The Instrument Room perioperative tech, will assist the instrument room staff in transporting between the Central Sterile Processing Department, and the Operating Room, or OR. The runners will deliver the necessary instrumentation , and instrument related items when the staff from a department in CSPD or OR requests.
The assistants job duties are as listed:
Transferring instruments, instrument carts, or implants from the CSPD to the OR, or vice versa
Putting sterile instruments away on the shelves in the OR area
Moving/delivering/pickingup carts/bins/racks of used instruments to the OR/CSPD/Hospital and bringing new carts to OR when the lift is not functioning
Moving carts of sterile instruments to the OR from CSPD when the lift is not functioning
Taking down implant trays to the OR for restocking, or returning stocked implant trays to the CSPD
Replacing full sterilization carts in instrument assembly are
Taking items off instrument lift or placing items on instrument lift
Assist in loading dirty lift in OR when necessary, due to backup of malfunctioning lift
Unloading dirty lift with used case carts, and replacing with new case carts
Sending sterile instruments to the OR for storage
Moving instruments pans form storage , or replacing instrument pans in storage
Assisting instrument room staff in retrieving instrument pans form storage when requested
Storing washed and assembled instruments pans in storage
Checking various areas on the 1st floor, or in CSPD, regularly for any instruments related needs
Checking offices for implant trays that have been restocked and are ready to be sent down
Checking for sterile loads of instruments that ready to be replaced in OR
Retrieving minor items requested by staff
Minor cleaning duties, such as wipe down surfaces, organizing work area, replacing trash bags, ect
Assisting staff in the operation of the instrument lift
Loading and unloading cart washer
Other duties as assigned
The runner will be supervised by the instrument room manager, and instrument room supervisors. The runner will also work with instrument processors and other OR staff
Ability to work flexible shifts
Ability to lift, stand, walk, and bend for long periods at a time
Team work ethic
Ability to lift up to 50lbs
Ability to take direction and work independently in a busy clinical environment
Shift: 40 hours Bi-weekly rotating Saturdays
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Internal Number: 199311
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