Responsible for all aspects of the Sterile Processing Technician including designated responsibilities as they relate to instrument asset management, decontamination, assembly, sterilization, and process improvement efforts. Assists the lead technician as an additional resource to answer questions and resolve problems.
Performs duties as a preceptor and educator.
Serves as support for new employees.
Provides small group in services and informal educational displays in the department.
Assumes duties as mentor.
Works with department management and educator to review and revise tech orientation program, as necessary.
Helps coordinate activities with surgical pods, other teams, and departments.
Facilitates effective communication between surgical pod special needs and the Central Sterile department.
Evaluates operations and recommends changes to improve efficiency and effectiveness.
Serves on department and hospital committees as requested.
Takes lead on special projects as assigned.
Performs all duties of a Sterile Processing Tech.
Work is typically performed in a clinical environment. Accountable for satisfying all job specific obligations and complying with all organization policies and procedures. The specific statements in this profile are not intended to be all-inclusive. They represent typical elements considered necessary to successfully perform the job. Additional competencies and skills outlined in any department-specific orientation will be considered essential to the performance of the job related to that position.
High School Diploma or Equivalent (GED)- (Required)
Minimum of 2 years-Related work experience (Required)
Certification(s) and License(s)
Certified Sterile Processing Technician - International Association of Healthcare Central Service Materiel Management (IAHCSMM)
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