Bargaining Unit: Non Licensed Rate of Pay: $23.51 / HR + DOE
SUMMARY: Cleans, sterilizes assembles equipment, supplies and instruments according to established policies and procedures. Performs material management functions in relation to par levels. Documents sterilization processes. Interfaces with Surgical Services, patient care units, and physician offices providing support as requested. Provides supervision of non-certified personnel. Integrates concepts and principles of sterilization with critical thinking processes resulting in independent optimum decision making abilities.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: include the following:
Understands self protection and operates machinery safely in the decontamination room.
Understands, operates, and monitors all sterilizers’ safety.
Responsible for supply, assembly, and proper care of all instrumentation and equipment.
Handles needles, syringes and pre-packaged medications. Understands applicable safety and compliance requirements.
Maintains keys for PCA pumps. Understands applicable safety and compliance requirements.
Assists with other SPD suites.
Issues and delivers supplies and equipment for patients, departments, and physician offices.
Available to work standby.
Demonstrates System Values in performance and behavior.
Complies with System policies and procedures.
Other duties as may be assigned.
EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE: High school diploma or general education degree (GED); or one to three months related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.
LICENSES, CERTIFICATIONS: Required: Certification in Central Service Technical Training.
OTHER EXPERIENCE/QUALIFICATIONS: Registration required within one year of employment at the employee’s expense. One year Sterile Processing experience. Successful completion of a probationary period at an SPD Tech I. Yearly attendance at a designated education seminar is recommended. Individual CQI fallout statistics ratio no greater than 1:600. Ability to access, process and print pick sheets following written guidelines. Ability to operate computerized sterilization equipment following written guidelines.