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Flexibility to provide coverage for leaves of absence as needed
Join our award-winning team at University of Washington Medical Center (UWMC). Among the top medical centers in the United States as rated by U.S. News & World Report "America's Best Hospitals", UWMC prides itself on compassionate patient care as well as its pioneering medical advances. UWMC is operated by the University of Washington (UW) and serves as a training site for UW's School of Medicine. The University of Washington is proud to be one of the nation's premier educational and research institutions. Our people are the most important asset in our pursuit of achieving excellence in education, research, and community service. Our staff not only enjoys outstanding benefits and professional growth opportunities, but also an environment noted for diversity, community involvement, intellectual excitement, artistic pursuits, and natural beauty.
Our Operating Room Center Cores has an outstanding opportunity for a Temporary/Hourly Hospital Central Services Technician 2. Under general guidance of the Surgical Services Business Operations Manager and the Program Coordinators, the Hospital Central Services Technician 2 will perform work relating to the Operating Room Center-Core Supply Program.
Assisting clinical staff, respond to requests and concerns regarding unanticipated supplies and instrumentation.
Facilitate prompt delivery to requesting operating room.
Assist on databases and reports.
Provide supplies and instrumentation as needed for the scheduled surgeries.
Responsible for preparing and staging OR Case Carts and delivering requested supplies and instruments to the OR suites in a timely and professional manner.
Maintain cleanliness and organization of the C-Cores Supply Rooms.
Responsible for inventory control for all items in the C-Cores Supply Rooms.
Adhere to departmental and institutional Policies, Procedures, and Guidelines.
Complete other related duties as assigned.
High school graduation or equivalent
Two years of experience processing complex trays of surgical instruments and equipment OR equivalent education/experience.
Excellent verbal/communication skills; ability to effectively and calmly communicate in highly stressful situations. Must actively promote teamwork and high quality customer service. Very organized and detail oriented.
Twelve months experience in OR, Prosthesis, or ER environment.
Twelve months experience handling and using medical supplies.
Recent operating room or large medical facility experience.
Experience in HEMM and Tray Controller.
Computer proficiency that includes word processing and spreadsheets.
CONDITION OF EMPLOYMENT:
Must be able to lift and push more than 25 pounds and be able to walk for lengthy periods of time. Will be walking and lifting and/or pushing supplies and instruments about 95% of the shift time.
Founded in 1861, the University of Washington is one of the oldest public institutions in the west coast and one of the preeminent research universities in the world. The University of Washington is a multi-campus university comprised of three different campuses: Seattle, Tacoma, and Bothell. The Seattle campus is made up of sixteen schools and colleges that serve students ranging from an undergra...duate level to a doctoral level. The university is home to world-class libraries, arts, music, drama, and sports, as well as the highest quality medical care in Washington State and a world-class academic medical center. The teaching and research of the University’s many professional schools provide undergraduate and graduate students the education necessary toward achieving an excellence that will serve the state, the region, and the nation. As part of a large and diverse community, the University of Washington serves more students than any other institution in the Northwest.