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Materials Specialist I

Job ID 85842 Date posted 02/06/2018
  • Facility: Sharp Grossmont Hospital
  • City: La Mesa
  • Department: Emergency Department (CCTA)
  • Category: Clinical Technician Jobs
  • Job Status: Full-Time
  • Shift: Day Job
  • FTE: 1.0
  • Shift Start: 6 AM
  • Shift End Time: 2:30 PM
Location
This position is located in La Mesa, San Diego County
 
Hours
Full time – Day shift
 
Required Skills and Qualifications
  • Ability to work effectively in a fast paced environment
  • Ability to perform duties according to specific written and/or verbal instructions and to accurately maintain written records
  • Effective and professional written and verbal communication
  • Intermediate level of computer skills
  • Must possess decision-making abilities and work independently with minimal supervision
  • Ability to effectively organize and prioritize work responsibilities
 
Preferred Skills and Qualifications
  • Associates Degree
  • Minimum of two (2) years of hospital or similar experience.

Summary
The Materials Specialist provides for the organization, maintenance, operation, and purchase of equipment and supplies. Assesses and monitors the work environment for safety issues and reports findings. Maintains records of equipment use, repair and preventative maintenance. Assists with preparation of capital budget. Provides staff education in collaboration with Clinical Nurse Specialists and Managers. Serves as a resource to operate and trouble shoot patient care equipment.
Sharp Grossmont Hospital's Emergency Room department is one of the most technologically advanced of its kind. We are the busiest community emergency department in San Diego County seeing more than 100,000 patients a year treating a diverse population. We have also been designated by the county as a STEMI center, due to implementation of new cardiac protocols meeting county and national guidelines for treating acute MI patients. Additionally, we have achieved stroke center status due to our focus on providing expeditious diagnosis and treatment of stroke patients. We have a helipad that receives patients with medical emergencies, such as snake bites, heat stroke, and heart attacks, from our rural cachement area. Currently, we run 43 acute care beds 24 hours a day, plus 21 minor care and observation beds that are open during high volume hours. Opportunities for growth include MICN, advanced clinician, clinical lead and our new ICU/ED rotation.
Sharp Grossmont Hospital is the largest not-for-profit, full-service acute care hospital in the region with 536 beds. The hospital has outstanding programs in heart care, orthopedics, rehabilitation, robotic surgery, mental health, stroke care and women’s health. In addition, the hospital’s Emergency and Critical Care Center is one of the most technologically advanced emergency and intensive care facilities in the nation.
Sharp Grossmont Hospital is nationally recognized as a MAGNET®-designated hospital for patient care and nursing practices. This designation is the “gold standard” for patient care and nursing excellence and is the highest honor awarded by the American Nurses Credentialing Center.
Essential Physical Requirements May Include
  • Sitting
  • Walking
  • Standing
  • Twisting (trunk)
  • Twisting (neck)
  • Bending (waist)
  • Flexing/extending (neck)
  • Gripping/grasping
  • Fine manipulation/pinching
  • Reaching below shoulder level
  • Reaching above shoulder level
  • Climbing
  • Lift up to 50 pounds
  • Push/pull over 100 pounds
  • Carry up to 25 pounds
Additional physical requirements of position may be discussed during interview.
Sharp HealthCare is proud to be an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, gender identity, transgender status, sexual orientation, protected veteran status or any other protected class.
Keywords: Materials Specialist, Sharp Jobs, HealthCare Jobs, San Diego Jobs, Hospital Jobs, Equipment Jobs, Maintenance Jobs, Supply Jobs

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