ED Materials Associate
Company: Yale-New Haven Hospital Saint Raphael Campus
Location: New Haven
Posted on: June 6, 2021
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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
- 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
High School Diploma or equivalent.
Preferably one (1) to three (3) years experience in a clinical
operations or clinical engineering setting. Expert knowledge of
clinical equipment highly desirable.
Ability 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
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Keywords: Yale-New Haven Hospital Saint Raphael Campus, New Haven , ED Materials Associate, Other , New Haven, Connecticut
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