National Park Medical Center Hot Springs, AR, USA
PRIMARY (ESSENTIAL) DUTIES Instrument and Supply Preparation Assembles all instrumentation including sets, individually packaged instruments and a variety of packs according to computerized pick-sheets and standard infection control practices. All missing items that can’t be replaced to sets are entered into a computerized instrument tracking system and the instrument coordinator or Assistant Director is notified. Sterilization Assembles wrapped, peel pouched or containerized items in preparation for sterilization. Marks all items with identifying information regarding sterilization date, sterilization method and lot number. Decontamination Disassembles, inspects, cleans and sorts all operating room equipment and surgical instrumentation. Examines equipment to detect leaks, worn parts or other indications of disrepair.