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Sterile Processing Technician (Full Time, Day shift)

Company: Nicklaus Children's Hospital
Location: Miami
Posted on: June 8, 2024

Job Description:

Description




Job Summary




Works under the direction of the Supervisor and Manager of Sterile Processing to provide sterile processing for all reusable instruments and trays through the decontamination process, prep sterilization, storage and distribution. Dispenses all direct orders received. Prepares case carts and supplies OR requests. Maintains inventory of sterile/non-sterile supplies and equipment used in the treatment of patients. Ensures compliance with the AAMI, OSHA, and AORN standards and guidelines.





Job Specific Duties





  • Processes and decontaminates all biological indicators, instruments, trays, carts according to industry standards of AAMI.
  • Assembles, sterilizes, records and stores all reusable instruments, trays and carts.
  • Evaluates and inspects all instruments, and equipment for function and cleanliness as per AAMI standards.
  • Utilizes resources including One Source.docs database and manufacturer guidelines to ensure that all cleanliness standards are being met.
  • Provides assistance & training to new employees.
  • Monitors inventory & assures that supplies are adequate, properly stored and rotated.
  • Responds to all telephone and operating room calls/ and intercoms in an effort to improve communication.
  • Follows universal precautions (i.e.; donning of Personal Precaution Equipment (PPE), disinfection of equipment) according to safety guidelines outlined by the manufacturers.
  • Documents each step of the process in the sterilization. Performs and reports all tests, reviews and document based on AAMI standards .










    Qualifications




    Minimum Job Requirements





    • Prior customer service experience





      Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities





      • High school education or equivalent preferred
      • Experience working with medical equipment and/or instrumentation is strongly preferred
      • Currently attending or successfully completed a surgical tech certification program preferred
      • Ability to learn appropriate software applications
      • Knowledge of AAMI, OSHA, and AORN standards and guidelines
      • Knowledge of medical terminology
      • Able to relate cooperatively and constructively with clients and co-workers
      • Able to maintain confidentiality of sensitive information
      • Ability to interpret, adapt, and react calmly under stressful conditions
      • Ability to take call according to the Operating Room Schedule per departmental policy
      • Ability to respond rapidly in a quickly changing circumstance in the patient care environment








        Job : Nursing- Support (Non-Clinical)

        Primary Location : Florida-Miami-Nicklaus Children's Hospital - Main Hospital Campus

        Department : STERILE PROCESSING SUPPLY-2100-719000

        Job Status
        :Full Time

Keywords: Nicklaus Children's Hospital, Miami , Sterile Processing Technician (Full Time, Day shift), Professions , Miami, Florida

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