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Resp Ther Equip Tech/ECG Tech

Salem Health Hospitals & Clinics
Job Description
Overview:
Salem Health Hospitals and Clinics are part of a network of state of the art medical facilities located within the heart of the Willamette Valley. At Salem Health, we pride ourselves on being a community centric, diverse organization that has been voted a top workplace by our employees for three years running.
 

We continually strive to provide innovative paths to learning and growth while maintaining an environment of strategic problem solving objectives through Lean driven principles. We understand that hardworking, conscientious and compassionate team members are one of our most valuable assets and we are always looking for outstanding people to join our team.
 

Salem Health Hospitals and Clinics complies with the Oregon COVID-19 Vaccination Requirement for Healthcare Providers and Healthcare Staff in Healthcare Settings and the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services Omnibus COVID-19 Health Care Staff Vaccination Interim Final Rule. Every candidate who accepts a position with Salem Health will be required to furnish proof of being fully vaccinated against COVID-19 prior to starting employment ("Fully vaccinated" means having received both doses of a two-dose COVID-19 vaccine or one dose of a single-dose COVID-19 vaccine, and at least 14 days have passed since the individual’s final dose of COVID-19 vaccine). Details can be found on the Oregon Health Authority site here .
Description/Qualifications:
Eligible for excellent hiring incentives, including a Start Bonus and Relocation Assistance (for hires relocating from greater than 100 miles). To qualify for the bonus candidates must not have been employed by Salem Health in the last 6 months. Bonuses are available to external applicants only and are subject to all applicable tax withholding.
 

Your Role With Us:
You will be required to use your outstanding organizational skills to ensure that areas on patient care floors are stocked with appropriate supplies and equipment, and all unused equipment is returned for cleaning and storage location in compliance with departmental policies and procedures.
 

Core Functions
  • All oxygen therapy, respiratory and pressure monitoring, are routinely checked for use and appropriate operation in accordance with department policy
  • Accurate and complete charting immediately following the technicians’ rounds. All appropriate paperwork is correctly completed prior to the end of the shift.
  • All storage areas are routinely checked and filled as needed to maintain adequate supplies. Storage areas are maintained in a neat and orderly manner.
  • Discontinued equipment is decontaminated in dirty utility rooms on the nursing unit and returned to Respiratory Care ready for use. Equipment requiring sterilization is disassembled, packaged and labeled for pick-up by sterile processing. Sterile equipment is returned to stock.
  • Technician maintains the records for equipment rentals from outside vendors. Monitors ongoing needs for equipment and arranges for the return of unused equipment.
  • Uses interpersonal skills which convey a positive and supportive attitude (e.g., active listening, good communication, telephone etiquette)
  • Uses hospital/department resources appropriately by making cost-conscious decisions in the use of department resources, supplies, and equipment
Background/Expertise
  • High school diploma (or equivalent), required.
  • Current BLS Certification from the AHA, or obtained within 90 days of hire.
  • Excellent problem-solving skills both one-on-one and in group situations and ability to function appropriately under stressful conditions.
We have many excellent opportunities available! To view all of our openings, please visit our career page at https://www.salemhealth.org/about/careers
Closing:
Salem Health Hospitals and Clinics is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, national origin, disability, veteran status, genetic information, or any other status or condition protected by law.
 
Salem Health Hospitals and Clinics is committed to providing access, equal opportunity and reasonable accommodation for applicants. If reasonable accommodation is needed to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and/or to receive other benefits and privileges of employment, please contact my.recruiter@salemhealth.org.
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