Surgical Care Affiliates

Sterile Process Coordinator (Pool) - Surgical Center of San Diego

Job Locations US-CA-San Diego
# of Openings
1
Category
Per Diem
System ID
11106
Employee Type
Per Diem
Employee Status
Part-time
Group Name
TGS

Overview

Surgical Care Affiliates (SCA) is transforming specialty care in our communities. We relentlessly create value by aligning physicians, health plans and health systems around a common goal: delivering exceptional care and healing to our patients and communities we serve. We are driven to achieve the quadruple aim in health care: high quality outcomes and a better experience for patients and providers, all at a lower total cost of care. As a national leader in surgical care, SCA’s 10,000 teammates operate more than 250 surgical facilities that serve nearly 1 million patients per year. For more information on SCA, visit www.scasurgery.com.

 

Why join SCA? Consider the following fantastic benefits…

  • Positive work culture
  • Career growth opportunities
  • Comprehensive medical, vision and dental insurance – eligible on Day 1 of employment
  • Paid time off plus 8 paid holidays
  • Maternity/paternity/adoption benefits
  • Employer-paid life and short- and long-term disability insurance
  • Excellent 401(k) Plan

Accountabilities / Responsibilities

The Sterile Processing Coordinator (Pool Status) is responsible for performing the responsibilities of instrument cleaning, processing, and sterilization in accordance with manufacturer recommendations; maintain appropriate logs to meet regulatory and sterilization standards.

 

Key Responsibilities:

  • Cleans and assembles instrument trays for sterilization
  • Sorts, wraps packages and appropriately labels instruments and supplies
  • Makes substitutions for damaged and missing instruments
  • Sterilizes supplies via autoclave following manufacturer’s and facility standards
  • Checks sterile items for expiration dates and rotates stock
  • Reports lost instruments to supervisor
  • Observes appropriate standards for cleaning and sterilizing contaminated items
  • Monitors autoclaves for proper temperature and working order and reports any malfunctions to supervisor and/or representatives responsible for service and maintenance

Qualifications

  • Certification in sterile processing
  • 2 years’ experience as a sterile processing technician
  • Ability to work within the team
  • Physical stamina required
  • Good communication skills

 

 

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