|Job Title||Vehicle Service Technician*|
|Location||Fife,WA*||*Position is based out of Pierce County, WA|
|Reports to||Operations Manager|
*This position will work Monday - Friday.*
Falck is a global emergency medical services provider originating from Denmark that services 4 states in the US including: California, Washington, Oregon, and Colorado. Falck has been operating in the US since 2010 and is the second largest private provider of emergency medical services in the country today. Our BLS and ALS services impact not only the lives of our patients, but their families and communities.
Why choose Falck?
As a VST at Falck, you are a valued member of a passionate and professional team built on care and careful preparation. We know what it takes to respond to an emergency – that you’re doing your utmost to preserve life, to prevent worsening and to promote healing.
And you know that once the patient is safe, their friends or relatives on the scene also require care and attention. With Falck, you can count on having the equipment and training you need to do the job right – and the support from great colleagues and leaders to handle what comes after. Because we know that the challenges of tomorrow will be different than the ones today, we use the stand-by time to practice and prepare. Here, you can keep developing and learning new skills for new scenarios. As a VST with Falck, you know you come prepared to be there for people in crisis.
The main job responsibility of the Vehicle Service Technician (VST) is to decrease the crew in-service time by eliminating the need for crews to inventory unit, prevent equipment malfunctions through an intensive PM schedule, and decrease the amount of lost unit hours due to equipment issues.
The VST may be assigned one or more duties. These duties may include, but are not limited to, the following:
- Prior to the beginning of the unit’s shift responsible for inventorying and restocking vehicles with the necessary medical equipment/supplies.
- Coordinate maintenance of adequate supplies to avoid shortages.
- Maintain asset tracking and preventative maintenance schedules and records for ancillary hardware.
- Inventory medical supplies and restock all units prior to the units going in service, including but not limited to: Backboards, KED’s, Cervical Collars, Oxygen Cylinders, Biohazard Bags, Trash Bags / Cleaning Supplies, Suction Units, Bag Valve Masks, Laryngoscopes, Scoop Stretchers.
- Inventory and restock hard and soft kits as requested by Materials Manager, and as indicated by inventory levels and company policy.
- Report deficiencies, safety violations, and hazards to the On Duty Supervisor.
- Complete Unit Inventory Form completely and accurately.
- Check oxygen pressure levels and replace if below policy minimums.
- Comply with established universal precautions and isolation procedures.
- Maintain parts inventory and requisition replacement parts as necessary.
- Maintain tools in a secure, clean, and safe environment.
- Stay versed in the needs and expectations of field personnel, supervisors, and mechanics.
- Coordinate shipment of assigned miscellaneous types of field equipment to designated service centers as directed by Materials Manager.
- Attend and participate in service education classes, on the job training programs, etc. as scheduled or as directed.
- Handle, dispose of, and clean medical supplies and equipment without creating an undue exposure to blood borne pathogens.
- Ability to achieve skills taught by Falck USA personnel in repairs and related duties. Must demonstrate proficiency to instructor’s satisfaction.