Asset Management Technician
Harris Health is a nationally recognized health system comprising three teaching hospitals and an extensive network of ambulatory care centers serving the people of Harris County, Texas, since 1966. Staffed by the faculty, fellows and residents from two nationally ranked medical schools, Baylor College of Medicine and The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth), Harris Health is the first healthcare system in Houston to receive the prestigious National Committee for Quality Assurance (NCQA) designation for its network of patient-centered medical homes.
Each year, Harris Health provides more than 1.8 million total outpatient visits through its more than 40 ambulatory care facilities. Additionally, Harris Health sees more than 177,000 emergency visits at its Level 1 and Level 3 trauma centers and 35,000 hospital admissions through its three hospitals: Ben Taub, LBJ and Quentin Mease.
Established by voter referendum to enhance the level of charity care available in the community, Harris Health System has often received national recognition for serving those in need and for its achievements in operational excellence, such as being named to the 2011, 2012, 2013 and 2014 Most Wired Hospitals lists by the American Hospital Association’s Hospitals & Health Networks magazine.
Additionally, Harris Health System is pleased that each of its three hospitals — Ben Taub, Lyndon B. Johnson and Quentin Mease — achieved Pathway to Excellence™ designation by the American Nurses Credentialing Center.
Skills / Requirements
JOB SUMMARY: The Asset Management Technician is responsible for assisting Directors and end users in managing and controlling all Harris Health clinical capital equipment within their assigned pavilions. Responsibilities include maintaining and auditing equipment identification and location through regular staff assistance visits; ensuring all equipment is received, tagged, inspected and delivered to the proper end user. Monitors and controls inventory integrity and ensures effective resolutions for all departments. Works closely with Biomed to review and ensure transfers, trade-ins and retirements of all medical equipment are properly documented and processed. Assists in setting inventory and key process indicators to maintain good work flow processes and reduce inventory loss across all Harris Health System. Provides hands-on training to Pavilion leadership covering annual inventory, cannot locate (CNL) and unable to locate (UTL) processes. Schedules Logistics Move services when equipment transportation is required. Works autonomously and maintains consistent open communication with Harris Health System Asset Manager to track workflow and identify gaps in processes. Heavy interaction with a variety of hospital staff, Nurses, Doctors, Managers, Directors and Administrators in addition to performing other special projects as needed.
Education/Specialized Training/Licensure: HS/GED
Work Experience (Years and Area): 3 years of warehouse experience, Stocking, loading/unloading or inventory of supplies and/or equipment
Equipment Operated: PC's equipment, Printer, Terminals Microsoft Office; Microsoft Access; PeopleSoft (a plus)
Communication Skills: Above Average Verbal (Heavy Public Contract), Writing /Composing Correspondence
Other Skills: Analytical, P.C., MS Word, MS Excel,
Work Schedule: Flexible