The University of Kansas Hospital - Surgery Careers

Surgical Support Supply Specialist Job

Facility: The University of Kansas Hospital - Main Campus

Department: CA PERIOP SUPPLY

Schedule: Full Time

Shift: Days

Hours: 0800-1630

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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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