Job Description

Location: Sharon Regional Medical Center
Posted Date: 5/29/2024
Job Type: Full Time
Department: 3700.53700 Sterile Processing

Up to an $8,000.00 SIGN ON BONUS WITH A 2-YEAR COMMITMENT!

At Sharon Regional Medical Center, we are committed to improving the health of our communities by delivering exceptional, personalized health care with dignity, compassion, and respect. Our continued focus on the patient experience informs our caregivers about how to provide care that is respectful of and responsive to individual patient and family preferences, needs and values.

We dedicate ourselves in the communities we serve to delivering affordable health care to all and being responsible partners. No matter what your role, as a member of the Steward family, you are a specialist in making every patient and family feel right at home, every co-worker a key to our success, and every referring practice, a team of prized colleagues.

In support of this, we commit ourselves to the following values:

Compassion

Accountability

Respect

Excellence

Stewardship

If you are seeking a fast-paced, challenging position in an organization committed to achieving and maintaining a standard of excellence in all we do, our organization may be a good fit for you.

Job Summary:

Performs a wide range of complex duties related to the reprocessing of surgical instrumentation including accurate documentation of sterilization logs. Oversees and participates in the decontamination, inspection, cleaning, assembling, and packaging of surgical linens, instruments, trays, basin sets, and prepares items for sterilization. Instructs and educates others on proper cleaning, assembly and sterilization methods and principles as related to surgical instrumentation. Acts as a resource person to the operating room staff. Other duties may be assigned as needed.

Responsibilities:

Demonstrates responsibility in the setting of priorities:

  • Decontaminates and sterilizes instruments, medical supplies, and equipment, and assembles wraps and sterilizes trays of instruments. Follows proper standard precautions.
  • Orders supplies necessary for instrument processing room
  • Works closely with CSR for completion of gas sterilized instruments and packs
  • Cleans instrument room on a rotational basis
  • Cleans sterilizers per recommendations
  • Review outdates in sterile instrument room
  • Maintains a clean environment in the washer/decontamination room and sterile packaging room

Follows appropriate policy and procedure for the position:

  • Monitors biological and chemical wash solution to ensure quality and consistency for decontamination of instruments and medical equipment.
  • Follows all safety and infection control policies/procedures related to the department
  • Follows procedures to correctly utilize the washer/decontamination unit
  • Knowledge of sterilization methods, monitoring techniques
  • Maintains records/logs for autoclaves, sterile processing
  • Sorts mismatched sets of instruments, trays and medical equipment and makes them available to the sterile processing customer in a timely manner.

Requirements:

  • Requires a high school diploma or its equivalent
  • Certificate of training for Sterile Processing - CRCST REQUIRED.
  • 10 hours CE annually related to the functions of a central service technician
  • CPR/BLS IS REQUIRED UPON HIRE. AHA or ARC
  • Familiar with standard concepts, practices, and procedures within a particular field
  • 2 years’ experience in sterile processing preferred.
  • Background clearances (as required by law).

Benefits:

  • Medical, Dental and Vision
  • 401K
  • Vacation time and Sick time

About Steward Health Care
Over a decade ago, Steward Health Care System emerged as a different kind of health care company designed to usher in a new era of wellness. One that provides our patients better, more proactive care at a sustainable cost, our providers unrivaled coordination of care, and our communities greater prosperity and stability.

As the country’s largest physician-led, minority-owned, integrated health care system, our doctors can be certain that we share their interests and those of their patients. Together we are on a mission to revolutionize the way health care is delivered - creating healthier lives, thriving communities and a better world.

Based in Dallas, Steward currently operates more than 30 hospitals across Arizona, Arkansas, Florida, Louisiana, Massachusetts, Ohio, Pennsylvania, and Texas.

For more information, visit steward.org

Steward Health Care is proud to be a minority, physician-owned organization. Diversity, equity, inclusion and belonging are at the foundation of the care we provide, the community services we support and all our employment practices. We do not discriminate on the grounds of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, and/or expression or any other non-job-related characteristic.

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