A Sterile Reprocessing Specialist assures the instructions for cleaning, sterilizing and handling of Intuitive Surgical
instruments and accessories are implemented at customer sites through training, scheduled visits and complaint
resolution. This requires expertise in the regulations of Japan. Knowing the reprocessing customs and emerging
trends at hospitals’ central processing facilities; and understanding how Intuitive Surgical products fit in to
hospitals’ infection control programs are imperative. This person informs design and validation teams of customer
needs as they evolve to insure products and instructions are in alignment.
・ Manage a territory of assigned hospitals to ensure the effective application of reprocessing and infection
control process specific to Intuitive Surgical instruments and accessories.
・Act as the Japan expert for all current reprocessing standards and best practices, as they relate
to Intuitive Surgical products.
・Provide post system installation training to the hospitals Central Processing and OR staff on ISI
recommended cleaning, sterilization and handling processes.
・Schedule site visits to audit each customers cleaning, sterilization, and handling processes to
ensure they are following best practices as outlined in ISI documentation.
・Monitor returned material and failure data for the assigned territory and work with accounts to
implement correct actions.
・Capture all activities in the Customer Relationship Management database.
■Quickly respond to all customer complaints, communications or concerns regarding cleaning, sterilization
and handling of Intuitive Surgical reusable and single use instruments, scopes, and accessories.
・Demonstrate a firm grasp on reprocessing instructions and validation data by providing customers
with timely solutions.
・Understand all permutations of customer process flow for reprocessing of ISI products and
provide practical solutions that align with documented instructions.
・Perform detailed evaluation of each customer complaint and provide solutions with a personal
・Direct customers to or provide information, instructions or documentation.
■Reflect knowledge obtained at customer sites through appropriate escalation channels.
・Work with management to influence product design and development, and validation of
reprocessing of ISI products.
・Provide input to the resolution of sterility related non-conformances and product dispositions
・Drive changes and improvements to customer facing and internal documentation or instructions.
■Maintain thorough knowledge of regulations, standards, and guidance in the area of reprocessing of
reusable medical devices.
・Maintain knowledge ISO and Japan sterilization and device reprocessing guidelines.
■Remain current on all professional certifications and vendor credentials.
■Conduct training sessions at ISI, training centers and hospitals.
■Assist in the development of teaching and training materials.
■Provide management with a quarterly territory review and assessment.
■Complete all administrative tasks in the required time frame.
■Ad hoc tasks assigned by management.
- 【年収】650万円 ～ 850万円