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Surgery - SPD Tech, Decatur

Location: Decatur, TX
Date Posted: 01-23-2018
POSITION SUMMARY:
  • The SPD Technician is responsible for cleaning, assembly, basic maintenance, storage, and sterilization for all instruments used in the operating room. 
  • This includes, but is not limited to, instrument sets, specialty instruments, endoscopic instruments, implants, and vendor supplied instruments. 
  • Good communication skills
 
REPORTING RELATIONSHIPS: 
  • The SPD Technician is under the direct supervision of the Sterile Processing Manager and is under the direction of the Director of Perioperative Services for general responsibilities.
 
REQUIREMENTS:
  • 1)  Experience with electronic and mechanical equipment, preferred 
  • 2)  Must receive department specific certification within one year of hire
  • 3)  Hospital or surgical experience preferred 
  • 4)  High school diploma, or equivalence preferred 
  • 5)  Sterile processing experience and/or training program preferred

New Hires will have 60 days to acquire the required Basic Life Support (CPR, ACLS, PALS, BLS, and/or any other life support certifications required for the job).
 
Physical Requirements:
  • Must be able to lift 10-20 pounds daily, stand for long periods of time
 
Employee Status:
  • Non-exempt hourly
 
OSHA TASK CATEGORY ONE:
  • There is an inherent potential for mucous membrane or skin contact with blood, body fluids, or tissues, or a potential for spills splashes during the performance of the job. 
  • Universal precautions must be observed and protective devices worn by the employee when performing those tasks likely to cause exposure.
 
Employment standards include current requirements as determined by Federal, State, and Wise Health System policy.
 
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