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Unit Tech - NICU

Company: Driscoll Children's Hospital
Location: Corpus Christi
Posted on: November 19, 2021

Job Description:

The NICU Tech is responsible for clerical, secretarial and computer related duties and departmental equipment, its inventory, cleaning, disinfection and preparation for patient use. Maintains supplies and equipment inventory in designated areas within the unit.Essential Functions:

  • Maintains utmost level of confidentiality at all times.
  • Adheres to hospital policies and procedures.
  • Demonstrates business practices and personal actions that are ethical and adhere to corporate compliance and integrity guidelines.
  • Communications skills maintained, verbal, phone and written.
  • Clerical skills and responsibilities.
  • Documentation responsibilities.
  • Adheres to generic structure with regard to legal issues, patient rights, patient valuables, and confidentiality.
  • Maintains working knowledge of unit/generic structure, DCH Policy and Procedure and Integrity Program.
  • Maintains professionalism/self development.
  • Participates in CQI and problem solving/decision making.
  • Receive assignment from charge nurse.
  • Reports assignment issues to the charge nurse and bedside nurse.
  • Maintains supply levels at the bedside according to established par levels.
  • Maintains linen levels at the established par level.
  • Follow infection control recommendation.
  • Changes disinfecting solution
  • Disinfects cleaning area
  • Assists with department Continuous Quality Improvement and Infection Control Plans.
  • Disassembles, cleans, and disinfects all soiled reusable supplies and equipment.
  • Cover all linen carts.
  • Empty over flowing linen containers.
  • Cleans, bedsides of patients including top of monitors and pumps.
  • Reassembles and prepares equipment for reuse and labels "ready to be checked".
  • Maintains clear window shelves.
  • Maintains hallways clean of excess equipment and supplies.
  • Keeps boxes off the floor.
  • Picks up discontinued equipment from all patient care areas.
  • Logs in special supplies that are delivered directly to the unit.
  • Delivers equipment to critical care storage areas and maintains inventory of essential stock.
  • Delivers supplies and equipment where requested.
  • Maintains medical gas inventory as appropriate.
  • Forwards disposable and reusable supplies and equipment replacement list to secretary for review and ordering.
  • Assists with bulk supply and equipment inventory control.
  • Monitors equipment electrical safety labels and forwards required items to Biomed Department.
  • Identifies defective equipment and forwards to Biomed or as directed by department for evaluation prior to requesting repairs.
  • Assists with monitoring all inventory and equipment, supplies on a daily basis or as directed by department head.
  • Completes errands or procurements as requested (Lab, Pharmacy, Central Sterile etc)
  • Other duties and responsibilities as delegated.Education and/or Experience:
    • High school diploma or general education degree (GED); or one to three months related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.IND123Classification:Full-time Regular (72+ hrs/pp)Work Schedule:12 hr. Days

Keywords: Driscoll Children's Hospital, Corpus Christi , Unit Tech - NICU, Other , Corpus Christi, Texas

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