Wesley Medical Center - Wichita, Kansas
Sterile Process Technician I
One of the most experienced and comprehensive medical centers in Kansas! Wesley is the hospital of choice for thousands of people in Kansas and northern Oklahoma. Their preference for Wesley extends well beyond the high quality medical services Wesley offers. It also includes the spirit of intensive caring that inspires and guides everyone who works at Wesley Medical Center. Wesley Medical Center is an acute care center licensed for 760 beds and 102 bassinets. As a leader in overall recommend care, Wesley treats more than 24,000 patients annually and delivers more than 6,000 babies - more than any hospital in a 13 state region! Wesley Healthcare owns and operates Wesley Medical Center, Wesley Woodlawn Hospital & ER, Wesley Children's Hospital, Wesley West ER, Wesley Derby ER and multiple WesleyCare clinics.
Provides asset management and support of surgical instruments and trays belonging to or consigned to the facility, in accordance with The Department of Health, TJC, OSHA, CDC, AAMI and AORN standards.
Properly handles, decontaminates, assembles, sterilizes and returns for use all instrumentation in accordance with the above organizational standards.
Supports daily operations of any activities that pertain to the processing of reusable instrumentation.
Works with other departments, including Supply Chain, in order to provide all necessary items to perioperative services.
Reporting of broken instrumentation, and vital communication with team leadership and/or manager.
Participates in educational offerings and in-services in order to remain knowledgeable in the department and to remain in compliance with certification needs.
Communicates in a professional manner to all staff and facility employees.
Meet or exceed metric requirements including but not limited to: productivity goals, tray audits, zero dirty instruments, vendor policies and adequate rotation and knowledge of all areas of the SPD.
Required Knowledge and Skills
Ability to perform clerical skills and phone etiquette
Demonstrated ability to communicate effectively
Knowledge of basic computer keyboard functions
Preferred Knowledge and Skills
Certification as a Sterile Processing Technician Preferred
Associates Degree Preferred
At least 1 year of previous SPD experience preferred
Medical terminology and familiarity with surgical instrumentation.
Good organizational skills and attention to detail.
Must be able to read and speak English fluently.