SPD Technician Non Certified Tech PRN Weekends at AdventHealth

Date Posted: 7/7/2020

Job Snapshot

  • Job Schedule
    Per Diem
  • Date Posted:
  • Job ID:
  • Job Family
  • Travel
  • Shift
    1 - Day
  • Organization
    AdventHealth Daytona Beach

Job Description

SPD Technician Non Certified Central Sterile PRN Days
AdventHealth Daytona Beach
Location Address: 301 Memorial Medical Parkway Daytona Beach, FL 32117
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Work Hours/Shift:
  • PRN Days
You Will Be Responsible For:

•         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.

•         As directed, Monitors sterilizers in SPD, CVOR and OR according to infection control policies.

•         Approves that each sterilization load has reached its completion as to the required time, temperature and pressure for the duration required to reach sterilization.

•         Logs the approved printout from each load in the appropriate book per SPD policies and procedures.

•         Accurately reads and documents biological results for required loads and notifies Supervisor or Manager of any deviation from the norm.

•         Performs testing of sterilization equipment for functionality daily.

•         Cleans and wipes down work surfaces daily with proper disinfectants. Restocks work areas as assigned.

•         Ensures that a sufficient supply of equipment and items are readily available to meet the needs allowing care and treatment of patients including specialty carts.  Prepares case carts for scheduled, urgent and emergencies procedures. Responds to stat CVOR and OR requests.  Puts sterile instruments in appropriate areas, rotating stock, handling supplies and instruments appropriately.

•         Works with SPD Manager in updating Surgeons instrument preferences and tray changes/adjustments. cards. 

•         Communicates professionally and effectively with other departments, physicians and co-workers.

•         Attends and participates in regularly scheduled in-services / meetings / performance improvement activities.

What You Will Need:

•         High School Diploma or GED equivalent.  

•         Certification in Sterile Processing Principles or related professional certification required within 1 year of hire or transfer into the department.   

Job Summary:

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 Surgeon’s preference cards. In the assigned role as SPD supply technician, applicable supply PAR levels are monitored and replenished as directed.  

This facility is an equal opportunity employer and complies with federal, state and local anti-discrimination laws, regulations and ordinances.

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