Equipment Technician Job

Children's Health - General Careers

Job Number: 53616

Location: Dallas, TX

Date Posted: 2-5-2018

Description:

Position Summary:

Organizes, tracks, stocks and maintains supplies and equipment throughout the hospital and pavilion. The incumbent in this job monitors or provides cleaning and preventive maintenance of special equipment and prepares it for use.

2 Roles Open:

1st position shifts: Wednesday & Friday: 10:30pm - 7am, Saturday & Sunday: 7pm - 7am

2nd position shifts: Thursday & Friday: 10:30pm - 7am, Saturday & Sunday: 7pm - 7am

Job Profile:

  • Through experience, has developed technical knowledge and skills to perform a variety of routine activities
  • Understands how own duties relate to others in the team and has an awareness of how the team integrates with others Manages own workload by applying an understanding of team priorities; may provide assistance to less experienced colleagues
  • Recognizes and solves typical problems that can occur in own work area; evaluates and selects predefined solutions from established operating procedures
  • Impacts the performance of own team through the quality of the services or information provided
  • Follows standardized procedures and practices and receives regular but moderate supervision and guidance
  • Communicates moderately complex technical information in straightforward situations

Job Specific Responsibilities:

  • Organizes supply room. Maintains supplies to meet and maintain agreed upon par levels.
  • Maintains equipment to ensure proper operating efficiency. Assesses need for repair/replacement or routine preventative maintenance.
  • Coordinates repair and maintenance schedules with in-house departments, outside contractors, and/or vendors to ensure availability of equipment. Monitors equipment performance for higher than average failure rates or other trends. Participates in evaluation of new equipment/products. May be designated to coordinate new product evaluation.
  • Maintains accurate, complete, detailed logs on the status of equipment and/or quality controls of equipment.
  • Assists other personnel in achieving competency in equipment utilization. Complies with OSHA guidelines and universal precautions. Takes initiative to be aware of changes in guidelines.
  • Communicates effectively and accurately with all team members. Assists in the development and maintenance of quality control and performance improvement programs.
  • Contributes to the financial health of the hospital by assisting others in understanding the value of equipment. Makes recommendation during budget preparation for new equipment/repairs on existing equipment.

Experience:

  • Minimum 6 months - 1 year of related experience required.
  • Health care experience preferred.

Specific Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Maintain effectiveness when experiencing major changes in work responsibilities or environment; adjust effectively to work within new work structures, processes, requirements, or cultures.
  • Use appropriate interpersonal styles to establish effective relationships with customers and internal partners; interact with others in a way that promotes openness and trust and gives them confidence in one's intentions.
  • Meet patient and patient family needs; take responsibility for a patient's safety, satisfaction, and clinical outcomes; use appropriate interpersonal techniques to resolve difficult patient situations and regain patient confidence.
  • Ensure that the customer perspective is a driving force behind business decisions and activities; craft and implement service practices that meet customers' and own organization's needs.
  • Develop and use collaborative relationships to facilitate the accomplishment of work goals.
  • Identify and understand issues, problems, and opportunities; compare data from different sources to draw conclusions; use effective approaches for choosing a course of action or developing appropriate solutions; take action that is consistent with available facts, constraints, and probable consequences.
  • Take prompt action to accomplish objectives; take action to achieve goals beyond what is required; be proactive.
  • Deal effectively with others in an antagonistic situation; use appropriate interpersonal styles and methods to reduce tension or conflict between two or more people.
  • Effectively manage one's time and resources to ensure that work is completed efficiently.
  • Accomplish tasks by considering all areas involved, no matter how small; showing concern for all aspects of the job; accurately checking processes and tasks; being watchful over a period of time.
  • Set high standards of performance for self and others; assume responsibility and accountability for successfully completing assignments or tasks; self-impose standards of excellence rather than having standards imposed.
  • Assimilate and apply new job-related information in a timely manner.
  • Clearly convey information and ideas through a variety of media to individuals or groups in a manner that engages the audience and helps them understand and retain the message.

Education:

  • High school diploma or equivalent required; additional training beyond high school required.

Licenses and Certifications:

  • BLS/CPR Certification preferred.

Physical Demands:

Medium - Exerting 20-60 lbs. occasionally, 10-25 lbs. frequently, or up to 10 lbs. constantly.


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