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OTO Technician - Otorhinolaryngology

Job ID: 227206
Category: Technician/Technologists
Work Type: FT
Location: Philadelphia, PA, United States
Work Schedule: Full Time

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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?

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?

Job Title: OTO Technician 
Department: Otorhinolaryngology
Location: Perelman Center for Advanced Medicine-3400 Civic Center Blvd
Hours: Full Time 


Summary:

Receives and processes incoming supplies and equipment, performs cleaning sterilizing duties, prepares instrument trays in Department of Otorhinolaryngology under the direction of the clinic manager.


Responsibilities:

• Participates in Entity and Department wide initiatives for Patient /Employee safety

• Demonstrates an awareness of patient/ employee safety when carrying out daily responsibilities of their position.

• Participates in Entity and Department wide initiatives for Patient /Employee safety

• Demonstrates an awareness of patient/ employee safety when carrying out daily responsibilities of their position.

• Validation of annual competencies required for the position (see attached addendum)

• Decontaminates, cleans, and processes instruments and equipment.

• Inspects instruments and identifies those in need of repairs.

• Accurately assembles instrument trays and case carts.

• Adheres to unit dress code and has no more than a counseling notice in a 12 month period.

• Completes daily unit assignment within appropriate time frame

• Attends a minimum of 12 hours of education time. Education times include in-services and contact hours.

• Attends 85% of staff meetings and/or documents 100% review of minutes.

• Demonstrates quality care based on standards, policies and procedures as evidenced through quality control monitoring

tools (i.e., QC, occurrence reports, and observation).

• Demonstrates knowledge of unit based performance improvement studies as evidenced by ability to:

• Define purpose of unit based performance improvement program.

• Identify unit indicators.

• Complete monthly audits.

• Documents accurately in accordance with standards established at Presbyterian Medical Center.

• Assists with the orientation of personnel to unit functions and standards.

• The employee adheres to established policies and procedures and has no more than a counseling notice in a 12 month period.

• Attends/completes all mandatory in-services (CPR re-certification, fire/safety, infection control, right to know, body

mechanics, radiation safety, and electrical safety).

• 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:

  • Cert Board Steril Process Dist (Preferred)

Education or Equivalent Experience:

  • H.S. Diploma/GED (Required)
  • Education Specialization: Completed a Medical Assistant training course and/or internship within a hospital/medical center.


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.


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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.

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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