Fairview Health Services is looking for a Surgical Instrument Processing Technician at University of Minnesota Medical Center East Bank located in Minneapolis MN.For more on University of Minnesota Medical Center East Bank, click here . The Surgical Instrument Processing Technician (SIPT) provides the Operating Room with the surgical instruments and supplies needed for surgery cases. Decontaminates, sets-up and sterilizes surgical instruments. Serves as a resource to physicians, nurses and medical staff in the Operating Room regarding surgical instruments and supplies.
Primarily night shift - 11 - 7AM, with occassional day and evening
Weekends as needed
Reviews and interprets O.R. surgery schedule on an on-going basis to determine priority of surgical instruments needed.
Inspects, tests, assembles, packages and labels O.R. surgical instruments in preparation for sterilization.
Ensures instruments are available and ready when needed for site specific and CPC trays.
Assembles O.R. case carts.
Maintains O.R. Sterile Stores and specialty service inventory.
Prepares and delivers written inventories and requested supplies to the O.R.
Decontaminates O.R. instrumentation and equipment.
Prepares and uses solutions per manufacturers instruction.
Follows O.R. and manufactures written policies and procedures.
Operates mechanical ultrasonic cleaner and washer decontamination instrument.
Performs leak testing and manufactures clean instructions of flexible Scopes
Serves as a resource to surgeons, nurses and other medical personnel during O.R. procedures in the surgical suites regarding instrumentation needed on a stat basis.
Demonstrates ability to provide care or service adjusting approaches to reflect developmental level and cultural differences of population served.
Graduate of an accredited Central Service (sterile processing) Program or
Surgical Tech program within past 3 years or
Other health care related education that includes training in the principles, methods, and sterilization processes including care and handling of surgical instrumentation, sterile goods and equipment or
2 years work experience in Operating Room or
Successful completion of Fairview SIPT Paid Internship program
2 years assembly and sterilization of hospital Operating Room surgical instrumentation experience within past 3 years, minimum education requirements as stated above
3 years hospital Operating Room surgical instrumentation experience
CRCST or CRCST eligble to complete in future
Other Required Skills
Ability to work in a team environment
Demonstrate the ability to work under stress in a variety of situations
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