ED Materials Associate
Company: Yale New Haven Health System
Location: New Haven
Posted on: June 6, 2021
OverviewTo be part of our organization, every employee should
understand and share in the YNHHS Vision, support our Mission, and
live our Values. These values - integrity, patient-centered,
respect, accountability, and compassion - must guide what we do, as
individuals and professionals, every day.Performs duties that
involve identifying equipment needed for direct patient or support
functions, adequately storing and maintaining clinical equipment
and care and setup of equipment to support patient care. All duties
are performed within prescribed timeframes and according to
departmental policies and procedures. Participates as a member of
the Emergency Department, contributes to a positive work
environment, and demonstrates an ongoing commitment to excellent
customer service and high quality work performance at all times.
Supports the development of programs that support the management of
ED equipment and facilities in order to drive maximum availability,
utilization and clinical staff satisfaction. Collaborates with
Nursing leadership, Engineering department and outside vendors in
the delivery and coordination of equipment and facilities services.
Has responsibility for ensuring availability of an appropriate
inventory of functional and up to date equipment to support the
clinical operations. Coordinates with Facilities group services
which include general facility upkeep and
repairs.EEO/AA/Disability/Veteran Responsibilities 1. Equipment
Inventory Management - ensures the availability of an adequate
inventory of equipment to meet the demands of the ED on an ongoing
basis. Participate in develop and imlementation of mechanisms to
identify equipment in need of repair, and assist in implementing
systems for the espeditious repair and return to service of
equipment. Assist in development of communication channels to
clinical staff about all matters regarding equipment. Assist in
purchase order submission, tracking and delivery of all clinical
and non-clinical equipment.2. Inventory and storage area
maintenance: Ensures proper storage and organization of all
equipment. Keeps inventory of available equipment accurate and
up-to-date. Keeps equipment in regulatory compliance in conjunction
with clinical engineering. Inspects equipment for safety sticker.
Returns equipment to designated storage location. Checks equipment
for functionality and cleanliness and stocks with required supplies
or accessories. Orders all needed accessories.3.
FacilitiesManagement - assists and coordinates with general
Facilities maintenance services, repairs and installation and
maintenance of security and safety systems.4. Supplies Management:
Performs a variety of supply related functions which support the
organization's patient care efforts. This includes but is not
limited to using hand held PC devices to inventory unit supply
areas, put away supply orders, maintain the supply areas in a neat
and orderly fashion, identify and process emergency supply orders
as needed, participate in teams to review and make changes to unit
supply pars, perform all necessary receiving functions for unit
supply deliveries, and general act as an advocate in all areas of
medical supplies for units the employee is responsible for. Must
work as part of a team that includes the patient servcie manager,
nursing, and Materials representatives to include supply vendors,
Customer Service Coordinators, vendors, and other materials staff
in order to ensure qualiaty customer service and meeting patient
care needs as they relate to supplies.5. Customer Service: acts as
resource to clinical staff (primary customer) for use of equipment.
Participates as team memeber and contributes to the cohesiveness of
the department to ensure a positive work environment.6.
Professional Development: Keeps up to date with changes to existing
equipment and new technology introduced into inventory by attending
appropriate in services and demonstrating competency as required.
Participate in staff training regarding equipment care.
QualificationsEDUCATIONHigh School Diploma or
equivalent.EXPERIENCEPreferably one (1) to three (3) years
experience in a clinical operations or clinical engineering
setting. Expert knowledge of clinical equipment highly
desirable.SPECIAL SKILLSAbility to prioritize and adjust work plans
in a fast-pace environment. Knowledge of clinical engineering
policies, clinical operation, and information systems. Strong
personal computer skills desirable. Proficiency and demonstrated
effectiveness in analytical thinking and problem solving related to
increased departmental and organizational operating efficiency.
Ability to effectively and independently manage multiple priorities
and assigned projects and initiatives.YNHHS Requisition ID26194
Keywords: Yale New Haven Health System, New Haven , ED Materials Associate, Other , New Haven, Connecticut
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