Surgery Sterile Supply Coordinator

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  • DULUTH, MN
  • ST LUKE'S HOSPITAL
  • 01 Operating Rooms Department
  • Full-time - Days - 8 hours
  • Allied Health
  • FTE: 1
  • Req #: 21465
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Summary

  • JOB SUMMARY
    • The Surgery Sterile Supply Coordinator organizes and supervises the processes that occur in the Sterile Supply Area including; preference card selection, case supply and equipment picking for case cart completion based on review of the daily surgery schedule. Coordinates issue resolution related to process and workflow to achieve overall unit efficiency, safety, workflow, utilization and quality improvement in conjunction with the Management of the Operating Rooms, Sterile Processing Department, and the Materials Management. Provides a high level of customer service to establish and enhance positive relationships with colleagues, surgeons and sales representatives.

  • MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS
    • Education: See Licensure/Certification/Registration requirements.

      Experience: Minimum of one (1) year operating room experience

      Licensure/Certification/Registration: Licensed as a CST (Certified Surgical Technologist). BLS Certification with a designation of either BLS Provider or Healthcare Provider from either the American Heart Association or American Red Cross, or Military Training Network.

      Additional Certifications: Must successfully complete Certified Registered Central Service Technician (CRCST) certification exam within one (1) year of hire into position.

  • PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS
    • Education: N/A

      Experience: Sterile Processing experience.

      Licensure/Certification/Registration: Certified Registered Central Service Technician (CRCST) certification.

  • KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES
    • Ability to maintain harmonious personal relationships with medical, professional and technical staff; to communicate verbally and respond to the needs of the patient and direction of the surgeons. Works independently; must be self-motivated. Ability to work in stressful situations; to maintain accurate records; write reports; to participate in orientation of new personnel and teaching of students; current technical knowledge or orthopedic practices, equipment and trends; to support St. Lukes Hospital goals and objectives.

    • READING - Intermediate: Ability to read and interpret documents such as operating and maintenance instructions and procedure manuals.
    • WRITING - Intermediate: Ability to write routine reports, correspondence, or procedures.
    • SPEAKING - Intermediate: Ability to effectively present information in one-on-one, small group situations or before groups of customers, clients, and other employees of the organization.
    • MATHEMATICAL SKILLS - Basic Skills: Ability to add and subtract two-digit numbers and to multiply and divide with 10's and 100's. Ability to perform these operations using units of American money and weight measurement, volume, and distance.
    • REASONING ABILITY - Intermediate Skills: Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral, or diagram form. Ability to deal with problems involving several concrete variables in standardized situations.
  • PHYSICAL DEMANDS AND ENVIRONMENT
    • PHYSICAL DEMANDS
      • Ability to see, hear, stand, sit, walk, bend and lift up to thirty-five (35) pounds.
      • Stand - Continuously Over 2/3 (5.5 – 8 hours)
      • Walk - Continuously Over 2/3 (5.5 – 8 hours)
      • Sit - Frequently 1/3 to 2/3 (2.5 – 5.5 hours)
      • Use hands to finger, handle, or feel - Continuously Over 2/3 (5.5 – 8 hours)
      • Reach with hands and arms - Continuously Over 2/3 (5.5 – 8 hours)
      • Stoop, squat, kneel, or crouch - Frequently 1/3 to 2/3 (2.5 – 5.5 hours)
      • Bending-repetitive forward - Frequently 1/3 to 2/3 (2.5 – 5.5 hours)
      • Talk or hear - Continuously Over 2/3 (5.5 – 8 hours)
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      LIFTING REQUIREMENTS
      • Up to 10 pounds - Continuously Over 2/3 (5.5 – 8 hours)
      • Up to 25 pounds - Frequently 1/3 to 2/3 (2.5 – 5.5 hours)
      • Up to 35 pounds - Occasionally Under 1/3 (1-2.5 hours)
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      WORK ENVIRONMENT
      • Typical Noise Level - Moderate noise (examples: business office with computers and printers, light traffic)
      • May be exposed to/occasionally exposed to patient elements. Exposed to a variety of electro-mechanical hazards. Subject to hazards of flammable, explosive gases. Regularly exposed to the risk of blood borne diseases.

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