August 12, 2016
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Sterile Processing Tech 3 - Lead

University of California - Los Angeles Medical Centers - Los Angeles, CA

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Job Title:
Sterile Processing Tech 3 - Lead

UCLA Title:
Sterile Processing Tchn 3

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Minimum Salary:
$24.78 / $4312

Maximum Salary:
$29.60 / $5150

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Incumbent will perform duties as a Sterile Processing Technician III to include: decontamination and/or processing of equipment and instrumentation, and distribution of supplies or equipment, as assigned within UCLA Health. Cross training will be provided. Other major duties include, but are not limited to, customer service and departmental efficiencies. Acts as a lead person. Able to maintain, prioritize, and expedite work flow. Assists in orientation and training


CRCST certification and 5 years' experience.

Current Central Service certification or Scrub Tech background.
Strictly obeys the healthcare regulations for infection control: failure to adhere to these regulations will result in disciplinary action.
Properly utilizes and provides resource information regarding proper sterilization techniques, product information, equipment operation, etc. to fellow staff and other healthcare team members, serves as a resource for people needing direction as required.
Consistently demonstrates a high degree of accuracy and attention to detail.
Actively participates in Quality Management and PIE programs.
Consistently adheres to UCLA Perioperative Services policies and procedures.
Attends all in-services/workshops as requested. Assists in the orientation and skill development of new staff members. Attends and participates in required fire, safety, disaster, body mechanics, etc. classes and/or drills.
Always ensures a safe working environment for self and co-workers. Monitors and reports unsafe acts or conditions and takes appropriate proactive steps to resolve and/or report.
Consistently maintains good guest relations interdepartmentally, interdepartmentally, using English language in both written and verbal format, uses good telephone etiquette, sensitive to co-workers, patients, physicians, and family members, consistently maintains a courteous and respectful manner, confidentiality of patients, healthcare or physician related information
Maintains a positive attitude and behavior: efficient and productive with time utilization. Strives to be a team player. Adapts to change in workload. Conducts personal business on break or lunch time.
Always rotates supplies, both prepackaged and interdepartmentally packaged, using the first in/first out method. Always inspects for package integrity and appropriate change of chemical indicators.
Always responds to the needs of all areas. If unable to meet their needs keeps them informed and offers alternatives. Prioritizes appropriately and knows when to call for assistance.
Able to rotate efficiently to all shifts as assigned.
Able to work independently
Able to take call
Ensure the timely delivery of complete case carts
Ensure that the surgical processing area is customer oriented
Train employees on instruments, equipment and the Instrument Tracking System
Monitor staff compliance and quality assurance with policies and procedures

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