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Sterile Processing Technician II Certified - Grade 390

Kaiser Permanente
Roseville, CA 95661

Under direct/indirect supervision follows approved infection control, quality assurance and departmental policies and procedures. Collects, cleans, decontaminates, disinfects and/or sterilizes surgical instruments, trays and packs, reusable medical devices and patient care equipment for inpatient Nursing and Medical Office departments. Inventories, restocks and distributes instruments, reusable medical equipment and medical supplies to Medical Center. Works a majority of time in a Sterile Processing Department cleaning, preparing, assembling, sterilizing, prepare packs, instruments, and trays for the medical center and/or medical office building. Will process inpatient operating room instruments. May assist in departmental in-services and training. Must hold current CS/SPD Certification with either the Certification Board for Sterile Processing and Distribution (CBSPD) or The International Association of Healthcare Central Service Materials Management.


Essential Functions:
- Infection Control - Standard Precautions: Adherence to handwashing requirements, workflow patterns, standard precautions, sterility assurance, biological monitoring, & dress code.
- Quality Assurance Monitoring: Validates & maintains: event-related protocols; disinfection and/or sterilization load parameters & records; inventory check sheet(s); & equipment monitoring.
- Documentation: Meets regulatory requirements for sterilization, high level disinfection, biological monitoring, & employee competencies.
- Accurately document & maintain daily records of all QA & sterilization functions according to regulatory agency & Infection Control standards.
- Policies & Procedures: Adheres to Organizational & Departmental policies & procedures.
- Staff Development: Participate in department employee orientation (DEO), meetings, & employee evaluation & competency programs.
- Maintains current Sterile Processing Technician Certification.
- May assist in departmental inservices & training.
- Decontamination Skills: Wears personal protective equipment.
- Inspects, disassembles, sorts, cleans, & processes reusable instrumentation & equipment.
- Selects & operates specialized cleaning equipment.
- Follows manufacturer recommendations for use of cleaning agents.
- Follows device manufactures cleaning guidelines.
- Maintains adequate cleaning supplies.
- As designated reprocesses endoscopes.
- Instrumentation Assembly 2 Identifies, inspects, & assembles all general & specialty instruments, various power equipment, laser & endoscopic instruments per specifications & manufacturer recommendations.
- Preparation & Packaging: According to manufacturer guidelines, selects & prepares packaging materials for the sterilization of reusable instrumentation.
- Principles of Sterilization: Selects appropriate method of sterilization.
- Maintains accurate sterilization records.
- Properly loads & unloads sterilization cart items.
- Verifies that sterilization parameters have been met before distribution of load.
- Equipment & Supply Mgmt: Collect, clean, check, distribute, & track patient care equipment.
- As designated, order patient care equipment, inventory assigned supply areas for replenishment, & rotate stock appropriately & stocks general & surgical carts.
- Report all malfunctioning equipment to appropriate department.
- Workplace Safety: Demonstrates awareness of personal & work area safety at all times.
- Complies w/ facility safety policies & procedures, including those for bloodborne pathogens & communicable diseases.
- Takes prompt corrective actions when hazard identified (reporting or removing, as appropriate).
- Attends required safety training.
- Professionalism: Demonstrates effective written & oral communication skills.
- Actively supports & contributes teamwork in the workplace.
- Takes responsibility & is accountable for own professional work ethics.
- Demonstrate responsibility in adhering to posted work schedules.
- Assist in inservice & training.
- Supports departmental related computer programs.
- May assume interdepartmental liaison responsibilities.
- In the absence of the Senior Technician, may assume interdepartmental liaison responsibilities.
- Supervisory Responsibilities: This job has no supervisory responsibilities.

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Posted: 2020-03-23 Expires: 2020-04-29

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Kaiser Permanente
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