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Operating Room Liaison

Company: UCHealth
Location: Peyton
Posted on: October 13, 2021

Job Description:

Summary:
Serves as an information and communication conduit between the Sterile Processing Department (SPD) and the Operating Room (OR). Aids in smoothing out operations by problem solving behind the scenes.

Work Schedule: Full Time Evenings

Responsibilities:

  • Coordinates surgical instrument and case needs from SPD to the Operating Room. Acts as a liaison between SPD and the Operating room by communicating and assisting in real time instrument/supply needs. Communicates any conflicts and turnovers with OR room and SPD prep and pack supervisor/lead/manager.
  • Utilizes expert knowledge to insure quality control. Assists in managing inventory of all instrument trays and locations.
  • Evaluates case equipment needs and proactively communicates plan for equipment prioritization. Utilizes this knowledge to recommend instrument purchasing.
  • May function as a preceptor for new sterile processing technicians.
  • Within scope of job, requires critical thinking skills, decisive judgement and the ability to work with minimal supervision. Must be able to work in a fast-paced environment and take appropriate action.


Requirements:

  • Minimum Required Education: High School diploma or GED.
  • Required Licensure/Certification: Certified as a CSPDT (Certified Sterile Processing and Distribution Technician) OR CRCST (Certified Registered Central Service Technician) OR CST (Certified Surgical Technologist).
  • Minimum Experience: 1 year of relevant experience. Preferred: 4 years of relevant experience.


The pay range for this position is: $21.06 - $31.59 / hour. Pay is dependent on applicant's relevant experience.

An annual bonus may be paid to eligible employees based upon organizational and individual performance.

UCHealth offers their employees a competitive and comprehensive total rewards package. Some of the many benefits included in this package are full medical, dental and vision coverage; retirement plans; paid time off; employer-paid life and disability insurance with additional buy-up coverage options; tuition and continuing education reimbursement; and a full suite of voluntary benefits such as identity theft protection and pet insurance. Our employees and their family members have full access to our Employee Assistance Program, which includes up to 5 free counseling visits and work/life solutions, such as one free legal consultation. In addition, other emotional counseling support is available depending upon their need.

At UCHealth, we do things differently

We believe in something different: a focus on the individuality of every person. In big ways and small, we exist to improve the extraordinary lives of all those we serve. As Colorado's largest and most innovative health care system, we as a team deliver on the commitment to provide the best possible experience for our patients and their families. We foster a true human connection and give people the freedom to live extraordinary lives. A career at UCHealth is more than a job, it's a passion.

Going beyond quality requires the perfect balance of talent, integrity, drive and intellectual curiosity. We are looking for individuals who recognize, like us, that the world of medicine is ever-changing and are motivated to do what is right, not what is easy. We support creativity and curiosity so that each of us can find the extraordinary qualities within ourselves. At UCHealth, we'll do everything in our power to make sure you grow and have a meaningful career. There's no limits to your potential here.

Be Extraordinary. Join Us Today!

UCHealth recognizes and appreciates the rich array of talents and perspectives that equal employment and diversity can offer our institution. As an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer, UCHealth is committed to making all employment decisions based on valid requirements. No applicant shall be discriminated against in any terms, conditions or privileges of employment or otherwise be discriminated against because of the individual's race, creed, color, religion, gender, national origin or ancestry, age, mental or physical disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, transgender status, genetic information or veteran status. UCHealth does not discriminate against any "qualified applicant with a disability" as defined under the Americans with Disabilities Act and will make reasonable accommodations, when they do not impose an undue hardship on the organization.

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Keywords: UCHealth, Denver , Operating Room Liaison, Other , Peyton, Colorado

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