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Children's Hospital Boston OR/SPD Materials Technician in Boston, Massachusetts

60386BRTitle:OR/SPD Materials TechnicianDepartment:Patient Services-Central Processing DepartmentAutoReqId:60386BRStatus:Part-TimeStandard Hours per Week:24 Job Category:Allied Health and Technical, Support ServicesJob Posting Description:At Boston Children’s Hospital, the quality of our care – and our inclusive hospital working environment – lies in the diversity of our people. With patients from local communities and 160 countries around the world, we’re committed to reflecting the spectrum of their cultures, while opening doors of opportunity for our team. Here, different talents pursue common goals. Voices are heard and ideas are shared. Join us, and discover how your unique contributions can change lives. Yours included.

OR/SPD Materials Technician will be responsible for:

  • Monitoring and maintaining inventory of surgical supplies for the OR, PACU and Day Surgery, ensuring availability for scheduled cases. Monitoring supply usage and initiating reorders according to par levels, reviewing and recommending par levels adjustments as needed. Monitoring, receiving, inspecting, and verifying orders, following up with supervisor or Business Manager as needed to resolve errors or delays of materials

  • Distributing, restocking and maintaining inventory in designated storage areas and case carts. Monitoring storage of supplies/equipment, rotating stock and inspecting items for proper packaging and expiration dates. Maintaining neatness and organization of storage areas

  • Recording items received into the department by computer or manual methods. Monitoring, inspecting and verifying orders received and keeping management informed of any errors, delays or other related problems

  • Assembling soft good materials and surgical instrumentation onto surgical case carts using computerized surgeon preference sheets for scheduled elective procedures. Inspecting packaging integrity of all medical materials/soft goods/consumables and surgical instrumentation. Building and constructing surgical case carts, delivering to surgical areas, and deconstructing unused items and instrumentation for return to stock

  • Responsible for urgent and emergent surgical case cart build and delivery based on established emergency protocols

  • Serving as SPD/OR liaison for the efficient flow of surgical case cart delivery, instrument, and medical supply replenishment in the surgical areas. Responsible for emergent delivery of instrumentation and medical supplies during surgical cases. Communicating between Operating Room clinicians and SPD of urgent and upcoming needs

  • Following departmental policies/procedures, transporting carts of instrumentation or medical materials to and from designated areas within the surgical suites or SPD

  • Restocking OR surgical core with surgical instrumentation sterilized in SPD following departmental policies/procedures and instructions utilizing electronic instrument tracking system

  • Responding to requests for materials information, referring more complex inquiries to manager or other authorized personnel

To qualify, you must have:

  • High school diploma/GED required

  • Strong customer service and strong communication skills

  • Strong computer and problem solving skills as well as the ability to work independently and as a team player

  • The ability to be flexible; willing and able to change assignments due to needs of the department

  • Demonstrated basic record keeping skill, as well as the ability to read and write legibly

​​Please note: During a public health emergency, individuals in this role may be expected to take on additional duties to respond to organizational needs.

BCH offers competitive compensation and unmatched benefits, including a flexible schedule, affordable health, vision and dental insurance, generous levels of time off, 403(b) Retirement Savings plan, Pension, Tuition Reimbursement, and discounted rates on T-passes. Discover your best.

Boston Children’s Hospital is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action Employer. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran status or disability.Office/Site Location:BostonRegular, Temporary, Per Diem:Regular