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Surgery - OR Equipment Specialist, Argyle

Location: Argyle, TX
Date Posted: 03-21-2018
POSITION SUMMARY:
  • The Operating Room Equipment Specialist is responsible for coordinating and maintaining all surgical equipment, makes sure all biomed checks are current. 
  • Helps trouble shoots all departments with computer problems and phone system connectivity.
  • Works with team to set-up, assemble, basic maintenance, storage, and trouble shooting for all equipment used in the operating room. 
  • This includes, but is not limited to, all lasers, microscopes, video equipment, endo-processors, specialty tables, tourniquets, cautery machines, insufflators and irrigators. 
  • Good communication skills needed.
 
REPORTING RELATIONSHIPS: 
  • The Equipment Specialist is under the direct supervision of the Surgery Team Leader/Charge Nurse  for general responsibilities.
  • Administratively the equipment technician specialist is under the Manager of Surgery and CCO.
 
REQUIREMENTS: 
  • 1)  High school diploma or equivalent preferred  
  • 2) BLS certified 
  • 3) Experience with electronic and mechanical equipment.
  • 4) Hospital/surgical experience
 
New Hires will have 60 days to acquire the required Basic Life Support (CPR)
 

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:
  • Able to lift 30 pounds on a regular basis, able to lift 50-80 occasionally
 
EMPLOYEE STATUS:
  • Non-exempt hourly
 
Customer Service Excellence:
  • Customers defined as patients, families, visitors, co-workers, our community and business partners.  
  • Fosters positive working relationships across departments and campuses to represent Wise Health System as a unified supportive system. & Wise Health System’s mission, vision, and values.
  • Engages full spectrum of communication excellence:  models integrity, personal accountability, engagement, communication bridges, active listening, open dialogue, empathy, understanding and interest. 
  • Acknowledges and respects individual cultures, values, beliefs and preferences. 
  • Practices self-care and renewal.
  • Willingly takes the initiative to improve customer service. 
  • Collaborates with interdisciplinary team for efficient and safe patient care.
  • Assists in the orientation, education and training of newly hired employees. 
  • Participates in all departmental and WHS mandatory in-services. 
  • Shows motivation and self-direction in offering to do additional and/or  other tasks as assigned. 
  • Participates in early/late  rotation, vacation, and off-shift coverage as necessary. 
  • Participates in Continuous Quality Improvement activities as assigned.
  • Follows guidelines, policies and safety requirements as determined by all relevant regulatory and standard setting agencies or organizations. 
  • Practices within the system and departmental policies and procedures.

OSHA TASK CATEGORY ONE:
  • There is an inherent potential for mucous membrane or skin contact with blood, body fluids, or tissues, or a potential for spills splashes during the performance of the job. 
  • Universal precautions must be observed and protective devices worn by the employee when performing those tasks likely to cause exposure.
 
Employment standards include current requirements as determined by Federal, State, and Wise Health System policy.
 
 
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