Sterile Processing Tech II, Central Processing, St Joseph Medical Cent
Company: Presence Health
Posted on: December 7, 2018
Requisition ID: 58378
Location: Presence St Joseph Med Joliet
333 Madison Street, Joliet, IL 60 United States (US)
Daily Hours: 8
Standard Hours: 40
Employment Status: Full-time
Employment Type: Regular
The Sterile Processing (SP) Technician II under general direction, decontaminates, cleans, inspects, and assembles reusable instruments and trays. The SP Technician II operates all sterilization equipment, including steam sterilizers, washer sterilizer, sonic cleaner, ETO gas sterilizer and STERRAD sterilizer. The SPD Technician II is also responsible for monitoring and entering patient charges in the Meditech system and in tracking patient care equipment charges and rental. Maintains records, supplies, and other information for instruments and sterilization methods.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
Demonstrates understanding/knowledge of all concepts of decontamination including but not limited to: transmission pathways, cross-contamination, barrier protection, and disinfection principles; complexities of steam, ETO, and STERRAD sterilization. Continuously updates knowledge and skills.
Processes instruments, trays, and linen packs. Decontaminates and cleans all instruments and trays according to procedure. Assembles instrument trays according to departmental instrument book. Prepares packs for ED, OR, and OB per procedure.
Operates steam sterilizers and washer sterilizers according to procedure. Assembles departmental instruments, trays, and linen packs according to procedure. Runs biological spore in every sterilization load containing implants. Operates steam gun according to procedures.
Operates ETO sterilizer and aerator according to procedure. Demonstrates knowledge of OSHA standards and safety requirements for ETO sterilization. Assembles instrument trays needing ETO sterilization according to procedure. Monitors appropriate biological test packs for ETO sterilization.
Operates STERRAD sterilizer according to procedure. Assembles instrument trays needing sterilization in STERRAD sterilizer according to procedure. Monitors appropriate test packs for STERRAD sterilization.
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 individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Education and/or Experience
High School diploma or equivalent required. Minimum two years of experience with two years on the job training in a medical facility with firsthand knowledge of sterilization and decontamination processes required.
Certificates, Licenses, Registrations
Certified Registered Central Service Technician (CRCST) preferred.
Business Unit: Presence St Joseph MC Joliet
Department Name: Central Processing PSJMC
Job Segment: Medical, Medical Technologist, Sterile Processing, Patient Care, Healthcare
Associated topics: emergency department, emt, emt basic, emt i, lpct, pmt, service technician, technician iv, technician basic, transport
Keywords: Presence Health, Joliet , Sterile Processing Tech II, Central Processing, St Joseph Medical Cent, Healthcare , Joliet, Illinois
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