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Sterile processing Tech - Ortho

Company: Sparrow Health System
Location: Lansing
Posted on: November 18, 2021

Job Description:

Description: Positions Location: Lansing, MI Job Description General Purpose of Job: To be proficient in care, cleaning, assembly and sterilization of complex orthopedic instrument sets for Sparrow Hospital. Essential Duties: This job description is intended to cover the minimum essential duties assigned on a regular basis. Caregivers may be asked to perform additional duties as assigned by their leader. Leadership has the right to alter or modify the duties of the position. * Decontamination, cleaning, disinfection, assembly and sterilization of surgical instruments with strong focus on complex instrument sets, priority items, and yellow tagged sets. * Completion of all testing and inspection of orthopedic instrumentation using all available testing tools per current department guidelines. * Wear all appropriate personal protective equipment will decontaminating and assembling instrumentation. * Operation and testing of all decontamination equipment including washers and ultrasonic in central sterile processing used in processing orthopedic instrumentation * Provide training as assigned to other sterile processing techs and students on proper care, cleaning, assembly and sterilization of orthopedic instrumentation. * Serve as a role model and mentor for consistent demonstration of Sparrow Health System's I-care values. * Maintain less than 1 percent error rate based on all orthopedic instrumentation decontaminated and assembled. * Zero bioburden contaminants (including blood and bone) in instrumentation that directly affects a patient. * Scanning instrumentation at every step in the reprocessing of orthopedic instrumentation. * Immediately contacting IT Help Desk &/or SPM as indicated for computer and software issues preventing the reprocessing of orthopedic instrumentation and work. * Promotes and maintains a clean and safe working environment. Job Requirements General Requirements --- Demonstrates knowledge and maintains and respects patient right to privacy by following the HIPAA Privacy and Security policies and procedures. --- Adheres to ICARE values and standards of behavior (Innovation, Compassion, Accountability, Respect, and Excellence). --- Role model behaviors that value the diversity of our caregivers, patients and customers and supports creating an environment that is inclusive, welcoming and respectful. --- Communicates with patients, families and customers using AIDET (Acknowledge, Introduce, Duration, Explanation, and Thanks). --- Works in a safe manner and promptly reports any hazards identified in the work environment or related to assigned responsibilities. --- Adheres to policies and procedures designed to avoid, prevent and reduce the spread of communicable diseases. Work Experience --- See license/certification. Education --- High school diploma or GED --- One year of previous experience as a Sterile Processing Technician, Currently enrolled in an approved sterile processing course or 6 months experience at Sparrow as a distribution technician. If currently enrolled in an approved sterile processing course, must complete course within 90 days. --- Must obtain and maintain certification as sterile processing technician within 18 months of hire or transfer. Specialized Knowledge and Skills --- Strong attention to detail --- Strong communication skills. --- Flexible and adaptable to change. --- Ability to deal with high volume and rapid response to needs of the operating room. --- Demonstrates ability to use a keyboard as may be required to perform the essential duties of the job Sparrow Health System is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or protected Veteran status. Location: Sparrow Hospital Activation Date: Tuesday, November 9, 2021 Expiration Date: Friday, December 10, 2021 Apply Here

Keywords: Sparrow Health System, Lansing , Sterile processing Tech - Ortho, Other , Lansing, Michigan

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