s the region's only Level I Trauma center, Harborview Medical Center (HMC) is well known for innovations and excellence in trauma care and its centers of emphasis: Trauma, Burn, Neurosciences, AIDS/STD, Center for Advanced Reconstruction and Rehabilitation (CARER), and mentally-and medically- vulnerable populations. In addition to the centers of emphasis, HMC serves a mission population for King County. Harborview employees are committed to the vital role the institution plays in the immediate community, as well as the entire Northwest region. HMC is owned by King County and managed by the University of Washington (UW) and serves as a training site for UW's School of Medicine. The UW 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.Harborview Medical Center has an outstanding opportunity for a full-time (100% FTE), Hospital Central Services Technician Lead. Under general supervision of the OR Business Manager, the Implant Room Lead provides leadership functions related to the provision of implants for the HMC OR. This position will use lean management techniques to plan, requisition, expedite urgent orders, and manage issues in regards to the flow of consignment and high dollar items. Communicates with CPU management, OR management, supply chain, finance, and vendors regarding any inventory management related issues, including but not limited to, expiration tracking, cycle counts, annual physical inventory, par level evaluation, product trials, product conversions, product discontinuations, preference card management, storage location flow, and overall organization. Ensures continuous audit processes are maintained. Prepares, monitors, and coordinates all inventory status reports and take proactive approach to mitigate supply shortages and stoc kouts. The job requires a team approach including interaction with all levels of staff including physicians and management.RESPONSIBILITES:Supports management of day-to-day operation of the OR materials management and Implant Room Identifies processes for improvement Forms teams to address issues and coordinates work of various teams to implement positive change Directs the daily operations of Implant Room to include ordering of supplies, implants, and case cart assembly Monitors inventory, storage and distribution of equipment, instruments, and supplies within Surgical Services Maintains required inventory of supplies, stock, and implantable items within Surgical ServicesMonitors productivity of the unit and submits reports as neededSupervises day to day operations including work flow, staff productivity, staffing, and addressing customer issues Manages tissue tracking system and is responsible for all tissue related discrepanciesCoordinates the end of year inventory for implants including all preparation and trainingAssists Supervisor with reviewing and updating policy and proceduresServes as communication link for OR RN3's for issues related to availability of productsAssists Business Manager with RASMAS recallsPerforms related duties as required This position provides opportunities to work in a fast-paced, challenging, diverse and rewarding environment. As an employee you will enjoy generous benefits and work/life programs. For detailed information on Benefits for this position, click here. REQUIREMENTS: High school graduation or equivalent AND two years of experience performing the work of a Hospital Central Services Technician IIORequivalent education/experience.
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 undergraduate 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.