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Lead - Sterile Processing Technician - $20-29 per hour

Company: Banner Health
Location: Sun City West
Posted on: June 4, 2024

Job Description:

Banner Health is seeking a Sterile Processing Technician Lead for a job in Sun City West, Arizona.Job Description & Requirements

  • Specialty: Sterile Processing Technician
  • Discipline: Allied Health Professional
  • Duration: Ongoing
  • Employment Type: StaffPrimary City/State:Sun City West, ArizonaDepartment Name: Sterile Processing Dept-HospWork Shift: NightJob Category:Clinical SupportThe future is full of possibilities. At Banner Health, we're excited about what the future holds for health care. That's why we're changing the industry to make the experience the best it can be. Our team has come together with the common goal: Make health care easier, so life can be better.-- The future of health care starts here. If you're ready to change lives, we want to hear from you. Apply today.Being part of the SPD team puts you in an environment that supports patient care and allows you to continue to grow within the Banner family and as a Lead Sterile Processing Tech, you will have a direct impact on the department and the growth of other techs.--You will provide services in the decontamination and sterile processing areas whenever monitoring of sterilizers is needed. As the Sterile Processing Lead you will collaborate with OR staff to provide sterile instruments and equipment needed for operative procedures. You will be assisting with ongoing inventory of sterile supplies, equipment, schedule completion and communication for the department. In this role, you will perform duties in an independent manner with little or no supervision. As the Subject Matter Expect, you will have thorough knowledge of instrumentation, equipment and supplies. Requires certification as a SPD Technician or Certified Registered Central Service Technician and a minimum of 2 years of experience in sterile processing.SHIFT DETAILSEmployment Type: Full timeHours per Week: 40HRSShift: 9 PM - 5:30 AMSchedule: Rotating weekendsOn Call: YesWeekends: YesHolidays: YesThis position Demonstrates accountability for operating room readiness ensuring sterile surgical instrumentation and disposable supplies are complete and ready for a procedure prior to the preceding patient leaving to the operating room. Responsible for the proper care and handling of all general and specialty instrumentation including the cleaning, decontamination, disassemble/reassembly, quality assurance, instrument identification, set assembly, packaging, sterilization, and distribution of surgical instrumentation for PeriOp Services, hospital departments, and clinics.Banner Del E. Webb Medical Center excels in providing extraordinary health care to residents of the northwest Valley of metro Phoenix and is recognized by U.S. News and World Report as one of Phoenix's Best Hospitals. With 390 licensed beds, the hospital provides a wide range of services, including acute medical and surgical services as well as intensive care, emergency and urgent care, inpatient/outpatient surgery, cardiac catheterization, neurology, orthopedics, oncology, urology, pulmonary, obstetrics and gynecology, extended care, outpatient diagnostic services, acute and outpatient rehabilitation and adult behavioral services.POSITION SUMMARYThis position supports leadership while performing as an integral part of OR team with additional job requirements--and limited supervision. Demonstrates accountability for operating room readiness ensuring sterile surgical instrumentation and disposable supplies are complete and ready for a procedure prior to the preceding patient leaving the operating room. Responsible for the proper care and handling of all general and specialty instrumentation including the cleaning, decontamination, disassemble/reassembly, quality assurance, instrument identification, set assembly, packaging, sterilization, and distribution of surgical instrumentation for PeriOp Services, hospital departments, and clinics.CORE FUNCTIONS1. Performs all duties as a departmental technician. In addition to assigned areas related to a specific service line or associated area with PeriOp/CSPD.2. Applies judgment in determining the priority level of instrumentation and equipment requests for a specific specialty service line or shift. Recommends scheduling of procedures based on equipment and instrument needs to ensure effective patient flow.3. Coordinates with department staff in assuring service line priorities are met and completed in a timely manner.4. Possesses in-depth knowledge of service line/shift and precepts new employees at all levels regarding service line with respect to specific issues, troubleshooting and training to include Competency Achievement Plan signoff5. Oversees assigned service line in a competent and professional manner. Investigates, proposes solutions, follows through with issues from various department staff such as sterile processing, OR, core support and hospital supported areas to ensure safe effective patient care. Confirms problem resolution and reports to leadership all related staff and service issues. 6.Responsible for reviewing current and future OR schedules, projects future equipment and instrument needs while ensuring instruments will be processed and ready to meet the daily OR schedule.7. Inventories instrumentation and trays for service line and orders appropriate replacements or additional depending on usage. Collaborates with OR Manager on the number of tray/sets and instruments needed, making recommendations to inventory levels to meet changing demands.8. Incumbent assists the Operating Room and other areas in the procurement of medical supplies, instruments, and sterile processing issues. Internal customers are other company staff, physicians, patients, visitors, managers, and executives. External customers are vendors, patients, visitors, other facilities, and non-company medical facilities.--MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONSHigh school diploma/GED or equivalent working knowledge.Requires national certification as a SPD Technician, Certified Registered Central Service Technician.Requires proficiency level typically acquired with two years of sterile processing experience including knowledge of surgical instrumentation, patient related supplies, materials and equipment, aseptic and sterilization techniques. Must have mechanical aptitude with the ability to break down moving parts, clean, lubricate and reassemble. Must have mechanical aptitude with the ability to break down moving parts, clean, lubricate and reassemble, problem solve incomplete trays and missing instrumentation, Must have effective organizational, communication and human relation skills as the incumbent will be coordinating several projects simultaneously and working closely with all levels of staff.PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONSPrevious leadership experience and computer skills are preferred.Additional related education and/or experience preferred.EOE/Female/Minority/Disability/VeteransOur organization supports a drug-free work environment.Privacy PolicyBanner Health Job ID #R4364220. Posted job title: certified sterile processing technician lead night shiftAbout Banner HealthAbout Banner HealthBanner Health is one of the largest, nonprofit health care systems in thecountry and the leading nonprofit provider of hospital services in all thecommunities we serve. Throughout our network of hospitals, primary carehealth centers, research centers, labs, physician practices and more, ourskilled and compassionate professionals use the latest technology to makehealth care easier, so life can be better. The many locations, careeropportunities, and benefits offered at Banner Health help to make the Bannerjourney unique and fulfilling for every employee.
    Our MissionBanner's nonprofit mission statement serves as the foundational language forour organization. "Making health care easier, so life can be better." Thismission statement focuses everyone in the organization on a singular purpose- excellent patient care. In addition, our mission guides decision making,defines organizational behavior, set the standards for our day-to-day work,and drives performance.
    Our DiversityAt Banner Health, we value and celebrate equity, diversity and inclusion bypromoting and cultivating a culturally rich workforce honored to serve, supportand provide services to our diverse communities. We respect and value thevarious backgrounds and differences among our team members that allowsthem to be who they are. We believe leveraging these unique perspectives,experiences and talents not only enhances our Banner family, but supportsour effectiveness and success as an organization. With a strong focus on ourtalent, culture and community, we provide opportunities internally andexternally through:
    --- Programs focusing on our talent pipeline.
    --- Team Member Resource Groups that offer team member development,community outreach, and resources for well-being.
    --- Diversity, equity and inclusion education available through facilitator ledvirtual platforms.
    --- Collaborating with community partners to bring accurate healthinformation and resources to our underserved communities.
    --- Focusing on health disparities and social determinants of health.Benefits
    • Wellness and fitness programs
    • Medical benefits
    • Dental benefits
    • Vision benefits
    • Health Care FSA
    • Discount program
    • 401k retirement plan
    • Health savings account

Keywords: Banner Health, Sun City West , Lead - Sterile Processing Technician - $20-29 per hour, Professions , Sun City West, Arizona

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