Case Picker - Perioperative Services -JMC - 111694
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#111694 Case Picker - Perioperative Services -JMCExtended Review Date: Fri 7/29/2022
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Under general supervision of the OR Materials Manager, responsible for assembling surgical case carts with proper surgical instrumentation and other necessary surgical supply items. Serves as a liaison between OR Materials Management, Sterile Processing Department and Operating Room staff to assure smooth, uninterrupted daily materials support. Coordinates, pulls from inventories, and prepares necessary supplies and instruments for emergent and routine surgical cases. Ensures proper supplies for each case are delivered as needed, and works closely with Service Coordinators and Sterile Processing Department to promote a team effort in meeting surgical case needs.
Inspects all packaging and wrapped or rigid containers for integrity of sterile inventory & instrumentation. Collaborates with Materials Management staff on stock rotation in order to prevent inventory expiration. Supports Materials Management purchasing team with advance notice of low stock items and empty bins to ensure adequate supplies. Identifies and anticipates potential problems by taking action to prevent or minimize the effect of the issue. Facilitates continuous communications and performance improvement as it relates to all surgical instruments, implants, supplies, and equipment. Performs other related functions as assigned.
Two (2) years of related supply/materials management experience, preferably in a large, complex healthcare environment.
Demonstrated experience with the receipt of deliverables.
Proven ability to sort and store supplies in a neat, clean, and well organized manner.
Ability to break down and remove cardboard packaging and shipping materials, rotate and replenish stock items, and pull and process outdated supply items according to established practice.
Excellent communication skills, written and verbal.
Working knowledge of MS Office.
Highly detail oriented, with an ability to multitask and manage shifting priorities.
- Knowledge of EPIC, Pro Click.
- Medical terminology training and/or certificate.
- Familiarity with hospital supplies and surgical instruments for the purposes of material management.
- Must be able to work various hours and locations based on business needs.
- Employment is subject to a criminal background check and pre-employment physical.
Job offer is contingent on successful engagement in the UC COVID-19 Vaccination program (fully vaccinated with documented proof or approved exception/deferral).
If applicable, life-support certifications (BLS, NRP, ACLS, etc.) must include hands-on practice and in-person skills assessment; online-only certification is not acceptable.
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