Job Description

  • Requisition ID
    2018-7341
    Shift
    02 - Evenings
    Department
    OR Outpatient Surgery
    Facility
    John C Lincoln Med Center
    Position Type
    PRN (On-call)
    Physical Work Location and New Employee Orientation Location : Address
    250 E DUNLAP
  • Overview

    HonorHealth is a non-profit, local healthcare organization known for community service and outstanding medical quality. HonorHealth encompasses five acute care hospitals with approximately 11,500 employees and 4,500 volunteers, over 70 primary and specialty care practices, clinical research, medical education, an inpatient rehabilitation hospital, an Accountable Care Organization, two foundations, and extensive community services.

    HonorHealth is a leader in medical innovation, talent and technology with a genuine commitment to your growth. The health system's vibrant careers take place in an environment filled with opportunity and respect because we see the HONOR in you.

    Qualifications

    Education
    High School Diploma or GED Required

    Experience
    2 years of sterile processing experience Required

    Licenses and Certifications
    Other Certified Registered Central Service Technician (CRCST) or Certified Instrument Specialist (CIS) or equivalent Required

    Responsibilities

    Job Summary
    Position assists with the following, which may include, but is not limited to: Instrument decontamination; Tray assembly; Case cart assembly; Sterilization; Participates in department and team accountabilities. Education/Preceptor to staff. Performs all job accountabilities of a Sterilization Technician.

    • Assists with Decontamination:
      • Assist in using automated decontamination machinery to clean and decontaminate basic instrumentation and medical equipment.
      • Decontaminates patient care equipment.
    • Tray Assembly:
      • Assists in the packing of instrumentation.
      • As instructed, prepares instruments for sterilization by assembling, wrapping and pouching instrument sets.
    • Case cart assembly / Sterile Storage:
      • Breaks down shipping and delivery boxes outside of department and properly disposes of appropriately.
      • Unloads sterile instruments from sterilization carts.
      • Picks case cart deficiencies on daily case cart needs list.
    • Sterilization:
      • Sterilizes instruments following prescribed procedures and guidelines.
      • Challenges the sterilization process using internal, external, and biological monitoring systems.
      • Monitors, reads, documents, verify, and interpret parameters for all types of sterilization processes to ensure proper function and validation process.
      • Maintains appropriate load configurations; maintains flow of instruments through the sterilization process.
      • Prioritizes instrumentation needs using instrument needs list in conjunction with the OR schedule.
    • Department and Team Accountabilities:
      • Answers department phone.
      • Maintains system and departmental competencies by attending departmental meetings, in-services, completes annual health education in a timely fashion.
      • Maintains hospital and departmental competencies by routinely reviewing department procedures, guidelines and operating polices.
      • Cleans and organizes work area at the end of shift.
    • Education / Preceptor of Staff:
      • Educates staff on decontamination, sterilization, case cart assembly and sterile storage organization.
      • Precepts new staff and perform in-services as needed.
      • Maintains instrument documentation including photo catalogues, instrument cleaning and processing guidelines and other reference sources as needed.
      • Maintains sterile supply locator lists and labeling of sterile shelving.



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