Responsible for cleaning, decontamination, assembly, and high-level disinfection of all reusable medical instrumentation. Maintains high standards consistency and continuous product flow between the OR and Sterile Processing. Responsible for maintaining adequate supply levels in sterile storage area, rotating stock as appropriate pulling case carts for the daily surgical schedule.
MAJOR ACCOUNTABILITIES/CRITICAL RESPONSIBILITIES:
Assembles scope trays and equipment following established tray lists.
Maintains communication with customers, departments regarding requests and delivery of sterile supplies.
Promotes best practice by demonstrating a commitment to quality patient care.
Performs assigned duties to maintain, unit in a state of survey readiness and maintain quality initiatives. For example quality control measures, emergency equipment checks, and department cleanliness.
Uses the computerized instrument tracking system in the performance of assigned duties, obtaining instrument count sheets, obtaining special handling instructions for instrumentation documenting sterilization loads, and other assigned tasks.
Adheres to unit programs to support patient care such as maintaining a quiet environment and customer service.
Efficient and punctual distribution of case carts, equipment, and stat supplies to the OR and Maintain sterility and or cleanliness according to hospital protocol.
Maintain accurate log for equipment out for repair.
Tests operational efficiency of Instrumentation prior to reprocessing and reports problems to CSP Manager.
Maintains a clean and orderly central processing area ( e.g. shelves, counters, equipment).
Knowledge of standards and recommended guidelines of Association of Advancement of Medical Instrumentation (AAMI) and International Association of Healthcare Central Service Materials Management (IAHCSMM).
Knowledge of current practice of decontamination, high level disinfection and sterilization procedures.
Demonstrates attention to detail by ensuring that all documentation is legible, complete, accurate, and factual.
Knowledge of organizational policies, procedures, systems and objectives.
Possesses critical thinking skills.
Computer skills-Knowledge and basic use of computer skills.
Ability to build trust and gain respect through effective team leadership and participation skills.
Effective problem solving skills to include data analysis and judgment to make effective decisions.
High Impact Communication-Effective oral and written communication skills.
High School Diploma or GED
1-2 years’ Experiences
Certification in Central Sterile Processing Required (IAHCSMM OR CBSPD)
Internal Number: SHSCSPTech92019
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