Sterile Processing Technician, Non-certified

Location
North Carolina, United States
Posted
09 May 2019
End of advertisement period
09 Jul 2019
Ref
401593267
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

DRH-CENTRAL STERILE REPROCESS

Job Description

Occ Summary Responsible for decontamination, assembly of linen packs, operation of steam, EtO and other forms of sterilization as well as all monitoring processes included with same. Maintain adequate inventory for assembly of instruments and equipment. Perform multiple tasks that assist in the daily operation of all units as well as being responsible for customer service Work Performed In addition to responsibilities noted in Central Service Technician I & II: Extensive knowledge regarding processes used in the decontamination, inspection, cleaning, assembling and packaging of medical/surgical material to include, but not limited to, linen, instruments and equipment according to established standards and procedures to ensure a sterile and functioning supply of materials.

Prepare trays for designated areas according to prescribed procedures. Wrap and/or package items for specified areas according to procedures prescribed for designated areas. Must be able to operate bar code instrument tracking system. (Does not apply to all entities) Work with Operating Room personnel to ensure specialty trays are handled in the prescribed manner. Dissemble, clean, assemble and test specialty instrumentation and equipment for proper functioning. Can differentiate between single-use and reusable items. Maintain inventory of supplies and materials to include documenting usage, issuing, receiving and reordering as assigned via computer. (Does not apply to all entities) Assist with teaching of new hires and work as resource person for other staff as well as other units in hospital. Knowledge, Skills and Abilities Knowledge of computers and Windows environment.

Level Characteristics

N/A

Job Code 4153 STERILE PROCESSING TECH, NON-CERTIFIED
Requisition Number 401593267
Location Durham
Duke Entity DUKE REGIONAL HOSPITAL
Job Family Level C1
Full Time / Part Time FULL TIME
Regular / Temporary Regular
Shift First/Day

Minimum Qualifications

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 ideas—an 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.

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