HCA, Hospital Corporation of America Operating Room Liaison in Denver, Colorado
Position Summary:This position supports the mission of Presbyterian/St Luke’s Medical Center of optimizing the quality of life of all those served by expanding beyond the traditional focus on medical needs to the needs of the whole person.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities Include: • Provides asset management and support of surgical instruments and trays belonging to or consigned to the facility, in accordance with The Department of Health, TJC, OSHA, CDC, AAMI and AORN standards. • Properly handles, decontaminates, assembles, sterilizes and returns for use all instrumentation in accordance with the above organizational standards. • Works with Clinical Coordinators to maintain preference cards and lean multiple specialty instrumentation. • Point of contact for OR staff for in room assistance and instrumentation needs. • Accurate and timely reporting of shift details to incoming shift staff and Lead Technician. • Performs inventory replacement procedures, transports instrumentation to OR as needed. • Supports daily operations of any activities that pertain to the processing of reusable instrumentation. • Communicates with SPD staff and OR staff to ascertain that pre-case needs are met, resolve any outstanding issues and offer alternatives if necessary. • Reporting of broken instrumentation, and vital communication with team leadership and/or manager. • Demonstrates consistent success in working, communicating with, and mentoring diverse staff. • Communicates in a professional manner to all staff and facility employees. • Demonstrates extensive knowledge of instrumentation in multiple specialty areas. • Completes documentation for inventory and equipment service requests. • Regularly meets with OR staff and surgeons to ensure needs are being met and prioritized. • Verifies availability of instrumentation for next day cases and weekend cases. • Other duties as assigned.
Presbyterian/St. Luke’s Medical Center and Rocky Mountain Hospital for Children expects our Code of Conduct Value Statements to be reflected in the way every employee interacts with co-workers, patients and family members, and with others in the community. • We recognize and affirm the unique and intrinsic worth of each individual • We treat all those we serve with compassion and kindness • We act with absolute honesty, integrity and fairness in the way we conduct our business and the way we live our lives. • We trust our colleagues as valuable members of our healthcare team and pledge to treat one another with loyalty, respect and dignity
Certification as a Sterile Processing Technician required, and one advanced certification (Advanced Instrument Tech, CST or Endoscopy Technician) required within 1 year of hire.
* Associate Degree or equivalent from 2 year technical school, or 2 years related experience, or combination of both.
* At least 2 years of previous SPD experience, or similar clinical experience required. Special Qualifications:
- Medical terminology and familiarity with surgical instrumentation preferred.
- Good organizational and leadership skills, attention to detail and ability to multi task in a high pressure environment.
- Must be able to read and speak English fluently.
Title: Operating Room Liaison
Location: Colorado-Denver-Presbyterian/St. Luke%27s Medical Center
Requisition ID: 03166-65054