Job Description

Respiratory Care Assistant - Respiratory Care Services
Job CategoryAllied Health
ScheduleFull time
Shift1 - Day Shift

SUMMARY:
Oversees permanent and disposable respiratory equipment including inventory and storing disposable supplies, special supplies, organizing and maintaining respiratory docks.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

Subscribes to and upholds established standards of behavior.

Works collaboratively and supports efforts of other team members.

Supports quality improvement initiatives through team participation, data collection, process change implementations and other activities.

Maintains confidentiality and protects sensitive data at all times, including patient information, proprietary information and personnel information.

Adheres to organizational and department-specific safety standards and guidelines.

Adheres to TMCH values of integrity, diversity, accountability, compassion, and teamwork.

Maintains inventory documentation and notifies Administrative Associate of any supplies that fall below minimum levels for ordering on a routine basis.

Check equipment supplies and accessories on a regular basis to assure on adequate stock level.

Distributes supplies and equipment to units in a timely fashion.  Distributes equipment in emergent situations to Respiratory Therapist.  Prepares or test devices, such as mechanical ventilators, Non Invasive and other types of devices used by department.

Cleans and sets up equipment and any items that may need packaging on a regular basis.  Handles minor equipment troubleshooting.

Cleans bronchoscopes and any additional equipment used during procedure adhering to all cleaning processes in place.

Helps train new staff and students.

Performs related duties as assigned.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

EDUCATION:  High School diploma or general education degree (GED).

EXPERIENCE:  Healthcare experience preferred.

LICENSURE OR CERTIFICATION: None required.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:

  • Ability to read or listen and comprehend simple instructions, short correspondence, and memos.

  • Ability to write simple correspondence.

  • Ability to effectively present information in one-on-one and small group situations to customers, clients, and other employees of the organization.

  • Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals.

  • Ability to learn complex tasks, infection control procedures, and possess good critical thinking skills.

  • Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral, or diagram form.

  • Ability to deal with problems involving several concrete variables in standardized situations.

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