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Surgical Navigator Certified Surgical Technologist

Company: Mercy Health
Location: Cincinnati
Posted on: May 13, 2024

Job Description:

Everyone who works with Mercy Health is united under one purpose: to help our patients be well in mind, body and spirit. This drive, along with our history of faith, is a powerful combination. It gives us a shared calling to work toward every day. Join our exceptional team and help us continue to provide the highest quality of health care possible to our communities.Location: The Jewish HospitalFull Time - 40 hours/week Monday-FridayJob SummaryAssists in the development, implementation and communication of sustained quality and resource-optimized measures, during the intraoperative phase. Advises the management team in the Surgical and Supply Chain departments on operational improvement, cost containment, preference card development and supply utilization. This position requires a sound knowledge of supply chain movement and intraoperative clinical experience as well as strong communication skills and leadership abilities. Success will be measured by performance in five critical categories of activity: Preference card maintenance, waste reduction, resource savings/optimization opportunities, surgeon on-boarding, and supply conversion facilitation.Essential Job FunctionsRounds daily in the OR to communicate with surgeons/staff and obtain all updates to preference cards.Works collaboratively with Clinical Coordinators to maintain and update all preference cards.Maintains direct communication with surgeons and coordinators/leads of specialty lines, staff.Works with appropriate stakeholders to define resources for cases.Identifies cost effective materials/supplies, and works with supply chain, OR director and coordinators, to develop and implement plans to change where applicable.Reviews the surgical schedule; collaborates with Clinical Coordinators to ensure appropriate cards are updated so Supply Chain/SPD/Pharmacy/OR have resources available.Facilitates supplier/vendor changes that result in new or substitute products. Works with supply chain, vendors, surgeons and OR staff to coordinate new product trials and conversion efforts in a logical manner.Maintains a progress record pertaining to core activities for reporting and facilitating system-wide improvements.Employment QualificationsRequired Minimum Education: Vocational/Technical DegreeSpecialty/Major: Surgical Technology ProgramLicensure/Certification Required: Completion of Surgical Technologist ProgramRequired: Active Certified Surgical Technologist CertificationMinimum Years and Type of Experience: 3 years of experience in a peri-operative settingSkills Required: Proficient in Microsoft Office with a specific emphasis on Excel.Other Skills Preferred: Detail-oriented; excellent organizational, analytical, and communication skills; familiarity with EPIC Op-Time and HSMWorking ConditionsPeriods of high stress and fluctuating workloads may occur.May be exposed to limited hazardous substances or body fluids. *May be exposed to human blood and other potentially infectious materials. *May have periods of constant interruptions.May require lifting/carrying (0-50lbs) 1-33% of job.May require pushing/pulling (0-50lbs) 1-33% of job.Sitting - 67-100%Walking - 1-33%Standing - 34-66%Many of our opportunities reward* your hard work with:Comprehensive, affordable medical, dental and vision plansPrescription drug coverageFlexible spending accountsLife insurance w/AD&DEmployer contributions to retirement savings plan when eligiblePaid time offEducational AssistanceAnd much more*Benefits offerings vary according to employment statusAll applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, genetic information, or protected veteran status, and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability. If you'd like to view a copy of the affirmative action plan or policy statement for Mercy Health Youngstown, Ohio or Bon Secours Franklin, Virginia; Petersburg, Virginia; and Emporia, Virginia, which are Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employers, please email If you are an individual with a disability and would like to request a reasonable accommodation as part of the employment selection process, please contact The Talent Acquisition Team at recruitment@mercy.comby Jobble

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