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Position Details

Department: PCH-MAIN | Clinical Equip Mgmt
Category: Material Mgmt/Purchasing
Location: Phoenix
Posting #: 701964
Date Posted: 10/10/2022
Employee Type: Regular

Position Summary

This position manages adequate availability and distribution of equipment to meet the needs of the organization. This position is responsible for tracking and managing all inventoried and rental equipment to optimize its use in the most efficient and economical manner, including the validation of correct and appropriate charges for rental equipment being submitted to PCH by rental companies. This position works closely with department leaders to coordinate daily requirements, and identify opportunities for process improvement and expense reductions within the department. Works closely with Biomedical Engineering to set and implement asset management strategies, and to ensure equipment distribution adheres to requirements for the safe use. This position prepares the department operating and capital budgets, making recommendations for the replacement of equipment, or addition of new equipment as supported by various sources of data to include utilization and clinical practice change information.

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. Manage Clinical/Medical Equipment
    • Manages clinical/medical equipment that is used on the units for patient care to include inventory management, equipment par and circulation management, and repair/replacement planning. Works closely with units and Biomedical Engineering to define equipment needs and translate equipment needs to adequate equipment par and throughput models, including surge plans. Identifies opportunities to improve the efficiencies in the medical equipment use and flow supporting operations. Authors policies and procedures related to equipment regulatory guidelines related to use and cleaning.
  2. Manage Equipment Rental Activity
    • Manages all clinical equipment rental activity ensuring equipment is only rented as long as needed, and invoices are validated for accuracy and appropriately used by PCH before approving for payment. Ensures work flows are in place so that equipment is checked by Biomedical Engineering, per PCH policy, prior to use on any patient. Responsible for vendor relationship management and ensuring a high degree of vendor/PC coordination to expedite rental unit returns.
  3. Develop and Present Statistical Reports
    • Collects and compiles statistical information as needed to support inventory management. Prepares operational and statistical reports to identify areas of opportunity and to assist in decision making processes. Presents reports, business proformas/plans, forms recommendations, and completes SBARs and supporting documentation, as needed/requested, Vice President for discussion. Maintains all necessary inventory data in a data file or database.
  4. Budget Preparation and Management
    • Develops and manages department capital and operating budgets, achieving established financial targets and operating goals. Develops and manages asset category management plans to include repair expenses, extending stated useful life and replacement schedules. Participates in equipment selection activities. Coordinates asset category management activities with clinical and operational leaders.
  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. Associates degree, OR an equivalent combination of education and experience. Required
2. Bachelor`s degree Preferred
Do you meet this requirement?
1. 4 years of hospital, medical, or health care related supply chain, logistics and/or biomedical experience. Required
2. Business case development experience related to capital investments. Required
3. Finance acumen (total cost of ownership, basic utilization modeling, useful equipment life calculations, run rates, expense management, and multi-year investment schedules). Required
4. Knowledge of Medical Equipment and intended use. Required
Do you meet this requirement?
Special Skills
1. Microsoft Word and Excel Required
Physical Requirements & Occupational Exposure/Risk Potential
1. Physical Requirement - Climbing Occasionally
2. Physical Requirement - Feeling (sensing textures and temperatures) Occasionally
3. Physical Requirement - Fine Motor Skills (pinching, gripping, etc) Occasionally
4. Physical Requirement - Hearing Frequently
5. Physical Requirement - Pushing/pulling Frequently
6. Physical Requirement - Reaching Frequently
7. Physical Requirement - Sitting Frequently
8. Physical Requirement - Standing Frequently
9. Physical Requirement - Stooping/crouching/kneeling/crawling Occasionally
10. Physical Requirement - Talking Frequently
11. Physical Requirement - Tasting/smelling Occasionally
12. Physical Requirement - Walking Frequently
13. Physical Requirement - Near Vision Occasionally
14. Physical Requirement - Far Vision Occasionally
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 Occasionally
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 - Extreme noise levels Applicable
24. Occupational Exposure/Risk Potential - Airborne communicable diseases Applicable
25. Occupational Exposure/Risk Potential - Bloodborne pathogens or bodily fluid Applicable
26. Occupational Exposure/Risk Potential - Fumes or airborne particles Applicable
27. Occupational Exposure/Risk Potential - Hazardous materials exposure Applicable
28. Occupational Exposure/Risk Potential - Radiation exposure Applicable
29. Occupational Exposure/Risk Potential - Toxic or caustic chemicals Applicable
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