Houston, Texas

JOB SUMMARY
Operates maintenance program for hospital clinical equipment. Evaluates maintenance alternatives and monitors performance of service vendors. Recommends best choice for quality and value to hospital management. Serves as department Training and Safety Officer. Serves on department Quality Improvement committee.

Requirements:

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
  1. Obtains quotes for equipment service contracts.
  2. Performs analysis of proposals.
  3. Submits appropriate requisitions for contracts and equipment service. Coordinates approval by hospital management.
  4. Organizes and coordinates maintenance activities and collects documentation related to equipment service actions. Ensures adequate performance of service vendors by interaction with vendors and equipment owners.
  5. Generates documentation for program costs. Works with Financial Accounting on payment of invoices.
  6. Recommends or establishes inventory of replacement parts and accessories for
  7. clinical equipment.
  8. Serves as department Training and Safety Officer. Maintains documentation related to personnel training, hazard communication compliance, and safety inspections.
  9. Serves on the department Quality Improvement committee.
  10. Demonstrates the components of the ICARE values statement.
  11. Follows all safety rules while on the job. Reports accidents promptly and corrects minor safety hazards.
  12. Performs other job related duties as assigned.
  13. Maintains high customer satisfaction.

Qualifications:

EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS
TRAININGEXPERIENCEB.S. Degree or A.A.S. Degree 3 years 
EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS
Experience in above table refers to duties and responsibilities described above.

CERTIFICATES, LICENSES AND REGISTRATIONS REQUIRED
None

SPECIAL KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES REQUIRED
  • Computer literacy relating to word processing, database, and spreadsheet applications.
  • Oral and written communication and interpersonal relationship skills, technical
  • judgment, knowledge of JCAHO, FDA, AAMI, AHA, and ECRI standards and practices.
  • Skilled in the use of standard and specialized test equipment and tools used for the maintenance of clinical equipment.
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  • Skilled in diagnostic troubleshooting of clinical equipment.
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  • On the job training necessary:
  •   a. Continuing Education Courses  b. Skill in using computerized Equipment Management System. 

    Company Profile:

    Based in the Texas Medical Center, Houston Methodist Hospital is delivering on a mission started in 1919, which continues today – bringing quality, integrity, compassion and innovation into everything we do. As the flagship hospital of Houston Methodist, Houston Methodist Hospital is a nationally recognized medical center with a history of health care innovation. Houston Methodist Hospital was awarded Magnet recognition for nursing excellence for a fourth consecutive time by the ANCC. In addition, Houston Methodist Hospital was recently named by U.S. News & World Report as one of the country’s top 20 hospitals and was also ranked the No. 1 hospital in Texas for the fifth consecutive year.

Houston, Texas

At Houston Methodist, Leading Medicine is more than a description of what we do; it's who we are. We take our responsibility as Houston's premier health care system seriously, and with a national reputation for excellence in patient care, innovation and research, we hold ourselves and the careers we build to a higher standard. Our culture is diverse, dynamic and challenging. We believe in our I Care Values and conduct ourselves with Integrity, Compassion, Accountability, Respect for others and a commitment to Excellence. Discover the difference for yourself and join Houston Methodist.

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