Tufts Medical Center Periop Core Technician in Boston, Massachusetts

Periop Core Technician

Department: Surgical Services: OR/General Surgery

Schedule: Full-Time Regular

Shift: Day Rotation

Grade: 9

Hours: tbd

Job Details:

  • Certification Required

  • Licensure Required

  • 1-2 years experience is required

  • Responsibilities

Under regular supervision and following established procedures and instructions, provides basic direct care to patients as delegated by a Registered Nurse. 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. Employee will follow applicable policies and procedures in handling supplies, pharmaceuticals, and equipment.

Requirement's

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 and streamline 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. 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. Performs other similar job related duties as required or directed. Reports to the Clinical Nursing Director of the Operating Room. Interpersonal skills required interacting effectively with staff, patients, physicians, vendors and other departments within the hospital. High School Diploma or equivalent required Operating Room and/or Sterile processing experience preferred An equivalent combination of education and experience, which provides proficiency in the areas of responsibility listed above, may be substituted for the above education and experience requirements.