Responsible for care, cleaning, handling and reprocessing of
instruments and equipment. Knowledge
of instrumentation blood and body fluid precautions,
disinfection techniques, and methods of
sterilization. Takes inventory, orders, and stocks supplies
within the department. Is responsible for
indirect nursing care of patients as related to instrumentation
for neonate, child, and adolescent, adult,
Responsible for providing coordination and assembly of surgery
case carts. The processes include
instrument and inventory management, restocking, proactive
identification of supply/instrumentation
needs, gathering of supplies needed for a specific case, and
assist with O.R. sterilization processes.
Knowledge of supplies, instrumentation, disinfection techniques,
and methods of sterilization.
Education, Training and Experience
Required: Knowledge of surgical terminology, instrumentation,
and supplies. Basic computer skills.
Sterile processing experience.
Preferred: High school diploma or equivalent.
Skills or Other Qualifications
Required: Demonstrates effective communication, interpersonal
skills, organizational ability, and
knowledge of proper body mechanics, safety measures and
infection prevention. Ability to follow
instructions and knowledge of section specific test information
and instrumentation may be required.
License and Certifications
Preferred: IAHCSMM certification