Job Description

Location: Good Samaritan Medical Center
Posted Date: 10/19/2020

At Steward Health Care System, we are committed to improving the health of our communities by delivering exceptional, personalized behavioral health care with dignity, compassion and respect. Our continued focus on the patient experience informs our caregivers in how to provide care that is respectful of and responsive to individual patient and family preferences, needs and values.

We dedicate ourselves in the communities we serve to delivering affordable health care to all and being responsible partners. No matter what your role, as a member of the Steward family, you are a specialist in the making every patient and family feel right at home, every co-worker a key to our success, and every referring practice, a team of prized colleagues.

In support of this, we commit ourselves to the following values:

Compassion

Accountability

Respect

Excellence

Stewardship

If you are seeking a fast-paced, challenging position in an organization committed to achieving and maintaining a standard of excellence in all we do, our organization may be a good fit for you.

Position Summary:
Performs a variety of duties to maintain infection control standards for the health and safety of patients and medical staff personnel. Responsible for decontaminating, cleaning, processing, assembly, sterilizing, storage and distributing medical/surgical devices and supplies used in patient care.
Key Reponsibilities:
Performs duties as a Central Processing Tech independently, works proficiently without supervision and helps train new staff.
Identifies and uses appropriate methods and solutions to sort, disassemble, decontaminate, rinse and disinfect instruments and clinical equipment.
Operates and troubleshoots cleaning equipment.
Appropriately handles garbage, linen, and biohazardous materials. Maintains safety standards.
Consistently uses recipes to correctly assemble, protect, wrap, containerize and/or peel package and label instruments.
Identifies and inspects instruments for cleanliness and functionality.
Properly handles and stores sterile supplies, equipment and instruments.
Selects appropriate sterilization methods.
Knows and follows correct principles of sterilization.
Properly documents and verifies sterilization loads and biological tests to determine the efficacy of the sterilization process.
Retrieves, disburses and tracks medical and surgical supplies and equipment to the customer in a quality/timely manner.
Know, uses, maintains and operates the equipment specific to Central Processing, i.e. steam, ETO, V-Pro, Steris System; washer/disinfectors, ultrasonic cleaners and heat sealers as well as a variety of testing devices.
Knows receiving, stocking and rotating of surgical supplies.
Communicates supply issues to appropriate personnel in a timely manner.
Maintains a clean orderly work area.
Serves as a resource to customers on all Central Processing functions.
Performs other related job duties as required. Tracks his/her progress and compliance in regards to training, staff meeting and inservice education, etc.
Required Knowledge & Skills:
Medical Terminology
Basic Anatomy
Basic Computer Skills
Surgical Instrumentation
Sterilization Processes
Good Verbal and written communication (in English) being concise by phone and in person.
Manual Dexterity
Education:
High School Diploma
Experience:
1 year Central Processing experience or SPD Certification
Certification/Licensure:
none
Software/Hardware:
none
Other:
none

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