Lead CSST-Operating Room-40 Hrs/Week-Night Shift-Weekends Required, Holidays Required
I. Position Function:
To act as resource to the Central Service Technicians in addition to performing all other duties of a central processing technician (receive, clean, decontaminate, process, assemble, sterilize, store and deliver surgical and other instruments and supplies).
II. Job Relationships:
Reports to CPD Supervisor.
Guides and advises other CPD Techs.
Collaborates with Operating Room Nurses, Distribution Aides and clinical departments.
Authority to act on the departments behalf in the absence of the CPD Supervisor.
Authority to communicate oral corrections and recommendations in order to improve technique.
IV. A. Responsibilities/Essential Functions:
1.) "Provides superior customer service to internal and external clients, customers,
and patients as referenced in the Service Excellence Standards."
Makes certain that daily routines are fulfilled.
Acts as a immediate resource for Central Service Technicians.
Keeps supervisor aware of problem areas and makes recommendations.
Provides some in-servicing training programs for technicians.
Performs random sport checks of prepared instrument trays to assure proper procedures have been adhered to.
Performs all duties of a Tech which are as follows:
- Receive, clean, and decontaminate surgical instruments, medical supplies, and other
related supplies and equipment according to established procedures.
- Inspect, assemble, wrap or containerize, sterilize, store, and distribute the above to user
Operate according to manufactures recommendations and safety guidelines all departmental equipment including, but not limited to:
- Cart Washer/Steam Gun
- Gas Sterilizer
- Aeration Chamber
- Heat Sealer
- Ultrasonic Cleaner
Keep abreast of the latest infection control and central service techniques.
Attendance at departmental in-service programs is mandatory.
Maintain a clean, orderly and safe work environment.
Communicate any deviations in procedure to the CPD Supervisor.
Respond to customer requests; inform Lead Tech and/or Supervisor of any deviations in procedure or shortage of proper equipment.
Perform other duties as assigned.
B. Responsibilities/Non-Essential Functions:
V. Reporting Requirements:
Produces daily shift report for CPD Supervisor.
Performs Quality Assurance rounds in the OR.
Reports all variances from standards to CPD Supervisor.
Accountable for prioritizing work load to ensure efficient OR schedule.
Accountable for responding to concerns/questions.
Accountable for adherence to established policies and procedures.
High School Diploma.
Minimum 5 years experience as a Central Service Technician.
Preferably some Lead experience (supervisory).
Strong oral and written communication skills.
Attention to fine detail.
Ability to identify and solve problems quickly as they arise.
Ability to work in a high-pressure environment.
CRCST certification required.
OR medical instrumentation, sterility technique, infection control, CDC policies and procedures, and universal precautions.
Customer service and CQI principles.
Job Status: Part Time
Job Reference #: 15661