Owens & Minor Operating Room Program Technician in Franklin, Massachusetts

Resides onsite in the hospital environment to advise customer of actions needed to maintain appropriate inventory of operating room supplies and devices.Keeps informed of all information at the site which is critical in determining actions needed.

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:

1.Reports to assigned 1-2 accounts on a daily basis, following a schedule mutually agreed upon with teammate's manager.

2.Manages entire OR surgical supply chain, including OM sales and non-distribution SKU's.

3.Manages physician preference devices.

4.Manages devices which are described as 'have available' between the storage location and the operating room.

5.Advises O&M on procedure frequency to determine PAR levels, prebuilds v on-demand, component inventory forecasting including hospital schedule (holiday inventory, etc) and hospital personnel scheduling which may affect surgical demand (i.e., surgeon on vacation).

6.Reviews surgery schedule and advises hospital personnel to order appropriate corresponding supplies.

7.Advises the account on PAR levels of Surgitrack components stocked at the account.

8.Physically alters PAR levels on devices purchased by the account through different supply chains (i.e., distribution, Surgitrack).

9.Advises the account on items to add/change/remove from their preference cards.

10.Processes device returns from the OR to the hospital PAR location or back to the distributor to determine additional sales opportunities (track actual device consumption per procedure).

11.Manages par level replenishment of finished goods' Surgitracks and components specific to OR procedures.

12.Manages ordering for add-on cases of Surgitracks and components specific to OR procedures.

SUPPLEMENTAL JOB FUNCTIONS:

1.Works with suppliers to get new product, product changes, contracts, etc.in the system that are specific to the SurgiTrack procedures.

2.Coordinates product/device conversion opportunities with the OMSpecialties rep.

3.Manages change process to devices supplied through Surgitrack in the account.

QUALIFICATIONS:

EDUCATION & FORMAL TRAINING:

Knowledge level equal to certification as an Operating Room Technician.Equal to a high school diploma plus additional specialized training.Operating Room Technician certification preferred.

BWORK EXPERIENCE:

Three to five years of Operating Room experience.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, & ABILITIES:

A.Knowledge of surgical procedures.

B.Knowledge of functionality of and the nuances between different brands of surgical devices.

C.Knowledge of OR/surgical terminology.

D.Knowledge of OR etiquette/processes.

E.Knowledge of supplies and devices required to perform surgical procedures.

F.While looking at the surgical schedule, must have the ability to translate the 'scheduled' procedure name into a 'supply' procedure name.

G.Clear understanding of preference cards.

H.Ability to work with clinical coordinators (i.e., service leaders) to specify supply and device requirements by surgical procedure and surgeon.

I.Ability to learn/utilize appropriate systems (QSight, OMNI, OMDirect, Microsoft Word, Microsoft Excel, hospital OR management systems).

J.Ability to discern errors within complex and detailed work.

EQUIPMENT, TOOLS AND WORK AIDS:

General office equipment including PC.

WORKING CONDITIONS AND ENVIRONMENTAL HAZARDS:

  1. Inside working conditions.

  2. No environmental hazards indicated for this position.

STRENGTH REQUIREMENT:

Light Work: Exerting up to 20 pounds of force occasionally, and/or up to 10 pounds of force frequently, and/or negligible amount of force constantly to move objects.Physical demand requirements are in excess of those for Sedentary Work.Light Work usually requires walking or standing to a significant degree.However, if the use of arm and/or leg controls require exertion of forces greater that for Sedentary Work and the worker sits most of the time, the job is related for Light Work.

TYPE OF PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:

Acuity, near

Clarity of vision at 20 inches or less

Stooping

Bending body downward and forward by bending spine at the waist.This factor is important if it occurs to a considerable degree and requires full use of the lower extremities and back muscles.

Kneeling

Bending legs at knee to come to a rest on knee or knees

Crouching

Bending the body downward and forward by bending leg and spine.

Reaching

Extending hands(s) and arm(s) in any direction

Handling

Seizing, holding, grasping, turning or otherwise working with hands.Fingers are involved only to the extent that they are in extension of the hand.

Fingering

Picking, pinching, or otherwise working with fingers primarily (rather than with whole hand or arm as in handling).

Talking

Expressing or exchanging ideas by means of the spoken work.Talking is important for those activities in which workers must impart oral information to clients or to the publics, and in those activities in which they must convey detailed or important spoken instructions to other workers accurately, loudly, or quickly.

Hearing

Perceiving the nature of sounds.Hearing is important for those activities which require ability to receive detailed information through oral communications, and to make fine discriminations in sound, such as when making fine adjustments on running engines.

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