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Pulmonary Equipment Aide


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Company

Lancaster General Hospital

Cost Center

6720 Pulm-Clinical

Supervisory Organization

Respiratory Care Services - 4

Grade

G06

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Summary

Job Title:  Pulmonary Equipment Aide

This position is located in Lancaster, PA

Casual, 0.1 working at least 8 hours per two weeks working weekends on evenings or nights with one summer and one winter holiday , no on call. Great opportunity for a student.  This position is located at Lancaster, General Hospital.

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POSITION SUMMARY:

The Pulmonary Equipment section cleans and processes equipment in the Department of Pulmonary Medicine.  Responsible for the inventory control and distribution of supplies and medical gases.  Performs preventive maintenance and quality assurance procedures on respiratory therapy equipment.  Maintains inventory management system and works collaboratively with Materials Management

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS: Qualified individuals must have the ability (with or without reasonable accommodation) to perform the following duties:

  • Under the direction of the Department of Pulmonary Medicine leadership, supports all aspects of Respiratory Care Services regarding equipment, supplies, and non-labor resources.

  • Cleans and processes used and contaminated respiratory therapy equipment as per policy.  Inventories and distributes medical gasses as required.  Ensures compressed gas is safely supplied to all patient care areas as required.

  • Maintains appropriate levels of supplies and equipment in the department and critical care storage areas.  Also, maintains and replaces pulmonary supplies on the Medical/Surgical floors.

  • Performs preventive maintenance and quality assurance activities on equipment.

  • Performs daily checking of compressed gas as requested by the Department of Pulmonary Medicine.  Responsible for the ordering and changing of gas cylinders for the banks as well as other cylinder gases.

  • Confers with respiratory care leadership regarding technical assistance and guidance on performance of QAPI activities.

  • Provides orientation of the equipment section to new employees, respiratory therapy students, and student nurses as necessary.

JOB REQUIREMENTS

MINIMUM REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS:

High school diploma or equivalent (GED).

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:

One to two (1 - 2) years experience in health care setting.

This position requires FBI and Child Abuse Clearances #LI-MDI

Disclaimer

PENN MEDICINE LANCASTER GENERAL HEALTH is an Equal Opportunity Employer, committed to hiring a diverse workforce. All openings will be filled based on qualifications without regard to race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, marital status, veteran status, disability, age, religion or any other classification protected by law.

 

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LGH Part Time Posted on 06/07/2021