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WHAT WE NEED
Sterile processing expert
WHO WE ARE LOOKING FOR
There are so many important jobs that go into providing the very best health care. Jobs that patients may never notice but are critical to their care. This is one of those jobs. The instruments must be in optimal condition, completely sterile and ready for the surgeon or doctor to use. If you like working behind the scenes knowing that your job does good for others, this is the job for you.
Are you a detail-oriented person? Are you good at following instructions to the letter? Are you highly organized? Do you take pride in a job well done? If so, let’s talk about the important role of a Certified Sterile Processing Tech.
WHAT YOU WILL DO
Assist with maintaining established departmental policies and procedures, objectives and quality improvement, safety, and environmental and infection control standards.
Monitor biological and chemical wash solution to ensure quality and consistency for decontamination of instruments and medical equipment.
Decontaminate and sterilize instruments, assemble, wrap, and sterilize trays of instruments.
Sort sets of instruments, trays and make them available to sterile processing customers in a timely manner.
Monitor inventory levels of required instruments, trays, restock, label, and maintain inventory levels.
WHAT IT TAKES TO SUCCEED
Prior sterile processing experience.
Knowledge of surgical instrumentation, supplies, equipment, sterilizers and sterilization.
Association for the Advancement of Medical Instrumentation (AAMI) standards knowledge.
Knowledge of biohazard waste procedures and Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) Standard Precautions.
Adapt and respond quickly to changing priorities.
Prioritize and delegate tasks.
Work independently with minimal supervision.
Inventory management systems knowledge.
Working knowledge of sterilization equipment.
Knowledge of sterilization monitoring, record keeping and quality assurance protocols.
Associate’s Degree Preferred
High School Diploma/GED Required and
2+ years Sterile Processing experience preferred
Certified Registered Central Service Technician (CRCST). Required
TRAVEL IS REQUIRED:
Never or Rarely
To apply for this job email your details to Wendy.Thomas@franciscanalliance.org