At WellStar, we all share common goals. That’s what makes us so successful – and such an integral part of our communities. We want the same things, for our organization, for our patients, and for our colleagues. As the most integrated healthcare provider in Georgia, this means we pride ourselves on investing in the communities that we serve. We continue to provide innovative care models, focused on improving quality and access to healthcare.
The Lead Sterile Processing Technician functions under the direction of the Sterile Processing Supervisor or Manager to assist with the coordination and implementation of surgical instrument processing and work flow. This includes the processing of supplies and equipment, performing cleaning and sterilization duties, preparing surgical packs, supplies, linens and instruments in the central supply area. The lead technician will work in concert with the medical and nursing staff in assuring that operating rooms are adequately stocked with necessary equipment and supplies are prepared and present so that surgical cases operate efficiently and on-time.
The lead technicians will serve as a working technician with the all of the direct assignments as a Sterile Process technicians with additional duties required for “Lead “status. This will include responsibilities such as acting as a liaison between the SPT’s and other operating room team members, serving as the resource, participating in performance improvement (PI) initiatives, trouble shooting any daily operational issues impeding work flow, orientation of SPT staff and other duties as assigned. The Lead SPT will oversee designated service lines with frequent and ongoing communications to management, physicians, nurses and other operating room staff.
Required Minimum Education: High School degree required, some college preferred. Certifications outline below are preferred or must be obtained within one year of employment.
Required Minimum Certification: Certifications outline below are preferred or must be obtained within one year of employment. CRCST-Certified Registered Central Service Technician (IAHCS) CSPDT-Certified Sterile Processing and Distribution Technician (CBSPD)
Required Minimum Experience: minimum of two years previous sterile process experience. Demonstrates expert knowledge in surgical supply processing, surgical instruments and sterile technique.
Required Minimum Skills: Must have excellent communication skills. Should be highly organized with ability to set priorities and make adjustments as needed based on daily demands. Ability to work with all levels of care providers. Must be self-directed and self-motivated with strong customer service skills. Must be able to understand, speak and write English well to communicate with surgical services team.
Join us for outstanding benefits and development opportunities. We also offer state-of-the-art technology, professional support and advancement, and colleagues that rank amongst the best in the country. The WellStar culture of caring has also been nationally recognized three years in a row by Fortune Magazine as one of the “100 Best Companies to Work For”. Step up to your potential. Find out more and apply today.
WellStar is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. All applicants are considered without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, disability, veteran status or any status which is protected by local, state or federal law.
FacilityWellStar Kennestone Hospital
|Location:||United States Georgia Marietta|
|Salary:||Highly Competitive USD per year|
Healthcare and Medical
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