Equipment and Materials Coord

Position Details

Department: PCH-MAIN | Perioperative Admin Services
Category: Material Mgmt/Purchasing
Location: Phoenix
Posting #: 694583
Employee Type: Regular

Position Summary

This position performs a variety of inventory, supply-stocking, and disbursement functions for surgical areas to provide for the continuous availability of items for efficient department operations. This position is also responsible for first level troubleshooting of all OR equipment, lights, and booms. Serves as the liaison to Biomedical Engineering regarding proactive maintenance of all equipment and tracking the follow up on open issues and maintenance. This position works closely with circulator, Surgical Technicians, and Proceduralists during cases to assure accurate image and video capture and storage.

Position Duties

  1. Coordinates inventory management for Perioperative services
    • Receives incoming inventory items, places in correct bin and shelf locations, and confirms units of measure and appropriate dispensing units.
    • Reviews expiration dates and pulls expired items in accordance to established standards of customer service.
  2. Assists the RN leads and Periop Business Director on capital budget planning and purchase process
    • Obtain quotes that assure accuracy for future budget forecasting
    • Assists in completing purchase order summaries
    • Track past, current and future capital purchases for the department.
  3. Troubleshoots surgical equipment
    • Assists staff in equipment set up for cases, including Storz Integration System, laparoscopic cameras and scopes, video recording and printing, microscopes, OR equipment, surgical tables, and any new medical or surgical equipment used for surgery cases.
  4. Serves as the liaison to Biomedical engineering and outside vendors
    • Maintains an accurate inventory, repair and maintenance history on all surgical equipment
    • Completes work orders to Biomed and Facilities as needed.
  5. Assists surgeons as needed for specialty cases
    • Assists in data capture and storage
  6. Performs miscellaneous job related duties as requested.

Phoenix Children's Mission, Vision, & Values


To advance hope, healing and the best healthcare for children and their families


Phoenix Children's will be the leading pediatric health system in the Southwest, nationally recognized for exceptional care, innovative research and advanced medical education.

We realize this vision by:

  • Offering the most comprehensive care across ages, communities and specialties
  • Investing in innovative research, including emerging treatments, tools and technologies
  • Advancing education and training to shape the next generation of clinical leaders
  • Advocating for the health and well-being of children and families
  • We place children and families at the center of all we do
  • We deliver exceptional care, every day and in every way
  • We collaborate with colleagues, partners and communities to amplify our impact
  • We set the standards of pediatric healthcare today, and innovate for the future
  • We are accountable for making the highest quality care accessible and affordable

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Position Qualifications

Please review the following qualifications and specify whether you meet each of the requirements listed.
Do you meet this requirement?
1. Associate in Business or health care related field or 5 years of health care, finance or materials management experience.
2. Bachelor of Science Degree in a related field
Do you meet this requirement?
1. Experience in inventory, materials management, supply chain, or other related field.
2. Minimum of 5 years health care or surgery experience.
3. Biomedical and IT experience
Special Skills
Do you meet this requirement?
1. Strong verbal and written communication skills
Physical Requirements & Occupational Exposure/Risk Potential
1. Physical Requirement - Climbing - Occasionally
2. Physical Requirement - Feeling (sensing textures and temperatures) - Occasionally
3. Physical Requirement - Fine Motor Skills (pinching, gripping, etc) - Occasionally
4. Physical Requirement - Hearing - Constantly
5. Physical Requirement - Pushing/pulling - Frequently
6. Physical Requirement - Reaching - Frequently
7. Physical Requirement - Sitting - Frequently
8. Physical Requirement - Standing - Frequently
9. Physical Requirement - Stooping/crouching/kneeling/crawling - Occasionally
10. Physical Requirement - Talking - Constantly
11. Physical Requirement - Tasting/smelling - Occasionally
12. Physical Requirement - Walking - Constantly
13. Physical Requirement - Near Vision - Constantly
14. Physical Requirement - Far Vision - Constantly
15. Physical Requirement - Color Discrimination - Occasionally
16. Physical Requirement - Use of keyboard, mouse and/or computer equipment - Constantly
17. Physical Requirement - Lift up to 35 pounds without assistance - Occasionally
18. Physical Requirement - Lift more than 35 pounds without assistance - Occasionally
19. Occupational Exposure/Risk Potential - Inside office environment - Applicable
20. Occupational Exposure/Risk Potential - Outdoor weather conditions - Applicable
21. Occupational Exposure/Risk Potential - Extreme temperatures - Applicable
22. Occupational Exposure/Risk Potential - Confined areas - Applicable
23. Occupational Exposure/Risk Potential - High places - Applicable
24. Occupational Exposure/Risk Potential - Extreme noise levels - Applicable
25. Occupational Exposure/Risk Potential - Airborne communicable diseases - Applicable
26. Occupational Exposure/Risk Potential - Bloodborne pathogens or bodily fluid - Applicable
27. Occupational Exposure/Risk Potential - Fumes or airborne particles - Applicable
28. Occupational Exposure/Risk Potential - Hazardous materials exposure - Applicable
29. Occupational Exposure/Risk Potential - Radiation exposure - Applicable
30. Occupational Exposure/Risk Potential - Toxic or caustic chemicals - Applicable
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