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Ref # 1352-1

December 6, 2016

Job Title: SPD Technologists, Sterile Processing, FT & PRN, Days, Evenings, Nights
Company Name: MedStar Georgetown University Hospital
Location: Washington, Dist. Columbia, United States, 20007

With a 609-licensed-bed hospital, 1100 physicians and 4500 employees, MedStar Georgetown University Hospital is one of the largest healthcare delivery networks in the Washington, DC area. We offer some of the most sophisticated treatments and technologies available, as well as the expertise of nationally respected physicians.

Responsible for the decontamination, cleaning, processing and sterilization of supplies and equipment dispensed by the department following the established infection control practices. This incumbent is also responsible for preparing surgical case carts.

Required Education/Training:
  • High school graduate or equivalent (GED).
  • Nationally recognized Sterile Processing Certification is required within six months of hire.

Required Experience:
  • Minimum of one year of experience as a sterile processing technician.
  • Able to communicate effectively in English, both verbally and in writing.
  • Good public relations and communication skills.
  • Ability to deal with high stress associated with high-volume critical care departments.

We offer:
  • Competitive compensation and generous benefits
  • Superb educational opportunities plus tuition assistance
  • Wellness programs
  • Free shuttle from Metro stations

Location, location, location!
Located in Washington, DC, MedStar Georgetown University Hospital offers an exciting lifestyle to complement a satisfying career. The DC Metro area is famous for its education and cultural venues in theater, music, museums, art galleries and restaurants. Employees live in DC, Maryland or Virginia, affording great choices in lifestyle just Metro stops away from the hospital.

MedStar Georgetown University Hospital Associates live by Our Common Purpose: We Create Caring Moments in the Spirit of Cura Personalis – Care for the Whole Person. Our Quality Standards of Safety, Compassion, Professionalism and Coordinated Care set the priorities for consistent decision making applicable to everyone in every situation.

For more information and to apply online, please visit www.medstargeorgetown.jobs/SPD

Equal opportunity employer.


Ref # 1351-1

November 17, 2016

Lead Central Sterile Tech
Winchester Hospital, Winchester, MA

Full-time, evenings, includes weekend and holiday rotations


The Lead Central Sterile Tech is responsible and accountable for the shift operations of the Central Materials Services department. This position develops and promotes collaborative and collegial relationships with CMS and throughout the hospital.  The Lead Central Sterile Tech also serves the dual role of ensuring that all supplies and equipment needed for patient care is clean and sterile for use. This lead clinical-support staff position will have an impact on reducing patient harm by reducing the chance of infection and on physician satisfaction by providing the appropriate and accurate equipment and supplies based on physician preferences and requests, to streamline surgical procedures. 

Education
Required - High School Diploma or equivalent.
Preferred - Graduate of a Sterilization Technician program.

Experience
Required - Surgical Instrumentation/Equipment experience.
Preferred - Three years of Central Services Head Technician or equivalent supervisory position. Certification as a Registered Central Service Technician (C.R.C.S.T.).

Required - For safety and quality reasons, must be able to read, write and communicate effectively in English with fellow members of the hospital team

Preferred - Surgical Instrumentation / equipment experience. Computer experience related to an Operating Room Schedule for case cart processing, Instrument and Inventory Management.

Winchester Hospital offers an excellent benefits package which includes medical and dental, short and long term disability, life insurance, retirement plan, tuition reimbursement, earned time, child care center, flexible spending accounts and employee pharmacy.

Winchester Hospital is a 229-Bed Community Hospital and the first community hospital in Massachusetts to receive Magnet Recognition for nursing excellence. Winchester Hospital is now part of Lahey Health, bringing together two organizations with a shared vision to deliver high-quality, high-value care to the communities where our patients live and work.

Please apply online at www.winchesterhospital.org

For inquires, please contact:
Denise Borgesano, PHR
Human Resources Business Partner
Winchester Hospital
41 Highland Ave
Winchester, MA 01890
Phone: 781-756-2144
Email: dborgesano@winhosp.org


Equal Opportunity Employer/Minorities/Females/Disabled/Veterans.


Ref # 1350-1

November 17, 2016

Central Sterile Tech I
Winchester Hospital, Winchester, MA

Full-time, Evenings, includes weekend & holiday rotation


The Central Sterile technician ensures that all supplies and equipment needed for patient care is clean and sterile for use. This clinical-support staff position will have an impact on reducing patient harm by reducing the chance of infection and on physician satisfaction by providing the appropriate and accurate equipment and supplies based on physician preferences and requests, to streamline surgical procedures. 

Education
Required - High School Diploma or equivalent
Preferred - Graduate of a Sterilization Technician program.

Experience
Preferred - Sterilization Technician experience or related clinical experience. Medical supplies inventory experience/Case Cart experience. Assembly line/Manufacturing experience.
Preferred - Certification as a Registered Central Service Technician (C.R.C.S.T.).

Required - For safety and quality reasons, must be able to read, write and communicate effectively in English with fellow members of the hospital team.

Preferred - Knowledge of medical terminology. Basic computer knowledge. Meditech / data entry experience.

Winchester Hospital offers an excellent benefits package which includes medical and dental, short and long term disability, life insurance, retirement plan, tuition reimbursement, earned time, child care center, flexible spending accounts and employee pharmacy.

Winchester Hospital is a 229-Bed Community Hospital and the first community hospital in Massachusetts to receive Magnet Recognition for nursing excellence. Winchester Hospital is now part of Lahey Health, bringing together two organizations with a shared vision to deliver high-quality, high-value care to the communities where our patients live and work.

Please apply online at www.winchesterhospital.org

For inquires, please contact:
Denise Borgesano, PHR
Human Resources Business Partner
Winchester Hospital
41 Highland Ave
Winchester, MA 01890
Phone: 781-756-2144
Email: dborgesano@winhosp.org


Equal Opportunity Employer/Minorities/Females/Disabled/Veterans.


Ref # 1349-2

November 12, 2016

Facility-Name: NorthShore University HealthSystem
Dept-Position: Assistant Director/Educator, Sterile Processing
Shift: Days

NorthShore University HealthSystem (NorthShore) is a comprehensive, fully integrated, healthcare delivery system that serves the greater North Shore and Illinois communities. NorthShore is committed to earning the loyalty of those who come to us for care and those who play a role in providing that care.  Service Values which include:  Exceptional Customer Service, Supportive Workplace Interactions and Professional Work Ethic, define the behaviors that each employee demonstrates with co-workers, patients and families, physicians, and visitors.

To learn about the many benefits to working at NorthShore, which include a supportive work environment that promotes professional and career development, recognition of our staff for providing excellent service and a competitive benefits package, please visit www.northshore.org/careers.

NorthShore University HealthSystem is committed to working with and providing reasonable accommodation to individuals with disabilities. Please refer to the main career page for more information.

EOE: Race/Color/Sex/Sexual Orientation/ Gender Identity/Religion/National Origin/Disability/Vets, VEVRRA Federal Contractor.

Position Overview

We are currently seeking an Assistant Director/Educator for our Sterile Processing Department located at Highland Park Hospital in Highland Park, IL.  This is a full-time position (40 hours/week) and is benefits eligible.  Hours will be scheduled on the day shift. This position has 24/7 on-call responsibilities.

Responsibilities

In this role, you will:
  • Provide corporate education, training and operational management support of all Sterile Processing areas across the NorthShore system, to ensure standard and consistent workflows are in place for the efficient day to day operations in collaboration with Perioperative Services and other ancillary departments as needed for optimal patient safety and minimal to no occurrences with sterile processing.
  • Provide hospital and affiliated facilities with processed materials and equipment ensuring a quality product for patient care by executing established procedures for decontamination assembly, packaging, sterilization and surgical case cart set up practices
  • Oversees and evaluates the performance of all support positions in the department
Qualifications

Our ideal candidate will have:
  • Bachelors degree, three (3) years SPD or OR experience, or Associates degree, five (5) years SPD or OR experience with certification, or high school diploma or GED, seven (7) years experience with two of the seven years as a SPD or OR Supervisor
  • Certification Board for Sterile Processing and Distribution (CBSPD) or International Association of Healthcare Central Service Material Management (IAHCSMM). Aforementioned are not required but must be attained within one year
  • Five (5) years SPD/OR experience and familiarity in surgical instrumentation
  • Minimum of two (2) years manegerial/supervisory experience preferred
  • Must be able to solve problems and handle responsibilities under pressure. Evidence of leadership, critical thinking, detail orientation, reliability and dependability, assist management team as necessary. Strong communication and interpersonal skills, demonstrated ability to communicate effectively both verbally and in writing.
  • Possess honesty, integrity, and trustworthy qualities. Maintains a service attitude. Ability to organize and maintain records, work independently, and adjust to changes.
  • Demonstrated leadership and management capabilities.  Knowledge of materials management and inventory control theory and practice.
Contact:

Devon Money
Highland Park/IL/60035
Phone Number: 8474802883
Job Email: dmoney@northshore.org


Ref # 1348-1

November 9, 2016

Facility-Name: Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center
Dept-Position: Central Processing Department (CPD) Tech II Certified
Shift: Evenings

Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center is now offering up to $1500 as a sign on bonus for full-time Central Processing Department Technicians. Technicians must have at least one year of experience and carry an active certification.

Assembles specialty case carts as pick lists require, sends completed case carts to the OR, and returns unused supplies from the OR to proper inventory. Maintains adequate par levels of products both common stock and special order items in a cost-effective manner, rotate stock. Utilizes the communication book/board and shift reports as necessary to keep the staff current with changes, updates, etc. Monitors quality assurance of all items ready for sterilization for correct identifications and packaging to insure proper sterilization.

Participates in maintaining a clean, healthy work environment and restocks work area supplies as needed. Utilizes Instrument Tracking System and Surgical Services Scheduling System (PIMS) as necessary. Assembles instrumentation for sterilization following the set/count instruction sheet. Set must be inspected for function, defects, cleanliness, and overall condition.

Responsible for the returning of sterile supplies/instrumentation to the appropriate storage space in sterile/case cart assembly area, rotating as necessary. Assists in other areas of the department. Utilizes the communication book/board and shift reports as necessary to keep the staff current with changes, updates, etc.

Maintains adequate supply levels of sterile stock that is prepared in CPD for the sterile storage/case cart assembly area. Responsible for the monitoring of all sterilization processes that affect the achievement of sterility the mechanical, chemical, and biological as well as procedures for lot control and traceability.

Contact:

Laura Robinson
Boston, MA 02215
Phone Number: 617 975 9821
Job Email: lrobins3@bidmc.harvard.edu


Ref # 1347-1

November 8, 2016

Job Title: Sterile Processing Manager
Company Name: Tuality Healthcare
Location: Hillsboro, Oregon, United States, 97123

Manages overall daily department functions. Responsible for the overall direction, leadership and, supervision of department and staff. Develops and approves policies and procedures consistent with current community and national guidelines and regulations. Responsible for budget preparation and monthly report monitoring. Serves as central sterile department liaison with other departments. Monitors and follows up on CQI activities. Responsible for interviewing and hiring, scheduling, coaching, corrective action, and performance reviews. Responsible for maintenance of instrument, equipment tray procedure books, sterilizer testing documentation and inventory sheets. Manages the loans and borrows process, instrument and equipment maintenance and repairs, and instrument and supply orders. Ensures that all Tuality Healthcare clinics sterile processing needs are met in a timely manner.
  1. Certification: Central Service certification required within one year of hire.
    --CHL-Certified Healthcare Leadership certification preferred.
  2. Experience: Five years current experience in sterile processing, distribution and inventory control in a facility with cardiac surgery preferred. Two years experience supervising 5 or more people preferred.
  3. Demonstrates knowledge of leadership skills, organizational skills and problem solving skills to provide quality services to customers.
  4. Demonstrates knowledge of rules/regulations established by pertinent governmental and regulatory agencies.
  5. Utilizes effective written and verbal communication skills.
  6. Utilizes effective interpersonal skills.
  7. Demonstrates strong analytical skills.
  8. Creates positive first impression with professional appearance and hygiene.
  9. Demonstrates knowledge of operations, including staffing and scheduling, budget management, workflow planning and staff development.
  10. Assists sterile processing technicians with completion of daily tasks.

Apply Here: http://www.Click2Apply.net/ppz33twmnc


Ref # 1342-2

October 30, 2016

Facility-Name: Seattle Children's Hospital
Dept-Position: Sterile Processing Quality Educator
Shift: Day Shift

What you will do: Provides orientation, ongoing education, and skills training for Sterile Processing staff to meet national standards and work practice expectations within the department. Provides real time input on new staff's developing competencies. Works with department manager to establish quality standards and practices. Supports all staff in obtaining IAHCSMM certification. Incorporates standards from Department of Health, CMS, accreditation agencies, FDA, OSHA, and other regulatory agencies into daily work of department by establishing reliable methods and coaching staff in following these methods. Provides quality monitoring of the department through observation, data collection, and processes that validate quality. Manages the inventory of replacement instruments available in Sterile Processing by establishing and maintaining appropriate Par levels of items to assure uninterrupted preparation of sets.

Required Education/Experience:
- Associate's Degree in Central Sterile Processing or equivalent combination of eductation and experience.
- Minimum four years of health care sterile processing and/or central supply experience.
- As a condition of employment: Within 90 days of hire/transfer and annually thereafter, must complete and pass Learning Center web based training module, CHA-Blood Borne Pathogens.

Required Credentials:
- Certified Registered Central Service Technician certification (CRCST) required within one year of hire.

Preferred:
- Bachelor's Degree.
- Leadership experience in sterile processing.

Employer Highlights

Employee Centric: Rated #10 on Forbes Best Employer list Leader in Pediatric care: U.S. News & World Report ranked Seattle Children's No. 5 in the country among the nation's very best children's hospitals for 2016-17. Transportation discounts: Company bike program, on-site zip cars, unlimited ORCA transit pass, daily commute bonus provided to staff who us alternate methods of travel to/from work, company vanpools. Diversity/Inclusion: We strive to maintain an atmosphere that reflects our values of inclusion by providing effective and respectful care compatible with each patient and family's beliefs, values and heritage

Interested applicants please apply online to www.seattlechildrens.org via requisition 16-13422. Seattle Children’s is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Contact:

Erica Kinnear
Seattle, 98105
Phone Number: 2069871627
Job Email: erica.kinnear@seattlechildrens.org


Ref # 1341-4

October 29, 2016

Facility-Name: Bon Secours Health System
Dept-Position: Central Sterile Technician
Shift: Variable

For those seeking more than just a career, come be a part of the CULTURE of compassionate care at Bon Secours Health System!

We are currently seeking certified and/or experienced Central Sterile Techs to join our expanding team in Richmond, VA!  Richmond is an up-and-coming metropolis boasting a beautiful skyline, award-winning restaurants, stellar suburban and urban communities, and a buzzing social scene.  Available Central Sterile Tech opportunities are full-time with various shift options and include an amazing benefits package, featuring tuition reimbursement starting DAY ONE, paid time off, retirement, and a Wellness Incentive Program offering up to $900 a year!

Desired candidates are required to have a high school diploma and knowledge of medical terminology or general hospital experience.  Candidates with central sterile experience are highly preferred!

If you are looking to take the LEAD in your career and have supervisory experience in Central Sterile, consider our Lead Sterile Operations position.  We have an immediate opening on night shift featuring a generous shift differential.

For more information, visit our website at https://careers.bonsecours.com or contact Melissa Bigos at 410-387-9997 or melissa_bigos@bshsi.org.


Ref # 1336-4

October 9, 2016

Facility-Name: SpecialtyCare - Brooklyn NY
Dept-Position: Sterile Processing Technician
Shift: 3rd shift

Passionate, driven people dedicated to making a difference in healthcare.


SpecialtyCare sterile processing teams play a vital role in the health and well-being of our patients. By tracking and sterilizing vital surgical instruments, we reduce the risk of infection, lost instruments, incomplete trays, and surgeon frustration. Our certified technicians provide the expertise, quality control, and strict regulatory compliance to keep the operating room running smoothly. Our SPM supervisors and managers are also instrumental in overseeing operations, conducting in-service training, and working with hospital administrators and staff to find and implement efficiencies that provide on-time service delivery, reduce costs, and ensure patient safety.

Job Summary
As a Sterile Processing Technician with SpecialtyCare you are responsible for decontamination, cleaning, processing and sterilization of supplies and equipment dispensed by the department following infection control practices.  It is your responsibility to ensure client satisfaction while also adhering to the highest quality and compliance standards. 
  • Assure that the standards of operation of the department comply with the standards set by regulatory agencies, such as the state Department of Health, Joint Commission and other regulatory agencies.
  • Sterilize instruments, equipment, linen and supplies using various types of autoclaves.
  • Load autoclaves in prescribed manner and set controls to specified time and temperature according to the type of items being sterilized.
  • Complete appropriate documentation records prior to sterilization, read and initials and incubates biologicals.
  • Verifies autoclave graph and sterilizer printout verify that all requirements have been met.
  • Assemble all instrument procedure trays, packs, supply carts following prescribed manner using protocol content lists as a guide, mark items with identifying data and distribute or store in designated areas.
  • Dispense products requested by verbal, written or telephone requisitions for equipment and supplies.
  • Identify and assign priority to emergency requisitions and required supplies and equipment based on knowledge of procedure requested.
  • Disassemble and clean equipment-using detergents, reassemble equipment and operate to test for proper functioning.
  • Disassemble and clean procedure trays and instruments using detergent following the prescribed procedures.  Replace lost or damaged instruments as required to complete the tray.
  • Replace lost or damaged instruments as required to complete the tray.
  • Obtain, complete and submit all inter- and intradepartmental forms following the prescribed manner to verify appropriate work assignments.
  • Maintain assigned work areas and equipment in a clean and organized condition to maintain required standards for handling of sterilized, clean materials and equipment.
  • Perform other related duties as required such:
    • examining sterilization/expiration dates
    • reporting inoperable equipment
    • making visual inventory inspections to maintain adequate levels of stock and supplies
  • Test effectiveness of autoclaves by assembling and placing culture spore tests and total air removal tests in autoclaves
  • Check all autoclaves for proper working condition and correctly dated graphs.
  • Process patient charges, trace lost or incomplete charges and transferred equipment for accurate charges to the patient.
  • May perform other work related duties as assigned.

Requirements
  • Associate’s Degree or equivalent, preferred.
  • CRCST certification or CBSPDS certification required.
  • One year of experience in sterile processing required.
  • Must have a thorough knowledge aseptic technique, sterilization techniques, infection control requirements, and a basic knowledge of medical/surgical procedure and terminology.

The Successful Candidate
The successful candidate must bring a high level of ethical, intellectual, professional and personal values that complement the team and company vision.  The following competencies are highly valued:
  • Works well in a fast-paced environment and with a sense of urgency.
  • Proven self-starter who works well both independently and in a team environment.
  • Focused on producing quality work.
  • Lives the SpecialtyCare Values – Integrity, Respect, Teamwork, Sense of Urgency, Continuous Improvement, and Accountability.

Benefits
SpecialtyCare is committed to supporting professional growth for our associates. Each associate is allocated funds for continuing education, membership fees, and dues for professional associations. We also provide tuition reimbursement or tuition repayment assistance.  We provide a full benefits package including a matching 401K and generous PTO plan. We also cover the cost of maintaining certification.


To Apply: Please send resumes to Bashty Teague – Bashty.teague@specialtycare.net.


SpecialtyCare is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer
Employment with SpecialtyCare is at-will

Ref # 1335-4

October 9, 2016

Facility-Name: SpecialtyCare - Brooklyn NY
Dept-Position: Sterile Processing Technician
Shift: 2nd shift

Passionate, driven people dedicated to making a difference in healthcare.


SpecialtyCare sterile processing teams play a vital role in the health and well-being of our patients. By tracking and sterilizing vital surgical instruments, we reduce the risk of infection, lost instruments, incomplete trays, and surgeon frustration. Our certified technicians provide the expertise, quality control, and strict regulatory compliance to keep the operating room running smoothly. Our SPM supervisors and managers are also instrumental in overseeing operations, conducting in-service training, and working with hospital administrators and staff to find and implement efficiencies that provide on-time service delivery, reduce costs, and ensure patient safety.

Job Summary
As a Sterile Processing Technician with SpecialtyCare you are responsible for decontamination, cleaning, processing and sterilization of supplies and equipment dispensed by the department following infection control practices.  It is your responsibility to ensure client satisfaction while also adhering to the highest quality and compliance standards. 
  • Assure that the standards of operation of the department comply with the standards set by regulatory agencies, such as the state Department of Health, Joint Commission and other regulatory agencies.
  • Sterilize instruments, equipment, linen and supplies using various types of autoclaves.
  • Load autoclaves in prescribed manner and set controls to specified time and temperature according to the type of items being sterilized.
  • Complete appropriate documentation records prior to sterilization, read and initials and incubates biologicals.
  • Verifies autoclave graph and sterilizer printout verify that all requirements have been met.
  • Assemble all instrument procedure trays, packs, supply carts following prescribed manner using protocol content lists as a guide, mark items with identifying data and distribute or store in designated areas.
  • Dispense products requested by verbal, written or telephone requisitions for equipment and supplies.
  • Identify and assign priority to emergency requisitions and required supplies and equipment based on knowledge of procedure requested.
  • Disassemble and clean equipment-using detergents, reassemble equipment and operate to test for proper functioning.
  • Disassemble and clean procedure trays and instruments using detergent following the prescribed procedures.  Replace lost or damaged instruments as required to complete the tray.
  • Replace lost or damaged instruments as required to complete the tray.
  • Obtain, complete and submit all inter- and intradepartmental forms following the prescribed manner to verify appropriate work assignments.
  • Maintain assigned work areas and equipment in a clean and organized condition to maintain required standards for handling of sterilized, clean materials and equipment.
  • Perform other related duties as required such:
    • examining sterilization/expiration dates
    • reporting inoperable equipment
    • making visual inventory inspections to maintain adequate levels of stock and supplies
  • Test effectiveness of autoclaves by assembling and placing culture spore tests and total air removal tests in autoclaves
  • Check all autoclaves for proper working condition and correctly dated graphs.
  • Process patient charges, trace lost or incomplete charges and transferred equipment for accurate charges to the patient.
  • May perform other work related duties as assigned.

Requirements
  • Associate’s Degree or equivalent, preferred.
  • CRCST certification or CBSPDS certification required.
  • One year of experience in sterile processing required.
  • Must have a thorough knowledge aseptic technique, sterilization techniques, infection control requirements, and a basic knowledge of medical/surgical procedure and terminology.

The Successful Candidate
The successful candidate must bring a high level of ethical, intellectual, professional and personal values that complement the team and company vision.  The following competencies are highly valued:
  • Works well in a fast-paced environment and with a sense of urgency.
  • Proven self-starter who works well both independently and in a team environment.
  • Focused on producing quality work.
  • Lives the SpecialtyCare Values – Integrity, Respect, Teamwork, Sense of Urgency, Continuous Improvement, and Accountability.

Benefits
SpecialtyCare is committed to supporting professional growth for our associates. Each associate is allocated funds for continuing education, membership fees, and dues for professional associations. We also provide tuition reimbursement or tuition repayment assistance.  We provide a full benefits package including a matching 401K and generous PTO plan. We also cover the cost of maintaining certification.


To Apply: Please send resumes to Bashty Teague – Bashty.teague@specialtycare.net.


SpecialtyCare is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer
Employment with SpecialtyCare is at-will

Ref # 1334-4

October 9, 2016

Facility-Name: SpecialtyCare - Memphis TN
Dept-Position: Sterile Processing Technician
Shift: All shifts available

Passionate, driven people dedicated to making a difference in healthcare.

Join our Sterile Processing Team in Memphis TN!!!  Relocation assistance provided.

SpecialtyCare sterile processing teams play a vital role in the health and well-being of our patients. By tracking and sterilizing vital surgical instruments, we reduce the risk of infection, lost instruments, incomplete trays, and surgeon frustration. Our certified technicians provide the expertise, quality control, and strict regulatory compliance to keep the operating room running smoothly. Our SPM supervisors and managers are also instrumental in overseeing operations, conducting in-service training, and working with hospital administrators and staff to find and implement efficiencies that provide on-time service delivery, reduce costs, and ensure patient safety.

Job Summary
As a Sterile Processing Technician with SpecialtyCare you are responsible for decontamination, cleaning, processing and sterilization of supplies and equipment dispensed by the department following infection control practices.  It is your responsibility to ensure client satisfaction while also adhering to the highest quality and compliance standards. 
  • Assure that the standards of operation of the department comply with the standards set by regulatory agencies, such as the state Department of Health, Joint Commission and other regulatory agencies.
  • Sterilize instruments, equipment, linen and supplies using various types of autoclaves.
  • Load autoclaves in prescribed manner and set controls to specified time and temperature according to the type of items being sterilized.
  • Complete appropriate documentation records prior to sterilization, read and initials and incubates biologicals.
  • Verifies autoclave graph and sterilizer printout verify that all requirements have been met.
  • Assemble all instrument procedure trays, packs, supply carts following prescribed manner using protocol content lists as a guide, mark items with identifying data and distribute or store in designated areas.
  • Dispense products requested by verbal, written or telephone requisitions for equipment and supplies.
  • Identify and assign priority to emergency requisitions and required supplies and equipment based on knowledge of procedure requested.
  • Disassemble and clean equipment-using detergents, reassemble equipment and operate to test for proper functioning.
  • Disassemble and clean procedure trays and instruments using detergent following the prescribed procedures.  Replace lost or damaged instruments as required to complete the tray.
  • Replace lost or damaged instruments as required to complete the tray.
  • Obtain, complete and submit all inter- and intradepartmental forms following the prescribed manner to verify appropriate work assignments.
  • Maintain assigned work areas and equipment in a clean and organized condition to maintain required standards for handling of sterilized, clean materials and equipment.
  • Perform other related duties as required such:
    • examining sterilization/expiration dates
    • reporting inoperable equipment
    • making visual inventory inspections to maintain adequate levels of stock and supplies
  • Test effectiveness of autoclaves by assembling and placing culture spore tests and total air removal tests in autoclaves
  • Check all autoclaves for proper working condition and correctly dated graphs.
  • Process patient charges, trace lost or incomplete charges and transferred equipment for accurate charges to the patient.
  • May perform other work related duties as assigned.

Requirements
  • Associate’s Degree or equivalent, preferred.
  • CRCST certification or CBSPDS certification required.
  • Previous experience in sterile processing preferred but not required.
  • Must have a thorough knowledge aseptic technique, sterilization techniques, infection control requirements, and a basic knowledge of medical/surgical procedure and terminology.

The Successful Candidate
The successful candidate must bring a high level of ethical, intellectual, professional and personal values that complement the team and company vision.  The following competencies are highly valued:
  • Works well in a fast-paced environment and with a sense of urgency.
  • Proven self-starter who works well both independently and in a team environment.
  • Focused on producing quality work.
  • Lives the SpecialtyCare Values – Integrity, Respect, Teamwork, Sense of Urgency, Continuous Improvement, and Accountability.

Benefits
SpecialtyCare is committed to supporting professional growth for our associates. Each associate is allocated funds for continuing education, membership fees, and dues for professional associations. We also provide tuition reimbursement or tuition repayment assistance.  We provide a full benefits package including a matching 401K and generous PTO plan. We also cover the cost of maintaining certification.


To Apply: Please send resumes to Bashty Teague – Bashty.teague@specialtycare.net.


SpecialtyCare is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer
Employment with SpecialtyCare is at-will

Ref # 1329-3

September 29, 2016

Job Title: Central Sterilization Technician
Position type: FT/PT & Per Diem
Company: South Nassau Communities Hospital
Location: Oceanside, Long Island NY

Description:
South Nassau Communities Hospital is currently seeking Full Time, Part Time & Per Diem Central Sterilization Technicians, who will identify, sort, and process materials handled for the Delivery Room and the Operating Room. Additionally, the successful candidates will operate required sterilization equipment, frequently communicate to client-departments via telephone, and perform decontamination activities as required by the Departmental procedures.

Requirements:
  • High School Diploma/GED/Equivalent
  • Certification from IAHCSMM as a Certified Registered Central Service Technician (CRCST)
  • Experience as Central Sterile Tech strongly preferred
  • Must possess knowledge of surgical instrumentation and basic medical/surgical supplies
  • Must have prior knowledge of sterilization and decontamination procedures
  • Excellent communication skills and the ability to follow oral and written instructions
Physical Demands include lifting, pushing, and pulling carts; exposure to hot surfaces, works with supplies/instruments contaminated with blood and other body fluids.

Apply:
For immediate consideration, please apply online at: www.SouthNassauJobs.org

About South Nassau Communities Hospital:
Designated a Magnet® hospital by the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), South Nassau Communities Hospital is one of the region’s largest hospitals, with 455 beds, more than 900 physicians and 3,000 employees.  SNCH is an acute-care, not-for-profit teaching hospital that provides state-of-the-art care in cardiac, oncologic, orthopedic, bariatric, pain management, mental health and emergency services. Located on the beautiful South Shore of Nassau County, LI, home of world-class golf and beaches, SNCH is only 30 minutes from all of the cultural attractions of NYC.

Visit us at: www.SouthNassau.org

EOE. All qualified applicants will be afforded equal employment opportunities without discrimination because of race, creed, color, national origin, sex, age, disability, or marital status.

Ref # 1320-3

September 9, 2016

Facility-Name: Detroit Medical Center
Dept-Position: Central Sterile Processing- Instrument Associate
Shifts: Afternoon/Midnight

Immediate Openings available at the Detroit Medical Center!

To review all CSP openings, visit www.dmc.org/jobs, and apply online today!

Job Description:
Under general supervision but according to established procedures, duties include, but are not limited to, decontaminating, sorting, inspection, testing, assembling, and sterilizing various standard and specialty instruments, equipment, trays and other items used within the healthcare facilities. Assembles case carts, crash carts and various other emergency carts per established pick lists. Restocks unused, returned supplies, notifies appropriate personnel of low or stocked out supplies. Restocks various nursing areas via requisition or pick list

Minimum Qualifications:
  1. High school diploma or equivalent.
  2. Ability to read, write and comprehend the English language.
  3. Completion of an accredited program in Central Services Processing, or six months of equivalent experience performing same duties in a Central Sterile Processing department.
  4. Certification through CBSPD or IAHCSMM required within 12 months of hire/job date (Certification requirement waived for current employees with hire date prior to 2001).
Contact:

Julie Zarra
Detroit, MI 48201
Job Email: jzarra@dmc.org


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