This position supports the mission of Presbyterian/St Luke's Medical Center of optimizing the quality of life of all those served by expanding beyond the traditional focus on medical needs to the needs of the whole person.
. Essential Duties and Responsibilities Include:
- Provides asset management and support of surgical instruments and trays belonging to or consigned to the facility, in accordance with The Department of Health, TJC, OSHA, CDC, AAMI and AORN standards.
- Properly handles, decontaminates, assembles, sterilizes and returns for use all instrumentation in accordance with the above organizational standards.
- Supports daily operations of any activities that pertain to the processing of reusable instrumentation.
- Works with other departments, including Supply Chain, in order to provide all necessary items to perioperative services.
- Reporting of broken instrumentation, and vital communication with team leadership and/or manager.
- Participates in educational offerings and in-services in order to remain knowledgeable in the department and to remain in compliance with certification needs.
- Communicates in a professional manner to all staff and facility employees.
- Meet or exceed metric requirements including but not limited to: productivity goals, tray audits, zero dirty instruments, vendor policies and adequate rotation and knowledge of all areas of the SPD.
- Other duties as assigned.
Presbyterian/St. Luke's Medical Center and Rocky Mountain Hospital for Children expects our Code of Conduct Value Statements to be reflected in the way every employee interacts with co-workers, patients and family members, and with others in the community.
- We recognize and affirm the unique and intrinsic worth of each individual
- We treat all those we serve with compassion and kindness
- We act with absolute honesty, integrity and fairness in the way we conduct our business and the way we live our lives.
We trust our colleagues as valuable members of our healthcare team and pledge to treat one another with loyalty, respect and dignityQualifications: Position Requirements: Licensure/Certification/Registration:
Certification as a Sterile Processing Technician Preferred. Education:
Associate degree preferred. Experience:
At least 1 year of previous SPD experience preferred. Special Qualifications:
Medical terminology and familiarity with surgical instrumentation. Good organizational skills and attention to detail. Must be able to read and speak English fluently.
A little about us:
HCA is the nation’s leading private provider of healthcare services. Comprised of locally managed facilities which include 230,000 employees at over 160 hospitals, over 120 surgery centers and 100 urgent care facilities in 20 states and the United Kingdom