Facility: The University of Kansas Hospital - Main Campus
Department: CA STERILE PROCESSING
Schedule: Full Time
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We currently have an opening for Sterile Processing Liaison
Anticipates the needs of the surgical team and participates in daily rounds.
Contributes to the internal review of department standards.
Coordinates an inventory of instruments and assures that patient/physician needs for specialty surgical instrumentation are met.
Coordinates sterile processing functions that are necessary to support the OR which includes the decontamination, processing and sterilization of surgical instruments, and processing of the turnover of instruments for immediate use.
Coordinates with the SP manager to execute plans and projects as necessary to assure continuous performance improvement to the job's responsibilities.
Functions as preceptor for new employees for all surgical specialties.
Participates as a member of the team; active in Performance Improvement and understands relationships between organizational and SPD activities.
Performs routine job duties of the Surgical Technician in Sterile Processing.
Provides recommendations on the storage and deletion of instruments on the core storage racks.
Responds to immediate physician's needs; develops and implements permanent solution in conjunction with Service Team members and the Sterile Processing
Serves as liaison between the SP department and the OR department to assure smooth, uninterrupted daily instrument support while role facilitates continuous communications and performance improvement as it relates to surgical instruments.
High School diploma or equivalent required
Graduate of a Surgical Technology Program preferred
Experience as OR Scrub Technician and/or Sterile Processing Technician in supervisor role preferred
Minimum of two years of experience in Sterile Processing required
Certified Registered Central Service Technician within 6 months of hire
Certified CS/SPD or Surgical Technician preferred
Certification as CRCST-IAHCSMM required
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