at University of Kansas Hospital in Kansas City, Kansas, United States
COVID-19 and flu vaccines are required for all health system employees..
Position Summary / Career Interest:The Surgical Support Services Technician, under direction of supervisor or other member of the management team is responsible for ensuring that the surgical services team has access to supplies/instrumentation in a timely manner; provide efficient and customer focused service to Perioperative Services team including team members, leadership and medical staff and to patients/visitors; assists in transfers of patients; provides customer-focused service to the department for accurate and efficient surgical services supply support.
Assists with patient transfers and communicates with patient utilizing high service standards/behaviors.
Communicates with the health care team; effective communication regarding room needs, necessary follow-up by intraoperative team.
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.
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.
Performs room and department decontamination as recommended by CDC, AORN, ASA, KUHA and manufacturer's guidelines.
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.
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.
Reviews and follows processes for acquiring, storing and handling surgical equipment in an organized, efficient manner according to division guidelines.
*Must be able to perform the professional, clinical and or technical competencies of the assigned unit or department.
*Note: These statements are intended to describe the essential functions of the job and are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities. Skills and duties may vary dependent upon your department or unit. Other duties may be assigned as required.
High school diploma or equivalent required
BLS Certification required within the first 60 days of employment
Job Requisition ID:R-24479
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