The University of Kansas Hospital - Surgery Careers

Surgical Support Service Technician Job

Facility: The University of Kansas Hospital - Main Campus

Department: CA PERIOP SUPPLY

Schedule: Full Time

Shift: Evenings

Hours: 1500-2330

Work among the best. We are a top 25 employer in the metro area offering a wide array of career opportunities within our organization. We have a leading reputation for patient care, medical education, research, and community service. We value and respect the talented, committed, and diverse people who make up our hospital; they are our most important strength. The hospital offers very competitive wages and an outstanding benefit package.

We currently have an opening for a Surgical Support Services Technician.

Responsibilities:

  • Performs task related to pulling supplies and instruments to adequately and accurately prepare for cases; tasks include quality control mechanisms to ensure successful case pulls.
  • Communicates with the health care team; effective communication regarding room needs, necessary follow-up by intraoperative team.
  • Reviews and follows processes for acquiring, storing and handling surgical equipment in an organized, efficient manner according to division guidelines.
  • Performs room and department decontamination as recommended by CDC, AORN, ASA, KUHA and manufacturer's guidelines.
  • Assists with patient transfers and communicates with patient utilizing high service standards/behaviors.
  • Facilitates adequate stocking of emergency supply stock and specialty section stock to ensure accessibility for patient care needs.
  • Maintains high level of supply organization to ensure that inventory is appropriately managed and accessible to the health care team.
  • Provides resources to staff during surgical cases to ensure that the team has the tools and equipment to perform surgical duties with minimal unnecessary interruption.
  • Participates in projects and performs other duties as assigned by the Surgical Support Services Supervisor and/or other member of the Perioperative leadership team.
  • Partners with anesthesia services to ensure practitioners have access to required supplies for patient care delivery.

Requirements:

  • High School Diploma or GED Required. Technical/Professional Training Preferred.
  • Experience in similar support function within a Perioperative services setting preferred.
  • BLS required within 60 days of hire.
  • Must possess basic to intermediate computer skills.

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