Owens & Minor Perioperative Materials Coordinator NICU/PICU in Valhalla, New York

Supports the needs of assigned NICU/PICU departments in the hospital by ensuring that inventory is obtained in a timely and accurate manner.Maintains a high standard of accuracy and interacts frequently with the hospital data control system.Efficiently manages tasks while working in a sterile, fast-paced and high-demand environment.

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:

1.With a high sense of urgency, delivers STAT items to Operating Room/Pre-operative staff upon request.

2.Examines incoming shipments to verify receipt of the correct types and quantity of materials and supplies.

3.Unpacks and inspects items for damage/shortage.Reports to vendor or supervisor any discrepancies.Returns products back to vendors when needed.

4.Interacts with data control system to identify the classification of items (stock/non-stock).Accurately processes items according to standard operating procedures.

5.Stores items at designated locations accurately.Maintains supply areas keeping them neat and clean and properly labeled.

6.Performs cycle and par level counts in Operating Room (OR) suites and storage rooms as necessary.

7.Interacts with customers to review par levels, and receiving and delivery information.

8.Maintains records of material and supplies and related materials management activities, as required.

9.Picks and stages items for shipment to vendors.

10.Audit storerooms and OR suites for expired product.

11.Picks items for scheduled cases and completes case carts waiting for instruments.

12.Provides phone coverage as necessary.

SUPPLEMENTAL FUNCTIONS:

Performs additional duties as directed.

QUALIFICATIONS:

EDUCATION & FORMAL TRAINING:

Equal to a high school diploma.

WORK EXPERIENCE:

Over one year (up to and including) three years. Accuracy in checking, posting and counting, required. Experience working in a clinical environment preferred.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:

A.Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral, or diagrammatic form.

B.Must have the ability to work in a fast paced, team environment.

C.Must have a good attention to detail.

D.Proficient in Excel a plus

E.Ability to multitask

EQUIPMENT, TOOLS AND WORK AIDS:

General office equipment including PC and calculator.

WORKING CONDITIONS AND ENVIRONMENTAL HAZARDS:

  1. Inside working conditions.

  2. No environmental hazards indicated for this classification.

TYPE OF PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:

Accommodation

Adjustment of lens of eye to bring an object into sharp focus. This item is especially important when doing near-point work at varying distances from eye.

Acuity, far

Clarity of vision at 20 feet or more.

Acuity, near

Clarity of vision at 20 inches or less.

Depth Perception

Ability to judge space and three dimensional vision

Field of Vision

Observing an area that can be seen up and in a given point. This factor is important when job performance requires seeing a large area while keeping the eyes fixed.

Fingering

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

Handling

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

Hearing

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

Light Work

Exerting up to 20 pounds of force occasionally and/or up to 10 pounds of force frequently and/or a 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 requires exertion of forces greater than that for Sedentary Work and the worker sits most of the time, the job is rated for Light Work.

Stooping

Bending body downward and forward by bending spine at the waist.

Talking

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

Category: Hospital