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Hospice Care of South Carolina Home Medical Equipment Technician * $1,000 Sign on Bonus in Spartanburg, South Carolina

Want to make a difference with an organization whose purpose driven mission is to provide superior compassionate care?

This may be the place for you!!

When you profoundly impact someone’s life for the better, it’s hard to call it a job. We see it as a calling! You are about to be part of something bigger. Here, you’ll find a career that means something, an inspiring work environment, the opportunity to use your skills to make a real difference and a sense of accomplishment not easily replicated elsewhere. You’ll be part of the Hospice Care of South Carolina family of brands who are improving the quality of life for those facing advanced illness and one that is delivering a level of care that is second to none! Founded in 1997, we are a community based hospice with local staff serving the local community in South Carolina! Named a four time winner of "Best Place to Work in Healthcare"!

The Home Medical Equipment Technician cleans, disinfects, and functionally checks medical equipment, delivers and instructs on medical equipment and supplies to home care customers in their place of residence, and provides highly responsible patient care services.

Essential Functions:

  • Safely drives and maintains company vehicles.

  • Securely loads and stages delivery vehicles.

  • Functionally checks and selects ordered medical equipment and supplies.

  • Prioritizes and coordinates deliveries, pick-ups, and service calls in an efficient manner.

  • Educates home care customers and other end users on medical equipment and supply use by covering key operating features and performing demonstrations.

  • Interacts with patients and customers that may be of various ages.

  • Performs assessments and reassessments of each customer’s care or service needs.

  • Documents the customer’s response to care or services provided, the actions and interventions taken, and the outcomes of the care or services provided.

  • Completes plans of care as appropriate to the level of care provided.

  • Collects accurate patient information to support care, service and treatment operations, which includes demographic, billing, and medical information.

  • Refers service complaints and compliments to appropriate personnel.

  • Communicates with company’s customers that may be of various ages.

  • Participates in Improvement of Operational Performance (IOP) activities.

  • Participates in traditional and e-learning programs.

  • Works effectively with other company employees, managers, and departments.

Performs all job functions with Company Mission, Vision, and Goal Statements in mind.

Minimum Qualifications/Requirements:

EDUCATION: High school diploma or general education degree (GED); three months industry related work experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience. No professional certificate or licensure required, although preferred.

LICENSURE: Valid Driver's License Required.

EXPERIENCE/SKILLS: Minimum of 1 years' experience in a health care setting preferred. Must demonstrate practical knowledge of cleaning techniques and processes applicable to the industry. Must demonstrate the ability to quickly acquire knowledge of departmental program structure (Mission, Vision, and Goal Statements) and department policies and procedures. Must be able to work a flexible schedule, as needed, and have the ability to demonstrate effective time management skills while working independently with minimal supervision. Must demonstrate the ability to communicate effectively with staff, demonstrate problem-solving skills, organizational skills and attention to detail. Extensive computer experience required. Ability to multi task. Willingness to travel. Must demonstrate proficient ability to apply mathematical concepts such as fractions, percentages, ratios, and proportions to practical situations.

TRANSPORTATION: Reliable transportation required.

HEALTH STATUS: Meets all applicable agency policies and procedures related to health screening and required testing.

Physical Requirements/Working Conditions:

  1. Complete required work on a daily basis.

  2. Cope with work involving ill, disabled, and dying patients.

  3. Sit, stand, bend, lift, and move intermittently. Must be able to lift at least 25lbs.

  4. Move equipment and supplies necessary for job functions.

  5. Read in a 12 point or larger type, speak and write English in order to fulfill job functions in an understandable way.

  6. See/hear or use prosthetics that enable accomplishment of job.

  7. Meet the health requirements of the agency.

  8. Possible exposure to infectious diseases.

  9. Abide by all occupational safety and bloodborne pathogen protocol to minimize illness and/or injury.

ID: 2020-1556

External Company URL: www.hospicecare.net

Street: 390 Mt Pleasant Rd

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