To be part of our organization, every employee should understand and share in the YNHHS Vision, support our Mission, and live our Values. These values—integrity, patient-centered, respect, accountability, and compassion—must guide what we do, as individuals and professionals, every day.
Assists the SPD Management team with the daily workflow. Assists with instrument training and equipment repairs. Train new staff how to work in the varying areas of the department Be a SPD role model for customer service, professional conduct and leadership.
High school graduate or equivalent. Proficiency and understanding of medical terminology that accompanies the SPD department. Must have SPD certification.
Sterile Processing & Distribution Certification. CBSPD or IAHCSMM Certification.
Excellent interpersonal skills with nursing, hospital staff and outside vendors. Provides feedback and follow-up in a timely manner.
Standing or walking most of the day. Sufficient mobility and strength to move throughout department and lift heavy items weighing up to 50 pounds. Pushing and pulling sterilizer carriages, case carts and wire supply carts. Heavy lifting or bending associated with decontaminating soiled instruments, laundry placement and garbage from the Operating Room. May be exposed to ethylene oxide, blood, sharp objects, infectious diseases and extreme heat from autoclaves. Maybe required to wear personal protection equipment for lengthy periods of time.