JOB SUMMARY: Rotating shifts- Performs and participates in decontamination, cleaning, assembling, packaging, scanning, sterilization, storage and distribution of reusable surgical instrumentation and equipment.
RESPONSIBILITIES: Decontaminates and sterilizes instruments, medical supplies and equipment, and assembles wraps and sterilizes trays of instruments. Follows proper Standard Precautions while in decontamination and sterilization areas.
Monitors biological and chemical wash solution to ensure quality and consistency for decontamination of instruments and medical equipment.. Sorts mismatched sets of instruments, trays, and medical equipment and makes them available to sterile processing customers in a timely manner Restocks, labels, and maintains inventory, submits requisitions, collects and distributes instruments throughout the facility.. Performs environmental maintenance duties and assists in maintaining inventory levels in sterile processing, the operating room, and in equipment storage areas. Verifies that equipment functions properly, requisitions for equipment maintenance, repair or replacement, and removes defective equipment.. Maintains a clean work area. Performs duties for completing surgical procedure case carts for the operating room. Assists with maintaining established departmental policies and procedures, objectives, and quality improvement, safety, and environmental and infection control standards. Communicates appropriately using good interpersonal skills and ability to write legibly. Performs other duties as assigned or required.
LICENSURE/CERTIFICATION/REGISTRATION: Required: IAHCSMM or CBSPD within one (1) year of hire date.
EDUCATION: Required: High School Diploma or General Education Diploma (GED)
WORK EXPERIENCE: Required: One (1) year work experience Preferred: One (1) year previous sterile processing or surgical technologist experience. Completion of a Medical terminology class
Primary Location: Tucson, Arizona
Facility: Carondelet St. Joseph's Hospital
Job Type: Full-time
Shift Type: Rotate
Employment practices will not be influenced or affected by an applicantâ��s or employeeâ��s race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), national origin, age, disability, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, veteran status or any other legally protected status. Tenet will make reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities unless doing so would result in an undue hardship.
Internal Number: 2005016147
About Carondelet St. Joseph's Hospital
“Tenet Healthcare Corporation is a diversified healthcare services company with 115,000 employees united around a common mission: to help people live happier, healthier lives. Through its subsidiaries, partnerships and joint ventures, including United Surgical Partners International, the Company operates general acute care and specialty hospitals, ambulatory surgery centers, urgent care centers and other outpatient facilities. Tenet's Conifer Health Solutions subsidiary provides technology-enabled performance improvement and health management solutions to hospitals, health systems, integrated delivery networks, physician groups, self-insured organizations and health plans.