Sterile Processing Dept-Hosp
Health care is constantly changing, and at Banner Health, we are
at the front of that change. We are leading health care to make the
experience the best it can be. We want to change the lives of those
in our care - and the people who choose to take on this challenge.
If changing health care for the better sounds like something you
want to be part of, we want to hear from you.
Banner Ocotillo Medical Center Main Surgery Department has 4
Operating rooms and 1 Endo room. We will offer a full range of
surgical procedures including orthopedics, Urology, General,
Gynecology, Robotics and Endocrine. This OR suite will be fast
paced with an emphasis on patient centered care. Candidates that
will be successful at BOMC are professionals that wish to grow and
learn new specialties. We are committed to creating an excellent
work environment that attracts and retains engaged
The Sterile Processing Department (SPD) is an integral part of
the perioperative enterprise. This position is full time day shift
with call requirements. Enjoy a flat rate $1/hour weekend shift
differential and 18% night shift differential when applicable.
The new state of the art Banner Ocotillo Medical Center is
located on the southeast corner of Alma School Road and Loop 202
Santan Freeway. It is a four story, 245,000 square foot
comprehensive medical care center situated on an 18-acre campus. We
are a 96 bed facility with room for expansion utilizing innovative
technology to provide excellent inpatient and outpatient care,
services include imaging, surgery, labor and delivery, intensive
care and emergency room services.
This position is responsible for the proper care and handling of
all general and specialty instruments including the cleaning,
decontamination, instrument identification, assembly, packaging and
distribution, and sterilization of surgical instrumentation.
Decontaminates, assembles and packages all instruments following
established protocols as well as perform necessary repairs,
reassembles and stores specialized surgical instruments. Prepares
all order requests as necessary for replacement parts for
instruments and additional equipment as necessary or upon request
Maintains a clean and safe environment by adhering to Standard
Precautions and Infection Control practices. Staff will don proper
Personnel Protective equipment (PPE), follows protocols for
decontamination process referencing Instructions for Use (IFU)
supplied by the manufacturers.
Identifies instruments for all specialties and assures proper
function. Follows protocol for repair or replacement of instruments
that are not functioning properly. Assembles and packages all
instrumentation and sets according to dept. protocol. Utilizes
equipment according to the manufacturer's recommendations and
Operates steam autoclaves, ETO and Gas Plasma sterilizers.
Maintains appropriate logs and records relating to the
sterilization process, including the Ethylene Oxide Aeration
Records, Sterilizer Load Records, and Biological Monitoring
Responds to problem calls from the Operating Room and performs
preliminary investigation. Determines priority level of
instrumentation and equipment requests and other hospital needs.
Directs services in a competent and professional manner while
assuring OR priorities are completed in a timely manner.
- Has freedom to determine how to best accomplish functions
within established procedures. Confers with supervisor on any
High school diploma/GED or equivalent working knowledge.
Requires current national certification as a SPD Technician,
Certified Registered Central Service Technician or Surgical
Instrument Processor and relevant experience with sterilizing
instruments which qualifies the candidate for the national
certification exam or certified registration.
Must have mechanical aptitude with the ability to break down
moving parts, clean, lubricate and reassemble, problem solve
incomplete trays and missing instrumentation and have effective
organizational, communication and human relation skills.
Additional related education and/or experience preferred.