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ED Support Associate

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Job ID: 175650
Category: Clinical Support
Work Type: PT -19 HOURS
Location: West Chester, PA, United States
Work Schedule: Every Other Weekend Day Shift

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Description

Penn Medicine is dedicated to our tripartite mission of providing the highest level of care to patients, conducting innovative research, and educating future leaders in the field of medicine. Working for this leading academic medical center means collaboration with top clinical, technical and business professionals across all disciplines.

Today at Penn Medicine, someone will make a breakthrough. Someone will heal a heart, deliver hopeful news, and give comfort and reassurance. Our employees shape our future each day. Are you living your life's work?

Summary:

  • Provides ancillary support in the delivery of safe quality care in the Emergency Department (ED) while under direct supervision of Registered Nurse and/or Physician. Responsible for managing equipment, supplies, and inventory in the Emergency Department and monitoring/maintaining the environmental conditions of the department. Has responsibility for ordering and stocking of supplies used for the Emergency Department, cleaning up and maintenance of equipment used in the provision of patient care.

Responsibilities:

  • Maintain daily supply inventory and restock according to established par levels in areas including but not limited supply carts and patient care areas. Assists the Charge RN with restocking and cleaning the crash cart.
  • Cleans, decontaminates, and performs high-level disinfecting of all reusable items and instruments such as video laryngoscope, Lucas device, carts, etc.
  • Keeps hallways and overall appearance of ED neat, clean and free of clutter. Places trash in soiled utility/soiled holding room.
  • Keeps equipment clean and ready for use. Troubleshoots equipment issues; and reports faulty equipment per protocol. Returns equipment and supplies to proper location at end of shift.
  • Completes errands as directed including pickup and delivery of specimens, cultures, SPD items, pharmacy and mail.
  • Communicates identified problems to the appropriate personnel.
  • Transports Patients with visitors as needed.

Credentials:

    Education or Equivalent Experience:

    • H.S. Diploma/GED (Required)
    • 1+ years Previous hospital experience preferred

    We believe that the best care for our patients starts with the best care for our employees. Our employee benefits programs help our employees get healthy and stay healthy. We offer a comprehensive compensation and benefits program that includes one of the finest prepaid tuition assistance programs in the region. Penn Medicine employees are actively engaged and committed to our mission. Together we will continue to make medical advances that help people live longer, healthier lives.

    Live Your Life's Work

    We are an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer. Candidates are considered for employment without regard to race, ethnicity, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, national origin, ancestry, age, disability, marital status, familial status, genetic information, domestic or sexual violence victim status, citizenship status, military status, status as a protected veteran or any other status protected by applicable law.

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