Patient Equipment Tech I
Company: UNC Health Care
Posted on: January 13, 2022
Description Become part of an inclusive organization with over
40,000 diverse employees, whose mission is to improve the health
and well-being of the unique communities we serve.Summary:
This position performs a variety of duties related to the setup,
processing , issuing of equipment and supplies at UNC Hospitals and
related clinics. Employees work independently performing duties in
accordance with standardized procedures, under the close
supervision of a technical or administrative supervisor.
1. Communicates need for equipment and supply information for
repair and replacement on a daily basis or as needed. Communicates
any procedural problem or ideas that may impact the department.
Acts as a resource concerning equipment inventory and repair to the
departmental staff. Communicates with Bio-Med Dept regarding
2. Conducts and documents daily rounds twice per day with the last
round no more than two hours of the evening shift. Supplies oxygen
tanks to annexes and base departments as needed. Stocks Respiratory
Care Department with packaged kits, disposable goods and equipment
as needed to provide continuity of patient care. Completes a weekly
inventory each Monday with department secretaries. Maintains
records for charges, equipment and supplies as needed.
3. Disassembles equipment and insures cleaning of gross
contaminates (tissue, blood, etc). Prepares equipment properly for
decontamination by cold sterilization, steam autoclaving, ethylene
oxide processing to include packaging and addition of indicators
and date. Checks the proper function of PEEP valves, manual
ventilation bags etc, after disinfecting process. Ensures the
cleanliness of the cleaning equipment storage areas to include
monthly washing of the walls, floors dryer filter changes etc, in
the decontamination room. Ensures that the proper equipment is
packaged in equipment kits such as ventilation kits.
4. Performs preventive maintenance checks on all adult and infant
ventilators on a monthly basis as available. Ensures that no
ventilator goes greater than 3 months without checking. Updates PM
records as service is performed. Documents and reports any
hazardous or malfunctioning equipment to supervisory staff. Repairs
miscellaneous equipment as needed.
Other InformationOther information:
High School diploma or GED
No licensure or certification required.
Professional Experience Requirements:
One (1) year of experience in the cleaning or delivery of patient
care equipment or an equivalent combination of education, training
and experience that provides the required knowledge, skills and
If no prior experience: May be considered as a trainee.
Knowledge/Skills/and Abilities Requirements:
Job DetailsLegal Employer:NCHEALTHEntity: UNC REX Healthcare
Organization Unit: UNCHCS HomeCare HMEWork Type: Per Diem
Standard Hours Per Week: 12.00Work Schedule: VariableLocation of
Job: US:NC:DurhamExempt From Overtime: Exempt: No
Keywords: UNC Health Care, Durham , Patient Equipment Tech I, Other , Durham, North Carolina
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