Catholic Health Initiatives University Place , WA 98467
Facility: St. Joseph Medical Center
Location: Tacoma, WA
Department: Hospice HME
Job Type: Per diem
Important Note: Nicotine (including cigarettes, gum, patches, vapors, etc.) and marijuana is part of our pre-employment drug screen
Transports, repairs, assembles and distributes medical supplies, oxygen and equipment to patients' homes and other designated locations. Work includes replenishing vehicle par levels, completing required paperwork, and performing after-hour coverage and other related duties. Incumbents are assigned mandatory, rotating on-call.
What you'll do:
Showcase knowledge of oxygen, basic medical equipment, and supplies
Become familiar medical terminology, unit workflow, FDA regulations associated with the delivery of a drug, processes, and supply needs
Inventory, educate patients, replenish and deliver medical supplies
Prioritize deliveries according to time commitments and urgency
Assess patient needs and facilitate through the proper channels
Perform assessment on patients regarding oxygen and nebulizer use on a Plan of Care.
Ability to clean and perform minor repairs on equipment as well as perform preventative maintenance on vehicles and complete a vehicle inspection report.
Use automated systems/applications/software at an acceptable level.
Establish and maintain effective working relationships as required by the duties of the position.
High school diploma (or GED equivalent). Satisfactory Abstract of Driving Record (Type: Employment Record) must be provided and meet departmental standards
Current Washington State Driver's License, subject to state vehicle verification to comply with hospital insurance requirements
One year of Home Medical Equipment experience and driving a single axle truck is preferred. Medical terminology that demonstrates attainment of the requisite job knowledge skills/abilities is preferred