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Sterile Processing Tech/Certified Sterile Processing Tech - .5 Varied Shift

Company: Sky Lakes Medical Center
Location: Klamath Falls
Posted on: May 28, 2023

Job Description:

POSITION TITLE: Sterile Processing Tech
Processes all non-disposable sterile instrumentation and trays. Issues, delivers and maintains all patient use equipment. Supports Surgery with supplies and Case Cart System. Participates in inpatient and outpatient care teams as required for maintaining quality of patient care.

  • Obtains and record information accurately.
  • Identifies, cleans, sorts, wraps and properly sterilizes all instrumentation and instrument trays used in hospital.
  • Pulls add-on and STAT Surgery cases with the Case Cart System.
  • Responds to Code Blue calls with necessary patient equipment.
  • Locates surgery supplies/instruments located in SPD and deliver upon demand.
  • Documents and interprets of all autoclave records. Knowledge of expected results within established limits of effectiveness.
  • Properly uses, handles and disposes of hazardous materials used in area and associated good safety practices.
  • Practices strict infection control habits. Knowledge of proper handling of Sterile Supplies.
  • Develops understanding of new Inst./Equip., location, use, method of cleaning, wrap and sterilization.
  • Promotes positive work environment and participates in the team process.
  • Receives outside instrumentation from other care providers and assume responsibility for documentation and processing.
  • Maintains confidentiality in all words and actions within the Sterile Processing Department and Sky Lakes Medical Center.
  • Identifies and replaces worn or broken instruments and tag with instructions for repair.
  • Is flexible with scheduling, working weekends, and taking call.
  • Ability to use computer for information. Doctor preference cards and e-mail.
  • Develops a full understanding of all operation policies and procedures associated with sterility and reduction of patient/worker risk.
  • Maintains competency in all position responsibilities. MARGINAL JOB FUNCTIONS
    • Performs other duties as assigned and/or determined necessary.
      Minimum Requirements
      Receive certification (CBSPD or equivalent) within 18 months of hire, (1 year experience + 6 months certification window). Will train on the job. Excellent written and verbal communication skills; and Willingness to work varied hours, weekends, and be on call.
      Medical terminology; and working knowledge of sterilization techniques and instrument care.
      Medium to heavy physical demands. Ability to understand and operate efficiently all machines and equipment used and maintained in the Sterile Processing Department. Ability to stand and ambulate within limited are most of working shift. Ability to stoop frequently; ability to reach from floor to overhead level occasionally; ability to push/pull to 175 pounds frequently; ability to lift up to 50 pounds occasionally; ability to handle delicate instrumentation. Possess excellent hand/eye coordination. Ability to work under daily stress and constant time demands; ability to prioritize job tasks based on patient need; ability to work independently and exercise good judgment; ability to work in a confined area and within a controlled traffic pattern.
      PAY RATE: $17.35 - $25.59 / $18.15 -26.75

Keywords: Sky Lakes Medical Center, Medford , Sterile Processing Tech/Certified Sterile Processing Tech - .5 Varied Shift, Other , Klamath Falls, Oregon

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