The role of the Medical Supply Technician - Reusable Medical Equipment (RME) Coordinator is to assist with the development, implementation, coordination, maintenance, and evaluation of the RME Program by interpreting and applying sterile processing and infection prevention regulations and policies. The RME Coordinator technician is the primary author and coordinator of all Standard Operating Procedures (SOP's) and serves as the main point of contact for the RME Program. Duties include, but are not limited to: Responsible for providing guidance, direction, technical and general resources to employees and is responsible for the RME management oversight and coordination of the activities of the RME program. Serves as the primarily liaison between the SPS and clinical services that utilize RME. The RME Coordinator technician provides staff assistance in all matters related to RME functions, is required to interact with all levels of Medical Center personnel on a day-to-day basis, and with personnel from the Director's Office, VA Central Office, other federal and nonfederal agencies. Provides oversight in the development implementation, coordination, maintenance and evaluation of critical and semi-critical medical devices within the RME Program. Reviews the acquisition of new equipment and advises using services of anticipated delivery dates. Controls the release of any new equipment until verification of all SOPs have been developed and communicated to staff. This includes coordination across services and/or disciplines which can influence the organizational mission, vision, values and strategic priorities for RME. Participates in clinical rounds to assist in the verification of each service's SOPs for RME. Investigates the need for any manufacturer and model-specific SOP required for new RME at the time of the acquisition request. When new SOPs are required, obtains the necessary information from the manufacturer or vendor. Develops SOPs to standardize equipment to ensure compliance is met as it relates to RME. Performs other related duties as assigned. Work Schedule: Monday to Friday 7:00am to 3:30pm Financial Disclosure Report: Not required
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