Located in central Denver’s historic Washington Park residential neighborhood, associates at Porter Adventist Hospital enjoy beautiful surroundings, leading technology, outstanding leadership and easy access to everything great central Denver has to offer. As a full-service Magnet® designated, 368-bed acute-care referral center specializing in cancer care, joint replacement, spinal care, advanced robotic surgery and organ transplantation, Porter Adventist Hospital treats some of the region’s most complex medical cases and surgery patients. Our Heart and Vascular Institute is the first and only program in Colorado to receive full Heart Failure Accreditation status from the Society of Cardiovascular Patient Care. We have also received numerous awards and honors including: The Healthgrades Patient Safety Excellence Award (2014); top 50th orthopedic program ranking by U.S. News & World Report with high performing honors in eight specialties (2014); an “A” rating from the Leapfrog Group for Patient Safety (2014), as well as many others. The Porter tradition of blending science and spirit began more than 75 years ago by Denver businessman Henry Porter with his generous donation after he experienced care at a Seventh Day Adventist Facility in CA and sought to bring that same philosophy of care to Denver. If you are ready for a career where the work you do truly transcends the walls of a hospital, we invite you to learn more at: http://www.porterhospital.org/
Job Description/Job Posting ID: 108401
Recruiter Contact: HaileyMeseraull@Centura.Org
Clinic/Department:7275 PAH STERILE PROCESSING
Hospital:PORTER ADVENTIST HOSPITAL
Provides smooth, daily operations of surgical cases by maintaining immediate use sterilization in the sterile core to meet regulatory standards, policies and procedures. Assists in surgery case quick turns by providing clean and sterilized instruments according to AORN and AAMI standards. Provides surgical instruments on surgical cases or quick turnovers. Assists in the surgical core area with room preparation and assembling needed supplies and instruments, to support the operating room team. Collaborates with Sterile Processing and Operating Room staff in coordinating instruments, preference cards and storing instruments in correct locations. Maintains equipment and supply quality and safety checks to meet CMS and Joint Commission Standards. Has knowledge of the computer system as it relates to the case cart system and instrument cleaning per manufacturer's standards. Maintains sterilization and/or electronic records per policy.
Minimum Education Requirements
High School Diploma or GED
Minimum Experience Requirements
Two years of experience in a surgical and/or sterile processing setting
Computer skills required
Sterile Processing and Distribution Certification (CRCST), Certified Instrument Specialist (CIS) Certification or Certification Board for Sterile Processing and Distribution (CBSPD) required
Basic Life Support (BLS) from the American Heart Association preferred
Medium Work - exert/lift up to 50 lbs. force occasionally, and/or up to 20 lbs. frequently, and/or up to 10 lbs. constantly
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