- Hunterdon Healthcare
Healthcare - Allied Health
18 Brentwood Ct
Position#Summary: Performs all functions of a Sterile Processing Technician Under limited supervision and/or working independently. Primary Position Responsibilities: Ensure that all processes meet manufacturer recommendation standards for decontamination, sterilization, assembly and packaging of reprocessed supplies and equipment to internal (hospital departments) and external customers (satellite clinics). Deliver items from SPD to other areas of the hospital, pick#up rounds from floor (dirty utility rooms), answer phones, assist customers, log temperature and humidity daily, stock supply within the department, and perform wash checks in the ultrasonic and washers. Ensure that all carts and boxes are put together correctly and ready for use at all times. When assigned to the OR; assist the OR staff in breaking down OR tables, flash sterilization, and terminal sterilization. Place dirty instruments back into container and send down for reprocessing. Check for out-dates, prepare anesthesia blades for processing, put sterilized items away, pick trays for sharpening, and help locate misplaced items. Qualifications: Minimum Education - Required: High School Diploma or Equivalent Certificate as a Certified Sterile Processing and Distribution Technician after 2 years of employment Preferred: None Minimum Years of Experience - Required: None Preferred: Minimum 1 year hospital acquired experience in sterile processing department. License, Registry or Certification - Required: None Preferred: Certification from a nationally recognized certificate program in sterile processing. Knowledge, Skills and/or Abilities - Required: None Preferred: Knowledge of instrumentation sterilization parameters, able to read print outs and verify sterility, incubate and read biological read outs. Knowledge of how to use and record high level disinfectants. Ability to operate steam sterilizers, hydrogen peroxide sterilizers, Instrument washers, cart washers, ultra sonic washers, leak testers and insole scan laparoscopic instrumentation. Need to be able to identify Instrumentation, prioritize work load, wear and work in Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) and must be able to handle high stress and high volume situations.
Associated topics: blood collection, lab, mlt, scientist, services, sterile processing technician, technician ii, technician iv, technician laboratory, testing
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