Starting a job in Central Sterile Services (Sterile Processing), let alone healthcare, is a process!
Sterile Processing Departments are often called the “Heart of the Hospital.” SPD is the area in a hospital or surgery center where cleaning and sterilization[..]
If you have managed SPD, you know the drill: Monday morning, dirty trays are at a minimum and things are generally “caught up”. Each day thereafter, the quantity of dirty
Where does the decontamination process begin in sterile processing? First, we have to understand what decontamination is and how important decontamination is to the patient …
During my tenure as a surgical technician, I never gave a second thought to where my surgical instruments came from. The instruments were always sterilized and placed on the correct case carts ready …
This week begins the International Sterile Processing Professionals Appreciation Week. Take time this week to personally appreciate each of your professionals in Sterile Processing.
Here are three things you can do to advance your career and be more marketable in sterile processing from those guys that do nothing but hire SPD and OR Techs: Moab Healthcare
Are you having trouble hiring and retaining Sterile Processing Technicians? Or, are you considering a career as a sterile processing technician?
Sterile techs play a critical role in surgical outcomes. They sterilize surgical instrumentation and medical devices, and prepare the supplies needed for each surgery.
It’s easy to underestimate the importance of the role of sterilization technicians behind the scenes in the operating room. But the many years of education and experience[..]
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