• Certified Sterile Processing Technician Lead

    Job Number
    230279
    Facility
    Banner Del Webb Medical Center
    Department
    Sterile Processing Dept-Hosp
    Address : Location
    US-AZ-Sun City West
    Work Schedule
    Night
    Position Type
    FT: Full-Time
    Posting Category
    Surgery Services
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    At Banner Health, we believe that “leadership matters” and is a key component to providing excellent patient care. Join a nationally recognized leader that values excellence, and begin making a difference in people’s lives.

     

    Banner Del E. Webb is currently an ACS level IV Trauma Center with a total of 10 surgical suites.  We are on our journey to become the destination of choice for total joint replacements and the orthopedic Center of Excellence.  As we, at Banner Del E. Webb, look to continue to advance and provide state of the art advances you will find Stryker 4K 1588 Advanced Imaging Modalities (AIM): ENV, IRIS, Clarity, DRE and Desaturation for Laparoscopic and Arthroscopic procedures; top of the line ENT navigation featuring the 3D electromagnetic Medtronic S8 AxiEM Fusion; and our orthopedic MIS spine procedures have the ability to utilize the Brainlab Airo® 32-slice helical scanIntraoperative CT.

     

    So why should you choose us? It is simple…This is your chance to stand out and continue to learn and stay on the cutting edge of technology. Help others achieve their best self as you with with an amazing team of techs.  

     

    Your pay and benefits (Total Rewards) are important components of your Journey at Banner Health. Banner Health offers a variety of benefit plans to help you and your family. We provide health and financial security options so you can focus on being the best at what you do and enjoying your life.

     

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    About Banner Del Webb Medical Center
    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 366 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.

     

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    About Banner Health
    Banner Health is one of the largest, nonprofit health care systems in the country and the leading nonprofit provider of hospital services in all the communities we serve. Throughout our network of hospitals, primary care health centers, research centers, labs, physician practices and more, our skilled and compassionate professionals use the latest technology to make health care easier, so life can be better. The many locations, career opportunities, and benefits offered at Banner Health help to make the Banner Journey unique and fulfilling for every employee.

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    Job Summary

    This position is responsible for prioritizing, inventory and coordinating activities associated with a specific service line. Develop, implement, and manage an effective, cost-contained system for the procurement, processing and distribution of medical supplies, equipment and instruments for assigned service line.

     

    Essential Functions

    • May perform all duties of the departmental technicians, as needed.

     

    • 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

     

    • Coordinates with department staff in assuring service line priorities are met and completed in a timely manner.

     

    • Possesses in-depth knowledge of service line/shift and precepts new employees at all levels regarding service line with respect to specific issues and troubleshooting.

     

    • 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, floors, and ED to ensure safe effective patient care. Confirms problem resolution

     

    • Responsible for reviewing current and future OR schedules, projects future equipment and instrument needs, and ensures instruments will be processed and ready

     

    • Inventories instrumentation and trays for service line and orders appropriate replacements or additional depending on usage. Collaborates with OR Manager on number of tray sets and instruments needed.

     

     

    Minimum Qualifications

    High school diploma/GED or equivalent working knowledge.

    Requires national certification as a SPD Technician, Certified Registered Central Service Technician or Surgical Instrument Processor.

    Requires proficiency level typically acquired with 2 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 and 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 Qualifications

    Previous leadership experience and computer skills are preferred.

    Additional related education and/or experience preferred.

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