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Stanford Health Care Support Services Assistant II in Palo Alto, California

Job Title

Support Services Assistant II

Location

Palo Alto

Job #

55957

Department Name

Supply Distribution Svc-Labor

Job Type

Full Time

Schedule

Nights (plus weekends)

Bargaining Unit

SEIU-UHW

Job Description:

Conducts daily inventory, replenishes supplies and maintains related records. Receives, checks in, stores, issues and delivers equipment and supplies. Verifies and sorts charges. Participates in the orientation and training of other personnel. Transports patients and equipment; picks up soiled supplies and equipment. Assists, sorts and verifies charges for supplies, equipment and services delivered. Cleans, disinfects and stores equipment. Monitors stock levels and notifies Supervisor of items on short supply.

Equal Opportunity Employer Stanford Health Care (SHC) strongly values diversity and is committed to equal opportunity and non-discrimination in all of its policies and practices, including the area of employment. Accordingly, SHC does not discriminate against any person on the basis of race, color, sex, sexual orientation or gender identity and/or expression, religion, age, national or ethnic origin, political beliefs, marital status, medical condition, genetic information, veteran status, or disability, or the perception of any of the above. People of all genders, members of all racial and ethnic groups, people with disabilities, and veterans are encouraged to apply. Qualified applicants with criminal convictions will be considered after an individualized assessment of the conviction and the job requirements.

Equal Opportunity Employer Stanford Health Care (SHC) strongly values diversity and is committed to equal opportunity and non-discrimination in all of its policies and practices, including the area of employment. Accordingly, SHC does not discriminate against any person on the basis of race, color, sex, sexual orientation or gender identity and/or expression, religion, age, national or ethnic origin, political beliefs, marital status, medical condition, genetic information, veteran status, or disability, or the perception of any of the above. People of all genders, members of all racial and ethnic groups, people with disabilities, and veterans are encouraged to apply. Qualified applicants with criminal convictions will be considered after an individualized assessment of the conviction and the job requirements.

Job Qualifications:

The essential functions listed are typical examples of work performed by positions in this job classification and are not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, tasks, and responsibilities. Specific duties and responsibilities may vary depending upon department or program needs without changing the general nature and scope of the job or level of responsibility. Employees may also perform other duties as assigned.

· Employees must abide by all Joint Commission requirements including, but not limited to, sensitivity to cultural diversity, patient care, patients' rights and ethical treatment, safety and security of physical environments, emergency management, teamwork, respect for others, participation in ongoing education and training, communication and adherence to safety and quality programs, sustaining compliance with National Patient Safety Goals, and licensure and health screenings.

· Employees must perform all duties and responsibilities in accordance with the C-I-CARE Standards of the Hospital. C-I-CARE is the foundation of Stanford's patient experience and represents a framework for patient-centered interactions.

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CONNECT with people by calling them their proper name, or the name they prefer (Mr., Mrs., Dr.)

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INTRODUCE yourself and your role.

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COMMUNICATE what you are going to do, how long it will take, and how it will impact the patient.

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ASK permission before entering a room, examining a patient, or undertaking an activity.

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RESPOND to patient's questions or requests promptly; anticipate patient needs.

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EXIT courteously with an explanation of what will come next.

· Must perform all duties and responsibilities in accordance with the Service Standards of the Hospital(s).

· Assembles, delivers, and picks up oxygen tanks.

· Assists the dispatch function, answering customer inquiries and filling requisitions.

· Cleans, disinfects, and stores equipment.

· Conducts daily inventory of bulk stores, processed stores and sterile manufactured supplies. Notifies Supervisor of items and quantity needed; places orders for necessary supplies.

· Delivers clean equipment, picks up soiled equipment.

· Delivers supplies and sets up equipment and various user units.

· Follows hospital infection prevention policies and procedures.

· Follows hospital safety guidelines for self, patient, visitors and employees.

· Inventories and replenishes user units in the Par Value System; maintains accurate and legible records of transfer of accountability.

· Maintains a professional work environment; keeps work area clean and organized.

· Maintains records of equipment usage and availability; processes related patient charges.

· Maintains supply carts in a neat, clean and orderly fashion. Ensures products are properly rotated.

· Makes minor repairs to equipment.

· Manages information utilizing appropriate manual or electronic systems.

· Participates in the orientation and training of other personnel as assigned.

· Performs patient and supply transport functions.

· Performs daily inventories in designated areas utilizing a hand-held computer.

· Picks up charges and batches them for transmittal to Data Processing.

· Receives and fills phone and long form orders for supplies and/or equipment.

· Deliver clean equipment and pickup soiled equipment.

· Receives, checks in, and stores supply shipments; notifies Supervisor of any discrepancies.

· Responds to patient and non-patient emergencies according to hospital policies and procedures and job requirements.

· Seeks resources for direction, when necessary.

These are the observable and measurable attributes and skills required to perform successfully the essential functions of the job and are generally demonstrated through qualifying experience, education or licensure/certification.

Knowledge of:

· Computer systems and software used in functional area.

· Mechanical and electrical equipment handled by the department.

Skills and Abilities to:

· Assess, identify and respond to urgent or stat request in an efficient, effective and appropriate manner.

· Clean, disinfect, and store equipment; monitor stock levels and notify supervisor of items in short supply.

· Maintain confidentiality of sensitive information.

· Maintain professional behavior and appearance.

· Make minor repairs to equipment.

· Manage time.

· Promote a positive work environment by practicing good communication, diversity awareness and teamwork.

· Quickly and accurately perform daily inventory, restocking, and maintenance of supply carts.

· Receive, store, issue, and deliver equipment and supplies.

· Sort and verify charges for supplies, equipment, and services delivered

· Speak, read, write, and understand English effectively at a level appropriate for the job.

· State the hospital and department mission statements and understand how they participate in and contribute to them.

· Transport patients and equipment.

Education: High school diploma or GED Equivalent.

Experience: One (1) year of directly related work experience

License/Certifications: None

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