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Respiratory Equipment Tech (Casual) at The Nemours Foundation

Posted in General Business 30+ days ago.

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Type: Part-Time
Location: Wilmington, Delaware





Job Description:

As one of the nation’s leading pediatric health care systems, Nemours is committed to providing all children with their best chance to grow up healthy. We offer integrated, family-centered care to more than 300,000 children each year in our pediatric hospitals, specialty clinics and primary care practices in Delaware, Florida, Maryland, New Jersey and Pennsylvania. Nemours strives to ensure a healthier tomorrow for all children – even those who may never enter our doors – through our world-changing research, education and advocacy efforts. At Nemours, our Associates help us deliver on the promise we make to every family we have the privilege of serving: to treat their child as if they were our own. 

This position is responsible for all aspects of the maintenance and inventory control of all disposable and non-disposable supplies used by Respiratory Care in the provision of patient care.

Essential Functions:

Maintains (disassembly, cleaning, assembly, and functional checks) all non-disposable equipment including: 

ventilators

non-invasive monitors

oxygen analyzers

medical gas blenders

medical gas flow meters and regulators

manometers and gauges

air compressors and generators

customized tracheostomy cannulaes

pulmonary function equipment (circuits and mouthpieces)

Performs all disinfection and sterilization procedures in accordance with the Respiratory Care Department’s Infection Control Policy and Non-Disposable Equipment Policy.

Assists in the preventive maintenance programs for all non-disposable equipment by documenting and performing operational checks and maintaining records.

Maintains inventory control of the department’s non-disposable equipment.

Maintains inventory control of all disposable equipment and supplies; provides supply projections by anticipating needs, and orders supplies as needed.

Delivers supplies and equipment to patient care areas as needed and/or scheduled

Maintains inventory control, records, and contract releases for all rental equipment.

 Prepares ventilator circuits and equipment setups for scheduled equipment changes and as needed.

Maintains an adequate supply of medical gas cylinders at all times.

Assists in patient discharge education by training patient care providers in the assembly and cleaning of customized tracheostomy cannulaes.

Participates in departmental and hospital programs for Quality Assessment and Improvement and works with departments/services to improve the care provided.

Provides age and developmental appropriate care to infants, children, adolescents, and adults.

Performs other duties as assigned.

Additional Requirements:

High school diploma required.

Minimum six (6) months experience in Respiratory Care, or equivalent, preferred. Minimum six (6) months academic experience in electronics/mechanics, or equivalent, is preferred.

Certification in electronics and/or mechanics preferred.

Our dedication to professionals who are dedicated to children frequently earns Nemours a spot on the list of top workplaces in the communities we serve. Our Associates enjoy comprehensive benefits, including our unique “Bridge to a Healthy Future” pediatric health plan, an integrated wellness program, opportunities for professional growth, and much more. As an equal opportunity employer, Nemours focuses on the best-qualified applicants for our openings.