Sterile Processing Tech, Non-Certified- Full Time- 2Nd Shift

Duke University Raleigh , NC 27611

Posted 10 months ago

Occupational Summary

A Central Sterile Processing Technician, Non-Certified is responsible for cleaning, decontamination, assembly, and high-level disinfection of all reusable medical instrumentation. Maintains high standards consistency and continuous product flow between the OR and Sterile Processing. Responsible for maintaining adequate supply levels in sterile storage area, rotating stock as appropriate pulling case carts for the daily surgical schedule.

Work Performed

Cleans, decontaminates, assembles, and disinfects scope trays and equipment following established tray lists and manufacture's recommendations. Maintains communication with customers and departments regarding requests and delivery of sterile supplies.

Promotes best practice by demonstrating a commitment to quality patient care. Performs assigned duties to maintain unit in a state of survey readiness and maintain quality initiatives. For example quality control measures, emergency equipment checks, and department cleanliness.

Uses the computerized instrument tracking system in the performance of assigned duties, obtaining instrument count sheets, obtaining special handling instructions for instrumentation documenting sterilization loads, and other assigned tasks. Adheres to unit programs to support patient care such as maintaining a quiet environment and customer service. Efficient and punctual distribution of case carts, equipment, and stat supplies to the OR and Maintain sterility and or cleanliness according to hospital protocol.

Maintain accurate log for equipment out for repair. Tests operational efficiency of Instrumentation prior to reprocessing and reports problems to appropriate leadership. Maintains a clean and orderly central processing area (e.g. shelves, counters, equipment) Performs other related duties incidental to the work described herein.

Knowledge Skills and Abilities

N/A

Level Characteristics

N/A Duke University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer committed to providing employment opportunity without regard to an individual's age, color, disability, gender, gender expression, gender identity, genetic information, national origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, or veteran status.

Duke aspires to create a community built on collaboration, innovation, creativity, and belonging. Our collective success depends on the robust exchange of ideasan exchange that is best when the rich diversity of our perspectives, backgrounds, and experiences flourishes.

To achieve this exchange, it is essential that all members of the community feel secure and welcome, that the contributions of all individuals are respected, and that all voices are heard. All members of our community have a responsibility to uphold these values.

Essential Physical Job Functions: Certain jobs at Duke University and Duke University Health System may include essential job functions that require specific physical and/or mental abilities. Additional information and provision for requests for reasonable accommodation will be provided by each hiring department.

Education

High school diploma or equivalent is required. Employees hired before 2/18/19 are not required to have high school diploma or equivalent.

Experience

Previous experience working in a healthcare environment preferred. Working knowledge of computer required. Knowledge of surgical instrumentation and care/cleaning strongly preferred; knowledge of sterile techniques preferred.

Degrees, Licensures, Certifications

Certification in Sterile Processing and/or Technology required within 2 years of hire date -CSPDT (CBSPD) or CRCST (IAHCSMM). Employees hired before 2/18/2019 are not required to obtain certification.



icon no score

See how you match
to the job

Find your dream job anywhere
with the LiveCareer app.
Mobile App Icon
Download the
LiveCareer app and find
your dream job anywhere
App Store Icon Google Play Icon
lc_ad

Boost your job search productivity with our
free Chrome Extension!

lc_apply_tool GET EXTENSION

Similar Jobs

Want to see jobs matched to your resume? Upload One Now! Remove
Sterile Processing Tech I (Weekend Nights)

Wakemed

Posted 2 weeks ago

VIEW JOBS 2/1/2020 12:00:00 AM 2020-05-01T00:00 About WakeMed: Serving the community since 1961, WakeMed Health & Hospitals is a nationally recognized, private, not-for-profit health care organization founded and based in Raleigh, N.C. The largest health system in Wake County, WakeMed exists to improve the health and well-being of our community by providing outstanding, compassionate, patient- and family-centered care to all. The 919-bed system comprises a network of facilities throughout the Triangle area, delivering health and wellness services that bring added value to the communities we serve. WakeMed is a leader in cardiac and vascular care, women's and children's services, emergency medicine and trauma care, physical rehabilitation, orthopaedics and neurosciences. Specialty facilities include the WakeMed Heart Center, Children's Hospital, Women's Pavilion and Birthplace, Rehabilitation Hospital, Adult and Children's Emergency Departments and a Level 1 Trauma Center. WakeMed's team of more than 9,400 employees, 2,000 volunteers, 1,300 affiliated physicians, and the more than 300 physicians employed by WakeMed Physician Practices use the most advanced technologies along with the best minds and the biggest hearts to ensure the finest quality in health care and community health. For more information, visit www.wakemed.org. As an Equal Opportunity Employer, WakeMed provides an inclusive work environment that promotes the valuing of differences, respect for people and cooperativeness among our diverse workforce. WakeMed does not discriminate against any employee or applicant in any terms or conditions of employment. All applicants/employees are considered for employment, transfer, promotion or training without regard to race, religion, color, gender, gender identity/expression, genetics, sexual orientation, age, pregnancy, national origin, disability or veteran status. Position Information: The Sterile Processing Tech I is responsible for the decontamination, inspection, assembly, packaging, and sterilization of instruments, equipment, and supplies. Experience Requirements: Sterile Processing Or Clinical - Surgical Services Preferred Education Required: High School Diploma or Equivalent Required Licensure/Certification Requirements: Certified Sterile Processing and Distribution Technician Preferred Hours of Work: Fri-Sun, 7p-7a Weekend Requirements: Every Weekend Call Requirements: As needed Wakemed Raleigh NC

Sterile Processing Tech, Non-Certified- Full Time- 2Nd Shift

Duke University