Position Details

Department: Surgery Main
Category: Surgery/Endo/SPD
Location: Phoenix
Posting #: 536701
Date Posted: 11/17/2020
Employee Type: Regular

Position Summary

The Equipment Technician is responsible for first level troubleshooting of all surgical equipment, lights and booms. This position serves as the liaison to Biomedical Engineering regarding proactive maintainance of all equipment and tracking the follow up on care and maintenance. This position works closely with Surgical Clinical Nurses, Surgical Technicians, and Surgeons during cases to assure accurate data capture and storage.

PCH Values

  • Family-Centered care that focuses on the need of the child first and values the family as an important member of the care team
  • Excellence in clinical care, service and communication
  • Collaborative within our institution and with others who share our mission and goals
  • Leadership that set the standard for pediatric health care today and innovations of the future
  • Accountability to our patients, community and each other for providing the best in the most cost-effective way.

Position Duties

  1. Troubleshoots surgical equipment.
    • Assists Staff in equipment set up for cases, including Stryker Integration System, laparoscopic cameras and scopes, video recording and printing, microscopes, electrochemical equipment, surgical tables, and any new medical or surgical equipment used for surgery cases.
  2. Serves as the Liaison to Biomedical Engineering and outside vendors.
    • Maintains an accurate inventory, repair and maintenance history on all surgical equipment.
    • Completes work orders to Biomed and Facilities as needed.
    • Follows up with Surgical Leads on capital and equipment purchases.
  3. Assists Surgeons as needed for specialty cases.
    • Sets up streaming ability to conference rooms.
    • Assists in data capture and storage.
  4. Education of Staff.
    • Provides initial and ongoing training for staff involved in surgery cases.
    • Reports performance issues to the appropriate supervisor in a timely manner for follow up.
  5. Performs miscellaneous job related duties as requested.

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Position Qualifications

Please review the following qualifications and specify whether you meet each of the requirements listed.
Do you meet this requirement?
1. High school diploma or equivalent Required
2. Bachelor of Science Degree in a related field Preferred
Do you meet this requirement?
1. Two (2) or more years of experience with the use of surgical equipment in a health care environment Required
2. Biomedical and IT experience Preferred
Physical Requirements & Occupational Exposure/Risk Potential
1. Physical Requirement - Climbing Occasionally
2. Physical Requirement - Feeling (sensing textures and temperatures) Frequently
3. Physical Requirement - Fine Motor Skills (pinching, gripping, etc) Frequently
4. Physical Requirement - Hearing Constantly
5. Physical Requirement - Pushing/pulling Frequently
6. Physical Requirement - Reaching Frequently
7. Physical Requirement - Sitting Occasionally
8. Physical Requirement - Standing Frequently
9. Physical Requirement - Stooping/crouching/kneeling/crawling Frequently
10. Physical Requirement - Talking Constantly
11. Physical Requirement - Tasting/smelling Occasionally
12. Physical Requirement - Walking Constantly
13. Physical Requirement - Near Vision Constantly
14. Physical Requirement - Far Vision Constantly
15. Physical Requirement - Color Discrimination Constantly
16. Physical Requirement - Use of keyboard, mouse and/or computer equipment Frequently
17. Physical Requirement - Lift up to 35 pounds without assistance Frequently
18. Physical Requirement - Lift more than 35 pounds without assistance Constantly
19. Occupational Exposure/Risk Potential - Inside office environment Applicable
20. Occupational Exposure/Risk Potential - Outdoor weather conditions Applicable
21. Occupational Exposure/Risk Potential - Extreme temperatures Applicable
22. Occupational Exposure/Risk Potential - Confined areas Applicable
23. Occupational Exposure/Risk Potential - High places Applicable
24. Occupational Exposure/Risk Potential - Extreme noise levels Applicable
25. Occupational Exposure/Risk Potential - Airborne communicable diseases Applicable
26. Occupational Exposure/Risk Potential - Bloodborne pathogens or bodily fluid Applicable
27. Occupational Exposure/Risk Potential - Fumes or airborne particles Applicable
28. Occupational Exposure/Risk Potential - Hazardous materials exposure Applicable
29. Occupational Exposure/Risk Potential - Radiation exposure Applicable
30. Occupational Exposure/Risk Potential - Toxic or caustic chemicals Applicable
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