Equipment Aide - Respiratory Care
Massachusetts General Hospital(MGH)

Boston, Massachusetts

Posted in Health and Safety

Job Info

  • Works under supervision of the Assistant director, Operations, following specific instructions and procedures
  • Receives and stocks processed and capital equipment; delivers items/equipment to patient care areas; assembles and prepares ventilators for use; maintains inventory of supplies and conducts routine maintenance and electrical safety checks on equipment.
  • Performs and maintains inventory on all capital equipment which involves placing inventory identification numbers on all new equipment and coding records of same; performs basic operational checks on each piece of equipment.
  • Receives. Signs for, counts and stocks all disposable and non capital equipment
  • Distributes processed and disposable equipment to patient care areas; delivers ventilators and other equipment to designated areas.
  • Assembles ventilator circuits and ensures ventilators are ready for patient use,
  • Performs basic electrical safety checks using voltage meters on ventilators and other electrical equipment: hooks up equipment by voltage meter for leakage checks and compliance with standard levels
  • Advises administrative staff of need to service/repair equipment
  • Performs minor to moderately complex repairs on respiratory equipment: removes screws, nuts, bolts, and replaces external or disposable parts and circuit boards; advises Supervisor of contract service needs.
  • Performs daily inventory checks and stocking as needed for the Department bronchoscopy carts
  • Evaluates and troubleshoots problems associated with respiratory equipment

  • High School diploma
  • Speaks and understands the English language
  • Ability to organize work
  • Ability to work independently with minimal supervision
  • Basic data entry computer skills
  • Required to work in all patient care areas within the institution.
  • Exposure to blood-borne pathogens and other infectious disease.
  • Ability to walk distances and push medical equipment weighing less than 100 lbs.
  • Required to work all shifts any day of the week.

EEO Statement
Massachusetts General Hospital is an Equal Opportunity Employer. By embracing diverse skills, perspectives and ideas, we choose to lead. Applications from protected veterans and individuals with disabilities are strongly encouraged.

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