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Instrument Technician

UMC Health System

Lubbock, TX
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  • Healthcare
UMC Health System
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Job Details

Title: Instrument Technician
JobID: 6714
  • About UMC
    UMC is the leader in comprehensive healthcare delivery in West Texas and Eastern New Mexico. UMC is home to the region’s only Level I Trauma Center, the Timothy J. Harnar Regional Burn Center, the Southwest Cancer Center, Heart Center, Pediatric Level II Trauma Center, and the UMC Children’s Hospitals by delivery of state-of-the-art sophisticated patient care. UMC has a strong and enduring partnership with Texas Tech University which helps assist UMC’s mission and supports Tech’s academic pursuit of education and research.  UMC is accredited annually thorough Det Norsek Veritas (DNV), a national integrated accreditation for health care organizations. UMC Health System employs 3,890 individuals on our team.  The system has been honored among the Best Places to Work in Texas and is proud of their high patient and employee satisfaction.  We hope you will choose UMC Health System, where “Service is Our Passion”!

    UMC’s Mission, Vision and Standards Include:

    Vision Statement:
    To Serve Our Patients in the Best Teaching Hospital in the Country
    Mission Statement:
    Service is our passion. We serve by providing safe, high quality care to all, achieving excellent financial performance, and training tomorrow’s healthcare professionals.

    Standards of Excellence: Attitude, Communication, Responsiveness, Compassion, Teamwork, Ownership, Safety and Respect

    General Job / Performance Information
  • Education and Experience
    • Graduate of High School- Diploma or Equivalent (GED). Graduate of Surgical Technician Program or instrument room experience. Knows surgical procedures, standards, and practices; works in accordance with them. Knows instruments, methods of sterilization, documentation of sterilization processes, cleaning and maintenance of instruments. Note: This job description/performance appraisal form does not describe all job responsibilities that may be assigned to this job. Job responsibilities may change from time-to-time.
  • Environmental / Working Conditions
    • The area the work is performed in is a high-risk area for exposure to blood borne pathogens. Works in well lighted well ventilated area. Hours of duty will usually be regular (Monday-Friday). Hours of duty may be irregular with covering various shifts.
  • Interaction with Other Departments and Other Relationships
    • Close relationship with Sterile Processing Department and OR Materials Management.
  • Job Description
    • Organizes, directs, and performs activities related to cleaning, sterilizing, storing, and maintenance of instruments in the OR.
  • Required Licensures / Certifications / Registrations
    • None.

  • Physical Capabilities
    • Work is of medium demand; walking and standing most of the time on duty. Frequent reaching, handling, and fingering of instruments. Hearing to distinguish requests for instrument(s) needs. Medium lifting requirments due to trays of instruments to be processed.
  • Skills and Abilities
    • Technical competence
    • Policy compliance
    • Organizational behaviors

Job Type: Full time
Category: Allied Health
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