Sterile Processing Technician - West Bank - PRN

Hancock Medical Center Gretna , LA 70053

Posted 3 weeks ago

We've made a lot of progress since opening the doors in 1942, but one thing has never changed - our commitment to serve, heal, lead, educate, and innovate. We believe that every award earned, every record broken and every patient helped is because of the dedicated employees who fill our hallways.

At Ochsner, whether you work with patients every day or support those who do, you are making a difference and that matters. Come make a difference at Ochsner Health System and discover your future today!

This job assures availability of cleaned, prepared, sterilized equipment and supplies for surgical procedures, functions as a resource for clinical knowledge, and performs other duties as assigned by the SPD Supervisor or Manager of Sterile Processing. Responsibilities include, but are not limited to, receiving, cleaning, distributing, and storing medical instruments and equipment. This job supports direct patient care in clinical and satellite operations as well as operative suites.

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable qualified individuals with disabilities to perform the essential duties.

This job description is a summary of the primary duties and responsibilities of the job and position. It is not intended to be a comprehensive or all-inclusive listing of duties and responsibilities. Contents are subject to change at Ochsner's discretion.

Education

Required

  • High School diploma or equivalent

Work Experience

Preferred

  • 2 years of sterile processing experience or graduation from accepted course in Sterile Processing or Surgical Technology

Certifications

Preferred Certification through one of the following:

  • Certified Registered Central Service Technician (CRCST)International Association Healthcare Central Service Materiel Management (IAHCSMM),
  • Certified Sterile Processing Department Technican (CSPDT), Certification Board for Sterile Processing and Distribution(CBSPD),
  • Certified Flexible Endoscope Reprocessor (CFER), CBSPD

Knowledge Skills and Abilities (KSAs)

  • Must have computer skills and dexterity required for data entry and retrieval of patient information. Must be proficient with Windows-style applications and keyboard.

  • Effective verbal and written communication skills and the ability to present information clearly and professionally to varying levels of individuals throughout the patient care process.

  • Good organizational skills

  • Good time management skills

  • Demonstrates good judgement in performing duties and conflict resolution.

  • Utilizes effective judgment and decision making when performing duties

  • Communicates pertinent information to the patients or appropriate staff in a timely manner.

  • Maintains required clinical knowledge, technical skills, training and credentials.

  • Adapts to change in a positive, constructive manner

Job Duties

  • Performs general and specialized instrument care duties.

  • Provides supplies as needed for surgical procedures.

  • Disassembles and cleans critical reusable medical equipment in accordance with Manufacturer's Instructions For Use (MIFU).

  • Inspects, packages, and reassembles surgical instruments and trays according to established priority.

  • Practices High Level Disinfection, Pre-Vaccuum Sterilization, Gravity Displacement Sterilization, and Hydrogen Peroxide Plasma Sterilization techniques in accordance with MIFUs.

  • Practices record keeping and document control as defined in Standard Operating Procedures, policies, and recommendations from regulatory bodies.

  • Adapts behavior to the specific patient population, including but not limited to: respect for privacy, method of introduction to the patient, adapting explanation of services or procedures to be performed, requesting permissions and communication style.

  • Other related duties as required.

Other related duties as required. The above statements describe the general nature and level of work only. They are not an exhaustive list of all required responsibilities, duties, and skills. Other duties may be added, or this description amended at any time.

Remains knowledgeable on current federal, state and local laws, accreditation standards or regulatory agency requirements that apply to the assigned area of responsibility and ensures compliance with all such laws, regulations and standards.

Complies with the Ochsner Health System Compliance & Privacy Program and Standards of Conduct, including the immediate reporting of any known or suspected unethical or questionable behaviors or conduct; patient/employee safety, patient privacy, and/or other compliance-related concerns.

Ochsner is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, or disability status.

Physical and Environmental Demands

Mechanical lifting devices (carts, dollies, etc.) or team lifts should be utilized.

Must be able to stoop, bend, reach and grab with arms and hands, manual dexterity.

Must be able to stand for prolonged periods of time.

Must be able to work a flexible work schedule (e.g. 24/7, weekend, holiday, on call availability).

Must be able to travel throughout and between facilities.

Duties performed routinely require exposure to blood, body fluid and tissue.

The incumbent works in a patient care area; works in an area where patients enter; works directly with patients; and/or works with specimens that could contain diseases. There may be an occupational risk for exposure to all communicable diseases.

Are you ready to make a difference? Apply Today!

Ochsner Health System endeavors to make our site accessible to all users. If you would like to contact us regarding the accessibility of our website, or if you need an accommodation to complete the application process, please contact our HR Employee Service Center at 504-842-4748 (select option 1) or careers@ochsner.org. This contact information is for accommodation requests only and cannot be used to inquire about the status of applications.

EEO is the Law links in English or Spanish.

Affirmative Action Policy Statement


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