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Emory Healthcare/Emory University Equipment Technician in Decatur, 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:

  • The Equipment Technician is responsible for care and maintenance of departmental equipment. Provides patient care, treatment, and services within the scope of their license, certification, registration, and/or assessed competencies.

  • Practice will be in accordance with laws and regulations and will adhere to established policies, procedures and practice guidelines.

  • Monitor equipment usage.

  • Manages equipment and supplies in each assigned department.

  • Performs routine and preventative maintenance on a scheduled basis to meet state requirements.

  • Provides product training to nursing staff utilizing manufacturers' recommendations.

  • Orders equipment and supplies as needed to maintain appropriate levels and special needs of a facility.

  • Maintains all surgical equipment to ensure correct cleaning and in good working order.

  • Works with Biomed and/or Maintenance for equipment that needs repair or adjustments.

  • Checks with departmental schedules to confirm equipment needs and the potential for conflicts in scheduling.

  • Monitors progression of schedule in relationship to the equipment needs while prioritizing tasks to make efficient use of time and availability.

  • Communicates clearly and frequently with coordinator to ensure equipment availability when needed.

  • Performs attendant duties as assigned.

  • Participates in continuous quality improvement teams and activities.

  • Participates in supporting the organization's vision, mission and values and adheres to Standards of Behavior.

  • Performs other duties as assigned .

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

  • High school/Vocational diploma or GED.

  • Technician training or AA Degree in electronics preferred.

  • Valid Driver's License and/or ability transport equipment and supplies as needed.

  • At least six months experience working in technical (industry/hospital) setting.

  • Patient care experience preferred. CPR also strongly preferred.

  • Previous inventory management experience is sought but not required.

  • Previous healthcare or manufacturer specific experience is sought but not required.

  • Skills, Knowledge and Abilities: Skill and ability to communicate verbally, including public-speaking, and in writing.

  • Skill and ability to effectively manage multiple tasks and priorities within a fast-paced environment.

  • Skill and ability to anticipate, manage, and adapt to change.

  • Skill and ability to operate independently and collaboratively as part of a team.

  • Skill and ability to manage internal and external relationships.

  • Performs skills and competencies as defined in orientation checklist and annual departmental competency checklist if applicable.

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Division Emory Decatur Hospital

Campus Location Decatur, GA, 30033

Campus Location US-GA-Decatur

Department DEC-Medical Engineering

Job Type Regular Full-Time

Job Number 62225

Job Category Facility Support & Building Maintenance

Schedule 2p-10:30p

Standard Hours 40 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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