This position is located is located in Chula Vista.
Variable 8-hour shift, required to take call: minimum of 2 weekend call days per month, or as needed.
High School Diploma, completion of training from certified Sterile Processing program
Certification as an OR/SPD Tech preferred.
At least six (6) months to one (1) year experience an acute care hospital, sterile processing, or surgery department or completion of a program for sterile processing/central supply technician (Preferred at SCVMC).
Thorough knowledge of surgical instrumentation, sterile techniques, general hospital supplies and equipment (Preferred at SCVMC).
Effectively/correctly decontaminates, cleans, reassembles and sterilize instruments, instrument trays and equipment.
Disassembles multipart instruments
Separates heavy and delicate instruments
Properly cares for powered, lensed and special instruments/ equipment
Inspects instruments/instrument trays for broken, damaged or missing instruments
Reassembles trays, protecting sharp/delicate/heavy instruments, checks for cleanliness
Labels trays according to type, includes count sheets with trays
Properly loads and operates washer sterilizer, sonic cleaners, steam, plasma, parasitic acid and other sterilizing equipment’
Demonstrates knowledge of SPD equipment, assists users with concerns or questions.
Properly quarantine implantables until biological monitors are reviewed.
Documents sterilizer load contents/applies load labels to items
Using charts and printouts to track sterilizer loads, including biological and vacuum testing
Documents results of biologic and vacuum testing
Documents actions in the event of load recall
Labels all implantables for quick identification for quarantine
Assures accurate labeling of instruments/sets.
Provide surgical services for all lines of surgical disciplines except pediatrics. We have 5 O.R. Suites including comprehensive open heart and Robotic Surgery Programs.
As the leading provider of health care services in the South Bay, Sharp Chula Vista Medical Center is a 343 bed facility that delivers high-quality care designed to meet the needs of the community. Home to the region’s most comprehensive heart program, it also has the area’s only radiation oncology center and certified community hospital cancer program. The hospital has San Diego County’s only comprehensive Bloodless Medicine and Surgery Center, which serves patients who wish to avoid blood transfusions for personal or religious reasons.
Sharp Chula Vista recently more than doubled the size of its Emergency Department and opened the new Douglas and Nancy Barnhart Cancer Center, a unique healing environment with the most advanced medical technology available for cancer treatment.
Essential Physical Requirements may include:
Reaching below shoulder level
Reaching above shoulder level
Additional physical requirements of position may be discussed during interview.
Sharp HealthCare is proud to be an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer (M/F/D/V).
Each new hire candidate who is offered employment must pass a physical evaluation, urine drug screen and pre-employment back ground checks before starting work.
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