Sterile Proces/Surg Tech Coord

Greenville Health System Laurens , SC 29360

Posted 2 weeks ago

Bilingual (Spanish / English) candidates are encouraged to apply.

Requisition # 47663

Employment Type Full-time

Job Class

NURSING RELATED

FLSA

Non-Exempt

Job Summary

Coordinates Sterile Processing activities associated with reprocessing of equipment, supplies and instruments utilized for diagnostic or surgical intervention. Activities include decontamination, packaging, sterilization and issue to the user departments. Interprets policies, procedures, standards and regulations. Assists in care of patients of all ages before, during and after surgical procedures by performing scrub duties and related functions as a member of the surgical team on a novice to advanced beginner level completing identified job competencies. Maintains patient safety, privacy and confidentiality. Complies with legal aspects of patient care. Complies with sterilization standards and standards for handling sharps or contaminated instruments. Participates in quality improvement activities and completes hospital required education annually.

Supervisory/Management Responsibilities

This is a non-management job that will report to a supervisor, manager, director or executive.

Minimum Education

Job related course work beyond high school

  • Diploma in Surgical Technology

Minimum Experience
3 years

  • Surgical Technology or Sterile Processing Experience

Required Certifications/Registrations/Licenses

STERILE PROCESSOR - CERTIFIED - NCSP

CST

  • SURGICAL TECHNOLOGIST - NCST

Specific Acceptable Credentials (if applicable)

Certification with NBSTSA. Or, NCCT certification accepted if ST was employed as a ST in S.C. prior to January 1, 2008 or completed a ST military training program.

Certified Sterile Processing Technician from CBSPD or IAHCSMM.

In lieu of the Above Minimum Requirements

In lieu of the education requirement only, must be current with mandatory 15 hours annually of ST continuing education AND either have been employed as a ST in S.C. prior to Jan. 1, 2008 OR have completed a ST military training program.

Other Required Experience

Experience with Steam, Sterrad, ETO Sterilizerzation or other Low Temperature or cold sterilization systems.

  • Required

Knowledge of Decontamination, Assembly, Packaging, and Sterilization Procedures and ability to identify various Surgical Instrumentation.

  • Required

Knowledge of Instrument Tracking Systems (i.e. SPM, Censitrac, GE Ipath) - Preferred

Completes annual15 hours of ST continuing education between Jan 1st

  • Dec. 1st each year.

  • Required

Position Posting Category

Clinical Professional/Technical


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Sterile Proces/Surg Tech Coord

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