To qualify you must have a Minimum Qualifications:High school diploma or the equivalent.Current certification for Central Service by an accredited agency – IAHCSMM. Minimum of five years experience of SPD or two years experience SPD with certification as instrument specialist and proven abilities. Must hold comprehensive knowledge and experience in surgical instrumentation in Gen, ENT, Ortho, Neuro, Plastics, Cardiac. Strong verbal and written communication skills; ability to interpret procedural policies and to follow written instructions required. Ability to perform detailed work and basic mathematical calculations. Must have a thorough knowledge of microbiology as it relates to SPD and OR, cleaning procedures, disinfection and sterilization protocols, and the maintenance, disassembly and assembly of hospital equipment, surgical instruments and regulatory standards. Operational knowledge of standard OR surgical supplies, prostheses, instruments, and equipment. Knowledge of medical terminology, including surgical procedures, and human anatomy is required. Previous experience maintaining and operating all pieces of automated and mechanical equipment used in the processing areas (e.g., washer/decontaminator, sterilizer, cart washer, etc.). Ability to operate basic office equipment (e.g., personal computer, photocopier, etc.).
Preferred Qualifications:Completion of formal leadership education and/or the Certification in Healthcare Leadership concepts. Knowledge in SPM Instrument Tracking system.
Qualified candidates must be able to effectively communicate with all levels of the organization.
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