Vail Health Lead Sterile Processing Technician in Dillon, Colorado
- Under direct or indirect supervision follows the approved infection control and sterile processing policies and procedures. Directs day to day operations, facilitates priorities, collects, cleans, sorts, decontaminates, checks for functionally, assembles, and restocks surgical instrumentation.
ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:
Performs cleaning and sterilization techniques based on established standards of practice.
Keeps all instruments sets clean, complete, functioning correctly, and sterile.
Monitors shift to assure all Sterile Processing standard procedures are done correctly.
Acquires, uses, and manages information and staff to establish priorities for effective time and resource utilization to achieve established objectives.
Demonstrates careful, efficient use of supplies and linen to facilitate quality care and cost efficiency.
Encourages cooperation and teamwork between staff and departments.
Seeks additional educational opportunities and shares knowledge by serving as a preceptor or role model to new employees.
Documents sterile processes in log books. Ensures accuracy of all documentation related to SPD.
Communicate with all customers at a high level, anticipate needs, and resolve opportunities quickly and efficiently.
Role models the principles of a Just Culture and Organizational Values.
Perform other duties as assigned. Must be HIPAA compliant.
Two years of Sterile Processing experience and experience with Joint Commission requirements required.
Certified Registered Central Service Technician (CRCST) or Certified Sterile Processing and Distribution Technician by the Certification Board for Sterile Processing and Distribution (CSPDI by CBSPD) required.