Receives, documents, packages, sterilizes, stores and or issues instruments equipment and supplies for patient care. May serve as departmental charge person in the absence of management. Understands and interprets policies and procedures to achieve quality products.
This is a non-management job that will report to a supervisor, manager, director or executive.
Job related course work beyond high school
No previous experience
STERILE PROCESSOR - CERTIFIED - NCSP
Specific Acceptable Credentials (if applicable)
Certification from a Sterile Processing certification agency such as IAHCSMM or CBSPD. (Lawson Code NCSP)
In lieu of the Above Minimum Requirements
In lieu of the education requirement only, will accept High School diploma or equivalent and 1 year experience in either Sterile Processing or Surgical Technology.
Other Required Experience
Experience with Sterrad, Steam and ETO sterilization. Knowledge of Decontamination, Assembly, Packaging and Sterilization Procedures.
Ability to identify various Surgical Instrumentation
Team Leader or Supervisory Skills
As of Jan 2002, any GHS employees working as a Sr. Sterile Processing Tech (Sr. SPT) who were Lead Processing Tech's at GHS prior to Nov 1998, are grandfathered into the Sr. SPT role without certification required. All newly hired or promoted Sr. SPT employees after Jan 2002 are required to meet the minimum qualifications of the role.
As of Jan 2002, any GHS employee working in a sterile processing role is grandfathered from the High School diploma or GED requirement of this job as long as they maintain the appropriate Sterile Processing Certifications required above.
Position Posting Category
Greenville Health System