Responsible for decontamination, preparation, sterilization work in the Sterile Processing Department for a variety of surgical instruments, hospital trays and individual items used at medical facilities.
Manages processes effectively in regard to employee/patient safety.
Maintains all required records, reports, statistics, logs, files and other documents as required.
Promotes a culture of process improvement by participating in unit/department based programs that supports the system’s process improvement goals.
Actively participates on system-wide or hospital-based teams as needed.
Role Specific Responsibilities
Decontaminates and sterilizes instruments, medical supplies: and assembles wraps and sterilizes trays of instruments.
Monitors biological and chemical wash solution to ensure quality and consistency for decontamination of instruments and medical equipment.
Sorts mismatched sets of instruments, trays and makes them available to sterile processing customers in a timely manner.
Restocks labels and maintains inventory: submits requisitions: collects and distributes instruments.
Maintains a clean work area.
Assists with maintaining quality improvement, safety, and environmental, and infection control standards.
Assist with maintaining established departmental policies and procedures, and, objectives.
Training of new staff, (exempt from preceptor pay).