Coordination and oversight of daily activities between the OR and Sterile Processing Department (SPD) to facilitate efficient case flow. Responsible for assisting in projects and process improvement initiatives in compliance with contractual obligations. Promotes customer service/satisfaction through training. , education and resolution of OR frictions for the facility. Perform duties in accordance with hospital, TJC, AORN< AAMI and other appropriate policies and procedures.
Required Minimum Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities (KSAs)
Education: High school graduate or equivalent preferred.
License: SPD Certification or Surgical Tech Certificate preferred.
Experience: Minimum of one year of SPD and/or Surgical Tech experience preferred.
Knowledge of OR workflow, procedures, medical terminology, instrumentation
Knowledge of infection control and health & safety policies and procedures.
Ability to communicate effectively with supervisor, coworkers, and all levels of a hospital including the Operating Room and physicians.
Demonstrated ability to identify, plan, and resolve issues in complex situations.
Ability to multi-task projects including the ability to plan and organize
Flexible and self-motivated
Ability to read and understand applicable Standard Operating Procedures
Committed to being the trusted source for quality care – and careers.
At MaineHealth, exceptional people using the latest in advanced innovations help ensure that our northern New England communities are the healthiest they can be. From a full array of telehealth programs to the most sophisticated electronic medical records system, our clinical technology is second to none. But it’s our people who bring these medical advancements to life as they change the lives of the people in the communities we’re proud to serve.
As a non-profit family of high-quality healthcare providers, we’re working together to create strong, vibrant and healthy partnerships. We are an integrated healthcare delivery system made up of the state’s only academic medical center (and largest hospital), a large bio-medical research center, community hospitals, home care agencies, physician practices, an outpatient lab, and diagnostic and surgery centers. In addition to our clinical opportunities, MaineHealth also offers a variety of fulfilling careers in finance, human resources, information services, marketing, support services, and more!
The MaineHealth family of hospitals and healthcare organizations offers outstanding opportunities to work and live in one of the most spectacular areas of our nation. Our ongoing growth and focus on compassionate care mean a choice of challenging and rewarding career opportunities throughout our system – from mid-sized cities and small towns in the mountains to beautiful coastal communities.
The MaineHealth integrated health system includes: