Central Sterile Tech Lead
Company: HCA Healthcare
Posted on: January 23, 2023
Description Lead Central Sterile Processing TechMedical City
Position Summary:Under the general supervision of the Surgical
Services Manager and the administrative supervision of the Director
of Surgical Services, the sterile processing lead is responsible
for processing instrument trays, maintaining sterilizers,
maintaining sterilization log books, overseeing sterile processing
technicians, and professing other supplies necessary for surgical
and/or procedures in ancillary departments at Medial City
Lewisville Hospital according to AAMI, AORN, and Joint Commission
standards. The position requires flexibility in working hours.
Sterile Processing is a fast paced environment with many
distractions and requires flexibility in setting job priorities
according to customer as well as departmental needs.
- Provides direction and supervision to technicians assisgned to
the sterile processing department.
- Gains, maintains and applies knowledge of specialized
instruments, equipment, and supplies used in sterile processing.
Oversees and ensures staff follows defined guidelines.
- Develops and maintains instrument inventory records and count
- Instrument Processing--Assist in prioritizing processing of
instrument trays for daily OR schedule; Processing of instruments
from receiving to sterilization; Return processed instruments to
individual departments; Replace missing/damaged instruments, as
needed, individual as well as in instrument sets/trays; Communicate
when instruments are out for repair and/or returned; Receive
instrument/sterilizing supply deliveries from Materials Management;
Verifies returned implant count corresponds with implants used;
Responsible for keeping instrument processing and storage areas
clean and orderly.
- Care of sterilization equipment--Biological testing of
sterilizing units performed and recorded; Cleans sterilizing
equipment and record data; Cleans and performs biological testing
of Steris units; Cleans and performs biological testing for Sterrad
unit; Empty and clean ultrasound machine daily; Cleans and refills
OB and Nursery containers daily.
- Assists in creating/up-dating computerized instrument count
- Assists in training new ASSOCIATES.
- Participate in performance improvement activities
- Supplies--Assist as trained/requested in supply ordering,
restocking, pulling cases, etc.
- Seeks opportunities to improve department or interdepartmental
- Receives and inventories instruments.
- Serves as a resource to department staff, volunteers and other
departments, and contributes to the teamwork essential to ensuring
quality patient care or service of department.
- Takes appropriate measures contributing to safety within the
- This position may be involved in the responsibility for
performing high-level disinfection and/or sterilization. They will
be required to meet initial and annual competencies to ensure the
process is performed accurately.
- Certification in sterile processing Experience:
- Prefer experience in Sterile Processing or Surgical
Technologist or related field. Special Qualifications:
- Able to take call and respond within 30 minutes. At Medical
City, you have options. You can choose from a variety of benefits
to create a plan just for you. You can enroll in several different
medical plans, if eligible, which includes vision and dental. You
can even select additional a la carte benefits to meet all your
needs. Enroll in our Employee Stock Purchase Plan (ESPP), 401k
(100% annual match - 3% to 9% of pay based on years of service),
flex spending accounts for medial and childcare needs, participate
in our tuition reimbursement/assistance and student loan repayment
programs, paid personal leave, identity theft protection discounts;
auto, home, and life insurance options, and adoption assistance.
About Medical City Lewisville:Medical City Lewisville is focused on
providing high-quality care to our community. We are dedicated to
providing family-centered care with our experienced,
multidisciplinary team of healthcare professionals,
state-of-the-art technology, and compassionate environment. Built
in 1976, Medical City Lewisville is a full-service medical and
surgical facility offering 24-hour emergency services. We are
licensed for 186 patient beds. Excellent customer service and
patient safety are our top priorities. We are proud that more than
360 physicians and over 800 healthcare associates have chosen to
make Medical City Lewisville their professional home. Our
supportive environment, advanced technologies, and innovative
medicines allow them to best treat you - our treasured patients -
with the highest quality health care in a comfortable and
compassionate setting. Our Talent Acquisition team is reviewing
applications immediately. Highly qualified candidates will be
contacted promptly for interviews. Submit your resume today to join
our community of caring! We are an equal opportunity employer and
value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis
of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual
orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability
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