Equipment Technician


Position Details

Department: PCH-MAIN | Perioperative Admin Services
Category: Surgery/Endo/SPD
Location: Phoenix
Posting #: 784392
Employee Type: Regular

Position Summary

Posting Note: Full time Mon-Friday 6am-2:30pm

Management of surgical equipment in Main OR, and specialty surgical areas. Manage and assist equipment trials with surgeons. Work with finance department and surgery management in purchasing of capital and non-capitol equipment. Troubleshooting of equipment, repair of equipment with-in scope of practice. Coordinate with Biomed, and Facilities on all repairs required by their expertise. Booking outside vendors for procedures, Stealth Navigation, Lasers. Communication with Operating Room staff on equipment issues, special vendor/rep bookings, special surgical procedures for equipment required per procedure. This position works closely with Surgical Clinical Nurses, Surgical Technicians, and Surgeons during cases to assure accurate data capture and storage.

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.

Phoenix Children's Mission, Vision, & Values


To advance hope, healing and the best healthcare for children and their families


Phoenix Children's will be the leading pediatric health system in the Southwest, nationally recognized for exceptional care, innovative research and advanced medical education.

We realize this vision by:

  • Offering the most comprehensive care across ages, communities and specialties
  • Investing in innovative research, including emerging treatments, tools and technologies
  • Advancing education and training to shape the next generation of clinical leaders
  • Advocating for the health and well-being of children and families
  • We place children and families at the center of all we do
  • We deliver exceptional care, every day and in every way
  • We collaborate with colleagues, partners and communities to amplify our impact
  • We set the standards of pediatric healthcare today, and innovate for the future
  • We are accountable for making the highest quality care accessible and affordable

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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
2. Bachelor of Science Degree in a related field
Do you meet this requirement?
1. Two (2) or more years of experience with the use of surgical equipment in a health care environment
2. Biomedical and IT experience
Certifications / Licenses / Registries
Do you meet this requirement?
1. Current BLS Certification
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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