HCA, Hospital Corporation of America Central Sterile/Case Cart Specialist - O.U. Medical - Oklahoma City, OK in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma

Essential Function/Duties: *Assembles and wraps instrument sets. *Ensures proper use of sterilized sonic cleaners and other related equipment. *Retrieves and delivers surgical instruments on a timely basis. *Thoroughly inspects instruments to insure all instruments are clean and in good repair/working order prior to sterilization process. *Decontaminates instruments using proper chemical mixtures and procedure.
*Tests, operates and loads autoclaves. *Participates in the routine cleaning and decontamination of all department work surfaces.
*Completes sterilization log sheets. *Periodically checks sterile inventory in order to remove those items in which sterilization has expired or packaging has been compromised.
*Resterilizes compromised instrument sets.
*Identifies and notifies appropriate personnel of inventory or supply shortages. *Performs tasks necessary to prepare and maintain accurate Case Carts.
*Pulls needed supplies and instruments for cases.
*Coordinates with operating room staff to ensure that proper supplies for each case are delivered as needed.
*Maintains optimal levels of patient care surgical supplies and/or equipment.

Minimum Qualifications:

Experience: Completion of the OUMC Sterile Processing/Case Cart Trainee position or 12 months of equivalent education and/or experience.

Title: Central Sterile/Case Cart Specialist - O.U. Medical - Oklahoma City, OK

Location: Oklahoma-Oklahoma City-OU Medical Center

Requisition ID: 00322-25088