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Sterile Processing Tech Coordinator - SPD

Company: Baylor Scott & White Health
Location: Grapevine
Posted on: August 5, 2022

Job Description:

$5,000 Sign On BonusLocation - Baylor Medical Center of Grapevine (Grapevine,TX)Unit/Dept - Sterile ProcessingShift/Schedule - Monday thru Friday 230pm - 11pm**JOB SUMMARY**The Sterile Processing Tech Coordinator is responsible for the allocation and completion of assigned functions by staff in the department. This position will serve as a team lead and ensure adequate staff coverage to complete the decontamination and assembly process in order to maintain availability of instruments, scopes and equipment to meet department needs.**ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS OF THE ROLE**+ Coordinates sterilization schedules to meet the daily operating room (OR) needs. Coordinates staff workload to ensure the needs of the next business day instrument list are met and instruments are available for all surgical cases. Assists in training technician staff and the orientation process of new employees.+ Completes sterilization, assembles and packages specialty instrument trays for procedures to ensure all instruments are clean, decontaminated and stocked to maintain a safe patient environment. Determines and ensures the proper method of cleaning necessary for different types of instruments.+ Collects, reads and documents biological tests to ensure functionality of sterilizing equipment. Notifies appropriate staff of any problems related to biological test results.+ Troubleshoots departmental equipment, to include sterilizer, washer, printer, etc., and restores to normal function when possible. Coordinates equipment repairs by other departments, tracks status and provides reports as requested by supervisor.+ Identifies instrumentation for replacement and repair and processes accordingly. Ensures consignment equipment is signed in and processed for use according to established department policy and procedures.+ Identifies ways to improve work processes and improve customer satisfaction. Recommends, implements and monitors results in support of the overall goals. Promotes adherence to applicable state and federal laws, and the program requirements of accreditation agencies.**KEY SUCCESS FACTORS**+ Demonstrate thorough knowledge of the parameters required for sterilization.+ Demonstrate understanding of the OR and surgery case load to determine necessary trays to carry out the day and plan ahead.+ Has thorough knowledge of decontamination and sterilization equipment and is able to determine proper functioning and complete trouble shooting tasks.+ Demonstrate knowledge of applicable rules, regulations, policies, laws and guidelines that impact the Instrument Processing area.+ Demonstrates ability to properly identify non-working or unsafe instruments and equipment and understands appropriate process for repair or disposal.+ Demonstrates understanding of the instrument consignment and loan process in order to carry out surgical case load and maintains appropriate accountability for instruments.+ Ability to teach, coach and mentor staff in a positive manner.**BENEFITS**Our competitive benefits package includes the following+ Immediate eligibility for health and welfare benefits+ 401(k) savings plan with dollar-for-dollar match up to 5%+ Tuition Reimbursement+ PTO accrual beginning Day 1Note: Benefits may vary based upon position type and/or level**QUALIFICATIONS**+ EDUCATION - H.S. Diploma/GED Equivalent+ EXPERIENCE - 4 Years of Experience+ CERTIFICATION/LICENSE/REGISTRATION -+ Basic Life Support (BLS): BLS or BLS within 30 days of hire or transfer.+ Cer Board Sterile Prcng & Dist (CBSPD), Cert Reg Central Service Tech (CRCST), Cert Sterile Proc/Distr Tech (CSPDT), Cert Surgical Technologist (CST): Must have one of the following:+ Certified Surgical Tech (CST) or+ Certified Board Sterile Proc & Distr (CBSPD) or+ Certified Sterile Proc/Distr Tech (CSPDT) or+ Cert Reg Central Service Tech (CRCST).As a health care system committed to improving the health of those we serve, we are asking our employees to model the same behaviours that we promote to our patients. As of January 1, 2012, Baylor Scott & White Health no longer hires individuals who use nicotine products. We are an equal opportunity employer committed to ensuring a diverse workforce. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

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