Charge Sterile Processing Technician, Full Time Days

Allied Health Professionals Lawrence, Kansas


Description

I. JOB SUMMARY
The Sterile Processing Lead assists the Manager with day-to-day operations related to processing, such as mentoring, supporting current processes and implementing process improvements in the Sterile Processing Department.  This position assigns daily tasks and organizes scheduling to assure compliance with TJC, AAMI, AORN, and related areas. 
II. ESSENTIAL JOB RESPONSIBILITIES

  1. Ensures staff competencies are met and appropriate training is provided.
  2. Conducts daily rounding on staff, evaluating experience and identifying opportunities for staff recognition and improvement.
  3. Capable of performing all assigned functions in the Sterile Processing department.
  4. Participates in identifying, developing and delivery of education, training, and personal/professional development for SPD staff.
  5. Responsible for staff schedules and daily staffing concerns.
  6. Flexible in working various schedules.
  7. Identifies and resolves issues affecting the Sterile Processing department.
  8. Assists with collecting data and implementing actions plans.
  9. Proficient with the use of sterile processing equipment, Instrument tracking hardware, troubleshooting equipment and escalation when appropriate.
  10. Participates on designated hospital committees.
  11. Performs other duties as needed or assigned.
III. JOB QUALIFICATIONS
Required:  
  • High School Diploma
  • 2-3 years experience as a Sterile Processing Tech in a hospital or surgery center or equivalent work experience
Preferred:  
         SPD Certification
IV. BEHAVIORAL EXPECTATIONS (common to all positions)
  • Patient 1st – We consider the patient first in everything we do.
  • Better Together – We are part of the LMH team that works together to achieve excellence.
  • Speak Up – We embrace a transparent culture of open, respectful communication where ideas are valued and solutions are created.
  • Innovate! – We actively explore new ideas and approach change with agility and an open mind.
  • Own It/Solve It – We hold ourselves accountable for our actions and we collaborate for solutions.
  • In Joy – We create a workplace that is both fun and meaningful.
At LMH Health we value inclusion and diversity. We are an equal opportunity employer and encourage all to apply.  Employment is decided on the basis of experience and qualifications that meet the business need.
  1. HIPAA
This position will have access to the following Protected Health Information (PHI) in order to carry out the duties related to their position in the organization based on the following criteria:

  • Primary – required (routine) to do the job
  • Secondary – required for the job, but mostly be exception
  • None – no approved access