Instrument Tech, PT Evenings

Shift: Evening
Schedule: Part - Time Regular

Job Summary:
  Responsible for the cleaning, sterilizing and processing of surgical instruments and supplies used by the surgical team and other departments throughout the hospital system. Must be able to work in a fast paced environment, while staying focused on detail.

Responsible for all aspects of sterilization; will clean and sterilize instrumentation and linen for surgical services.  Attention to detail is required to be able to learn sterilization and some sterile techniques within surgical areas.  Physical agility required to push/pull 200 lbs., lift up to 50 lbs., and walk/stand 90% of the shift.  Energetic, self motivated individual for a busy environment requires good written and verbal communication, with great customer service skills.

 Employees will receive used surgical instruments, supplies, and equipment from the operating room and other areas throughout the hospital.

Responsible for disassembling, inspecting, cleaning, reassembling and sorting contaminated supplies and equipment.

Responsible for loading, monitoring, operating, and maintaining various kinds of cleaning and sterilization equipment.

Responsible for identifying, documenting, and reporting equipment in need of repair.

Responsible for organizing and assembling instrument trays required for specific surgical cases and filling special request as needed in an efficient and timely manner.

Responsible for maintaining detailed records of all equipment and supplies. 

  Education/Licensures/Certifications :
  Sterile Processing Certification preferred
  CPR certified from the American Heart Association or the Red Cross preferred

Qualifications/Knowledge/Skills/Abilities:
  S elf motivated, organized with good follow-through skills
Ab ility to multi-task constantly and tolerate interruptions
  Excellent attention to detail
  Physical agility required to push/pull 200 lbs, lift up to 50 lbs, and walk/stand/reach 90% of the shift.
  Good communication both verbal and written
  Fast paced surgical environment requires a commitment to teamwork and customer service a must
  Willingness to learn
  Fluency in English language appropriate to position