Kaiser Permanente Surgical Services Coordinator in Woodland Hills, California

Coordinates and manages the efficient flow of case cart supplies and services provided to the OR. Ensuring availability, care/sterility, and maintenance of instrumentation/equipment and/or supplies; Service management in alignment to OR case flow; Ensures regulatory compliance. Acts as liaison with internal personnel and external vendors.

Essential Responsibilities:

  • Attends daily O.R. Huddles.

  • Reviews daily O.R. schedule with staff.

  • Collaborates with O.R. counter part regularly to assess, & address pro actively, real time changes in Operating room schedule.

  • Consults with Physician Chiefs regularly.

  • Plans and prioritize execution of sterilization production.

  • Manages instrument inventory.

  • Ensures instrument trays are in optimal condition.

  • Manages preventative maintenance of surgical instrumentation.

  • Coordinates receiving, documentation, staging and sterilization of vendor owned instrumentation.

  • Conducts surgery specialty training for SPD staff.

  • Participates in Perioperative Services & Central Processing departmental and committee meetings.

Basic Qualifications:


  • Minimum three (3) years recent experience as a Surg Tech, Central Supply Tech or Certified Registered CST.


  • Bachelor's degree in business administration, finance, material management, economics or related field, OR four (4) years of experience in a directly related field.

  • High School Diploma or General Education Development (GED) required.

License, Certification, Registration

  • Surgical Technologist, CST, or CRCST certification required.

Additional Requirements:

  • Management and leadership skills.

  • Small projects lead experience.

  • Organizational skills.

  • Effective delegation skills.

  • Ability to prioritize and meet deadlines.

  • Demonstrated ability to work independently and in teams.

  • Ability to manage multiple demands and customers.

  • Multiple service Operating room experience.

  • Knowledge of Medical Terminology.

  • Computer skills.

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.

  • Ability to provide excellent customer service.

  • Knowledge or familiarity with AAMI and CDC guidelines and recommendations.

  • Must be able to work in a Labor/Management Partnership environment.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree preferred.


TITLE: Surgical Services Coordinator

LOCATION: Woodland Hills, California


External hires must pass a background check/drug screen. Qualified applicants with arrest and/or conviction records will be considered for employment in a manner consistent with Federal, state and local laws, including but not limited to the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran, or disability status.