Technician / Driver - DME

    Liverpool, NY
    Full-time, Part-time
    Similar jobs pay $12.56 - $21.92

    Job Description

    Lincare is playing our part to meet the COVID-19 challenges through our continuum of care with in-home services, helping to maximize hospital capacity, and provide a more comfortable environment for our patients. Our number one priority in any emergency or natural disaster is the safety of not only our patients, but our employees as well. While many of our roles do not have face-to-face interactions with our patients, some roles do. With these patient-facing roles, we have ensured that we are following the latest standards and guidance in the use of personal protective equipment (PPE). Lincare is a health care provider and must live up to our mission, which is to set the standard for excellence, transforming the way respiratory care is delivered in the home. Now, even more than before, we are all needed to play our vital role within the Lincare organization.

    This employee performs equipment setups, specifically concentrators, durable medical equipment, etc. in a professional, safe, and timely manner. This equipment is placed in apartments, private homes, clinics, hospitals, nursing homes, and other areas where people with respiratory problems are treated.

    Job Responsibilities:
    • Complete equipment orientation checklists for new equipment and other necessary paperwork as required for new patient setup
    • Instruct patients in the safe and proper use of equipment
    • Make oxygen deliveries (cylinder and concentrator) and equipment checks on a daily route as determined by the patient base and Lincare routing system
      • Deliveries may include refilling reservoirs with liquid oxygen from a van mounted tank
    • Perform minor equipment repairs and preventative maintenance on equipment both in the home and at the center
      • For equipment repairs requiring other than minor repair, work equipment is to be packaged for shipment to the manufacturer or their designee
      • Responsible for equipment maintenance per schedule recommended by the manufacturer
    • Maintain company vehicle in a clean and orderly manner
      • Make daily inspections and complete the proper paperwork
      • Maintain established preventative maintenance schedule
    • Clean rental equipment, when returned to the center, in accordance with Lincare policies and procedures
      • Maintain cleanliness and organization of warehouse/storage area
    • Follow FDA guidelines pertaining to cylinder tracking and oxygen analyzer testing
    • Follow Lincare policies as indicated in the operations manual and training manuals, including those found in the Safety & Regulatory Manual regarding General Safety, OSHA (includes the proper use of Personal Protective Equipment), DOT (includes adherence to the Vehicle Safety Disciplinary Policy), FDA, and Emergency Planning
    • Work as on-call service representative evenings and weekends on an as scheduled basis
      • Frequency is determined by the center size and the number of employees available to share in the responsibility
      • Must respond in a timely manner and record information on Service Call Report
    • May serve as a backup to other employees for vacation, illness, and other periods of absenteeism

    • Must be 21 years of age
    • must have good interpersonal, verbal, and writing skills
    • Must maintain a valid D/L for the appropriate class of vehicle driven while employed
    • must frequently lift and/or move up to 50 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move more than 120 pounds
    Posting ID: 558409288Posted: 2020-05-22