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The University of Kansas Health System in Kansas City is a world-class academic medical center and destination for complex care and diagnosis. We offer more options for patients with serious conditions because of our expertise and leadership in medical research and education.

Job Description

We have a PRN days shift position for a technician in the central sterile department. The hours on this position are 10:30 a.m. - 7:00 p.m. The job duties are to process, wrap and package instrument trays for surgery. This includes the tracking of all sterile instruments and ability to operate sterilizers and heat guns.

Essential Functions:

  • Ensures personal protective equipment (PPE) is worn; receives and separates instruments according to process required (manual or automated washers); washes, rinses and decontaminates patient care equipment and heat sensitive instruments; loads baskets with instruments and starts decontamination process

  • Chooses proper sterilization method (low temperature sterilization method heat sensitive and steam sterilization); assembles, strings and inventories instrument tray according to protocol; wraps items according to protocol using wrap or peel pouch; loads sterilizer racks; documents and labels items sterilized; applies required biological spore test pack; loads and starts sterilization cycle; and reports missing, broken or faulty instruments to management

  • Removes test pack from sterilized load; logs date, time, load number, sterilizer number, and implantable items included; places spore in incubator and starts time period for release of items; reads and documents incubator results; and releases items for use if spore test is negative. Recall: follows recall policy and procedures if a positive biological spore is detected

  • Distributes processed items to appropriate user departments and receives outdated items for reprocessing

  • Inventories trauma tray; replenishes and documents items pulled from backup inventory stock for trauma tray; and reports pulled and needed inventory to supervisor

  • Completes the following steps to trouble shoot equipment breakdowns: monitors temperature gauges to ensure proper performance; monitors temperatures to ensure chemicals are performing as designed; contacts maintenance if repairs are needed; and works closely with the machines in order to recognize potential problems and to learn to repair small problems

  • Completes the following steps for equipment maintenance, checks and repairs by: checking equipment for normal operations, observes meters and gauges, and makes adjustments necessary for normal and efficient operation; starts and stops equipment to ensure all safety equipment is working; monitors temperature gauges to ensure proper performance; monitors temperatures to ensure chemicals are performing as designed; contacts maintenance/vendor service representatives if repairs are needed; works closely with the machines in order to recognize potential problems and learns to repair small problems; and fills out work requests when needed

  • Monitors chemicals for adequate inventory supply; chemical rotation and disposal; logs and dates new inventory; checks for pump efficiency and possible leaks and spills; notifies vendor service representative of preventative maintenance on pumps and tubing damage; and checks for proper chemical dispensing to ensure a safe environment

HIPAA: This position will have access to the following Protected Health Information in order to carry out the duties related to their position at Hays Medical Center based on the following criteria:

Primary required (routine) to do the job;

Secondary required for the job, but mostly be exception; and

None no approved access

Description of Information

Level

Patient Demographic Information (information used to identify a person): Name, Date of Birth, Address, Race, Marital Status, Religion

None

Financial Information/Insurance (information related to insurance, billing and payment): Billing Information, Payer Name, Payer ID, Account Balances, Plan Elements Covered, Payment Information, Payment Rates

None

Clinical Information (information that describes a patients health status): Diagnosis, Reports/Medical Notes, Test Results, Problem List, Procedures, History and Physical

None

Coding Information (clinical information that is in (alpha) numeric format): ICD-9 Codes, Rev Codes, CPT Codes

None

Education/Experience: High school graduate or equivalence preferred; experience in medical instrument sterilization preferred.

Certificates and Licenses: Certified Registered Central Service Technician (CRCST) Certification required within 24 months of hire. Additional certification may be required for certain patient care settings or populations. Specific information and the timeframe in which such certification must be attained will be provided by the department director/manager/supervisor at time of hire/transfer into department.

Requisition ID: 2019-18755

Display Department Title: Central Sterile

Street: 2220 Canterbury Dr.

TASKS

  • Operate and maintain steam autoclaves, keeping records of loads completed, items in loads, and maintenance procedures performed.
  • Clean instruments to prepare them for sterilization.
  • Record sterilizer test results.
  • Organize and assemble routine or specialty surgical instrument trays or other sterilized supplies, filling special requests as needed.

SKILLS

  • Reading ComprehensionUnderstanding written sentences and paragraphs in work related documents.
  • Active ListeningGiving full attention to what other people are saying, taking time to understand the points being made, asking questions as appropriate, and not interrupting at inappropriate times.
  • SpeakingTalking to others to convey information effectively.
  • Critical ThinkingUsing logic and reasoning to identify the strengths and weaknesses of alternative solutions, conclusions or approaches to problems.

KNOWLEDGE

  • Customer and Personal ServiceKnowledge of principles and processes for providing customer and personal services. This includes customer needs assessment, meeting quality standards for services, and evaluation of customer satisfaction.
  • Production and ProcessingKnowledge of raw materials, production processes, quality control, costs, and other techniques for maximizing the effective manufacture and distribution of goods.
  • BiologyKnowledge of plant and animal organisms, their tissues, cells, functions, interdependencies, and interactions with each other and the environment.
  • English LanguageKnowledge of the structure and content of the English language including the meaning and spelling of words, rules of composition, and grammar.

The University of Kansas Health System

Type

Hospital

Size

Large

Revenue

$1B to 2B

Founded

1908

CEO

Bob Page

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