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Equipment Coordinator - Cardiology

Company: Eisenhower Medical Center
Location: Rancho Mirage
Posted on: June 6, 2021

Job Description:

* Job Objective: A brief overview of the position. * The Equipment Coordinator is responsible for equipment and supply maintenance for all areas of the Cardiology Department. This person is responsible for the tracking, control, ordering, and transporting. This person must be able to perform tasks with minimal supervision.

* Reports to * Lead in Echo Lab

* Supervises * None

* Ages of Patients * None

* Blood Borne Pathogens * Minimal/ No Potential

* Qualifications * Education * High School diploma or equivalent GED.

* Licensure/Certification * Required: American Heart Association BLS

* Experience * Required: One year Sterile Processing Department (SPD) experience and transporting of patients

* Preferred: Supply Ordering, Purchasing, Inventory Control experience

* Essential Responsibilities * Demonstrates compliance with Code of Conduct and compliance policies, and takes action to resolve compliance questions or concerns and report suspected violations.

* Performs transesophageal echocardiography (TEE) equipment decontamination for patient use; disassembles, cleans, sterilizes, and tests equipment prior to patient care use; cleans, inspects, sterilizes, and packages high priced fragile equipment used by these services; EP Lab, Cath Lab and TEE.

* Performs minor routine equipment maintenance including biomedical testing prior to patient care use; able to determine the need for additional services from BioMedical Services and/or service vendor.

* Displays effective productivity and time management skills.

* Ensures adequate storage and stocking of equipment and supplies in all appropriate areas; orders and maintains inventory of supplies for life support equipment.

* Maintains all required documentation, preventive maintenance, repair, decontamination, and records.

* Performs facility search to locate misplaced TEE probes.

* In collaboration with the Echo Lead, establishes and maintains acceptable inventory levels of supply items; places supply orders appropriately and timely; makes recommendations for cost reduction strategies.

* Assists department staff by delivering or recovering clean/soiled equipment as appropriate; assists the clinical staff with and performs equipment setup/changeout, especially life support equipment that is due to Preventive Maintenance

* In collaboration with the department Leadership Team, identifies opportunities to streamline equipment processing and supply processes, reduce labor time, and reduce waste.

* Performs physical assessment of department to ensure that standards of operation comply with OSHA, AAMI, and JCAHO requirements; in collaboration with the Director, participates in and follows up with monthly department Environment of Care inspections.

* Assists the Department Leadership Team with clinical evaluations of capitol equipment, minor equipment, and supplies.

* Participates in Performance Improvement and Quality Assessment activities and interdisciplinary teams as appropriate.

* Works closely with Materials Management in all supply procurement decisions and provides all required information to Materials Management.

* Assists the Echo Lead with identifying cost reduction strategies.

* Will assist when needed to transport patients.

* Performs other duties as assigned.

Keywords: Eisenhower Medical Center, Palm Springs , Equipment Coordinator - Cardiology, Other , Rancho Mirage, California

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