Sterile Processing Tech II

Requisition ID
2020-143387
Employment Type
Part Time
Department
Sterile Processing
Shift
Varied
Standard Hours
PRN (3P-11P)
Facility / Process Level : Name
CHI St. Luke's Health - The Woodlands Campus
Location
TX-THE WOODLANDS

Overview

Lakeside Hospital a collaboration between CHI St. Luke’s Health and a team of specialized physicians— focused on cardiology and interventional cardiology, sports medicine, orthopedics, including total joint replacement, and spine care—in The Woodlands community. As the only hospital in Montgomery County to offer sports medicine as a major service line, Lakeside Hospital provides inpatient and outpatient care including diagnostic imaging, including MRI, CT and nuclear medicine.

 

CommonSpirit Health was formed by the alignment of Catholic Health Initiatives (CHI) and Dignity Health. With more than 700 care sites across the U.S., from clinics and hospitals to home-based care and virtual care services, CommonSpirit is accessible to nearly one out of every four U.S. residents. Our world needs compassion like never before. Our communities need caring and our families need protection. With our combined resources, CommonSpirit is committed to building healthy communities, advocating for those who are poor and vulnerable, and innovating how and where healing can happen, both inside our hospitals and out in the community.

Responsibilities

Position Summary:

Performs instrument processing activities, decontamination, assembly, sterilization (steam, sterrad, and gas) and stocking of instruments to remote locations to insure availability to areas providing direct patient care. Ensures that personal performance and service quality levels meet or exceed customer expectations and perceptions.

 

Position Responsibilities:

  • Troubleshoots equipment within Department
  • Prepare work area at beginning of shift.
  • Maintains a clean and safe work area at all times. Participates in routine cleaning activities (i.e. sterilizers, surface areas, storage carts, etc.)
  • Transports and decontaminates all soiled instrumentation and equipment to a state of cleanliness, disinfection and disposes of all infectious items according to established procedures
  • Maintains customer focuses and service responsiveness by answering incoming calls in a timely manner and responding immediately to emergency requests
  • Assures accuracy in the assembly and packaging of all necessary instrumentation, special trays and equipment for sterilization. Inspects and lubricates all instruments according to manufacture recommendations to insure cleanliness and proper working order
  • Performs all steam, sterrad, and ethylene oxide sterilization activities insuring cycle and documentation accuracy
  • Labels, incubates, logs, and documents all biological indicators in a timely manner. Also, reads and reports issues with biological indicators immediately to Charge Personnel
  • Operates all department equipment according to manufacture recommendations
  • Follows established policies and procedures in the performance of all work activities in compliance with Departmental and regulatory agency requirements

Qualifications

Education:

High School Diploma/GED Required

 

Licensure:

CRCST

 

Minimum Experience:

More than one (1) year of experience

 

Minimum Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

Instrument and Sterilization Processing Knowledge

 

Sterile Processing Technician

Sterile Processing Tech

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