Decontaminates all surgical instruments and equipment immediately after surgery. Maintains adequate turnaround of instruments and equipment trays in the event of urgent or emergency needs.
Selects appropriate disinfectants, detergents, sterilization methods and decontamination devices according to device type and applicable instructions for use.
Inspects, assembles instrument and equipment trays in a timely manner to assure all necessary instruments are present, according to the count sheets, and notifies manager or Lead technician of any deviations.
Selects proper packaging and sterilization methods as appropriate to the instrumentation.
Properly loads and unloads sterilizer to ensure items will be exposed to proper sterilization conditions.
What You Will Need:
High school graduate or GED equivalent.
Certification in Sterile Processing
Responsible for the manual and mechanical decontamination, preparation and sterilization of products, instruments and equipment. Complies with all policies and procedures regarding sterilization, decontamination as it applies to Infection Control, and safety. Participates in routine inspection and monitoring of instrumentation/equipment and assists in the preventative maintenance of Sterile Processing (SPD) equipment. Assesses Keeps surgical instrumentation and endoscopes for in good working order and notifies the shift Lead Technician/Manager of necessary repairs. Assists the shift Lead Technicians/Manager in maintaining essential departmental supplies as directed. Assembles instruments trays/equipment sets according to count sheets/Impress scanning ensuring instrument trays are complete, accurate and in good condition. Notifies the shift Lead Tech/Manager of lost/damaged instruments. Communicates as indicated/directed with departmental supervisory/unit personnel that applicable supply, instruments and equipment provided by SPD is available and ready for scheduled and emergency surgical cases. Orders and receives essential supply stock as directed., perform daily cycle counts, rotates stock, post departmental requisitions and charges. Inventories and restocks surgical supplies in SPD and CVOR/OR specialty carts according to par levels. When assigned in the role of assembling daily case cart surgical supplies the SPD Technician notifies SPD Manager and/or Database Coordinator of needed updates to Surgeonâ™s preference cards. In the assigned role as SPD supply technician, applicable supply PAR levels are monitored and replenished as directed
AdventHealth Greater Orlando (formerly Florida Hospital) is one of the largest faith-based health care providers in the United States. For 150 years, we have carried on a tradition of providing whole-person care that not only addresses patients' physical ailments, but also supports their emotional and spiritual well-being. We demonstrate the same level of compassion and care for our employees as well, doing all that we can to help them realize their full potential – both personally and professionally.