Baylor Scott & White Health Tech, Sterile Processing I; PRN Waco in Waco, Texas
Sterile Processing Tech I
PRN (As Needed)
HBMHos Sterile Processing
Ensures that instruments are clean, sterile, packaged properly and disposed of properly.
CLEANS, STERILIZES, RE-PACKAGES AND DISPOSES OF INSTRUMENTS TO MAINTAIN A SAFE PATIENT ENVIRONMENT.
*Determines the proper method of cleaning necessary for different types of instruments, and ensures that the proper method is utilized at all times.
*Demonstrates thorough knowledge of the parameters required for sterilization, and reports any deviations to the appropriate personnel in a timely manner. Changes autoclave charts daily, dating and initialing each chart.
*Knows which items can be re-sterilized, and follows established guidelines for packaging, labeling and selecting the proper method of sterilization.
*Disposes of biohazardous materials in accordance with established policies, and practices universal safety precautions when doing so.
ASSEMBLES BASIC INSTRUMENT TRAYS TO ASSIST OTHERS IN THE AREA.
*Assembles basic instrument trays as required and in accordance with established procedures.
*Examines instruments for damage every time, and replaces them if necessary.
*Checks instrument carts on a regular basis, and removes instruments with compromised packaging.
ASSISTS IN MAINTAINING A CLEAN AND SANITARY WORK ENVIRONMENT.
*Cleans and disinfects flat surfaces and work areas daily and as needed.
*Cleans relevant work area equipment regularly and in accordance with established procedures.
PERFORMS OTHER POSITION APPROPRIATE DUTIES AS REQUIRED IN A COMPETENT, PROFESSIONAL AND COURTEOUS MANNER.
Job Family: Non Procedural Tech