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Health Care Provider
Health Care & Medicine
Sterile Processing Tech 3 - Lead
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UCLA Health | Los Angeles, CA
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Job Description

Job Duties
Incumbent will perform duties as a Sterile Processing Technician III to include: decontamination and/or processing of equipment and instrumentation, and distribution of supplies or equipment, as assigned within UCLA Health. Cross training will be provided. Other major duties include, but are not limited to, customer service and departmental efficiencies. Acts as a lead person. Able to maintain, prioritize, and expedite work flow. Assists in orientation and training

Job Qualifications
CRCST certification and 5 years' experience. Current Central Service certification or Scrub Tech background. Strictly obeys the healthcare regulations for infection control: failure to adhere to these regulations will result in disciplinary action. Properly utilizes and provides resource information regarding proper sterilization techniques, product information, equipment operation, etc. to fellow staff and other healthcare team members, serves as a resource for people needing direction as required. Consistently demonstrates a high degree of accuracy and attention to detail. Actively participates in Quality Management and PIE programs. Consistently adheres to UCLA Perioperative Services policies and procedures. Attends all in-services/workshops as requested. Assists in the orientation and skill development of new staff members. Attends and participates in required fire, safety, disaster, body mechanics, etc. classes and/or drills. Always ensures a safe working environment for self and co-workers. Monitors and reports unsafe acts or conditions and takes appropriate proactive steps to resolve and/or report. Consistently maintains good guest relations interdepartmentally, interdepartmentally, using English language in both written and verbal format, uses good telephone etiquette, sensitive to co-workers, patients, physicians, and family members, consistently maintains a courteous and respectful manner, confidentiality of patients, healthcare or physician related information Maintains a positive attitude and behavior: efficient and productive with time utilization. Strives to be a team player. Adapts to change in workload. Conducts personal business on break or lunch time. Always rotates supplies, both prepackaged and interdepartmentally packaged, using the first in/first out method. Always inspects for package integrity and appropriate change of chemical indicators. Always responds to the needs of all areas. If unable to meet their needs keeps them informed and offers alternatives. Prioritizes appropriately and knows when to call for assistance. Able to rotate efficiently to all shifts as assigned. Able to work independently Able to take call Ensure the timely delivery of complete case carts Ensure that the surgical processing area is customer oriented Train employees on instruments, equipment and the Instrument Tracking System Monitor staff compliance and quality assurance with policies and procedures

About UCLA Health

For more than half a century, UCLA Health  has provided the best in healthcare and the latest in medical technology to thepeople of Los Angeles and throughout the world. Today we are one of the most comprehensive and advanced healthcare systems in existence. We are comprised of Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center, UCLA Medical Center, Santa Monica, Resnick Neuropsychiatric Hospital at UCLA, Mattel Children’s Hospital UCLA, and the UCLA Medical Group, with offices throughout the region.

Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center is consistently ranked by U.S.News & World Report as one of the top five hospitals in the nation and the best medical center in the western United States. The doctors, scientists and caregivers of UCLA are leaders in their fields. Every day, they perform pioneering work across an astounding range of disciplines, from organ transplantation and cardiac surgery to neurosurgery and cancer treatment. Year after year, our people have achieved medical breakthroughs and earned the highest industry honors. And we’re just getting started.

The dedicated professionals of UCLA Health are committed to healing humankind, one patient at a time, by improving health, alleviating suffering, and delivering acts of kindness on a daily basis.