Responsible for the process, which includesinventory control: ordering all medical supplies, maintaining an appropriate inventory of all medical supplies, receiving and stocking of all medical supplies to their assigned area. Provides support to the surgical team, and provides patient care within the prevailing state standards of practice and according to the policies of the facility. Communicates appropriate information to other team members. May have additional responsibilities designated by the manager, which may include, but are not limited to, providing patient care in other peri-operative departments, serving on committees, or participating in quality improvement projects.
Essential Job Duties and Responsibilities:
Orders and maintains all medical inventory.
Performs Quarterly Inventory accounting.
When supplies arrive at the facility, checks in all supplies per invoice and purchase order, delivers all supplies to appropriate location, accounts for all back orders, and prepares required paperwork for Administrator.
Knows and adheres to policies of the Center, and demonstrates fiscal responsibility.
Follows standards, policies, procedures, goals and objectives for peri-operative nursing care according to accepted standards.
Maintains and demonstrates current skills and knowledge in aseptic technique, proper scrub technique, cleaning and preparation of equipment and operating room.
Demonstrates ability to understand the unique needs of each age group of the patient population.
Follows OSHA and other standards for protection against blood borne pathogens and body fluids.
Seeks involvement in activities that promote professional growth and behavior.
Uses good body mechanics and aseptic technique.
Remains calm and functions as a team member during times of stress and crisis situations.
Informs Manager of applicable day-to-day situations.
Follows employee health and other personnel and staffing policies.
Qualifications: High school graduate, CST or six months experience. Current CPR. Demonstrated necessary clinical competency. Computer skills. Experience in materials management in an OR setting.
Job Behavior: Demonstrates ability to work as a team member and to communicate directly and professionally. Is flexible, reliable, productive, patient-orientated, and self-motivated. Portrays the facility in a positive light to others. Avoids being involved in gossip spreading or conversations that promote discord of staff members. Maintains professional conduct and appearance. Behavior reflective of Mission Statement:
USPI’s mission is to provide first–class surgical services for the local community in a safe, comfortable and welcoming environment; one in which we would be happy to treat our own families.
Language Skills: Ability to read and comprehend simple instructions, short correspondence, and memos. Ability to present information in one-on-one and small group situations to patients, physicians, and other employees.
Physical Demands: Shall be physically able to stand, walk, and maintain varied body motions and position for long periods of time. Shall be able to move supplies and place them on shelves. Demonstrates manual dexterity. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. The employee shall be able to use hands to finger, handle or feel objects or tools. The employee is required to stand, walk, climb, or balance, stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. Shall be able to hear and speak. Shall be able to move up to 100 pounds.
USPI’S EDGE™ (Every Day Giving Excellence)
USPI’S EDGE™ is the key to the differentiation of USPI as a customer-focused company. The process of completing EDGE™ requirements establishes processes and measurements that are collected, assimilated, and shared throughout USPI. All employees are involved with EDGE™. The involvement can range from doing their jobs to taking on the role of gathering and/or entering data into the computer. All employees shall at some time during their employment be required to participate in the EDGE™ program.