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Instrument Tech (FT) - Seashore Surgical Institute

Company: SCA Health
Location: Brick
Posted on: August 4, 2022

Job Description:

Category: Technician/Clinical UnlicensedOverviewToday, SCA Health has grown to 11,000 teammates who care for 1 million patients each year and support physician specialists holistically in many aspects of patient care. Together, our teammates create value in specialty care by aligning physicians, health plans and health systems around a common goal: delivering on the quadruple aim of high-quality outcomes and a better experience for patients and providers, all at a lower total cost of care. As part of Optum, we participate in an integrated care delivery system that enables us to support our partners as they navigate a complex healthcare environment, Only SCA Health has a dynamic group of physician-driven, specialty care businesses that allows us to customize solutions, no matter the need or challenge:We connect patients to physicians in new and differentiated ways as part of Optum and with our new Specialty Management Solutions business.We have pioneered a physician-led, multi-site model of practice solutions that restores physician agency by aligning incentives to support growth and transition to value-based care.We lead the industry in value-based payment solutions through our Global 1 bundled payment convener, that provides easy predictable billing to patients.We help physicians address everything beyond surgical procedures, including anesthesia and ancillary service lines. The new SCA Health represents who we are today and where we are going-and the growing career opportunities for YOU. ResponsibilitiesWe are actively hiring for an Instrument Technologist.Promote the mission, vision, and values of SCA. Demonstrate safe operation of equipment and machinery and follows procedures for reporting and correcting an unsafe situation. Speak up with safety concerns. Adhere to standard precautions including the use of personal protective equipment. Follow established protocols for cleaning, decontaminating, preparing and packaging, disinfecting or sterilizing, and storing medical and surgical supplies and equipment. Distribute medical and surgical supplies from sterile processing areas to other areas within the facility or health care organization as needed. Protect the patient's rights, dignity, and privacy. Adhere to standard precautions including the use of personal protective equipment. Follow safety procedures and manufacturer's instructions when handling cleaning solutions, supplies and equipment. Monitor, interpret, and document results of physical, chemical and biological indicators for all types of sterilizers used in the sterile processing areas. Inventory, receive, and restock materials used for supporting sterile processing services. Comply with organizational policies, regulatory and accreditation standards, and professional guidelines. Provide hand-off report to other teammates that are accurate, concise and pertinent. Document accurately, timely, completely, and legibly. Demonstrate effective communication and collaboration skills with members of the team and other stakeholders. Serve as a member of a multidisciplinary team in planning patient care. Participate in quality review and performance improvement projects. Participate in the performance appraisal process. Use problem-solving and conflict resolution skills to foster effective work relationships. Maintain required competencies. Pursue professional growth. Act as a patient advocate and maintain privacy and confidentiality of individuals and health information. Comply with all SCA and facility policies and procedures, regulatory and accreditation standards and professional guidelines when providing patient care. Actively participate in team meetings, trainings, and daily safety huddles. Demonstrate fiscal responsibility. Perform all other duties as assigned. QualificationsEducation, Experience, and Licensure: High school graduate or equivalent. Understanding of sterilization and high-level disinfection technologies including industry standardized principles and practice in sterilization and disinfection required. Prior experience in instrument processing preferred. Prior experience as a surgical technologist/procedure technologist preferred. Successful completion of Basic Life Support (BLS) or Basic Cardiac Life Support (B Certification in instrument processing is preferred. Working Conditions/Physical Requirements: Physically demanding, high-stress environment Exposure to blood and body fluids, communicable diseases, chemicals, radiation, and repetitive motions Pushing and pulling heavy objects Full range of body motion including handling and lifting patients and equipment Manual and finger dexterity Hand eye coordination Standing and walking for extensive periods of time Lifting and carrying items weighing up to 50 lbs Corrected vision and hearing to within normal range Working irregular hours PI187501647

Keywords: SCA Health, Brick , Instrument Tech (FT) - Seashore Surgical Institute, Healthcare , Brick, New Jersey

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