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Technician II, CSP

Location: Atlanta, GA Additional Locations:
Job Number: 848945 Date posted: 12/07/2019
Description:

Under direct supervision of the Sterile Processing Department Manager or Supervisor, performs decontamination, preparation & packaging, sterilization or high level disinfection of reusable surgical instrument and/or rigid and flexible endoscopes throughout the KPGA region. Perform and maintain quality assurance indicators at the highest level. Follow safety guidelines to ensure quality outcomes for members and staff. This position independently performs the full scope of all central sterile processing functions with emphasis on rapid and correct assessment and response to critical situations in the medical centers. Utilizes the computerized instrument management tracking system to track instruments and equipment throughout the facilities. Inventories and restock departmental supplies including instruments, sterilization chemicals and other related items. Maintain flexibility including working in all SPD locations throughout the KPGA Region and on various shifts as situations dictates.


Essential Responsibilities:

  • Disassemble, clean, varied and complex surgical instrumentation and endoscopes equipment appropriately. Clean, decontaminate and inspect reusable instrumentation, and endoscopes observing decontamination policies and procedures. Review, assemble, and package instrumentation singles/trays in preparation for sterilization. Sterilize or high level disinfect items according to manufactures' instructions, department policy, including compliance with all regulatory agencies and safety requirements. Utilize personal protective equipment where appropriate and according to policy. Report any safety issues and/or employee accidents immediately to a supervisor. Monitor parameters on all equipment.
  • Perform and document quality assurance / quality control activities on all instrumentation, equipment including but not limited to sterilizers, instruments washers, sonic washers and automatic endoscope preprocessors (AER) as listed and defined in the CSPD policies and procedures. Track instruments throughout the facilities utilizing the computerized instrument tracking system.
  • Maintain PAR stocking and inventory control. Consistently demonstrate excellent customer service in a health care environment. Provide appropriate assistance to internal and external customers at all times. Provide direct or telephonic service in a polite and courteous manner.
  • Resolve member / customer concerns and escalate to the supervisor when necessary. Maintain working knowledge of surgical procedures and accurately provide appropriate instrumentation and service.
  • Apply knowledge of organizational policies and procedures. Follow all KP and department policies and procedures including use of time in work environment, including attendance expectations.
  • Basic Qualifications:
    Experience
  • Two (2) years of experience cleaning and sterilizing instruments and endoscope reprocessing.
    Education
  • High School Diploma or General Education Development (GED) required.
    License, Certification, Registration
  • Certification by the Certification Board for Sterile Processing and Distribution (CSPDT).
  • International Association of Healthcare Central Service Materiel Management (CRCST) within one (1) year of hire.

  • Additional Requirements:

  • Knowledge of OSHA, AORN, AAMI, ASGE, SGNA and APIC standards, and sterilization and flexible endoscope process.
  • Knowledge of a wide variety of routine and specialized instruments and steam, low temperature sterilization techniques and high level disinfection required.
  • Demonstrated effective verbal and written communications skills.
  • Demonstrated customer service skills, customer focus abilities and the ability to understand Kaiser.

    Preferred Qualifications:
  • Associate's degree preferred.
  • Primary Location: Georgia,Atlanta,Glenlake Medical Offices 20 Glenlake Pkwy. Scheduled Weekly Hours: 1 Shift: Variable Workdays: Mon - Fri / Varies Working Hours Start: Varies Working Hours End: Varies Job Schedule: Call-in/On-Call Job Type: Standard Employee Status: Regular Employee Group/Union Affiliation: UFCW - Local 1996 Job Level: Individual Contributor Job Category: Materials Management Department: Sterile Processing Travel: Yes, 100 % of the Time Kaiser Permanente is an equal opportunity employer committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce. Applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), age, sexual orientation, national origin, marital status, parental status, ancestry, disability, gender identity, veteran status, genetic information, other distinguishing characteristics of diversity and inclusion, or any other protected status.

    External hires must pass a background check/drug screen. Qualified applicants with arrest and/or conviction records will be considered for employment in a manner consistent with federal and state laws, as well as applicable local ordinances, including but not limited to the San Francisco and Los Angeles Fair Chance Ordinances.

    About Facilities Services & Materials Management Careers

    Facilities Services & Materials Management Careers

    Handling the administration of all activities concerned with the ordering, storage, and movement of materials — as well as assessing, maintaining, and improving the upkeep and appearance of our facilities — as a member of this team you'll help everything look and run its best inside and outside our 600+ locations. Working in building management, maintenance, sourcing, purchasing, environmental services, and more, you'll play a vital role in ensuring the success of our organization.

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