Wellforce Periop Core Technician in Boston, Massachusetts
Under regular supervision and following established procedures and instructions, provides basic direct care to patients as delegated by a Registered Nurse. Reports to the Clinical Nursing Director of the Operating Room.
Responsibilities: Assists room turnover, cleaning, patient positioning, obtaining supplies/equipment and flash sterilization. Employee will prepare for next day's surgical cases by utilizing preference cards to pick inner core supplies and add to appropriate case cart to enhance efficiency on the day of surgery. This individual will be responsible for collaborating with the lead for each service to update preference cards in the intraoperative documentation system and streamlining the process for picking supplies for surgical cases. In collaboration with supply chain, this individual will be responsible for reviewing supplies by service regularly and making recommendations for supplies to be eliminated and/or added to inventory through the surgical value analysis committee. The perioperative core technician will assist the nursing and sterile processing leadership in securing special products and/or loaner trays. Advocates the mission, philosophy and core values of the service line ensuring consistency with the hospital's mission statement. Maintains collaborative, team relationships with peers and colleagues in order to effectively contribute to the working groups achievement of goals, and to help foster a positive work environment. Employee will follow applicable policies and procedures in handling supplies, pharmaceuticals, and equipment. Performs other similar job related duties as required or directed.
Requirements: High School Diploma or equivalent required. Operating Room and/or Sterile processing experience preferred. Interpersonal skills required interacting effectively with staff, patients, physicians, vendors and other departments within the hospital.