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Lead SPT Technician

Job ID: 146221
Work Type: FT
Location: Philadelphia, PA, United States
Date Posted: Sep 8, 2022

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Description

Penn Medicine is dedicated to our tripartite mission of providing the highest level of care to patients, conducting innovative research, and educating future leaders in the field of medicine. Working for this leading academic medical center means collaboration with top clinical, technical and business professionals across all disciplines.

Today at Penn Medicine, someone will make a breakthrough. Someone will heal a heart, deliver hopeful news, and give comfort and reassurance. Our employees shape our future each day. Are you living your life's work?

Summary:

  • Under the general supervision of the Supervisor of CPD, the Lead Tech will coordinate and monitor all items issued from CPD, by auditing the items for accuracy before they are released for patient care.

Responsibilities:

  • Performs daily instrument tray audits to ensure proper instrument count and cleanliness

    Supports the continuous improvement of quality and service to ensure the goal of excellence in clinical outcomes and customer satisfaction

    Monitors case carts for completeness

    Checks all sterilization records on a daily basis

    Collaborates with other departments to ensure the appropriate professional standards are consistently applied within the Surgery and nursing Patient Care Areas, e.g., OSHA, JCAHO, CDC, etc

    Demonstrates leadership and collaborative management skills and effective verbal and written communication skills. This includes documentation, communication and/or presentation

    Works in conjunction with the CPD Supervisor on the job training through CPD orientation program for new employees

    Coordinates instrumentation delegation with OR Coordinators and CPD Supervisors

    Performs in a Technician role as needed


    Performs duties in accordance with Penn Medicine and entity values, policies, and procedures

    Other duties as assigned to support the unit, department, entity, and health system organization

Credentials:

  • Certified Registered Central Service Technician (Required)

Education or Equivalent Experience:

  • H.S. Diploma/GED (Required)
  • 2+ years Experience with surgical instruments and medical supplies required.

We believe that the best care for our patients starts with the best care for our employees. Our employee benefits programs help our employees get healthy and stay healthy. We offer a comprehensive compensation and benefits program that includes one of the finest prepaid tuition assistance programs in the region. Penn Medicine employees are actively engaged and committed to our mission. Together we will continue to make medical advances that help people live longer, healthier lives.

Live Your Life's Work

We are an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer. Candidates are considered for employment without regard to race, ethnicity, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, national origin, ancestry, age, disability, marital status, familial status, genetic information, domestic or sexual violence victim status, citizenship status, military status, status as a protected veteran or any other status protected by applicable law.

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