Instrument Technician II is responsible for performing and monitoring a variety of duties in relation to decontamination, preparation / assembly, sterilization, and distribution of trays and sets, equipment, and supplies in the sterile processing without direct supervision. Performs routine cleaning and preventative maintenance of department equipment. Participates in and monitors distribution of supplies to customers maintaining excellent customer service. Maintains and prevents cross contamination by observing dress codes, environmental policies and traffic control.
Education & Education:
High school graduate or equivalent is required, some college education or advanced training (certified instrument specialist, etc...) is desired.
Experience as an instrument technician of a minimum 2 years is mandatory.
Knowledge of aseptic technique, proper sterilization procedures, decontamination and assembly procedures per IAHCSMM, AAMI, AORN, AST, OSHA, JCAHO, The Joint commission, safety standards, hospital and departmental policies and procedures, generally as related to the Sterile Processing department.
Knowledge of surgical procedures, surgical instruments, sets and trays to include instruments, classification, disassembly, and cleaning procedure.
Licensure, Registration, and/or Certification:
Current HeartSaver Certification within 30 days of hire and maintained.
Certification in a national organization for sterile processing is required (CRCST or CBSPD).
Failure to maintain certification will result in demotion to Sterile Processing Technician I.
Internal Number: 50969-43434
About Cook Children's Health Care System
Cook Children's Health Care System is a not-for-profit, nationally recognized pediatric health care organization comprised of eight entities – a Medical Center, Physician Network, Home Health company, Northeast Hospital, Pediatric Surgery Center, Health Plan, Health Services Inc., and Health Foundation.Cook Children's Medical Center Based in Fort Worth, Texas, the integrated system has more than 60 primary and specialty care offices throughout North Texas. Its service region includes Denton, Hood, Johnson, Parker, Tarrant and Wise counties, with an additional referral area encompassing nearly half the state.Cook Children's traces its roots back to 1918, but throughout its continual change and robust growth, it still embraces an inspiring promise – to improve the health of every child in its region through the prevention and treatment of illness, disease and injury. To live up to this promise, Cook Children's combines the art of caring with the use of leading technology and extraordinary collaboration to provide exceptional care for every child, every day.History – Cook Children's has a rich history of nearly a century of caring for children.Our Promise – Knowing that every child's ...life is sacred, it is the promise of Cook Children's to improve the health of every child in our region through the prevention and treatment of illness, disease and injury.Companies – Based in Fort Worth, Texas, Cook Children's is a not-for-profit organization that is comprised of eight nationally recognized companies.Community Health Outreach – Cook Children's Community Health Outreach works together with over 150 partner organizations to improve the safety and health of at-risk children through education, disease and injury prevention and support.Clinical Research – Cook Children's is home to a skilled team of research-minded physicians, nurses and health care professionals and administrators who drive our commitment to excellent clinical care and the search for medical advances.Public Relations – Cook Children's Public Relations works with national and local media outlets, produces Cook Children's publications, coordinates special events and helps develop key relationships within the community.Contractor & Vendor Information – Cook Children's contractors and vendors must ensure their employees are knowledgeable about working with our organization.Sponsorship guidelines – Cook Children's sponsors a select number of events that are strongly aligned with its promise to improve the health of every child in the region through the prevention and treatment of illness, disease and injury.