SUMMARY: This position is accountable for coordinating the instrumentation ordering and repairs for the Periop department as well as for the house and outreach facilities. The role includes the assessing, planning, ordering, negotiating, coordinating, and facilitating of all instrumentation that includes capital, specialty, trauma, and consignment instrumentation with financial accountabilities. This individual will be accountable for ensuring professional development, as well as coordinating the research, evaluation, and in-servicing staff on instrumentation, patient care equipment if indicated, as well as new products. Accountable for the instrument administration portion of the instrument tracking system. This individual will serve as a role model in Sterile Processing standards and regulations for staff.
JOB REQUIREMENTS: High School Diploma/G.E.D. required, College Degree - 2 year preferred. CIS - Certified Instrument Spec required, CRCST - Cert Reg Central Serv Tech Or CBSPDT - Cert Board for SP & Dist Tech required. Minimum five (5) years Progressively responsible experience, which includes specialty instrumentation, devices, and equipment. Preference will be given to those candidates who have demonstrated a mastery of the job content through success in this role.
POSITION DETAILS: Full time 80 hours per pay period
Valley Children’s Healthcare – one of the largest pediatric healthcare networks in the nation – provides Central California’s only high-quality, comprehensive care exclusively for children, from before birth to young adulthood. Our independent, nonprofit network offers highly specialized medical and surgical services to treat conditions ranging from common to the most unusual and complex at our 356-bed children’s hospital as well as through partner hospitals, specialty care centers, satellite practices and primary care services. Our family-centered, pediatric services extend from a leading pediatric cancer and blood diseases center on the West Coast, and our pediatric heart center known for its expertise and pioneering treatments, to our Level IV neonatal intensive care unit (NICU), the highest level referral center between Los Angeles and the Bay Area.
Valley Children’s consistently ranks at the top of our peer group for quality patient outcomes, patient satisfaction and nursing excellence. Recognized as a Magnet® designated facility since 2004 and granted the gold-level Beacon Award for Excellence™ in critical care, Valley Chil...dren’s neonatal and pediatric intensive care units achieve some of the lowest mortality rates in the country while treating some of the sickest kids.
In affiliation with Stanford University School of Medicine, Valley Children’s Pediatric Residency and fellowship programs provide first-class training for the next generation of pediatricians and pediatric surgical and medical specialists. With more than 550 physicians and 3,400 staff, Valley Children’s partners with other providers and organizations throughout our 12-county service area to support delivering the best care to kids closer to home.