Surgical Materials Assistant (multiple openings, day shift) (47653)

  • Job Type: Full Time
  • FTE/Bi-Weekly Hours: 1.0/80
  • Shift: Days
  • Hours in Shift: 8
  • Location: Palo Alto, CA
  • Req: 47653

Job Description

Welcome to the revolutionary new Stanford Hospital, opening in Fall 2019. Stanford Health Care (SHC) is no ordinary health system, and our new building is no ordinary hospital. You will be working in one of health care's best equipped, most innovative facilities, with the tools to deliver superb patient care. Five beautiful gardens, walking trails, a meditation room and abundant natural light make this the ideal environment for working and healing. You'll also be joining a renowned academic medical center that's part of Stanford Medicine and the Stanford University family. By combining clinical care, research and teaching, we're working together to harness the resources of one of the world's leading universities with groundbreaking programs—to create breakthroughs in diagnosis and treatment. Take this opportunity to work at the peak of your profession.

The Surgical Materials Assistant is responsible for supporting the operations of the Surgical Materials Department for Stanford University Medical Center and Lucile Packard Children's Hospital. The Surgical Materials Assistant will participate in the activities/duties of the Department by the following policy and procedure for breakout, storage and product return of sterile items for use in the surgical setting. Performs basic order entry, inventory management, par cart supply, and surgical case cart build. Participates in the departmental patient safety and performance improvement initiatives. Performs related duties as assigned.

Equal Opportunity Employer Stanford Health Care (SHC) strongly values diversity and is committed to equal opportunity and non-discrimination in all of its policies and practices, including the area of employment. Accordingly, SHC does not discriminate against any person on the basis of race, color, sex, sexual orientation or gender identity and/or expression, religion, age, national or ethnic origin, political beliefs, marital status, medical condition, genetic information, veteran status, or disability, or the perception of any of the above. People of all genders, members of all racial and ethnic groups, people with disabilities, and veterans are encouraged to apply. Qualified applicants with criminal convictions will be considered after an individualized assessment of the conviction and the job requirements.


Minimum Requirements
Education: High school graduate or GED equivalent.
Experience: Previous experience in Supply Distribution, Sterile Processing or Operating Rooms License/Certification: None
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities: These are the observable and measurable attributes and skills required to perform successfully the essential functions of the job and are generally demonstrated through qualifying experience, education, or licensure/certification.
· Knowledge of computer systems and basic computer skills
· Basic Knowledge of medical and surgical supplies
· Must have the ability to follow policies and procedures regarding all aspects of an assignment including basic arithmetic and inventory calculations.
· Demonstrated business communication skills (including reading, writing and communicating) to Hospital staff, physicians, vendors, and the public.
· Willing to participate in on-going in-services training and on the job training.

Physical Requirements: The physical demands described are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of the job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential functions.

· Work requires some physical exertion such as standing for long periods of time, walking long distances and some heavy lifting

Working Conditions:
The working conditions outlines the environment in which the employee will typically work.
Work involves moderate risks e.g. exposure to contagious disease, radiation or infection or emotionally distributed patients. Precautions are routine, and employee may be required to wear protective clothing or gear.
Exposure to Blood Borne Pathogens
Category II: Usual tasks do not involve exposure to blood body fluids or tissues, but job may require performing unplanned Category I tasks as a condition of employment.

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