Location Address:401 Palmetto St, New Smyrna Beach, FL 32168
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Immediate health benefits
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You Will Be Responsible For:
Decontaminates all surgical instruments and equipment immediately after surgery. Maintains adequate turnaround of instruments and equipment trays in the event of urgent or emergency needs.
Selects appropriate disinfectants, detergents, sterilization methods and decontamination devices according to device type and applicable instructions for use.
Inspects, assembles instrument and equipment trays in a timely manner to assure all necessary instruments are present, according to the count sheets, and notifies manager or Lead technician of any deviations.
Selects proper packaging and sterilization methods as appropriate to the instrumentation.
Properly loads and unloads sterilizer to ensure items will be exposed to proper sterilization conditions.
As directed, Monitors sterilizers in SPD, CVOR and OR according to infection control policies.
Approves that each sterilization load has reached its completion as to the required time, temperature and pressure for the duration required to reach sterilization.
Logs the approved printout from each load in the appropriate book per SPD policies and procedures.
Accurately reads and documents biological results for required loads and notifies Supervisor or Manager of any deviation from the norm.
Performs testing of sterilization equipment for functionality daily.
Cerner, Word and Excel experience preferred.
Experience in Sterile Processing
High School Diploma or GED equivalent.
Certification in Sterile Processing.
Responsible for the manual and mechanical decontamination, preparation and sterilization of products, instruments and equipment. Complies with all policies and procedures regarding sterilization, decontamination as it applies to Infection Control, and safety. Participates in routine inspection and monitoring of instrumentation/equipment and assists in the preventative maintenance of Sterile Processing (SPD) equipment. Assesses Keeps surgical instrumentation and endoscopes for in good working order and notifies the shift Lead Technician/Manager of necessary repairs. Assists the shift Lead Technicians/Manager in maintaining essential departmental supplies as directed. Assembles instruments trays/equipment sets according to count sheets/Impress scanning ensuring instrument trays are complete, accurate and in good condition. Notifies the shift Lead Tech/Manager of lost/damaged instruments. Communicates as indicated/directed with departmental supervisory/unit personnel that applicable supply, instruments and equipment provided by SPD is available and ready for scheduled and emergency surgical cases. Orders and receives essential supply stock as directed. When assigned in the role of assembling daily case cart surgical supplies the SPD Technician notifies SPD Manager and/or Database Coordinator of needed updates to Surgeon’s preference cards. In the assigned role as SPD supply technician, applicable supply PAR levels are monitored and replenished as directed.
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