Equipment Technician

Job Locations US-FL-Daytona Beach
Clinical Decision Unit (CDU)
Position Status
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Halifax Health is seeking an Equipment Technician.


The Equipment Tech position incorporates performance of clerical and receptionist duties on assigned unit; maintaining equipment and level of supplies in the assigned unit and assisting unit staff and manager in maintaining an environment that enhances patient safety standards; may also assist with patient care responsibilities as assigned.

Job Qualifications

  • High School Diploma or GED equivalent required

  • Successful completion and maintenance of AHA BLS

  • Knowledge of medical terminology and/or unit secretary certification preferred

  • Health related experience in supply and distribution or as an Equipment Tech, Nursing Assistant, or Operating Room Tech preferred

  • Completion of General Orientation and Unit Orientation and unit-specific competency checklist

  • Basic computer skills or ability to learn and use hospital computer

  • Effective communication skills with unit staff and other departments

Job Duties and Responsibilities

  • Enters physician orders into the computer accurately and efficiently; ensures orders are being entered using correct patient name, medical record number and visit number
  • Establishes priority of unit needs
  • Aware of role in all emergency situations
  • Assembles and maintains patient's chart, ensure all paperwork in chart has correct patient label
  • Orders unit supplies and chart forms
  • Greets patient, visitor, physician and other hospital personnel in a courteous, friendly manner
  • If Monitor Tech competent- ensures all patients are being monitored while on unit; ensures all alarms are active; responds to all monitor alarms and notifies RN, charge nurse, clinical coordinator, or manager as necessary, and obtains a sample of the alarm rhythm and places in appropriate section on the chart
  • Notifies the RN immediately for any change in patient cardiac rhythm
  • Admits, discharges and transfers patients appropriately and in a timely manner
  • Collaborates with Biomedical Department regarding proper maintenance and functioning of equipment
  • Check that the unit equipment is working properly; reports defective equipment to appropriate department, tags equipment per policy and notifies nurse manager as necessary
  • Maintains unit level of supplies
  • Keeps equipment clean and disinfected using appropriate cleaning solution technique
  • Maintains a clean, safe environment by observing for possible hazards
  • Run errands to other departments such as SPD, Radiology, Laboratory, and other nursing units
  • Assists with transport of patients to other areas of hospital
  • Assists with patient care responsibilities and duties as assigned
  • Checks patient identification band for two identifiers prior to any interaction with the patient
  • Performs as an effective Team Member
  • Demonstrates professional development and accountability

About Us

Recognized as one of the 50 Top Cardiovascular Hospitals™ in the United States by IBM Watson Health™, Halifax Health serves Volusia and Flagler counties, providing a continuum of health care services through a network of organizations including a tertiary hospital, two community hospitals, urgent care clinics, psychiatric services, a cancer treatment center with five outreach locations, the area’s largest hospice, a center for inpatient rehabilitation, outpatient rehabilitation clinics, primary care walk-in clinics, a clinic specializing in women’s health, a pediatric care community clinic, five pediatric medical practices, a home health care agency and an exclusive provider organization. Halifax Health offers the area’s only Level II Trauma Center, Thrombectomy-Capable Stroke Center (TSC), Center for Transplant Services, Pediatric Intensive Care Unit, Child and Adolescent Behavioral Services, complete Neurosurgical Services, OB Emergency Department and Level III Neonatal Intensive Care Unit that cares for babies born earlier than 28 weeks. For more information, visit


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