Job Description

Location: Sharon Regional Medical Center
Posted Date: 11/15/2021

At Sharon Regional Medical Center, 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.

Job Summary:

Performs a wide range of complex duties related to the reprocessing of surgical instrumentation including accurate documentation of sterilization logs. Oversees and participates in the decontamination, inspection, cleaning, assembling, and packaging of surgical linens, instruments, trays, basin sets, and prepares items for sterilization. Instructs and educates others on proper cleaning, assembly and sterilization methods and principles as related to surgical instrumentation. Acts a resource person to the operating room staff. Other duties may be assigned as needed.

Responsibilities:

Demonstrates responsibility in the setting of priorities:

  • Decontaminates and sterilizes instruments, medical supplies, and equipment, and assembles wraps and sterilizes trays of instruments. Follows proper standard precautions.
  • Orders supplies necessary for instrument processing room
  • Works closely with CSR for completion of gas sterilized instruments and packs
  • Cleans instrument room on a rotational basis
  • Cleans sterilizers per recommendations
  • Reviews outdates in sterile instrument room
  • Maintains a clean environment in washer/decontamination room and sterile packaging room

Follows appropriately policy and procedure for position:

  • Monitors biological and chemical wash solution to ensure quality and consistency for decontamination of instruments and medical equipment.
  • Follows all safety, infection control policies/procedures related to department
  • Follows procedures to correctly utilize the washer/decontamination unit
  • Knowledge of sterilization methods, monitoring techniques
  • Maintains records/logs for autoclaves, sterile processing
  • Sorts mismatched sets of instruments, trays and medical equipment and makes them available to the sterile processing customer in a timely manner.

Requirements:

  • Requires a high school diploma or its equivalent
  • 10 hours CE annually related to the functions of a central service technician
  • CPR/BLS by AHA within 90 day of hire.
  • Familiar with standard concepts, practices, and procedures within a particular field
  • 2 years’ experience in sterile processing preferred.
  • Background clearances (as required by law).

Benefits:

  • Medical, Dental and Vision
  • 401K
  • Vacation time and Sick time

Please note, our Sharon Regional Medical Center 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 cancelled procedures to be scheduled as quickly as possible. Any COVID-19 related care takes place in designated areas away from other patients and their family. Emergency Departments are reorganized to be a safe place to treat all emergency patients. A stringent cleaning 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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