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Instrument Specialist - Atrium Health Pineville - FT

Date: Mar 11, 2019

Location: Pineville, NC, US, 28210

Company: Atrium Health

Job Req ID: 177845

Position Number: 00164510

Employment Type: Full Time

Shift: Variable/On Call

Shift Details:

Standard Hours: 40.00

Department Name: Sterile Proc/Distribution

Location: Atrium Health Pineville

Location Details: 

Carolinas HealthCare System is Atrium Health. Our mission remains the same: to improve health, elevate hope and advance healing - for all. The name Atrium Health allows us to grow beyond our current walls and geographical borders to impact as many lives as possible and deliver solutions that help communities thrive. For more information, please visit



Job Summary
Maintains advanced skills in instrument management including procurement, inventory, sterilization, repair/maintenance, education, and routine usage. Facilitates daily operations through being the primary communication liaison.

Essential Functions
  • Coordinates purchase of instrument inventory with leadership.
  • Advises and educates staff on proper use and function of instruments.
  • Assembles instruments, sets and ensures accuracy.
  • Checks schedule daily to ensure that instruments are available, processed, and in good repair.
  • Recommends additions, deletions, and changes to instrument sets.
  • Assists with coordination of instrument/equipment repair and loaner sets for instrument/equipment out for repair.
  • Researches, conducts cost comparison, and prepares justification for instrument purchase.
  • Prioritizes work to ensure provision of instruments for all scheduled and add on cases.
Physical Requirements
Ability to read, understand and complete written forms required. Must be able to lift 30 to 40 lbs. Requires frequent lifting of instrument sets and pushing, standing and walking majority of the time. Must have knowledge of anatomy, physiology and inventory procedures required. May be exposed to infectious diseases and hazardous materials.

Education, Experience and Certifications
Completion of an accredited Surgical Technician program or 5 years experience resulting in advanced knowledge, skills, and abilities relating to surgical instrumentation.


At Atrium Health, formerly Carolinas HealthCare System, our patients, communities and teammates are at the center of everything we do. Our commitment to diversity and inclusion allows us to deliver care that is superior in quality and compassion across our network of more than 900 care locations.


As a leading, innovative health system, we promote an environment where differences are valued and integrated into our workforce. Our culture of inclusion and cultural competence allows us to achieve our goals and deliver the best possible experience to patients and the communities we serve.


Posting Notes: Not Applicable

Carolinas HealthCare System is an EOE/AA Employer

Nearest Major Market: Charlotte

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