Central Sterile Processing Tech II-$2K Sign-On Incentive Jobs in Renton at UW Medicine/Valley Medical Center

Title: Central Sterile Processing Tech II-$2K Sign-On Incentive

Company: UW Medicine/Valley Medical Center

Location: Renton


ROLE:See job description for Service Partner for generic job duties.

Operates steam and gas sterilizers. Prepares items for sterilization process. Performs data entry on two computer systems. Dispenses and recovers patient care equipment. Prepares re-usable trays and instruments for sterilization. Prepares, sterilizes, and transports instruments and equipment for Valley Medical Center.

AREA OF ASSIGNMENT:Central Processing


RESPONSIBLE TO:Director of Surgical Services or designee.

Knowledge of sterilizer operations.
Knowledge of quality control testing.
Current certification through IAHCSMM or ASHCSP or obtained within 18 months of hire unless hired before 2000.
Past history of good attendance to VMC standards.
Past history of satisfactory job performance that meets VMC standards.

Neat and clean with well-groomed appearance.
Able to communicate effectively in a diverse population.
Demonstrates effective interpersonal skills.
Exceptional job and professional references.
Able to work in stressful, fast-paced conditions (as would normally be associated with Surgery).
Demonstrates ability to actively participate and apply the Valley Values in daily work.

CONDITIONS:See Generic Job Description for Service Partner.

A. Generic Job Functions:See Generic Job Description for Service

B: Unique Job Functions:
Lead Responsibilities

Organize and prioritize the tasks and functions of the department in conjunction with central Processing Tech Coordinator for smooth functioning of daily activities.
Schedule staff breaks and lunch periods so adequate coverage is in Central Processing, as necessary in conjunction with the daily schedule.
Assist in developing and communicating new procedures and ability to train staff to Central Processing tasks.
Works with Central Processing Coordinator to identify areas of cost savings, cost avoidance, increase efficiencies both with the CS department and external departments CS interfaces.
Assist in developing monthly work schedule in conjunction with the Central Processing Tech Coordinator and Staffing Coordinator.
Coordinate instrument repairs.
Also functions as a CPII.

CPII Responsibilities:
Conforms to B.S.P. policies and procedures in regards to protective wearing apparel during each assignment.
Conforms to all safety guidelines as written in the policy and procedure manual.
Transports all biohazard products from all areas safely as listed in departmental procedures daily.
Inspects all instruments and reusable items visually and manually. Will isolate all items needing repair.
Prepares all products correctly for sterilization.
Performs correct sterilization method for all products during each cycle.
Provides correct control testing during each designated event.
Process all priority items as written in the policy guidelines.
Prepares all items by designated priority departments and products lists.
Communicates in a positive and effective method both inter/intra departmental.
Responds to various equipment alarms, telephone, or walk-in customers in an appropriate manner.
Delivers all requested orders in a timely manner, or immediately in the case of a STAT request.
Presents a courteous and polite manner when inquiries are made, whether by phone or personal contact at all times.
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