Sterile Processing Tech 101/105-83800 SB/MB OR 8E - The Gypsy Nurse

Sterile Processing Tech 101/105-83800 SB/MB OR 8E

Advantis Medical Staffing

DESCRIPTION

Position Purpose: To ensure proper maintenance and distribution of disposable supplies and durable medical equipment for patient care. JOB RESPONSIBILITIES: Practices and Policies ‚Ä¢ Consistently complies with Sharp HealthCare practices, policies (e.g., attendance, patient safety), and procedures. Abides by ethical standards set in the Sharp HealthCare Commitment to Principles Handbook. Regulatory Requirements ‚Ä¢ Completes and maintains all regulatory requirements including licensing and certification, and other mandatory training within established time frames. Submits documentation 2 weeks prior to evaluation or as appropriate. Requirements may consist of, but are not limited to TB Testing, Safety Test, Compliance Training, HIPAA Training, Lic. and Certifi., other. Patient/Customer Satisfaction ‚Ä¢ This standard is mandatory for those employees who have direct patient contact and may only be measured using an entity, department, unit or specific question Press-Ganey score. ‚Ä¢ A patient satisfaction or customer service standard may be developed for non-direct patient care employees at the managers discretion. Communication ‚Ä¢ Reports any malfunctions or questionable loads to the Lead Technician or Supervisor. ‚Ä¢ Provides appropriate information to facilitate receipt of MSDS. ‚Ä¢ Maintains necessary verbal communication via clear shift reports and communication logs. ‚Ä¢ Notifies SPD lead/Nursing units of positive biologicals/wet loads, equipment malfunctions. ‚Ä¢ Obtains approval from resource/charge nurse to process incomplete sets. Department competency ‚Ä¢ Completing all initial competencies. ‚Ä¢ Consistently demonstrating competency as identified in the on-going assessment and evaluation. ‚Ä¢ Implementing and adapting the comprehensive, age/culturally appropriate plans using patient care interventions with patient and family. Documentation ‚Ä¢ Documents sterilizer load contents/applies load labels to items ‚Ä¢ Using charts and printouts to track sterilizer loads, including biological and vacuum testing ‚Ä¢ Documents results of biologic and vacuum testing ‚Ä¢ Documents actions in the event of load recall ‚Ä¢ Labels all implantables for quick identification for quarantine ‚Ä¢ Assures accurate labeling of instruments/sets. Instrument processing ‚Ä¢ Disassembles multipart instruments ‚Ä¢ Separates heavy and delicate instruments ‚Ä¢ Properly cares for powered, lensed and special instruments/ equipment ‚Ä¢ Inspects instruments/instrument trays for broken, damaged or missing instruments ‚Ä¢ Reassembles trays, protecting sharp/delicate/heavy instruments, checks for cleanliness ‚Ä¢ Labels trays according to type, includes count sheets with trays ‚Ä¢ Properly loads and operates washer sterilizer, sonic cleaners, steam, plasma, parasitic acid and other sterilizing equipment’ ‚Ä¢ Demonstrates knowledge of SPD equipment, assists users with concerns or questions. ‚Ä¢ Properly quarantine implantables until biological monitors are reviewed. Professional development ‚Ä¢ Establishing mutually derived annual goals and meets goals. ‚Ä¢ Maintaining individual in-service/performance records. ‚Ä¢ Demonstrating process of self-discovery including knowledge of strengths and weaknesses and view deficiencies as opportunities for growth. Supplies ‚Ä¢ Restocks carts as assigned ‚Ä¢ Prepares case carts for surgery according to pick lists/preference cards as assigned. ‚Ä¢ Reports low stock/overstock, outages ‚Ä¢ Requests/orders non stock items/supplies as needed/assigned ‚Ä¢ Requests/orders sterilization supplies, including charts, testing materials, wraps, case filters/locks, tape Time and resource management ‚Ä¢ Uses resources in a cost-effective manner ‚Ä¢ Anticipates surgical needs and prepares instrumentation accordingly. ‚Ä¢ Willingly accepts additional assignments and remains flexible with work practices. ‚Ä¢ Completes delegated duties within time frames or reports to supervisor when unable.

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San Diego, CA 92123
San Diego, CA 92123
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Advantis Medical Staffing
13737 Noel Rd
Suite 900
Dallas, Texas 75240
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