Clinical Service Technician (Bangor, ME)
Apria Healthcare - Bangor, ME

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Description

Apria Healthcare is the largest provider of home healthcare products and services in the United States, offering a comprehensive range of home respiratory therapy, home infusion therapy and home medical equipment services to over 2 million patients annually in all 50 states through approximately 550 locations. We are committed to full-service homecare solutions that give maximum independence to our patients. Please visit our website at www.apria.com.

Instructs patients on basic use of respiratory therapy equipment, durable medical equipment, oxygen equipment, and other equipment/services approved by state licensure limitations.

Ensures patients understand how to operate and maintain equipment.

Responsible for routine patient follow-up related to equipment by providing additional equipment instruction when necessary.

Responds to emergency delivery calls on a regular and on-call basis.

Loads, delivers and sets up respiratory, durable medical equipment, oxygen and other necessary supplies to homecare patients.

May clean and disinfect medical equipment.

Inspects and tests equipment to ensure proper operating condition according to manufacturer's guidelines and Company Policy.

Prepares and maintains all pertinent patient care forms and required billing forms.

Completes all required D.O.T., F.D.A., and other required regulatory paperwork per company guidelines and instruction.

Directs all paperwork to appropriate personnel on a daily basis.

Maintains daily vehicle maintenance logs and incident reports.

Ensures trucks are in proper working condition.

Ensures preventive maintenance on trucks is performed on a timely basis according to D.O.T., F.D.A. and JCAHO standards.

May assists less experienced Service Technician's by providing guidance and counseling on job duties and responsibilities.

Performs other related duties as directed by supervisor.

Qualifications

Education or experience equivalent to a high school diploma is required.

At least three years related experience is required.

Must possess a commercial driver's license with hazardous materials, cargo tank and air brake endorsements.

Successful completion of Apria Healthcare's Delivery Service Technician Certification Program.

Must meet job-related requirements to comply with D.O.T., F.D.A. and JCAHO regulations.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS:
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Regularly required to use hands to write, use computer, operate a motor vehicle, use a hand held device, telephone and use a document imaging system and manipulate documents.

Regularly required to read documents and write neatly, legibility and transcribe accurate information and numbers/values.

Employee continually engages in activities that require talking and hearing.

This position requires frequent variations including sitting, walking, standing, kneeling, reaching or stooping.

The employee must possess and maintain a valid driver's license, specific to vehicle operated in the conduct of this job.

Specific vision abilities required to perform this job safely include close vision, distant vision, night (low to limited light) vision and the ability to adjust focus to work on a computer and read documents.

Strength Aspects:
Frequently required to stand and lift objects from 1" to 36" high with weights ranging from 10 lbs - 160 lbs, and carry objects for distances ranging from 1 ft -350 ft, including travel up and down stairs or in elevators.

Frequently required to push or pull objects weighing from 20 lbs - 60 lbs, up and down stairs, through doorways and thresholds, using dollies or carts, or on flat or angled surfaces which may include outdoor surfaces, carpeting or smooth floors. Distances pushed or pulled could range from 1-25 ft on average.

Frequently required to grip objects with hands, up to 15 lbs of force.

Frequently required to grip objects with fingers, up to 10 lbs of force.

Body Position and Flexibility Elements

Frequently required to climb 100 stairs on average ranging from 3"-10" in height,

Frequently stepping in and out of company vehicles ranging up to 20" in height.

Occasionally required to climb ladders up to 10' high, in general.

Frequently required to bend down at the waist to a torso level of 24" above the floor.

Frequently required to reach, on average, 20" away from the body.

Occasionally required to kneel on one or both knees and squat to perform many of the above tasks.

WORK ENVIRONMENT

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

The employee is required to inspect and safely operate a motor vehicle during the day and night and in a wide range of weather and traffic conditions.

The noise level in the work environment is varies based on the locations or activities proximate to which can range from low to high.

There is moderate exposure to dust, fume, mists and odors.

Temperature ranges from normal indoor climate-controlled environment in buildings or vehicles and various outdoor conditions and temperature extremes encountered throughout the year in a variety of US states.

General lighting is generally provided via florescent lighting indoors, and natural lighting outdoors, and low light conditions consistent with outdoor and/or night working environment.

During off site travel events the employee may be exposed to higher noise levels requiring the use of hearing protection, with moderate potential exposure to moderate dust, chemicals, fumes and odors, as well as cryogenic and cleaning agents.

During off site travel events the employee may be required to ride in company delivery vehicles and accompany employees on deliveries and enter into patient homes.

May be required to receive vaccinations and participate in medical assessments and testing consistent with the work environment or patients exposed to.

Will be required to wear various personal protective equipment consistent with the hazards encountered in this role.

Will be requires to use hand tools for assembly and repair, material handling equipment, cutting, carrying devices, cleanup kits or equipment.

May be required to work with cryogenic fluids requiring special precautions and PPE.

Apria Healthcare

(or Coram Healthcare

) is an equal opportunity employer. All employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, age, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, marital status, pregnancy, religion, citizenship, national origin/ancestry, physical/mental disabilities, military status or any other basis prohibited by law.

Because Apria believes in providing a safe work environment, we conduct drug and background checks in our recruiting/hiring processes. AA/EOE, M/F/D/V

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Primary Location

ME-Bangor

Schedule

Full-time

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