Please note: this position is part time, 16 hours biweekly. This position is for 2nd shift on weekends.
Skill in the decontamination, tray assembly and sterilization of surgical instruments for the Operating Room and other departments requiring the reprocessing of surgical instrumentation.
Cleans, disassembles, sorts, decontaminates, reassembles, packages and sterilizes reusable surgical instrumentation following manufacturer's guidelines and departmental policy and procedure.
Operates automated washers, cart washers, ultrasonic washers, and sterilizers in a safe and efficient manner following manufacturers' written instructions and department policy and procedure.
Uses the Abacus Instrument Tracking System in the assembly of surgical trays and peel pouched items.
Demonstrates good communication skills, verbal and non-verbal, when interacting with internal and external customers.
High School Diploma required
Minimum of one (1) year experience in the decontamination, tray assembly, sterilization required
CRST (Certified Registered Service Technician) Certification through IAHCSMM required
Jefferson Health delivers state-of-the-art healthcare services to patients throughout the Delaware Valley and southern New Jersey. Jefferson (Philadelphia University + Thomas Jefferson University) provides more than 7,800 students from nearly 40 states and 40 countries with 21 st century professional education. We have 30,000 employees.
Jefferson Health , with 14 hospitals (three are Magnet-designated by the ANCC for nursing excellence) and 50+ outpatient and urgent care locations, offers a broad range of primary and complex, highly specialized care that touches the lives of more than four million patients annually . This year, U.S. News & World Report has ranked Thomas Jefferson University Hospital as the 16 th best hospital in the nation, and among the nation's best in 11 specialties. Jefferson Health also includes the NCI-designated Sidney Kimmel Cancer Center; it is one of only 69 such centers in the nation.
Thomas Jefferson University, nationally recognized for advancing groundbreaking developments in healthcare education and research, recently combined with Philadelphia University, internationally known for architecture, design, engineering, textiles and more. Jefferson (Philadelphia University + Thomas Jefferson University) has nine colleges and three schools dedicated to interprofessional and transdisciplinary approaches to learning that offer a vibrant and expandable platform for professional education. Through this unique model, we are preparing our students for current and yet-to-be-imagined careers.
As an employer, the Jefferson Enterprise maintains a commitment to provide equal access to employment. Jefferson values diversity and encourages applications from women, members of minority groups, LGBTQ individuals, disabled individuals, and veterans.
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