Lead Tech

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  • Savannah, GA
  • CH - Sterile Processing
  • Full Time - Evenings
  • Req #: PR16402-10538
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  • Position Summary
    • The Lead Technician role is that of a working, hands-on interactive team member who demonstrates strong leadership abilities. Under the supervision of the Clinical Manager of the Sterile Processing Department, the Lead Tech assists in coordination and delivery of patient care in the surgical suite. The lead tech is expected to direct the workflow within the specialty to achieve optimum performance. The lead tech promotes collaboration and acts as a liaison between all members of the multi-disciplinary health care team, and actively participates in unit and system wide committees. The lead tech demonstrates strong preceptor and mentoring skills. The Lead Tech maintains supply levels within the specialty and assists the Manager in the overall function of the service line. The Lead Tech participates in strategic planning and operational processes for the unit. The Lead Tech assists the manager in preparation and maintenance of the fiscal year operational and capital budget and monitors it’s cost-efficiency. Demonstrates competency in use of computer, and MSM systems. Willingly performs assigned role as directed by Manager and Resource Coordinators. Provides courteous customer services to personnel utilizing the services of this department. Maintains open communication and is available to component organizations and practitioner sites for consultation.
  • Education
    • High School Diploma - Required
  • Experience
    • 2-3 Years Sterile processing technician or CST - Required
    • Previous leadership experience - Preferred
  • License & Certification
    • Professional Certification - Required
  • Core Job Functions
    • Participates in and serves on at least one unit based or system committee. Acts as a resource and preceptor for newly hired staff.
    • New equipment /instruments and processes are introduced to staff in formal and informal sessions. Orientation checklist is completed for each coworker in collaboration with manager. Periodic in-services are held to update and maintain staff skills.
    • Maintains certification and encourages 100% departmental compliance in certification status.
    • Facilitates staff development by acting as a coach and assisting staff with problem solving techniques. Provides mentorship and builds empowered teams. Meets regularly with staff to discuss opportunities to improve and communicate information.
    • Makes changes to Meditech dictionary fields upon request.
    • Uses resources wisely. Eliminates waste. Maintains supply par levels.
    • Assembles supplies and instruments for OR procedures while properly storing sterile supplies. Correct procedure card for supplies and instruments is identified and used. Sufficient quantities of supplies and instruments are pulled for each procedure. Case carts are completed accurately and promptly

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