|Employer||The University of Mississippi Medical Center (UMMC)|
|Location||Jackson, MS US|
|Posted||September 10, 2020|
This position is for a Sterile Processing Tech II - Adult SPD – FT with a company located in Jackson, MS.
Summary: Will inspect, assemble, packages and sterilizes surgical instrument sets, procedural trays, and mechanical equipment for the OR and ancillary departments. Operates sterilizers, prepares and dispenses sterile items; Performs inspection, cleaning and general servicing of instruments for the OR, internal hospital departments and off-site agencies to insure instruments are operating properly prior to issuing. Maintains accuracy of 98% or higher. Maintains productivity 90% or higher. Able to precept and mentor new employees. Facilitates the interactions between the SPD and OR. The decisions made by the Sterile Processing Technician and the interpersonal skills used to implement those decisions must foster an environment of caring and dedication amongst the employees. Serve as a role model to others in the department.
Duties and Responsibilities Include: Insures the cleaning, decontamination, sterilization, maintenance, integrity, and preparations of surgical instruments, and equipment for distribution; Ensures compliance with hospital policies and procedures pertaining to the cleaning, sterilization, assembling, storage, and/or validation of medical supplies and equipment; Ensures compliance with safety, environmental and/or infection control practices; Maintains applicable records and files. operates sterilization equipment and washers and maintains quality/safety controls documentation; Collaborates and maintains inventory of clean and sterilized surgical, instruments in accordance with company and regulatory standards; Follows infection prevention policies, AORN recommendation practices, OSHA guidelines AAMI guidelines and other regulatory requirements in the daily practice in order to assure a safe work environment for self, coworkers and patients; Demonstrates core standards of exceptional customer service; Demonstrates core standards of exceptional customer service; May serve as preceptor and mentor to new employees. The duties listed are general in nature and are examples of the duties and responsibilities performed and are not meant to be construed as exclusive or all-inclusive. Management retains the right to add or change duties at any time.
Requirements and Qualifications Include: High School Diploma/GED required; Minimum 1 year of sterile processing or surgical technology experience; Certification Board for Sterile Processing and Distribution; Knowledge of medical terminology and anatomy; Preceptor skills and experience in mentoring and coaching required; General knowledge of function and maintenance of instrumentation; Basic computer skills; Basic reading and writing skills.
An Equal Opportunity Employer