1+ months

PROGRAM ASSISTANT - OR IMPLANT ROOMS (HOURLY)

University of Washington
Seattle, WA 98104

PROGRAM ASSISTANT - OR IMPLANT ROOMS (HOURLY)

Req #: 168397
Department: UW MEDICAL CENTER PERIOPERATIVE
Job Location: UW Medical Center - Montlake
Posting Date: 03/11/2020 
Closing Info: Open Until Filled 
Salary: $17.11 to $22.70 per hour 
Union Position: Yes
Shift: First Shift 
Notes: The schedule for this temporary/hourly position will be Day Shifts, 40 hours per week.  

Join our award-winning team at University of Washington Medical Center (UWMC). Among the top medical centers in the United States, and ranked as the number 1 hospital in Washington State, as rated by U.S. News & World Report 2018-2019 "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 UWs School of Medicine.

The University of Washington is proud to be one of the nations 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.

The UWMC Perioperative Department has an outstanding opportunity for a TEMPORARY/HOURLY PROGRAM ASSISTANT (DAY SHIFTS) for the OR Implant Rooms.

Responsibilities:
  • Receive and stock implants and related supplies. Examine and compare products for quality, quantity and exactness to the original purchase order.
  • Deliver implants to operating rooms.
  • Re-stock implant trays.
  • Conduct daily cycle counts of implants in order to maintain correct inventory and par levels.
  • Re-shelf unused products and implants returned from operating rooms to the correct designated location. Adjust inventory as necessary.
  • Track serial numbers and expiration dates of product.  Notify vendor and implant staff of soon-to-be expired item(s).
  • Maintain current information regarding inventory locations to ensure that product information matches correctly with the Materials Management information system.
  • Stage implants and implants trays for next day surgical procedures.
  • Maintain an organized, clean working environment.
  • Perform other basic tasks as assigned.
REQUIREMENTS:
High school graduation or equivalent AND two years of full-time clerical experience OR equivalent education/experience.

DESIRED:
  • One (1) year of experience in OR or ER environment.
  • One (1) year of experience in handling and using medical supplies.
  • Computer proficiency that includes word processing and spreadsheets.
  • 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 attention to detail-oriented. 

CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT:
  • Must be able to lift and push more than 25 pounds and be able to walk for lengthy periods of time.
  • Position requires walking and lifting and/or pushing supplies and instruments about 95% of the shift time.

Committed to attracting and retaining a diverse staff, the University of Washington will honor your experiences, perspectives and unique identity. Together, our community strives to create and maintain working and learning environments that are inclusive, equitable and welcoming.

The University of Washington is a leader in environmental stewardship & sustainability, and committed to becoming climate neutral.

The University of Washington is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer. To request disability accommodation in the application process, contact the Disability Services Office at 206-543-6450 / 206-543-6452 (tty) or dso@uw.edu.


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Posted: 2019-12-05 Expires: 2020-04-10

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