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Delivery Technician - Per Diem, 8:30AM - 5:00PM

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Employer Name:   Catholic Health Initiatives
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Last Updated On:   8/31/2017
Job Title: 
Delivery Technician - Per Diem, 8:30AM - 5:00PM
Job Category:   Clinical:Patient Care Aide/Tech
Location:   Tacoma
Job Description:   **Delivery Technician - Per Diem, 8:30AM - 5:00PM** **Description** St. Joseph Medical is looking for a driver to help with delivering medical supplies, equipment and instructing patients on their use. Come join our team! JOB SUMMARY: 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. ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS: Delivers, and/or retrieves medical equipment and supplies in a home and institutional environment; provides patient safety assessments as it relates to medical equipment and service; provides instruction on the use of equipment and sets goals for patients. Replenishes vehicle PAR levels; cleans and stocks products and documents asset and lot numbers, as required. Assists with inventory; documents patient equipment, specialty items and supply orders. Records patient and departmental issues; inputs data on delivery tickets and manifests; completes all other documentation as required. Cleans and inspects vehicles daily to ensure safety and compliance with DOT regulations. Performs related duties as required. **Qualifications** MINIMUM JOB QUALIFICATIONS: **Education/Work Experience Requirements** High school diploma (or GED equivalent). Satisfactory Abstract of Driving Record (Type: Employment Record) must be provided and meet departmental standards. 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. **Job Knowledge/Abilities:** + Knowledge of oxygen and safety considerations associated with the use and transportation of oxygen; basic medical equipment and supplies. + Knowledge of geographic areas, medical terminology, unit workflow, FDA regulations associated with the delivery of a drug, processes and supply needs. + Ability to accurately inventory, educate patients, replenish and deliver medical supplies + Ability to prioritize deliveries according to time commitments and urgency. + Ability to assess patient needs, make recommendations 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 assigned vehicles and complete a vehicle inspection report. + Ability to read, understand and communicate in English sufficient to perform the duties of the position. + Ability to use office equipment and automated systems/applications/software at an acceptable level. + Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships as required by the duties of the position. **Licensure/Certification** Current Washington State Driver’s License, subject to state vehicle verification to comply with hospital insurance requirements. **Job** Supply Chain **Primary Location** WASHINGTON-TACOMA-SJMC-JACK FROST WAREHOUSE **Daily Schedule** 8:30AM - 5:00PM **Scheduled Hours per 2-week Pay Period** 0 **Weekends Required** Occasional **Req ID:** 2017-R0126174
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Catholic Health Initiatives (CHI) is a national nonprofit health system with headquarters in Englewood, Colorado. The faith-based system operates in 17 states and includes 78 hospitals; 40 long-term care, assisted- and residential-living facilities; two community health-services organizations; two accredited nursing colleges; and home health agencies.

With total annual revenues of more than $10.7 billion and approximately 83,000 employees, CHI ranks as the nation’s second-largest faith-based health system. In fiscal year 2012, CHI provided more than $715 million in charity care and community benefit, including services for the poor, free clinics, education and research.

Catholic Health Initiatives is committed to:
  • Creating new ministries that build healthy communities
  • Reaching new milestones in clinical quality and compassionate care
  • Implementing an agenda of social justice
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