Children's Hospital Colorado Instrument/SP Tech Certified - 60799 in Colorado Springs, Colorado

Why Work at Children's....This position is located in Colorado Springs - Colorado Springs is listed as#2 of best places to live in the U.S. (according to U.S. News & World Report)For more information for living in working in Colorado Springs please clickthe following linkWith a regional team of more than 550 team members - including 45 providersacross more than 20 medical specialties - Children's Colorado has beenpresent in southern Colorado since 2001 and now has team members at fourlocations providing outpatient specialty care, inpatient care, emergentcare, therapy care and urgent care services. Scheduled to open in early2019, the new Children's Hospital Colorado-Colorado Springs will be thefirst pediatric-only hospital in the region. Once completed, it will be themost comprehensive children's hospital between Denver, Dallas, Phoenixand Kansas City and will include the region's only emergency department andoperating rooms built just for kids and served by pediatric experts who havededicated their lives to treating kids - and only kids - and who will bedirectly linked to one of the country's leading pediatric academic medicalcenters. A career at Children's Colorado will challenge you, inspireyou, and motivate you to make a difference in the life of a child.This exciting opportunity will not only give you the ability to lead a diverseteam of pediatric experts, you will also have the chance to build and grow asuccessful team in a new hospital in one of the most beautiful cities in thecountry!Learn about Children's and our Culture:https://www.youtube.com/user/thechildrenshospitalAdditional InformationDepartment: Sterile ProcessingHours per pay period: Various FTEs available including full time and parttime.Shift: Various shifts are avaiable.Anticipated Start Month: February/MarchJob OverviewThe Certified Instrument/Sterile Processing Technician is a certifiedclinician who provides an essential role in patient safety and infectioncontrol by ensuring surgical instruments, endoscopes and patient careequipment is decontaminated, reprocessed and maintained. The CertifiedTechnician operates several types of surgical instrument sterilizers anddecontamination equipment.ResponsibilitiesPopulation Specific CareNo Direct Patient CareEssential FunctionsAn employee in this position may be called upon to do any or all of thefollowing essential functions. These examples do not include all of thefunctions which the employee may be expected to perform.Performs all essential equipment processing functions including issuing outall par levels that have been set for the floors.Performs decontamination functions for all durable medical equipment, aswell as, surgical instruments from the Operating Room (OR).Performs Sterile Processing functions with a variety of types of sterilizationmethods.Participates in professional education and growth opportunities within SterileProcessing. Maintains certifications and stays up to date with current trendsin field.Precepts new employees.Participates in departmental, divisional, and/or organizationalcommittees and projects as assigned.Acts as a role model for other team members.Other InformationCOMPETENCIESADAPTABILITY - Maintaining effectiveness when experiencing major changes inwork responsibilities or environment (e.g., people, processes,structure, or culture); adjusting effectively to change by exploring thebenefits, trying new approaches, and collaborating with others to make thechange successful.APPLIED LEARNING - Assimilating and applying new job-related information in atimely manner.BUILDING PARTNERSHIPS - Developing and leveraging relationships within andacross work groups to achieve results.COLLABORATING - Working cooperatively with others to help a team or work groupachieve its goals.COMMUNICATION - Conveying information and ideas clearly and concisely toindividuals or groups in an engaging manner that helps them understand andretain the message; listening actively to others.CUSTOMER ORIENTATION - Plac