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Instrument Coordinator - Scottish Rite

Work Schedule/Days:  Day / Monday - Friday
Employment Type:  Full-Time
Location:  Scottish Rite 
Requisition #:  36082

 

JOB SUMMARY

Provides critical support in the sourcing, purchasing, tracking and provisioning of surgical instruments.

EDUCATION
  • High school diploma or equivalent
CERTIFICATION SUMMARY
  • Sterile Processing Certification or Certified Surgical Technologist (CST) 
EXPERIENCE*

4 years of experience in surgical services area with relevant sterile processing and instrument maintenance experience

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS*
  • Associate’s degree or equivalent experience
  • Experience in a hospital setting
  • Experience in sourcing and purchase of surgical instruments
KNOWLEDGE SKILLS & ABILITIES*
  • Good computer skills
  • Excellent communication, organizational, and interpersonal skills
  • Working knowledge of surgical instruments
JOB RESPONSIBILITIES*
  1. Researches instrument requests for replacements and provides substitution suggestions, and completes value analysis submissions for new instruments.
  2. Coordinates vendor visits and education.
  3. Maintains accurate files and data on all instruments purchased.
  4. Orders, receives, and coordinates all instruments, including loaner trays and consigned items, including updating of instrument tracking software.
  5. Works with surgeons, service line coordinators, and technologists to assess inventory instrument needs and proactively orders frequently needed replacement instruments to have on hand.
  6. Assembles accurate and complete surgical trays.
  7. Inputs instrument and tray products into instrument tracking system.
  8. Contributes to opportunity for improvement identification and process improvement within the Sterile Processing department.
SYSTEM RESPONSIBILITIES*

Safety: Practices proper safety techniques in accordance with hospital and departmental policies and procedures. Responsible for the reporting of employee/patient/visitor injuries or accidents, or other safety issues to the supervisor and in the occurrence notification system.

 

Compliance: Monitors and ensures compliance with all regulatory requirements, organizational standards, and policies and procedures related to area of responsibility. Identifies potential risk areas within area of responsibility and supports problem resolution process. Maintains records of compliance activities and reports compliance activities to the Compliance Office.

 

The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work performed by people assigned to this classification. They are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all job duties performed by the personnel so classified.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS*
Ability to lift up to 40 lbs independently and greater than 40 lbs with assistance
Bending/Stooping - Frequently (activity or condition exists from 1/3 to 2/3 of time)
Climbing - Occasionally (activity or condition exists up to 1/3 of time)
Hearing/Speaking - Effective communication with employees, supervisors/managers and staff. Effective communications with patients and visitors, as required.
Lifting - Constantly (activity or condition exists 2/3 or more of time)
Pushing/Pulling - Occasionally (activity or condition exists up to 1/3 of time)
Sitting - Frequently (activity or condition exists from 1/3 to 2/3 of time)
Standing - Constantly (activity or condition exists 2/3 or more of time)
Walking - Constantly (activity or condition exists 2/3 or more of time)
WORKING CONDITIONS*
Some potential for exposure to blood and body fluids

 

About Us:

Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta has been 100 percent committed to kids for more than 100 years. A not-for-profit organization, Children’s is dedicated to making kids better today and healthier tomorrow.

With 3 hospitals, 27 neighborhood locations and a total of 638 beds, Children’s is the largest healthcare provider for children in Georgia and one of the largest pediatric clinical care providers in the country. Children’s offers access to more than 70 pediatric specialties and programs and is ranked among the top children’s hospitals in the country by U.S. News & World Report.

Children’s has been ranked on Fortune magazine’s list of “100 Best Companies to Work For” for fourteen consecutive years and named one of the “100 Best Companies” by Working Mother magazine.  We offer a comprehensive compensation and benefit package that supports our mission, vision and values.  We are proud to offer an array of programs and services to our employees that have distinguished us as a best place to work in the country.  Connect to our mission of making kids better today and healthier tomorrow. 

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Address:  1001 Johnson Ferry Road NE, Atlanta, GA  30342
Function:  Allied Health - Surgical Services


Nearest Major Market: Atlanta

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