1. Battery Backup
Check the battery backup for any medical equipment in the emergency room to make sure it is fully charged and ready to use during an emergency.
2. Electrical Connections
Inspect all power outlets, extension cords, and surge protectors in the emergency room for proper wiring and operability.
3. Equipment Inventory
Take inventory of each piece of ER tech equipment to identify any that may need repair or replacement.
4. Device Maintenance
Keep track of all maintenance activities performed on ER tech equipment, including cleaning and sterilization procedures, calibrations, testing, software updates, etc.
5. Troubleshooting Guide
Have a step-by-step guide available for technicians that help them troubleshoot any common issues they may encounter with ER tech equipment.
6. Safety Checks
Check all medical devices for any safety concerns, such as frayed cords or exposed wires. Make sure all emergency room equipment is up to date on its safety certifications and complies with relevant standards set by governing bodies.
7. Part Replacements
Check regularly to ensure that any parts needed for medical devices are in stock and replace them as necessary. This helps to minimize downtime when equipment needs repair or replacement.
8. Medical Supplies Inventory
Take inventory of all medical supplies in the emergency room to make sure they are stocked and ready for use.
9. Technical Support Contacts
Keep a list of contacts for technical support in case any issues arise with the ER tech equipment.