Order Picker-Surgical Supply
Upper Darby, PA 
Posted 2 months ago
Job Description
Order Picker-Surgical Supply
Job Locations US-PA-Upper Darby
Requisition ID 2024-17934 # of Openings 1 Category (Portal Searching) Warehouse/Shipping Position Type (Portal Searching) Regular Full-Time

The role of the Surgical Supply Order Picker is to ensure that all cases falling within the Service Level Agreement for picking are picked at scheduled times. The technician will pack sterile instrument sets, peel packs, and related soft goods into case carts for delivery.

Additionally, the Technician will be responsible for stocking unused instruments and returning supplies to the case cart room. If all other duties are completed, the Technician may be asked to assist with other surgical supply support projects or materials management operations.

    Stock all products delivered to the location from the warehouse or outside deliveries in supporting FIFO.
  • Complete all required supply and instrument returns to the appropriate locations
  • Reconcile preference cards with the operating room schedule and ensure that each case to be picked has a preference card for case-picking
  • Review the needs list to identify priority case-picking needs by case time order, prioritizing 1st and 2nd cases
  • Manage case cart transport after case carts emerge from the wash and appropriately utilize case carts for the packaging of cases
  • Pick and stage supplies and instrumentation for case carts according to the daily OR schedule provided by the client as per the EPIC print tickets.
  • Capture and escalate any issues identified during the picking process to the appropriate CPD or Materials Management leaders
  • Properly Label case carts for delivery in support of the Case Cart Process
  • Maintain a clean and orderly stocking environment while completing progressive expiration checks on products
  • Identify any set/tray needs on preference cards that are not available and notify the CHOP team to prioritize
  • Ensure and communicate to the client that the package is not compromised (which shall mean the package does not have visible punctures, tears, crushing, and/or stains), not expired, and is intact
  • Maintain quality checks for containerized instrument trays about:
    1. Ensure the item has sterilization lot/load information
    2. Ensure all external indicators have changed
    3. Ensure filters are present
    4. Ensure tamper-proof locks are intact
  • Maintain quality checks for wrapped and peel-packaged items about:
    1. Ensure the item has sterilization lot/load information
    2. Ensure the package confirms that it is not compromised and is intact, which shall mean that the package has no visible holes, rips, or moisture.


To be eligible for this position, the applicant must meet the minimum qualifications. Deviations from this requirement must be approved by the Compensation

Manager or Vice President of Human Resources.


  • High School Diploma or equivalent


* Experience working in materials distribution or logistics required.

* Experience working in healthcare desired.

* Minimum 2 years of professional experience, with a minimum 2 years in Materials Distribution and a minimum 1 year in hospital materials distribution or inventory management or logistics.


* Basic working knowledge of computers and programs.


  • Change the agent's demeanor
  • Must be a "critical thinker" with an ability to quickly adapt to a changing environment.
  • Displays a sense of urgency and understands who the "customers" are.
  • Strong product knowledge is a must.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and verbal and written communication skills are required for success in this function.
  • Demonstrated good ability to prioritize work, strong organizational skills, and initiative to improve processes.
  • Consistently display a friendly, positive, and professional demeanor.
  • Work with limited supervision with no instruction needed on routine work and general instructions given on new lines of work.
  • Excellent customer service, professional attitude, and appearance are a must.
  • Ability to work overtime and meet deadlines.
  • Must be able to pass a criminal background check, FBI fingerprint check, Child Abuse clearance, and drug test, and comply with the immunization requirements.

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Job Summary
Start Date
As soon as possible
Employment Term and Type
Regular, Full Time
Required Education
High School or Equivalent
Required Experience
2+ years
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