Sterile Processing Tech / Sterile Processing / Full Time / Variable Shift /Sharp Coronado / 5K Sign

Sterile Processing Tech / Sterile Processing / Full Time / Variable Shift /Sharp Coronado / 5K Sign

Careerbuilder-US | Orange, CA, 92856, US

Posted 9 days ago

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Shift Start Time:
Variable Shift End Time:
Variable Additional Shift Information:
Weekend Requirements:
As Needed On-Call Required:

- Sign On Bonus of $5,000 may be available for the qualified external candidate

What You Will Do
To ensure proper maintenance and distribution of disposable supplies and durable medical equipment for patient care.

Required Qualifications
H.S. Diploma or Equivalent
1 Year experience in an acute care hospital, sterile processing, or surgery department or completion of a program for sterile processing/central supply technician

Preferred Qualifications
Certified Sterile Processing and Distribution Technician (CSPDT) - The Certification Board for Sterile Processing & Distribution -PREFERRED

Essential Functions

Performance Criteria:
Reports any malfunctions or questionable loads to the Lead Technician or Supervisor.
Provides appropriate information to facilitate receipt of MSDS.
Maintains necessary verbal communication via clear shift reports and communication logs.
Notifies SPD lead/Nursing units of positive biologicals/wet loads, equipment malfunctions.
Obtains approval from resource/charge nurse to process incomplete sets.
Evaluation Method(s)
Observation, Demonstration, Documentation Review, Staff Feedback.
Department competency
Performance Criteria:
Completing all initial competencies.
Consistently demonstrating competency as identified in the on-going assessment and evaluation.
Implementing and adapting the comprehensive, age/culturally appropriate plans using patient care interventions with patient and family.
Evaluation Method(s):
O, D, QM, T, DR, TD, Other________________
Performance Criteria:
Documents sterilizer load contents/applies load labels to items
Using charts and printouts to track sterilizer loads, including biological and vacuum testing
Documents results of biologic and vacuum testing
Documents actions in the event of load recall
Labels all implantables for quick identification for quarantine
Assures accurate labeling of instruments/sets.
Evaluation Method(s):
Demonstration, Documentation Review, Quality Monitoring.
Instrument processing
Performance Criteria:
Disassembles multipart instruments
Separates heavy and delicate instruments
Properly cares for powered, lensed and special instruments/ equipment
Inspects instruments/instrument trays for broken, damaged or missing instruments
Reassembles trays, protecting sharp/delicate/heavy instruments, checks for cleanliness
Labels trays according to type, includes count sheets with trays
Properly loads and operates washer sterilizer, sonic cleaners, steam, plasma, parasitic acid and other sterilizing equipment'
Demonstrates knowledge of SPD equipment, assists users with concerns or questions.
Properly quarantine implantables until biological monitors are reviewed.
Evaluation Method(s):
Observation, Quality Monitoring Documentation Review.
Professional development
Performance Criteria:
Establishing mutually derived annual goals and meets goals.
Maintaining individual in-service/performance records.
Demonstrating process of self-discovery including knowledge of strengths and weaknesses and view deficiencies as opportunities for growth.
Evaluation Method(s):
O, D, QM, T, DR, TD, Other________________
Performance Criteria:
Restocks carts as assigned
Prepares case carts for surgery according to pick lists/preference cards as assigned.
Reports low stock/overstock, outages
Requests/orders non stock items/supplies as needed/assigned
Requests/orders sterilization supplies, including charts, testing materials, wraps, case filters/locks, tape
Time and resource management
Performance Criteria:
Uses resources in a cost-effective manner
Anticipates surgical needs and prepares instrumentation accordingly.
Willingly accepts additional assignments and remains flexible with work practices.
Completes delegated duties within time frames or reports to supervisor when unable.
Evaluation Method(s):
Observation, Demonstration, Documentation Review.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

Thorough knowledge of surgical instrumentation, sterile techniques, general hospital supplies and equipment

Sharp HealthCare is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, status as a protected veteran, among other things, or status as a qualified individual with disability or any other protected class

H.S. Diploma or Equivalent; Certified Sterile Processing and Distribution Technician (CSPDT) - The Certification Board for Sterile Processing & Distribution