Job Description

Location: Morton Hospital
Posted Date: 4/25/2024
Job Type: Per Diem
Department: 2100.71100 SMH Patient Transport

About Steward Health Care
Over a decade ago, Steward Health Care System emerged as a different kind of health care company designed to usher in a new era of wellness. One that provides our patients better, more proactive care at a sustainable cost, our providers unrivaled coordination of care, and our communities greater prosperity and stability.

As the country's largest physician-led, minority-owned, integrated health care system, our doctors can be certain that we share their interests and those of their patients. Together we are on a mission to revolutionize the way health care is delivered - creating healthier lives, thriving communities and a better world.

Based in Dallas, Steward currently operates more than 30 hospitals across Arizona, Arkansas, Florida, Louisiana, Massachusetts, Ohio, Pennsylvania, and Texas.

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***Equipment Coordinator/Patient Transport Per Diem


The appropriate management and deployment of the Common Pool Medical Equipment (CPME) significantly contributes to the overall quality of healthcare delivered at the Medical Center. The primary function of the Clinical Equipment Coordinator (CEC) is the management of the CPME and its related supplies and accessories to ensure that sufficient CPME devices and their corresponding supplies are available to clinical staff for the administration proper patient care.

The CEC contributes to the success of the business of the Clinical Engineering Department by providing excellent communication and interpersonal skills, supported with a positive attitude.

The CEC will be logistically supported by the following departments: Nursing, Materials Management, Transport, and Biomedical Engineering.

Common Pool Medical Equipment (CPME):

  1. I.V. Pumps
  2. Epidural Pumps
  3. Feeding Pumps
  4. Suction Pumps
  5. Hyper/Hypo Thermia Machines
  6. Patient Warmers
  7. BP Machines
  8. Thermometers
  9. Pulse Oximeters
  10. CPM Machines
  11. Sequential Compression Machines
  12. Air Mattress Pumps
  13. Trapeze Units
  14. IV Poles
  15. Surgicare Patient Issued DME
  16. Additional CPME as directed.


  1. Perform assigned duties in accordance with current Materials Management Policies and Procedures
  2. Carries a pager and responds promptly to pages for service
  3. Maintain an accurate and dynamic inventory of all CPME throughout the medical center.
  4. Clean and tag equipment to established standard.
  5. Monitor and maintain par levels of both CPME and their corresponding consumables/ accessories for efficient allocation and deployment by performing daily rounds in the various nursing floors, designated clean and dirty equipment rooms, and the patient rooms that have been designated as “home” for certain CPME.
  6. Track consumable/accessory inventories and submit purchase lists to Materials Management to maintain necessary operational inventory.
  7. Respond to all service requests for CPME. The CEC will provide “first look” response to all service requests and will determine if problem is equipment, operator, or a procedural error. The CEC will send equipment to Biomedical Engineering for testing, repair, and upgrades.
  8. Ensure Preventative Maintenance inspections occur on time for CMPE by partnering with Biomedical Engineering.
  9. Interface with Nursing and Materials Management to facilitate the rental of CPME needed to meet the needs of patient care during periods of high census.
  10. Interface with Materials Management to research and present product information, upgrade options, and pricing to Nursing Management to ensure that CMPE is wisely purchased and is operated properly throughout its useful life.
  11. Assist Materials Management and Nursing in the coordination of clinical trials and evaluations with regard to communicating product information, logistical issues, product warranty information, and staff education plans.

Job Relationships:

  1. Nursing:
    1. Will interface with nursing to provide on-going training to the Nursing staff on the basic functions of the CEC.
    2. Actively communicate with nursing to help determine and maintain par levels for both equipment and consumables/accessories.
    3. Will assist Nursing in following established procedures for rotating the CPME between the patient floors and the designated “Dirty” equipment rooms.
    4. Will assist Nursing in following established procedures on cleaning equipment for placing dirty equipment back into service as needed when the CEC is not available.
      1. Materials Management:
        1. Will interface with Materials Management to provide on-going training to their staff on the basic functions of the CEC.
        2. Will Interface with Materials Management to obtain training on the basic functions of the Storeroom and related systems.
        3. Will assist Materials Management in setting up an interactive system with the CEC to maintain CPME accessories and consumables.
          1. Patient Transport:
            1. Will interface and train with Patient Transport and maintain competency as a Patient Transport Associate.
            2. Will assist Patient Transport during periods of high call volume or short staffing.
            3. Will rotate one weekend day shift every three (3) weeks as Patient Transport Associate.
            4. Management of Time and Resources:

              • Completes work assignments within an acceptable time frame.
              • Uses time and resources to the best possible advantage for successful completion of job responsibilities.
              • Develops and maintains efficient working relationships.
              • Is reliable in respect to attendance.
              • Is Reliable in respect to punctuality.
              • Recognizes the importance of team efforts and partners with others to achieve positive outcomes.


              • Is part of a team effort to insure quality services.
              • Offers creative solutions or alternatives to issues or concerns.
              • Produces quality results.
              • Continually strives to improve the quality of work.

              Accepts responsibility for all work performed and takes appropriate corrective action as needed.


        • Is cooperative in interactions, treating customers with courtesy, respect and compassion.
        • Is patient when responding to questions and answers questions appropriately.
        • Responds to requests in a timely manner.
        • Handles interruptions in a skillful way.
        • Maintains a professional appearance and demeanor.
        • Strives to prevent/resolve customer concerns to the customer’s satisfaction.


        • Basic technical knowledge of clinical equipment preventive and corrective repair standards.
        • Ability to analyze, troubleshoot and resolve equipment repairs is critical to success in this role.
        • Knowledge of computers, electrical, electronic and mechanical principles required.
        • Ability to explain and demonstrate the correct operation of clinical equipment to medical personnel required.
        • Knowledge of clinical equipment preventive and corrective repair standards.


        Minimum Education:

        • High school and or/some experience with clinical equipment or supplies. Experience in aHealth Care environment

        Steward Health Care is proud to be a minority, physician owned organization. Diversity, equity, inclusion and belonging are at the foundation of the care we provide, the community services we support and all our employment practices. We do not discriminate on the grounds of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, and or expression or any other non-job-related characteristic.

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