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Sterile Processing Equipment Technician - Norwalk Hospital

Company: Nuvance Health
Location: Bridgeport
Posted on: November 20, 2022

Job Description:

*Multiple Openings!**Summary: *Fulfills all Level 1 Tech responsibility. Under minimal supervision, performs various manual and automated activities in the processing of equipment, surgical instruments and supplies for decontamination, sterilization and general processing. Responsible for item tracking and inspection using a computerized system tracking program. Distributes and prepares equipment, instruments and supplies used for the care and treatment of surgical and endoscopic patients. Works independently and assumes charge role on weekends and during the week as needed.*Responsibilities: *1. Prioritizes workflow of the Sterile Processing Department. Prioritizes immediate needs of the Operating Room and other departments with stat requests. Uses critical thinking to prioritize work to be completed on each shift using the volume of the curren2. Takes responsibility for communicating needs and priorities to the Supervisor or Lead Tech. Attends daily communication meetings including huddles and shift change meetings.3. Verifies that all equipment and insruments required for the next day's procedures have been accounted for following established departmental guidelines.4. Prepares case carts for next day's procedures while identifying missing equipment, supplies & instruments following departmental guidelines for shortage resolution.5. Works with the Supervisor or Lead Tech to ensure all sterile processing functions comply with the AAMI standards and other appropriate regulations in all areas including decontamination, products sterility, packaging integrity, department equipment monito6. Works with the Supervisor to maintain designated levels of sterile and nonsterile supplies for the department and hospital.7. Instructs and mentors new employees in prioritizing work flow during peak & emergency situation while demonstrating proficiency & efficiency.8. Fulfills all compliance responsibilities related to the position.9. Performs other duties as assigned.*Other information: **Required: * This position requires a minimum formal education of High School Diploma and minimum of three years sterile processing experience. Minimum Experience: three years Desired:*Location: * Norwalk-34 Maple St*Work Type: * Full-Time*Standard Hours: * 40.00*FTE: * 1.000000*Work Schedule: * Eve/Night 8*Work Shift: * Monday to Friday 3 pm to 11: 30 pm, every other weekend 3 pm to 11:30 pm, work on 3rd shift as needed or when 3rd shift staff is on vacation.NHTA4Job Type: Full-time

Keywords: Nuvance Health, Bridgeport , Sterile Processing Equipment Technician - Norwalk Hospital, Professions , Bridgeport, Connecticut

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