SPD Technician - Full Time
Company: Trinity Health Of New England
Posted on: May 13, 2019
Minimum: $12.37 - Maximum:$17.94 JOB SUMMARY Performs duties of
Sterile Processing Technician and forms an effective working
relationship with other departments to ensure quality of care for
patients. JOB DUTIES 1. Actively demonstrates the organization s
mission and core values, and conducts oneself at all times in a
manner consistent with these values. 2. Knows and adheres to all
laws and regulations pertaining to patient health, safety and
medical information. 3. Processes instrumentation and equipment
according to hospital policy and procedure. 4. Assembles instrument
sets properly and accurately for surgery, OB, ED, and other units
as necessary. 5. Checks all instrumentation and equipment to assure
quality of care. Recognizes need for instrument sharpening, repair,
and refurbishing. 6. Records biological and chemical tests from all
sterilizers and follows policy and procedure for positive
biologicals. 7. Assemble crash carts, tubs, case carts and
procedure kits according to established standards. 8. Receives
drape packs from laundry service, sterilizes packs and stores
appropriately for surgery. 9. Assists operating rooms when
instruments are needed while a procedure is in progress. 10.
Utilizes department computer systems, including but not limited to,
Lawson, SPM, Time Trac, Outlook and Omnicell Console. 11. Maintains
established supply or equipment Par levels in SPD or appropriate
stocking locations using defined replenishment methodologies. 12.
Tag, rotate, cycle count and outdate supplies or equipment
according to established policies and procedures, ensuring that
obsolete, outdated and damaged supplies or equipment are removed
from all stocking locations. 13. Fill incoming requests (FAX,
telephone, walk-ins or computer) for supplies and/or equipment
within stablished department parameters. 14. Shows proficiency in
the operation of hand held scanners for Par level supply and
equipment management and replenishment. 15. Maintains knowledge of
the established procedures for ""loaning and borrowing"" supplies,
instruments and equipment both internally and externally. 16.
Provide feedback to SPD Supervisor if supply and /or equipment Par
levels do not meet the needs of the area. 17. Assists with the
unloading, staging, unpacking and putting away of all supplies from
vendors for either department or nursing units and ancillary
departments, including appropriate computer transactions. 18.
Assists in the function of returning unwanted merchandise to
vendors and close out returns in Lawson system. 19. Returns unused
supplies to storage area. 20. Properly stores instruments, packs,
and supplies in designated storage area. 21. Performs other duties
consistent with purpose of job as directed. JOB SPECIFICATIONS AND
CORE COMPETENCIES Education: High School diploma required.
Licensure: CRCST preferred. Experience: Preferred but not required.
Other Job Requirements: Basic computer skills and good customer
service skills. Math skills, attention to detail, and ability to
perform physical work. Knowledge of Med/Surg supplies and
instruments is preferred. Lift truck operators permit is preferred.
Assigned hours within your shift, starting time, or days of work
are subject to change based on departmental and/or organizational
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