Responsible for decontamination, cleaning, processing, and sterilization of supplies and equipment dispensed by the department, following infection control practices.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following.Other duties may be assigned.
1.Runs biological and chemical tests at beginning of day and records in appropriate log.Runs test packs with lace sterilizer load and records results.Maintains ETO gas test log.
2.Receives and cleans soiled instruments and other usable patient supply items in decontamination area.Assembles packages and sterilizes all instruments and equipment.Sorts all sterile items, stores in proper place, and organizes sterile supplies.Assembles case carts for OR procedures.Pulls all supplies, instrumentation, and sutures.Complies with PPE requirements.
3.Effective and efficient use of equipment, supplies and people.Identifies inefficiencies and inaccuracies, responding appropriately.Actively participates in departmental/facility PI activities.Works to ensure the department meets regulatory standards.
4.Meets unit based education requirements.Recognizes and addresses educational needs of team members.
5.Provides services to all other areas of hospital by daily rounds.Acts as a resource and provides education on sterilization to hospital.
Employee is responsible for:
Upon hire, successfully completing Infection Prevention Orientation
Successfully completing yearly .edu regarding PMC infection prevention practices applicable to assigned work area.
Being familiar with and responsible for following infection prevention measures
Participating in departmental / facility offered education regarding infection prevention
Minimum Education:Some college or vocational training required (CSP Tech course).
Minimum Experience:Up to 1 year experience is required.
Required Certifications/Registrations/Licenses: Certification in Surgical Technology.
Primary Location: Rock Hill, South Carolina
Facility: Piedmont Medical Center
Job Type: Full-time
Shift Type: Evening
Employment practices will not be influenced or affected by an applicantâ��s or employeeâ��s race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), national origin, age, disability, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, veteran status or any other legally protected status. Tenet will make reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities unless doing so would result in an undue hardship.
Internal Number: 1905042000
About Piedmont Medical Center
“Tenet Healthcare Corporation is a diversified healthcare services company with 115,000 employees united around a common mission: to help people live happier, healthier lives. Through its subsidiaries, partnerships and joint ventures, including United Surgical Partners International, the Company operates general acute care and specialty hospitals, ambulatory surgery centers, urgent care centers and other outpatient facilities. Tenet's Conifer Health Solutions subsidiary provides technology-enabled performance improvement and health management solutions to hospitals, health systems, integrated delivery networks, physician groups, self-insured organizations and health plans.