ï¿½ Decontamination of Instruments: Hand was instruments as documented by procedure.
ï¿½ Operate washer / disinfectors, ultrasonic and pasteurmatic.
ï¿½ Decontaminate equipment for O.R., Physicians, Respiratory Care, and other departments.
o Responsible for daily testing of all sterilizers.
o Tests each sterilizer with steam load: mechanical, chemical, biological indicators.
o Maintains records of items sterilized and tests the outcomes.
o Properly operates the sterilizer cycles and sterilizes all instruments required.
o Instruments are all accounted for and in correct order and form.
o Assembles instruments into correct sets; packaging, wrapping and placing in containers with appropriate sterilization indicators.
o Inspects instruments carefully in conjunction with the individual accountability action plan
o Has efficient turn-around of instruments for subsequent surgical cases.
o Inventories implant sets and replaces implants from stocked supply in conjunction with the individual action plan.
o Documents the implants that are replaced.
o Documents the implants that are needed.
o Inspects implants, returns back-stock and replaces sets upon receiving order.
ï¿½ Assembles re-useable basin sets in correct order/form in conjunction with the individual accountability action plan.
o Inventories supplies 5 days per week
o Enters orders into the computer and/or on work board as needed.
o Cleaning of specialty supply carts on rotation basis. Rotates stock and orders as appropriate in conjunction with the individual accountability action plan.
o Makes OR runs for additional supply requests.
o Pulls supplies and instruments for scheduled surgeries and add-on cases .
o Maintains required number of emergency case carts.
o Utilizes computer generated, surgeon specific preference cards.
Utilizes computer to access and print preference cards
Education: High School Diploma or equivalent
Experience: Greater than 1 month
License / Certification / Registration: None, but must obtain ASHCSP certification within 18 months of date of hire.
Working Environment: Works in a well lit, heated and ventilated area. Position requires considerable mobility throughout the facilities. Potential exposure to routine, communicable diseases through regular contact with associates and the public at large.
SCL Health is a faith-based, nonprofit healthcare organization that operates eight hospitals, four safety net clinics, one children’s mental health center and more than 190 ambulatory service centers in three states – Colorado, Kansas and Montana. The health system includes 15,000 full-time associates and more than 500 employed providers.