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Respiratory Equipment Technician

Company: St Luke's University Health Network
Location: Stroudsburg
Posted on: June 10, 2021

Job Description:

St. Luke's is proud of the skills, experience and compassion of its employees. The employees of St. Luke's are our most valuable asset! Individually and together, our employees are dedicated to satisfying the mission of our organization which is an unwavering commitment to excellence as we care for the sick and injured; educate physicians, nurses and other health care providers; and improve access to care in the communities we serve, regardless of a patient's ability to pay for health care.

The Equipment Coordinator monitors stock of supplies and orders when appropriate. Signs in all arriving supplies. Processes equipment for sterilization. Sets up ventilators in department and performs pre-operative check out. Performs aerosol/O2 rounds, changes equipment, charges, and maintains records.

JOB DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Changes equipment as needed.
  • Monitors inventory of supplies and orders as necessary. Stocks shelves as necessary.
  • Monitors supply of medications and orders from Pharmacy when necessary.
  • Orders oxygen and various gas cylinders maintained by hospital.
  • Updates Respiratory Leadership on equipment and supply needs.
  • Cleans, disinfects, and restocks equipment in hospital areas and emergency kits.
  • Sets up ventilators in department and performs pre-operative checks.
  • Works in conjunction with Bio-med to repair equipment.
  • Adheres to infection control guidelines related to cleaning of equipment.
  • Serves as a resource person for respiratory therapy equipment.
  • Provides education in equipment processing for respiratory therapy students and new employees.

PHYSICIAL AND SENSORY REQUIREMENTS:

Sitting up to two hours per day - 1 hour increments. Standing up to 6 hours per day - 1 hour increments. Walking up to 6 hours per day - 50 minute increments. Frequently uses fingers to manipulate small objects, equipment. Continuous handling of equipment, documentation of records. Frequent twisting/turning of hands while changing equipment. Occasional twisting/turning of body. Frequent lifting of objects up to 50 pounds. Occasional carrying of objects up to 50 pounds. Occasional carrying of objects up to 50 pounds. Frequent pushing and pulling of equipment up to 150 pounds. Occasional stooping, bending, and crouching. Rarely requires squatting, kneeling, crawling, or climbing. Occasional reaching above shoulder level. Ability to feel temperature and other attributes of objects through touch. Seeing as it related to general, near, far, and peripheral vision, and depth perception. Hearing as it relates to normal, high and low frequencies.

EDUCATION:

High school diploma or GED required. Student enrolled in Respiratory Therapy Program preferred.

TRAINING AND EXPERIENCE:

Basic computer skills and ability to learn new software to support department as needed. Prior Hospital experience preferred but not required. Knowledge of medical terminology helpful.

Please complete your application using your full legal name and current home address. Be sure to include employment history for the past seven (7) years, including your present employer. Additionally, you are encouraged to upload a current resume, including all work history, education, and/or certifications and licenses, if applicable. It is highly recommended that you create a profile at the conclusion of submitting your first application. Thank you for your interest in St. Luke's!!

St. Luke's University Health Network is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Keywords: St Luke's University Health Network, Bethlehem , Respiratory Equipment Technician, Other , Stroudsburg, Pennsylvania

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