El Paso, Texas

Description

SHIFT: Days (rotating weekends)
SCHEDULE: Full-time


About Las Palmas Medical Center

Las Palmas Medical Center offers comprehensive services and special expertise in Emergency Room Medicine (Level III Trauma), Cardiology, Women’s Services, Labor & Delivery, Neonatal Intensive Care, Neuroscience, Pediatric care, and Wound Care Management. Las Palmas Medical Center is also the only Kidney Transplant Center in the Region. Las Palmas Rehabilitation Hospital is a separate facility with newly renovated patient rooms, exercise equipment and cafeteria. The physicians, nurses and staff at our 325-bed facility are committed to caring for our community with compassionate, quality healthcare.

 

Benefits: 

We offer an excellent total compensation package, for various positions including competitive salary, excellent benefit package and growth opportunities. We believe in our team and your ability to do excellent work with us. Your benefits include 401k, PTO medical, dental, flex spending, life, disability, tuition reimbursement, employee discount program,  student loan assistance program and employee stock purchase program. We would love to talk to you about this fantastic opportunity.

 

POSITION SUMMARY: 

Works directly under the supervision of the SPD Manager for his/her primary function: cleans, sterilizes, and assembles surgical instruments, floor trays, and equipment.

 

  • Performs cleaning and sterilization process for all instrumentation and equipment per policy.
  • Ensures tray integrity and completeness
  • Wraps, seals and labels items to be sterilized per policy.
  • Sterilizes instruments, equipment, surgical linen and related supplies using STERRAD (H202) and steam sterilizers according to manufacturer’s instructions.
  • Prepares surgical packs, instruments, dressing, and treatment trays according to established procedures
  • Maintains proper record keeping of sterilization process.
  • Performs QA monitoring of packages sterilized to ensure proper procedures are maintained.
  • Performs biological testing and maintenance of all equipment.
  • Stores sterilized and prepared instrumentation and equipment in designated areas or returns to user department.
  • Manages repairs of instruments, coordinates with third party repair vendors.
  • Works in both soiled and clean utility rooms using proper PPE.
  • Informs Bio-Med of equipment no longer serviceable or other problems that may arise.
  • Maintains and stocks supplies and instruments per PARS levels.
  • Cleans case carts
  • Demonstrates Customer Service and professional behavior.
  • Actively participates in continuing education programs inside and outside the hospital and department to maintain competency.            

 

Qualifications

REQUIRED LICENSURE/CERTIFICATIONS

CURRENT SPD CERTIFICATION OR OBTAIN WITHIN 12 MONTHS OF HIRE (IAHCSMM or CBSPD)

BCLS

 

REQUIRED EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE

High School Diploma or GED equivalent

Completion of an accredited Central Sterile courses preferred.

 

 

PREFERRED EDUCATION, LICENSURE, CERTIFICATION, EXPERIENCE, SKILLS, KNOWLEDGE AND ABILITIES

Basic knowledge of surgical specialties

At least six months of SPD, operating room or related experience desirable

Read and write fluent English

Knowledge of surgical instruments, tray set ups, sterilizing techniques, and basic SPD practices.

Ability to operate the plasma and steam sterilizer, and related equipment safely and efficiently

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El Paso, Texas

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