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As a night shift AGVS Dock Technician at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center, you will assist with loading AGVS carts on the appropriate tipper and dumping materials into the appropriate container, as well as, operating the biohazrdous trash sterilizer and cardboard bailer. Responsibilities includes maintaining all areas on the AGVS soiled dock. Position will perform various physical tasks, like pushing and pulling case carts, linen, trash, and bio hazardous waste carts, as well as, breaking down boxes, sterilizing carts, clearing pathways for AGVs and documenting productivity and other data queries. Responsible for ensuring that assigned area is maintained to meet quality standards. The AGVS Dock technician is responsible for training teammates, safety, security, and various task as assigned.
What's this role all about?
Works directly with Automated Guided Vehicle System, tippers, trash compactors, cart washers, cardboard bailer, and sterilizers. Takes corrective action when encountering equipment malfunctions. Will notify AGVS Lead Technician and/or Supervisor of malfunctions.
Loads AGVS carts on the appropriate tipper, removes the cart when empty and moves it to the cart washer.
Assures that trash, linen and regulated medical waste are in the correct cart prior to tipping/dumping. Makes any necessary correction to the waste stream.
Monitors AGV traffic in the dock area. Clears any obstruction in the vehicle's path. Utilizes emergency stop buttons when necessary.
Loads and operates the regulated medical waste sterilizer in accordance with the manufacturer's specifications and DHS regulations.
Loads and operates the cardboard bailer in accordance with the manufacturer's specifications.
Monitors department equipment and machinery and reports defects. Reports defects in the functionality of all: AGV, Chargers, Sensors, Elevators, Compactors, Tippers, Cart washers, Sterilizers, Carts, and Computers, Radios, Joysticks, and flat beds.
Occasionally interacts with external departments and communicates with AGVS Lead Technician or remedies request if possible.
Assists in providing training to new employees.
Assist other team members when assigned areas are cleared. Reports to AGVS Lead technician for direction.
Minor repairs, working as a logistics technician, keeping work space clean and orderly, involvement in hospital safety testing or implementation.
Escalates issues to appropriate supervisor.
Other duties as assigned.
Minimum of a high school diploma or GED
What else are we looking for?
Ability to speak read and write in English.
Ability to communicate effectively inter and intradepartmental.
Self-motivated and responsible for assignment without a great deal of direct supervision.
Able to stand or walk 75% of the time and lift up to 75 pounds.
Able to push and pull carts weighing up to 600 pounds.
Providing healthcare for more than 100 years, Cedars-Sinai has evolved into one of the most dynamic and highly renowned medical centers in the world. Along with caring for patients, Cedars-Sinai is a hub for biomedical research and a training center for future physicians and other healthcare professionals. This attracts exceptional talent to Cedars-Sinai, including world-renowned physician-scientists who seek a place where they can both conduct research and see patients--the ideal formula for discovery and its translation into cures. Our patients benefit from access to doctors at the top of their fields, and our researchers have an ideal community in which to study the impact of healthcare challenges, and reflect that knowledge in their research. The greater Los Angeles area in which Cedars-Sinai resides possesses unparalleled cultural and ethnic diversity which offers outstanding opportunities for translational and clinical research and a dynamic environment for medical education.Although community based, Cedars-Sinai is a major t...eaching hospital affiliated with the David Geffen School of Medicine at the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA). Cedars-Sinai has highly competitive graduate medical education programs in more than 50 specialty and subspecialty areas, a graduate program in biomedical sciences and translational medicine, a clinical scholars program directed towards junior physicians with aspirations to become clinical scientists, and post graduate training opportunities.There are more than 250 full-time faculty members at Cedars-Sinai. The voluntary medical staff, comprised of more than 2,200 specialty board-certified or board-qualified physicians, represent all of the specialties and subspecialties and collaborate with full-time medical staff in the teaching responsibilities of the graduate medical education programs.