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Central Service Technician, Per Diem - Westwood
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UCLA Health | Los Angeles, CA
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Job Description

Job Duties
Incumbent will perform duties as a Central Service Technician (CST) which includes distribution of supplies and equipment as assigned within all facilities at UCLA Health System. This position is a support position to patient care primarily within the procedural, interventional, and radiology areas. Within procedural and distribution areas, incumbent duties may include the following: Work closely with the clinical staff to identify their product needs and staging preferences. Set up and / or modify products within a supply management software. Place electronic orders using a hand held or third party software to replenish inventory to set pars. Receive and transport supplies weighing up to 50 pounds from the dock to their destinations. Reconcile packing slips against ordered and delivered content using multiple software platforms. Assess and revise par levels to accommodate changing demand. Recommend or assist in inventory cost reduction initiatives. Reconcile packing slips against ordered and delivered content. Assist in the management of backordered items via notification stickers and on-hand counts. Assist in picking up supplies for scheduled and trauma cases for the OR. Assist in consolidating OR supplies into specialty packs by procedure. Assist clinical staff with researching patient supplies used for charge posting reconciliations. Write and email out daily summaries of day' activities using an excel template.

Job Qualifications
The ideal candidate will be a highly motivated self-starter with strong English verbal and written interpersonal communication skills, and comfortable in a fast-paced environment. This person must be enthusiastic, thrive in a team environment, comfortable with computers, and confident enough to share his or her ideas for improvement. The ideal candidate will be detail oriented, comfortable with entering data into a database or excel spreadsheet, eager to learn new software platforms, disciplined, and conscientious enough to adhere to strict deadlines and protocols without continuous monitoring. With appropriate equipment, must be able to receive and transport supplies weighing up to 50lbs from the loading dock to their destinations. Previous hospital, purchasing or accounting experience is preferred. Experience in electronic ordering using a handheld and in extracting reports for supply chain management database such as Lawson or Optiflex is a plus.

About UCLA Health

For more than half a century, UCLA Health  has provided the best in healthcare and the latest in medical technology to thepeople of Los Angeles and throughout the world. Today we are one of the most comprehensive and advanced healthcare systems in existence. We are comprised of Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center, UCLA Medical Center, Santa Monica, Resnick Neuropsychiatric Hospital at UCLA, Mattel Children’s Hospital UCLA, and the UCLA Medical Group, with offices throughout the region.

Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center is consistently ranked by U.S.News & World Report as one of the top five hospitals in the nation and the best medical center in the western United States. The doctors, scientists and caregivers of UCLA are leaders in their fields. Every day, they perform pioneering work across an astounding range of disciplines, from organ transplantation and cardiac surgery to neurosurgery and cancer treatment. Year after year, our people have achieved medical breakthroughs and earned the highest industry honors. And we’re just getting started.

The dedicated professionals of UCLA Health are committed to healing humankind, one patient at a time, by improving health, alleviating suffering, and delivering acts of kindness on a daily basis.