Processes all supplies for the department to assure equipment needs are met.

  • Disinfects equipment.

  • Repacks processed equipment according to departmental guidelines.

  • Maintains and replaces portable cylinders, hand trucks/stands and regulators in clinical and stock areas following departmental guidelines.

  • Reorganizes small par stock.

  • Transport supplies to Central Supply to be gas stabilized and picked up to assure processing on time.

  • Reprocesses post sterilization equipment.

  • Transports equipment and supplies to and from the Respiratory Department following departmental guidelines.

  • Socks and organizes supplies in storage areas.

  • Answers requests for equipment.

  • Maintains appropriate inventory levels.

  • Professional Development: Works with manager to formulate plan for professional development.

  • Attends educational in-services as appropriate.

  • Participates in professional activities and organizing to maintain knowledge of current trends, practices and development Safety, Security and Health: Adheres to the general hospital standards to promote a cooperative work environment by utilizing communication skills, interpersonal relationships and team building.

  • Following hospital policies and procedures.

  • Following departmental policies and procedures.

  • Contributing to the overall quality of services.

  • Assuming responsibility for keeping informed about changes in policies and procedures.

  • Practicing infection control measures and principles.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

  • High school diploma or equivalent.

  • Basic Life Support (BLS) Certification in accordance with the American Heart Association required.

  • ACLS and/or NRP may be required in designated departments.

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:

(Medium) 20-50 lbs; 0-33% of the work day (occasionally); 11-25 lbs, 34-66% of the workday (frequently); 01-10 lbs, 67-100% of the workday (constantly); Lifting 50 lbs max; Carrying of objects up to 25 lbs; Occasional to frequent standing & walking, Occasional sitting, Close eye work (computers, typing, reading, writing), Physical demands may vary depending on assigned work area and work tasks.

ENVIRONMENTAL FACTORS:

Factors affecting environment conditions may vary depending on the assigned work area and tasks. Environmental exposures include, but are not limited to: Blood-borne pathogen exposure Bio-hazardous waste Chemicals/gases/fumes/vapors Communicable diseases Electrical shock, Floor Surfaces, Hot/Cold Temperatures, Indoor/Outdoor conditions, Latex, Lighting, Patient care/handling injuries, Radiation, Shift work, Travel may be required. Use of personal protective equipment, including respirators, environmental conditions may vary depending on assigned work area and work tasks.

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Division St. Joseph's Hospital

Campus Location Atlanta, GA, 30342

Campus Location US-GA-Atlanta

Department SJH Respiratory Therapy

Job Type PRN / Registry

Job Number 71261

Job Category Therapy

Schedule 7a-7:30p

Standard Hours 4 Hours

Emory Healthcare is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer committed to providing equal opportunity in all of its employment practices and decisions. Emory Healthcare prohibits discrimination, harassment, and retaliation in employment based on race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, pregnancy, age (40 and over), disability, citizenship, genetic information, service in the uniformed services, veteran status or any other classification protected by applicable federal, state, or local law.

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