Sterile Processing Department Coordinator, Full time
Company: Yale New Haven Health
Posted on: April 10, 2021
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Posted Date 1 month ago (2/24/2021 4:25 PM) DAYS Requisition ID
27416 Job Locations US-CT-Greenwich Category TECHNOLOGIST/TECH
Position Type Full Time Benefits Eligible Department SPD Scheduled
Hours 37.5 Overview To be part of our organization, every employee
should understand and share in the YNHHS Vision, support our
Mission, and live our Values. These values - integrity,
patient-centered, respect, accountability, and compassion - must
guide what we do, as individuals and professionals, every day.
Under the direction of the SPD Manager, the SPD Coordinator will be
responsible for the daily operations of SPD. The SPD Coordinator
will assist the SPD Manager in assessing the OR schedule to set
daily priorities and prepare work assignments for the SPD staff.
Supervises the decontamination, processing, assembly, sterilization
and distribution of all instruments, equipment and supplies.
Responsible for development, planning, implementation and
coordination of orientation, continuing education, and cross
training of staff within the SPD department. Works closely with
internal customers and other stakeholders to streamline workflow
using process innovation techniques. The Sterile Processing
department at Greenwich Hospital works to promote sterility
assurance and guides health care personnel in the proper use of
processing instruments and equipment for use throughout the
facility. SPD is a dynamic, fast-paced, ever changing environment
and presents the opportunity to interact with all departments
throughout the hospital. Included within the scope of the
recommended practice are functional and physical design criteria
for sterilization processing areas (decontamination, preparation,
sterilization, and sterile storage areas), staff qualifications,
and continuous education and personnel considerations, processing
procedures; the installation, care, and maintenance of steam
sterilizers and all mechanics/equipment utilized in SPD; quality
control; and quality process improvement. Our SPD technicians are
- 1.--Prepare daily work assignments
- 2.--Sets and coordinates daily priorities according to the
needs of the OR schedules.
- 3.--Communicates with OR Control Desk Coordinator to meet the
needs of the OR schedule
- 4.--Work with the SPD Case Cart Assembly Professional RN with
ensuring accurate complete case carts.
- 5.--Assist the OR Service Section Heads with creating, revising
and maintaining instrument inventory. Also assists in making edits
to the PICIS worksheets.
- 6.--Work with contract instrument vendor with cross referencing
and repair replace program
- 7.--Work with Materials Management with completing purchase
- 8.--Ensures that all equipment is in good working order
- 9.--Leads daily shift report
- 10.--Help SPD Manager with development, revising and
implantation of staff orientation and competencies
- 11.--Complies with departmental plan to meet budget goals.
- 12.--Attends OR 0700 shift report
- 13.--Accepts responsibilities within scope of practice.
- 14.--Plans, develops and coordinates the orientation program
for new staff members.
- 15.--Performs ongoing assessments of the educational needs of
the staff and facilitates training and education.
- 16.--Establishes and monitors competence of staff by periodical
inspections and observations of work performance.
- 17.--Coordinates and/or actively participates in annual policy
and procedure review and/or update. Qualifications
EDUCATIONAssociates Degree required; BS or BSN preferred, Must
possess a five years experience in the Operating Room and Sterile
Processing Department.EXPERIENCEMinimum of 5 years of SPD
supervisory, Charge, or Lead Tech experience in Central Sterile
Processing or 5 years Operating Room experience as an RN with
extensive knowledge of instrumentation, OR medical and surgical
supplies and OR/CSS operations.LICENSUREMust be Certified through
CBSPD or IAHCSMM.SPECIAL SKILLSMicrosoft Excel, Word processing,
Data processing, Materials Management Information System, and
E-Mail.PHYSICAL DEMANDMay be exposed Infectious diseases, cuts, and
burns. Standing and walking 60% of the day. Sufficient mobility and
strength to move throughout the department and lift heavy items.
Pushing and Pulling Case Carts. Options Apply for this job online
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