Children's Healthcare of Atlanta

For more than 100 years, Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta has been a leading pediatric healthcare provider. Our specialized care helps children get better faster and live healthier lives. Children’s is the largest healthcare provider for children in Georgia and one of the largest pediatric clinical care providers in the country. At Children’s, we do everything we can to support our employees. While you take care of our patients, we’ll take care of you.

Our not-for-profit healthcare System includes:
• 638 licensed beds
• Three hospitals
• Marcus Autism Center
• 28 neighborhood locations, including eight Urgent Care Centers
• The only Level 1 and Level 2 trauma centers in Georgia
• More than 2,600 pediatric physicians representing more than 70 pediatric specialties and programs
• A team of more than 11,100 employees and 7,000 volunteers

Children’s stands out among pediatric providers in size and scope. We handled more than 1 million patient visits through our System in 2017.

Mission: To make kids better today and healthier tomorrow.

Children's Healthcare of Atlanta Atlanta, Georgia, USA
Aug 16, 2018
Full time
JOB SUMMARY Manages staff performing inventory activities.  Ensures adequate and efficient usage and levels of supplies.  Analyzes inventory-related information to identify areas of opportunity and takes action to improve system efficiency, standardization and cost savings.   Collaborates with other departmental leaders to improve department processes.  Works collaboratively with other members of the team to provide quality service to proactively support the efforts that ensure delivery of safe patient care and services and to promote a safe environment at Children's Healthcare of Atlanta. EDUCATION High School Diploma or equivalent CERTIFICATION SUMMARY No professional certifications required EXPERIENCE* Five years inventory control/purchasing experience in an OR environment Two years of experience in a supervisory role PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS* Additional training/certification Knowledge of proper sterilization techniques and standards KNOWLEDGE SKILLS & ABILITIES* Effective interpersonal, communication and organizational skills Extensive knowledge of inventory control, equipment management and supply utilization methodologies Demonstrated leadership skills in facilitating and leading cross-functional teams and in working collaboratively with groups or teams Demonstrated ability to develop and manage budgets and other financial skills Demonstrated ability to work independently/autonomously High level of proficiency in the use of Microsoft Excel, Word and Power Point JOB RESPONSIBILITIES* Analyzes inventory-related information to identify areas of opportunity and takes action to improve system efficiency, standardization and cost savings. Interfaces and coordinates activities related to supply chain to ensure effective and efficient delivery of services. Manages process to ensure new supply procurement process is efficient and effective and complied with. Manages process to keep OpTime and Lawson appropriately linked. Reviews and modifies par levels as needed. Oversees the procurement and management of supplies for the Service Line. Ensures physical inventory counts are conducted on a regular basis at all locations within service line. Supervises staff performing inventory activities ensuring daily adherence to policies and processes. Provides superior customer service duties by interacting with internal and external customers   (patients, parents, co-workers) in a professional and courteous manner maintaining cohesiveness of the department.
Children's Healthcare of Atlanta 30342
Aug 09, 2018
Full time
JOB SUMMARY Performs a variety of duties in relationship to decontamination, preparation/assembly, sterilization, and distribution of trays/sets, equipment, and supplies with direct supervision. Performs routine cleaning such as wiping down tables. Participates in distribution of operating room supplies and trays/sets. Performs all tasks as assigned in a neat and organized manner. Maintains and prevents cross contamination by observing dress codes, environmental policies, and traffic control. EDUCATION High school diploma or equivalent and graduation from a surgical technology or sterile processing technician program or 3 years of experience in a clinical environment CERTIFICATION SUMMARY Basic Life Support (BLS) within 30 days of employment EXPERIENCE* 1 year of experience in a clinical environment or surgical technology or sterile processing technician program graduate PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS* Experience in a surgical services environment Sterile processing certification  KNOWLEDGE SKILLS & ABILITIES* Basic computer skills Excellent communication, organizational, and interpersonal skills   JOB RESPONSIBILITIES* Demonstrates efficient skills in decontamination, inspection, and cleaning of surgical instruments, flexible scopes, and respiratory devices according to manufacturer’s instructions for use. Uses sterile processing chemicals according to manufacturer’s instructions for use. Dons and doffs appropriate personal protection equipment. Assembles accurate/complete surgical trays. Participates in sterilizer test parameters monitoring, e.g., bowie dick test, biologicals, and other forms of sterilization testing and responds appropriately to sterilization that does not pass testing. Assists with maintaining department sterilization records. Participates with and monitors process of building accurate and timely assembling of case carts for emergent/urgent and elective cases. Supports operating room functions in the sterile core. Answers telephones in a courteous, helpful manner. Fosters positive working relationships across departments and campuses with patients, physicians, families, visitors, coworkers, and vendors. Complies with all applicable regulations, standards, and recommendations. Follows hospital and departmental safety instructions, policies, and procedures. Attends 80% of staff meetings/communication and job-related educational opportunities. SYSTEM RESPONSIBILITIES* Safety: Practices proper safety techniques in accordance with hospital and departmental policies and procedures. Responsible for the reporting of employee/patient/visitor injuries or accidents, or other safety issues to the supervisor and in the occurrence notification system.   Compliance: Monitors and ensures compliance with all regulatory requirements, organizational standards, and policies and procedures related to area of responsibility. Identifies potential risk areas within area of responsibility and supports problem resolution process. Maintains records of compliance activities and reports compliance activities to the Compliance Office.   The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work performed by people assigned to this classification.  They are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all job duties performed by the personnel so classified. PHYSICAL DEMANDS* Ability to lift up to 40 lbs independently and greater than 40 lbs with assistance Bending/Stooping - Occasionally (activity or condition exists up to 1/3 of time) Climbing - Occasionally (activity or condition exists up to 1/3 of time) Hearing/Speaking - Effective communication with employees, supervisors/managers and staff. Effective communications with patients and visitors, as required. Lifting - Frequently (activity or condition exists from 1/3 to 2/3 of time) Pushing/Pulling - Occasionally (activity or condition exists up to 1/3 of time) Sitting - Occasionally (activity or condition exists up to 1/3 of time) Standing - Constantly (activity or condition exists 2/3 or more of time) Walking - Frequently (activity or condition exists from 1/3 to 2/3 of time) WORKING CONDITIONS* Some potential for exposure to blood and body fluids   About Us: Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta has been 100 percent committed to kids for more than 100 years. A not-for-profit organization, Children’s is dedicated to making kids better today and healthier tomorrow. With 3 hospitals, 28 neighborhood locations and a total of 638 beds, Children’s is the largest healthcare provider for children in Georgia and one of the largest pediatric clinical care providers in the country. Children’s offers access to more than 70 pediatric specialties and programs and is ranked among the top children’s hospitals in the country by U.S. News & World Report. Children’s has been ranked on Fortune magazine’s list of “100 Best Companies to Work For” for thirteen consecutive years and named one of the “100 Best Companies” by Working Mother magazine. We offer a comprehensive compensation and benefit package that supports our mission, vision and values. We are proud to offer an array of programs and services to our employees that have distinguished us as a best place to work in the country. Connect to our mission of making kids better today and healthier tomorrow.