The Hospital for Joint Diseases (HJD) at NYU Langone Medical Center is one of the nation's leading orthopaedic and rheumatologic, specialty hospitals dedicated to the prevention and treatment of musculoskeletal diseases. The hospital provides some of the most advanced orthopaedic programs in the region for musculoskeletal disorders and the largest pediatric orthopaedic program in New York City. HJD is consistently ranked among the leading orthopaedic centers nationwide by U.S. News and World Report. Our expert physicians combine extensive experience and research with the latest technology for bone and joint problems that affect patient's ability to function. We specialize in the following areas: Orthopaedic Surgery Rheumatology Neurology Radiology
Position Summary: We have an exciting opportunity to join our team as a Implant Coordinator.
In this role, the successful candidate Position Summary:Assume responsibility of the inventory management for all orthopedic implants that are both consigned and non-consigned under the direction of the Inventory Manager and nursing leadership. Work collaboratively with nursing administrative staff and inventory management for all aspects for orthopedic implants. Assists in the development of appropriate controls and procedures for implants as well as ensuring adequate security measures for the implant room. Prepares and analyzes reports for departmental operational efficiencies.
Reviews in advance the surgical schedule of bookings (computer or paper) to determine implant requirements.
Prepares necessary implants for next days cases.
Deliver implants to operating room according to daily surgical schedule.
Takes necessary action steps to ensure smooth flow of operation in implant room.
Enforces and assure security measures for room and drawer access.
Maintains a used and wasted implant log in computer database.
Maintains SMO files, packing slips, invoices, and other documents associated with total joint implant vendors.
Maintains implant file along with updating prices and new items.
Initiates tool for reconciliation of delivered and uses/wasted implants on required documents.
Plans with Senior Nurse Clinician implant needs for adequate stock for upcoming cases.
As directed by Senior Nurse Clinician and Inventory Manager Coordinates daily implant requirements with surgical services vendors to meet the demands of the daily schedule.
Coordinates with Senior Nurse Clinician the re-ordering, re-stocking, and reconciliation of discrepancies of the implants based upon established par levels.
Identifies and communicates any backorders, recalls, or discontinued items with Senior Nurse Clinician and Inventory Manager.
Perform all inventory functions with vendor sales rep, i.e. quarterly inventory, reconciliations, item updates, recalls, backorders, etc.
Maintains proper shelf and drawer configurations along with current par levels, item descriptions and appropriate labeling.
Enter charges accurately and in a timely fashion for all implants used in surgery using EMR system.
Provides analytical reports to the Inventory and Business Manager upon request.
Performs other duties as assigned.
Minimum Qualifications: To qualify you must have a Minimum Qualifications:High School Diploma or equivalent. 2 years of related healthcare experience required knowledge of anatomy and physiology along with orthopedic implants and instrumentation preferred. Computer literacy and proficiency in Microsoft Office applications required.
Qualified candidates must be able to effectively communicate with all levels of the organization.
The Hospital for Joint Diseases (HJD) at NYU Langone Medical Center is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer committed to diversity and inclusion in all aspects of recruiting and employment. All qualified individuals are encouraged to apply and will receive consideration without regard to race, color, gender, gender identity or expression, sex, sexual orientation, transgender status, gender dysphoria, national origin, age, religion, disability, military and veteran status, marital or parental status, citizenship status, genetic information or any other factor which cannot lawfully be used as a basis for an employment decision. We require applications to be completed online.
NYU Langone Health, a world-class patient-centered integrated academic medical center, is one of the nation's premier centers for excellence in clinical care, biomedical research, and medical education. Located in the heart of Manhattan, NYU Langone is composed of four hospitals – Tisch Hospital, its flagship acute care facility; Rusk Rehabilitation; the Hospital for Joint Diseases, one of only five hospitals in the nation dedicated to orthopaedics and rheumatology; and Hassenfeld Children's Hospital, a comprehensive pediatric hospital supporting a full array of children's health services across the medical center – plus the NYU School of Medicine, which since 1841 has trained thousands of physicians and scientists who have helped to shape the course of medical history. The medical center's tri-fold mission to serve, teach, and discover is achieved 365 days a year through the seamless integration of a culture devoted to excellence in patient care, education and research. For more information, go to www.nyulangone.org.