Expected to sort instruments, assemble and wrap packs, house-wide, and reconstruct surgical specialty trays and linen packs according to directions in policy and procedure manual.
Expected to identify instrument needs again according to OR schedule.
Expected to pick up soiled equipment, trays from Patient Care Units, Surgery, LD, ED if needed.
Expected to operate all Sterile processing equipment including washer decontaminator, steam sterilizer, ultrasonic, incubators, Sterrad and Steris Sterilizers, and heat sealer, according to manufacturer's manual.
Expected to decontaminate instruments and equipment per hospital policy, wears appropriate personal protection equipment (PPE) in decontamination area.
Expected to keep Sterile Core cleaned and restocked per hospital policy, Maintains competency in the operation of all equipment as demonstrated by in-service attendance, continues education efforts regarding new equipment or products.
Expected to utilize resource maps and pick tickets are used to create accurate and complete case carts.
Expected to maintain sterile supplies by replacing inventory as needed and putting away return supplies.
Required to utilize instrument tracking software to process instruments and maintain inventory.
Expected to perform on-call duties as assigned.
Expected to maintain instruments in proper working order.
Expected to assume responsibility for the establishment and maintenance of sterility.
Expected to maintain sterilization logs.
Expected to participate in the inventory of instruments and supplies.
Expected to organize the daily work assignments in the department.
Expected to assure that sterilization logs are properly maintained and filed.
Expected to schedule instruments for sharpening.
Expected to be responsible for receiving products and ordering new products.
Expected to maintain communication with Operating Room Manager.
Expected to recognize the influence of beliefs and cultures on behaviors and accept strengths and limitations in others.
Expected to exhibit adaptability, flexibility, self-control and maturity in work and behavior.
Expected to exhibit calm responsiveness to emergency or stressful situations.
Expected to recognize situations which require notification of a supervisor.
Jupiter Medical Center