Job Description

Location: Carney Hospital
Posted Date: 9/15/2022

At Steward Health Care System, we are committed to improving the health of our communities by delivering exceptional, personalized 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.

TITLE: CSR Technician– Per Diem (Days and Evenings) - $19.00- $28.20/hr based on Collective Bargaining Agreement with 1199 SEIU and years of experience.

Position Summary: Works under general supervision and is responsible for maintaining records and reports, maintaining and distributing supplies, preparing surgical packs and sterilizing instruments.

  • Assembles instrument kits and accessories using department's instrument books with 95% accuracy.
  • Collects instruments from sterilizers and other areas as needed after the completion of decontamination process and after instruments have been sterilized.
  • Uses instrument books to assemble instruments into kits with 95% accuracy.
  • Performs preventative maintenance on instruments to include inspection of instruments, ultrasonic washing, milking and ensuring proper functioning with 95% accuracy.
  • Replaces missing or broken instruments in instrument kits with 95% accuracy.
  • Assembles instruments and accessories according to manufacturer’s guidelines 100% of the time.
  • Effectively communicates issues that are problematic to CSR supervisor.
  • Prepares instrument kits and accessories for sterilization.
  • Places instruments in the correct container and chooses correct sterilization methods 100% of the time in accordance with AORN and department guidelines.
  • Wraps instrument kits and accessories making sure department wrapping guidelines are followed 100% of the time.
  • Labels instrument kits accurately and marks with correct sterilization tape.
  • Conducts sterilizer spore testing.
  • Conducts spore testing for autoclaves and maintains appropriate sterilization charts as per departmental guidelines-spore testing is done to 100% accuracy.
  • Reads indicators and logs results in accordance with manufacturer's guidelines once per week with 100% accuracy.
  • Changes and stores sterilization charts daily for each sterilizer, replaces chart or tape on each sterilizer with 100% accuracy.
  • Monitors equipment inventory as per department policy.
  • Monitors equipment inventory of all items for event related outcomes with 95% accuracy.
  • Processing of Sterile Supplies.
  • Prepares all equipment for daily use each morning per department procedures.
  • Decontaminates, washes, and cleans reusable supplies according to JCAHO Standards, and written departmental procedures, throughout the day until the end of shift, completing the work assigned.
  • Preps and packages reusable clean supplies according to JCAHO Standards and written departmental procedures, throughout the day until the end of shift, completing assigned work.
  • Dates and labels reusable supplies according to JCAHO Standards and written departmental procedures throughout the day until the end of shift, completing work.
  • Sterilizes reusable supplies according the JCAHO Standards and written departmental procedures, throughout the day until the end of shift assigned.
  • Stores supplies according to JCAHO Standards and written departmental procedures, throughout the day until the end of shift, completing 80-90% of work assigned.
  • Cleans and delivers medical/surgical equipment.
  • Picks up used equipment according to written departmental procedures, throughout the day as requested until the end of shift, completing designated assignments.
  • Delivers reprocessed equipment according to written departmental procedures, throughout the day until the end of shift, completing all designated assignments.
  • Cleans and delivers medical/surgical/orthopedic equipment.
  • Picks up used equipment according to written departmental procedures, throughout the day as requested until the end of shift, completing designated assignments.
  • Delivers new and reprocessed equipment according to written departmental procedures, throughout the day until the end of shift, completing all designated assignments.
  • Demonstrates respect and regard for Collection of used supplies and orthopedic equipment.
  • Retrieves items from nursing units according to written departmental procedures, throughout the day until the end of shift, completing all needed retrievals by end of shift.
  • Demonstrated respect and regard for the dignity of all patients, families, visitors, and fellow employees to ensure a professional, responsible, and courteous environment.
  • Commits to recognize and respect cultural diversity for all customers (internal and external).
  • Communicates effectively with internal and external customers with respect of differences in cultures, values, beliefs and ages, utilizing interpreters when needed.
  • Performs other duties as assigned

REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE & SKILLS:

  • Ability to sterilize equipment, special trays and packs.
  • Ability to identify equipment for packaging for OR and other units engaged in surgical procedures.
  • Knowledge of cleaning requirements for surgical instruments and supplies

EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE/LICENSURE/TECHNICAL/OTHER:

Education: High School Diploma and/or GE

Experience: 1 year of relevant experience required

Certification/Licensure: CSR Tech Certification (CBSPD) Preferred

Union and Steward Benefits to help you live well!

  • Low cost Medical/Prescription Drug Insurance through BCBS
  • Dental and Vision Insurance
  • 401k via Fidelity for eligible employees with company match
  • Flexible Spending Accounts
  • Worldwide Travel Assistance
  • Short- and Long-Term Disability Insurance
  • Auto and Home Insurance
  • Hospital Indemnity Insurance

Additional Information

Important COVID message

Please note, our Carney Hospital is taking additional, necessary preparations to ensure patients can receive compassionate care in a safe, carefully managed environment - with confidence and without fear. Our Safe and Ready program consists of a rigorous [five-point] standard ensuring patient safety, confidence and convenience: Expanded hours will allow previously canceled procedures to be scheduled as quickly as possible. Any COVID-19 related care takes place in designated areas away from other patients and their families. Emergency Departments are reorganized to be a safe place to treat all emergency patients. A stringent cleaning policy has been implemented throughout the hospital. A strictly controlled visitor and masking policy is required for patient safety. You can rest assured that we have made the necessary preparations to provide care in a safe, controlled and professional way.

Steward Health Care is an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) employer. Steward Health Care does not discriminate on the grounds of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression or any other non-job-related characteristic.

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