Implant Technician

Location US-NY-New York
Posted Date 5 months ago(8/20/2021 11:09 AM)
Job ID
2021-14478
Category
Nursing - Techs
Emp Status
Per Diem
Hours per Week
7.5
Shift
Nights

Overview

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Working with colleagues who love what they do and are deeply committed to our Mission, you too can be part of our transformation across the enterprise

 

OR Materials Management Implant Technician

Per Diem Nights

 

 

As an Implant Technician in the OR Materials Management Inventory & Distribution department at Hospital for Special Surgery, you will be responsible for maintaining adequate par levels and the distribution of Implants and surgical supplies to all operating rooms as requested by the surgical team. Responsibilities are as follows:

 

Arthroplasty Implants:

  • Receives and documents implants requested by the circulating nurse for surgery
  • Picks and dispense implants to the circulating nurse for surgery
  • Deliver implants/supplies to operating rooms as needed
  • Reconciles all unused implants returned from surgery
  • Perform inventory counts on loaner implant systems as needed
  • Acts as a resource person for circulating nurses regarding arthroplasty implants and surgical supplies

 

Implant Trays:

  • Inspect used implant trays to determine what is missing
  • Re-stock all implants trays appropriately
  • Log all implants ordered for implant trays in tray tracking software system (Google Drive)
  • Review tray tracking software systems to determine tray usability status for next day’s OR schedule

Inventory Management:

  • Re-order implants and surgical supplies according to pre-determined par levels.
  • Initiates purchase requisitions for implants and surgical supplies
  • Monitors back ordered implants and supplies
  • Contacts vendor representative for assistance prior to a stock outage as a result of a back order situation
  • Places implants and supplies received into stock
  • Checks the inventory for soon to expire items and removes them from stock
  • Maintain data in the inventory management system software (Qsight) by performing inventory cycle counts according to departmental needs
  • Transport wire carts containing complete implant systems from one floor to another as the operative schedule calls for.

 

Operative Surgical Schedule review:

  • Review the 48 hours and next day’s operative schedule for implant and supply needs.
  • Update the Epic implant status and white communication boards
  • Complete the list of implant trays that are needed for surgery the following day
  • Hand off any incomplete task to the Implant Technician Coordinator or designee for follow up

 

Monitoring of Loaner bins in Implant Room (4W-025)

  • Label all loaner systems
  • Determine if loaner implants are needed for surgery that day
  • Notify the vendor representative if loaners are left over after surgery

Qualifications

Qualifications:

Experience: Surgical supplies/Orthopedic implants Inventory management – Preferred

Education: Associates degree - Preferred

                  High School Diploma - Required

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