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Hawaii Pacific Health Surgical Instrument Processing Aide - Sterile Services in Lihue, Hawaii

Job Description

Founded in 1938, Wilcox Medical Center is a not-for-profit hospital dedicated to providing the Kaua'i community with accessible, quality health care. The largest medical center on Kaua'i, it is a state-of-the-art acute care facility with a full suite of services offering 30 specialties and programs including cardiology, emergency, family practice, gastroenterology, health management, internal medicine, neurology, OB-GYN, oncology, orthopedics, pediatrics and urology. Its 20-bed emergency department is the first neighbor island facility to obtain a Level III Trauma designation and serves as the island’s Primary Stroke Center. The medical center also has four birthing suites, seven intensive care beds and 20 same-day surgery beds. The American Heart Association has recognized Wilcox in three areas of excellence: stroke (S) – gold plus award and honor roll elite plus, heart failure (HF) – gold plus award, and atrial fibrillation (AFIB) – gold award. Wilcox has also received an "A" in the Leapfrog Hospital Safety Grades, the QUEST citation of merit for high-value health care, and is recognized as a Top Performer on Key Quality Measures by The Joint Commission.

The Sterile Services team plays a vital role in ensuring that medical and other needed equipment is readily available to units throughout our facilities. This department cleans, prepared, assembles, sterilizes, distributes, and ensures the quality of all surgical instruments and medical equipment so that our physicians and staff can effectively carry out their work in caring for Hawai‘i’s people.

Under the direction of the Charge Nurse or Registered Nurse, you will assist the perioperative care team in many aspects of patient care, including but not limited to, patient care assistance, care of environment, transportation of patients, supplies/equipment, specimens, and blood products to, from, and within the surgical unit. You will also assist with surgical instrument processing; assisting with OR inventory management, and with clerical functions. You need to have the ability to function effectively in a busy environment and to adapt to rapid changes in work assignments. You will participate as an active team member to uphold the mission of the organization, to support administration, and to optimize department goals and objectives.

*Under the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) Federal Vaccination Mandate, all health care workers must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 or have an approved medical or religious exemption from receiving the COVID-19 vaccination.*

Location: Wilcox Medical Center, Lihue, HI

Work Schedule: Day/Evening - 8 Hours

Work Type: Full Time Regular

FTE: 1.000000

Bargaining Unit: ILWU

Exempt: No

Minimum qualification: High school or equivalent.

Preferred qualification: One (1) year experience as a hospital nurse aide, preferably in acute care setting.

EOE/AA/Disabled/Vets

Position Surgical Instrument Processing Aide - Sterile Services

Category Surgical Services

Employment Type Employee

Location Wilcox Medical Center, Lihue, HI

Req ID 21130

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