POSITION SUMMARY: Provides support to the operating room through the timely, accurate, and safe processing of instrumentation and equipment used in the direct care of the surgical patient. Working under the direct supervision of the Lead Tech - Central Sterile, organizes, inventories, and distributes instruments, supplies, equipment, and implants. Does not assume an independent assignment. Participates in Continuous Quality Improvement initiatives in collaboration with other health team members. Supports an organizational culture for Service Excellence and practices the Service Excellence Standards to all customer groups.
Prepares instruments, supplies, and equipment from decontamination, assembly, sterilization, and distribution. Demonstrates both knowledge and technical expertise regarding sterile processing.
Available to surgery staff for immediate procedure needs for reprocessing of instruments, equipment, and supplies to facilitate rapid room turnover.
Serves as a resource to surgery staff for instrument, supply, and equipment needs.
Collaborates with Instrument Room Supervisor and Materials Management Resource Coordinator to obtain and maintain adequate instrument equipment and supply inventory.
Updates and maintains accurate instrument count sheets.
SAFETY -Meets all regulations from AAMI, AORN, OSHA, CDC, and JC.
Northwest is a 495 bed system serving the city of Amarillo and the surrounding region. We offer the ideal combination of traditional values and the most advanced technologies in healthcare, plus the conveniences of big city living in a friendly, smaller-town atmosphere. From the beauty of Palo Duro Canyon and great recreational facilities, to our quality educational system, Amarillo is a great place to live and work.
A hospital is only as good as its caregivers. That's why we're looking for allied health professionals who are dedicated and passionate about their work. We're looking for employees who can add to our culture of exemplary patient care and personal excellence. We're looking for exceptional professionals who share our vision and values.
Northwest Texas Healthcare System is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, or protected Veteran status.
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