• Surgical Services Support Technician

    Posted: 10/17/2021

    POSITION SPECIFICS
    Title:  Surgical Services Support Technician
    FTE:  1.0 FTE (40 hours/week)
    Schedule:  Monday - Friday, 10:00am - 6:30pm
    Holiday Rotation:  None
    Weekend Rotation:  None
    On Call Requirements:  None
     
    POSITION SUMMARY
    Responsible for decontaminating, preparing, sterilizing, storing and distributing sterile instruments/reprocessed supplies to all departments, patient transport, assisting with patient and room prep in surgical area, terminal cleaning of operating rooms.
     
    POSITION TECHNICAL RESPONSIBILITIES

    1. Wash and decontaminate instruments for operating room, emergency room, physical therapy, OB, various other departments and the clinics.
    2. Process and assemble instrument sets.
    3. Sterilize all instruments.
    4. Knowledgeable about names of instruments.
    5. Transport all sterile items to departments.
    6. Maintain all records pertaining to sterilizers, Steris System I and sterilization parameters.
    7. Maintain knowledge of use of all sterilizers and decontamination equipment.
    8. Order, fold and store linens.
    9. Assist with room turnover by removing trash and linen, mopping floor and putting equipment away.
    10. Terminally clean the OR suite daily which includes surgical lights and external tracks, all furniture and equipment, includingwheels and casters, hallways and room floors, handles of cabinets and push plates, ventilation faceplates, horizontal surfaces,sub sterile areas, scrub utility area and sinks.
    11. Be aware of Material Safety Data Sheets information for Surgery Department.
    12. Be knowledgeable of all chemicals, disinfectants, equipment, supplies and the appropriate use in the surgery area.
    13. Protect patients’ rights, including maintaining strict confidentiality of sensitive information about patients and others
    POSITION REQUIREMENTS

    Education
    • Required:  High school diploma or equivalent.
    • Preferred:  None
    Experience
    • Required:  Experience in instrument processing.
    • Preferred:  None
    Licenses and Registrations
    • Required:  None
    • Preferred:  None
    Certification(s)
    • Required:  Certification in Sterile Processing from an approved program required within the first 2 years of date in position
    • Preferred:  None
    BENEFIT SUMMARY
    1. Competitive health and dental insurance options
    2. Flexible paid time off to balance work and life
    3. Retirement plan with immediate vesting and employer match
    4. Free membership to our state-of-the-art fitness facility
    5. Generous tuition reimbursement
    6. Employer provided life and disability insurance
    7. Free parking at facility
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