Equipment Materials & Instrument Specialist

Munson Medical Center Traverse City , MI 49685

Posted 6 months ago

ENTRY REQUIREMENTS 1.## #Associates Degree required, Bachelors preferred. 2.## #Successful completion of a Surgical Technologist (ST) training program required. 3.## #Minimum of two years of OR experience as a Surgical Technologist required. 4.## #Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES 1.## #Demonstrates knowledge of surgical products, instruments, and equipment. 2.## #Demonstrates effective communication, including verbal, written, and presentation skills. 3.## #Demonstrates ability to identify and resolve problems effectively. #Works effectively as a team member. # 4.## #Prioritizes effectively. 5.## #Possesses excellent organizational skills. 6.## #Demonstrates ability to requisition instruments, and maintain an accurate item files in HEMM ORGANIZATION #


#Reports to assigned Surgical Services Business Manager. #Works collaboratively with physicians, coordinators and staff, CPD, and other ancillary departments. # AGE OF PATIENTS SERVED Cares for patients in the age category(s) checked below: # # #Neonatal (birth-1 mo)## ### ### # # # Young adult (18 yr-25 yrs) # # #Infant (1 mo-1 yr)## ### ### ### # # # Adult (26 yrs-54 yrs) # # #Early childhood (1 yr-5 yrs)## ### # # # Sr. Adult (55 yrs-64 yrs) # # #Late childhood (6 yrs-12 yrs)## ### # # # Geriatric (65 yrs # above) # # #Adolescence (13 yrs-17 yrs)## ### # # # All ages (birth # above) #X # No clinical contact with patients # # # # # # # # # # # # # # # # # # # # # # # # # # # # # # # # POSITION SUMMARY 1.## #Provides technical support for all service teams by ensuring all regular and special order equipment and instruments, including power, are operable and available the day of surgery. # 2.## #Works collaboratively with clinical coordinators, CPD, Supply Chain, SS Business Team and outside suppliers regarding special orders for instruments/power. 3.## #Maintains a database of purchased, repaired, or replaced instruments. 4.## #Maintains active communication among interdepartmental staff, physicians, and service group team members. 5.## #Responsible for Value Analysis cost savings opportunities around instruments and power. # SPECIFIC DUTIES 1.## #Supports the Mission, Vision and Values of Munson Healthcare 2.## #Embraces and supports the Performance Improvement philosophy of Munson Healthcare. 3.## #Promotes personal and patient safety. 4.## #Uses effective customer service/interpersonal skills at all times. 5.## #Treats all others with respect and demonstrates excellence, justice, and compassion in daily work and relationships with others. 6.## #Reports to work as scheduled and on time per departmental policy. #Time away from work is approved and taken in accordance with departmental policies. 7.## #Maintains confidentiality of all information related to patients, medical staff, employees, and, as appropriate, other information. 8.## #Consistently demonstrates and incorporates principles of safety and infection control into daily activities as outlined in departmental manuals. #Uses protective equipment and takes appropriate precautions whenever there is potential for contact with blood, body fluids, and/or chemicals. 9.## #Participates in department-specific fire and disaster plans. 10.## #Demonstrates commitment to teamwork by contributing to the team to meet its needs and by coordinating effectively with other team members. 11.## #Effectively communicates with physicians, OR staff, ancillary departments, and management regarding, special orders, and instrumentation issues. 12.## #Acts as a liaison between CPD and the OR as it relates to instruments or power. 13.## #Maintains an accurate database of purchased and repaired instruments, classifies them correctly and is able to use this data to daily update Clinical Coordinators. 14.## #Resolves conflict effectively to promote win-win outcomes. #Utilizes problem-solving skills to promote a positive working environment. # 15.## #Assists in training CPD technicians, Surgical Techs, and RN#s to any new instruments or power equipment. # 16.## #Serves as a resource to the OR manager, and coordinators in the use of instruments, and power. 17.## #Actively participates in continuing education programs inside and outside the hospital and department to maintain competency. 18.## #Ensures proper distribution and management of instruments by working with the Supply Chain Manager and CPD Manager in developing and maintaining inventory par levels, reviewing stock usage, and processing special orders as directed. # 19.## #Identifies and analyses cost saving opportunities. # 20.## #Performs procurement of all instrument or power equipment items as required according to Supply Chain policies or procedures.


21.## #Researches requests for new and special order instruments. #Assists with the trial and evaluation of these products for the assigned service line. 22.## #Analyses instrument repair cost to determine when and if a new instrument should be purchased. # #


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Equipment Materials & Instrument Specialist

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