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Surgical Supply Coordinator
Full Time, 7am-3:30pm, Monday-Friday
Sellersville, PA 18960

Grand View Health, which includes Bucks County's first hospital, has provided residents of Bucks and Montgomery counties with comprehensive healthcare services since 1913. Now a century strong, Grand View offers a range of inpatient and outpatient care, particularly emphasizing the areas of surgery and orthopedics, women's and children's health, heart and vascular care, and cancer treatment. Our colleagues enjoy the best of both worlds by working for a high-quality, low-cost healthcare provider in a collaborative, community environment. Help us build this new era of wellness and lead our community to a healthier future.
 

Responsibilities

Under the direction of the Director of Surgical Services, secures supplies needed for all surgical procedures. Has basic knowledge of various sterilization methods, functions of flash sterilizers, and maintenance of sterility of supplies. Facilitates and coordinates use of sterile instrumentation. Maintains complete stock of all needed supplies.

  • Knows location and care of all supplies needed to perform surgical procedures.
  • Knows the use of the autoclaves and the danger of “live steam.” Exercises necessary safety precautions.
  • Performs daily testing of the autoclaves and maintains Biological Monitoring Log each day.
  • Understands the operating of the autoclaves and reports any malfunctions immediately.
  • Maintains equipment in a clean and safe working order, i.e., oiling of instruments.
  • Using surgeon's preference cards, selects all necessary items used for a surgical procedure.
  • Sterilizes items as requested by the registered nurse.
  • Performs daily and weekly cleaning in the Clean Core. Understands and promotes the importance of a clean and dry Clean Core. This is of particular significance due to the sterile products present.
  • Restocks shelves as items are received from the Supplies, Processing and Distribution Department.
  • Records and restocks supplies which come from outside vendors.
  • Checks supply shelf life and maintains all sterile "outdates." Is responsible for resterilization of all applicable instrumentation and supplies.
  • Understands the hazards and proper use of "cold" sterilization agents.
  • Understands and promotes the importance of a safe environment for the surgical patient. including proper dress, proper cleaning and proper traffic flow.
  • Understands and maintains sterility and infection control concepts as they apply to the Clean Core and all supplies and instrumentation.
  • Understands and promotes the importance of noise control.
     

Qualifications

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:

  • High school diploma/GED and over 1 year to 3 years of office experience required.


SKILLS AND ABILITIES:

  • Excellent organizational skills required.
  • Competency in the use of a variety of computer hardware and software systems required.
  • Ability to listen to others required.
  • Demonstrated written communication skills required.
  • Strong verbal communication and listening skills required.
  • Ability to maintain the strictest levels of confidentiality required.
  • Demonstrated time management and priority setting skills required.
  • Knowledge of medical terminology preferred.
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