Description:This position, knows and complies with all Kaiser Permanente quality, safety, and emergency policies and procedures. Demonstrates quality and effectiveness in work habits and clinical practice in every interaction with patients, colleagues, providers, and leadership. Ensures patient safety in the preparation and provisioning of care related to but not limited to medications, procedures, infection prevention, fall prevention, including consistent use of two patient identifiers and procedural time outs. Reports safety hazards, accidents and incidents, and unsafe working conditions promptly.Decontaminates, disassembles and reassembles, and sterilizes via appropriate techniques, a wide variety of routine and specialized surgical instruments.Utilizes Intelligent Instrumentation Management Computer system to track instruments throughout the local facilities.Inventories and restock departmental supplies including instruments, sterilization chemicals and other related items, which requires occasion lifting and carrying up to 45 pounds.In addition to defined technical requirements, accountable for consistently demonstrating service behaviors and principles defined by the Kaiser Permanente Service Quality Credo, the KP Mission as well as specific departmental/organizational initiatives. Also accountable for consistently demonstrating the knowledge, skills, abilities, and behaviors necessary to provide superior and culturally sensitive service to each other, to our members, and to purchasers, contracted providers and vendors.Basic Qualifications:
Supports all local medical facilities that utilize surgical instruments by appropriately and safely processing and distributing equipment, instruments and supplies to maximize efficiency and safety. Makes members/patients and their needs a primary focus of one's actions; develops and sustains productive member/patient relationships. Actively seeks information to understand member/patient circumstances, problems, expectations, and needs; builds rapport and cooperative relationship with members/patients. Considers how actions or plans will affect members; responds quickly to meet member/patient needs and resolves problems.
ExperienceMinimum six (6) months of experience cleaning and sterilizing instruments.EducationHigh School Diploma OR General Education Diploma (GED) required.License, Certification, RegistrationMust be certified by the Certification Board of Sterile Processing and Distribution (CBSPD) or receive certification within six months of entering this position.Additional Requirements:Effective verbal and written communications skills.Demonstrated customer service skills, customer focus abilities and the ability to understand Kaiser Permanente customer needs.Knowledgeable of a wide variety of sterilization routine and specialized instruments.Experience in operating personal computers.Preferred Qualifications:N/APrimary Location: Colorado,Lonetree,Lone Tree Medical Offices Scheduled Weekly Hours: 40 Shift: Variable Workdays: Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri, Sat, Sun Working Hours Start: Varies Working Hours End: Varies Job Schedule: Full-time Job Type: Standard Employee Status: Regular Employee Group/Union Affiliation: SEIU - Local 105 Job Level: Entry Level Job Category: Laboratory Department: Day Surgery - Central Sterile Travel: Yes, 15 % of the Time Kaiser Permanente is an equal opportunity employer committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce. Applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), age, sexual orientation, national origin, marital status, parental status, ancestry, disability, gender identity, veteran status, genetic information, other distinguishing characteristics of diversity and inclusion, or any other protected status.
External hires must pass a background check/drug screen. Qualified applicants with arrest and/or conviction records will be considered for employment in a manner consistent with federal and state laws, as well as applicable local ordinances, including but not limited to the San Francisco and Los Angeles Fair Chance Ordinances.