[MENU]
Home

Search this Website

Ads


About CBSPD

CEU Approval


CEU Record
Sheet


Contact Info

CS Scholarship

Downloads

Exam Dates

Important Info

In-service
Ideas


Job Openings

Merchandise

SPD Courses

Study Book Orders

Test Sites

Upcoming
Programs

Update Address

Verification

Web Links
for CEUS

CBSPD Job Openings







Note: There is a $25 charge (PER POSITION) for jobs posted on this page for a period of
ONE month.

Now additional months are available for your job openings!!

If you have filled a position listed on this page or need your listing edited, please contact webmaster@sterileprocessing.org
with the Reference # posted with the opening.

Also note, this page is for positions that are available from hospitals in the CS/SPD areas. Please do not send personal resume's looking for positions as they will not be posted. Thank you.


*To have a Job Opening posted on this page, please click here.


Jobs are being filled quickly. Get your chance to have your opening posted today!


** Current Number of Openings Available = 14 **


Ref # 1297-1

June 28, 2016

Facility-Name: Meridian Health
Dept-Position: Sterile Processing Technician/ CS (TECHNICIAN SPD CERTIFIED)
Shift: Day Shift

The certified SPD technician performs all tasks associated with the processing of surgical instruments and medical devices including cleaning, decontamination, assembly, sterilization/high level disinfection; monitoring of environmental conditions, sterilization processes, and HLD processes; assembly and dispatching of case carts and emergency carts; and inventory and ordering of SPD supplies.

**Per diem and full time (evening/night) positions available now! Positions available are located in Neptune, Brick, Red Bank, Holmdel, and Manahawkin in New Jersey. 
  • Responsible for cleaning and decontamination functions.
  • Instrument identification, inspection, care and handling, and assembly of procedural and surgical trays and sets.
  • High level disinfection of instruments and medical devices.
  • Steam and Sterrad sterilization of instruments and medical devices.
  • Performs and records all quality control monitoring processes.
  • Performs and records all quality control monitoring processes.
  • Checks for packaging integrity and expiration dates on all sterile items.
  • Assembly and distribution of case carts and emergency carts.
  • Responsible for SPD supplies.
Required
  • High School diploma
  • SPD Certified by IAHCSMM or CBSPD
A minimum of 1-2 years of professional experience as an SPD Tech is highly preferred

Apply Here: http://www.Click2Apply.net/9jdyznx6xr


Ref # 1296-1

June 24, 2016

Facility-Name: Good Samaritan Hospital Medical Center
Dept-Position: CENTRAL PROCESSING TECHNICIANS
Shift: Full Time/Evening Shift

CENTRAL PROCESSING TECHNICIANS
Full Time/Evening Shift * West Islip, NY

Good Samaritan Hospital Medical Center is a 537-bed (including 100 nursing home beds) teaching hospital and a member of Catholic Health Services of Long Island. As a Level II Trauma Center, which is presently seeking ACS-COT verification, we care for well over 100,000 patients annually across the south shore of Long Island. The hospital was also cited as a top performer in eight specialties – cancer; gastroenterology and GI surgery; geriatrics; gynecology; neurology and neurosurgery; orthopedics; pulmonology and urology. Our reputation for excellence is built on great choices and empowered leadership, and fosters a team that’s focused on evidence based practice, continual learning and exceptional quality of care.

Responsibilities will include:
  • Cleaning, organizing, wrapping and sterilizing instrumentation and equipment
  • Distributing surgical instruments and medical devices
  • Ensuring all instrumentation and equipment is maintained in an optimal manner
  • Monitoring inventory levels and ensuring adequate supplies
  • Meeting CDC, OSHA, EPA, AAMI, State, AOIC and Joint Commission guidelines and standards
  • Handling other related tasks as necessary
To qualify, you must have a HS Diploma/GED, be a Registered CST and Certified (CRCST) upon hire, ability to do basic mathematical calculations, and preferably, 1+ years of prior experience. Familiarity with Microsoft Office, data processing, sterile processing, and regulatory requirements will be expected, as well as knowledge of all surgical equipment and sterilization techniques. Organizational and oral/written communication skills are essential. Sterile Processing/Sterilization or Operating Room experience preferred.

We offer a competitive salary, dynamic work atmosphere, and a generous benefits package. For immediate consideration, please apply online at: https://jobs.chsli.org/job/port-jefferson/central-sterile-technician/247/978006

GOOD SAMARITAN HOSPITAL MEDICAL CENTER

A Member of the Catholic Health Services of Long Island

Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/D/V

Ref # 1295-1

June 24, 2016

Facility-Name: NorthShore University Health System-Glenbrook
Dept-Position: Manager, Sterile Processing, FT.
Shift: Days

We are currently seeking a Manager for our Sterile Processing Department located at Glenbrook Hospital in Glenview, IL.  This is a full-time position (40 hours/week) and is benefits eligible.  Hours will be scheduled on the Day Shift.  This position does have On-Call Responsibilities.

Responsibilities

In this role, you will:
  • 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 CSS experience, and or Associates degree, five (5) years experience, and certified or high school diploma or GED, seven (7) years experience with two of the seven years as a CSS supervisor
  • Required with a recognized SPD certification association or seven (7) years SPD experience with three (3) years supervisory experience in a SPD role
  • 5 years SPD/OR experience in surgical instrumentation
  • Must be able to solve problems and handle responsibilities under pressure. Willing to learn, be dependable, reliable, emotionally stable, pay attention to details, and be able to perform functions outlined in physical requirements.  Seeks assistance of supervisory personnel as necessary.  Good communication and interpersonal skills, ability to read, write, and speak pleasantly and effectively.  Possess honesty, integrity, and trustworthy qualities. Maintains a service attitude. Ability to orgaize and maintain records, work independently, and adjust to changes. Surgical instrumentation test, basic computer skills, and customer service to include telephone communication skills.
  • Bachelors degree, three (3) years CSS experience, and or Associates degree, five (5) years experience, and certified or high school diploma or GED, seven (7) years experience with two of the seven years as a CSS supervisor
  • Required with a recognized SPD certification association or seven (7) years SPD experience with three (3) years supervisory experience in a SPD role
  • 5 years SPD/OR experience in surgical instrumentation
  • Must be able to solve problems and handle responsibilities under pressure. Willing to learn, be dependable, reliable, emotionally stable, pay attention to details, and be able to perform functions outlined in physical requirements.  Seeks assistance of supervisory personnel as necessary.  Good communication and interpersonal skills, ability to read, write, and speak pleasantly and effectively.  Possess honesty, integrity, and trustworthy qualities. Maintains a service attitude. Ability to orgaize and maintain records, work independently, and adjust to changes. Surgical instrumentation test, basic computer skills, and customer service to include telephone communication skills.
Contact:

Peggy McCallum
Glenview, IL 60026
Phone Number: 847-657-5697
Fax Number: 847-657-5759
Job Email: mmccallum@northshore.org


Ref # 1294-1

June 23, 2016

Facility-Name: Sheridan Memorial Hospital
Dept-Position: Central Sterile - Central Sterile Tech
Shift: Days

Summary
Responsible for decontamination, cleaning, processing and sterilization of supplies and equipment dispensed by the department following established infection control practices. Must be conscientious with regard to procedures and capable of working under pressure and interacting professionally with other departments within the hospital. Able to accept new ideas and learn position duties. Takes on-call status as assigned for Central Sterilization Department

Essential Functions and Responsibilities
  • Adheres to hospital and department policies and procedures
  • Follows chain of command for problem solving and reporting.
  • Processes all contaminated instruments and supplies and returns to decontamination.
  • Runs biological and chemical tests at beginning of the day shift as assigned. Records results in appropriate log.
  • Inspects steam autoclaves/disinfectors for visible signs of malfunction and reports to OR Manager.
  • Understands and knowledgeable of sterilization principles to correctly wrap or package items for sterilization.
  • Knowledgeable of processing techniques of all items using steam sterilization, Steris 1e, Sterrad or high level disinfection for equipment.
  • Works closely with Central Service technicians and assists with Supplies and Materials Management.
  • Applies aseptic techniques in daily work assignments and understands principles of aseptic technique. Performs general cleaning of department surface areas, carts, shelves, storage cabinets and all storage areas.
  • Assists Operating Room staff as needed and within scope of practice
  • Proficient in communication skills
  • Performs other related duties as may be assigned
  • Completes assignments accurately and on time
  • Works with the Surgical Services Manager in developing quality monitors, in-service programs and orientation programs.
  • Assists in investigation of problem areas or complaints concerning intra-and interdepartmental operation.
  • Sterilizes instruments, equipment, linen and supplies using various types of autoclaves. Loads autoclaves in prescribed manner and sets controls to specified time and temperature according to the type of items being sterilized. Completes appropriate documentation records prior to sterilization. Verifies all sterilization parameters have been met.
  • Assembles all instrument procedure trays, packs, supply carts following prescribed manner using protocol content lists as a guide. Marks items with identifying data and distributes or stores in designated areas
  • Dispenses products requested by verbal, written or telephone requisitions for equipment and supplies. Identifies and assigns priority to emergency requisitions and required supplies and equipment based on knowledge of procedure requested.
Regulatory Requirements
  • Minimum high school diploma or equivalent.
  • Certified in CS processing within one year of date of hire.
  • Current BLS certificate, required.
  • Demonstrates adherences to infection control policies and uses PPE.
  • Demonstrates knowledge of OSHA regulations. Complies with Blood borne Pathogen, TB exposure Plans, and Hazardous Waste Management Program.
  • Minimum of one years’ experience.
  • Basic medical terminology and knowledge of anatomy and physiology.
  • Able to communicate effectively in English, both verbally and in writing.
  • Basic computer skills.
  • Must have a thorough knowledge of aseptic technique, sterilization techniques, infection control requirements
  • Prioritization and Organizational skills
Contact:

Jennifer Smith
Sheridan, WY 82801
Phone Number: 307-673-4290
Fax Number: 307-673-4295
Job Email: jennifersmith@sheridanhospital.org


Ref # 1293-1

June 16, 2016

Facility-Name: Pima Medical Institute
Dept-Position: Central Sterile Processing Instructor
Shift: Days

Description: Full-time or Part-time

Instruct and implement the Central Sterile Processing program to educate students in accordance with the curriculum standards and objectives. Provide oversight of quality and integrity of Central Sterile Processing program.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS
  • Implement and evaluate daily lesson plans for students to include scheduled activities and materials of sequences.
  • Plan instruction to achieve specific objectives based upon student need and established curriculum.
  • Monitor the attendance of students in the program and coordinate with the Student Services Coordinator or Associate Director when absences occur two days in a row.
  • Prepare attendance reports weekly for the office management department.
  • Review student success rates and implement plan to reduce student withdrawals. Meet with students to encourage them to stay in the program. Maintain an 80% student success rate for all classes taught in the program.
  • Maintain student grades in accordance with established policies.
  • Prepare final grades at the end of each sequence to update student records and transcripts.
  • Evaluate the performance of students regarding achievements in curriculum and activities and make necessary provisions to meet learning needs.
  • Arrange and coordinate guest speakers, community service field trips, and visits to clinics and medical offices.
  • Prepare lectures and practical demonstrations for students in class and individually. 
  • Assist and counsel students with Patient Care Technician program curriculum.
  • Monitor student academic progress and inform the Student Services Coordinator or Associate Director when a students grade average for any course drops below 77%.
  • Monitor students in the classroom. Assist students and ensure safety precautions are adhered to.
  • May assist and coordinate externships for Sterile Processing students.
The list of essential functions is not exhaustive and may be supplemented.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS
  • Graduation from a Sterile Processing or Surgical Technology program at an institution accredited by an agency recognized by the U.S. Secretary of Education or the Council for Higher Education Accreditation (CHEA), or a graduate of an otherwise recognized training entity (e.g., hospital-based program) in Sterile Processing or Surgical Technology OR a minimum of four (4) years of job-related training and experience.
  • CRCST (Certified Registered Central Sterile Technician) or CSPDT (Certified Sterile Processing Department Technician) certification.
  • Three (3) years of occupational experience as a Sterile Processing Technician, or in a closely related field.
  • Must have a current license, certification or other credential as required by local, state and/or federal laws to work in the field, with the exception of those teaching in non-core (e.g., general education) courses. 
  • Verbal and written communications skills. 
  • Knowledge of Word, Excel, Access, PowerPoint and computer skills. 
Apply Here: http://jobs.pmi.edu/job-Central-Sterile-Processing-Instructor-Albuquerque-New-Mexico-62529577

Contact:

Helen Candelaria
Albuquerque, NM 87114
Phone Number: 505-890-4316
Job Email: hcandelaria@pmi.edu


Ref # 1292-2

June 10, 2016

Facility-Name: SIPS Consults
Dept-Position: Leaders in Training Program - Dallas, TX
Shift: Varies

Description: Do you feel trapped in a position without the time or resources needed to move to the next level? SIPS is looking for stars with 3-5 years of lead, supervisor or manager experience. Must have exceptional work history, excellent customer service, leadership skills, be self-motivated and ready to go to the next level 

If this is you, email your resume' to kpadilla@sipsconsults.com . We are only accepting correspondence by email. 

To be considered applicants must send:
3 most recent performance evaluations
2 professional references


Ref # 1291-1

June 10, 2016

Facility-Name: Mountain Park Health Center
Dept-Position: Sterilization Technician
Shift: 8-5

SUMMARY

Sterilizes and maintains all dental instruments and equipment to support patient care. Help with stocking, cleaning and disinfecting all work areas.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following.  Other duties may be assigned.

1. Follows proper sterilization procedures for all dental instruments & equipment.
2. Packages all instruments and hand pieces for sterilization. Follows proper technique for wrapping dental cassettes.
3. Distributes sterilized instruments to work areas and maintains the flow of supplies to all departments.
4. Completes autoclave log each time autoclave is run with proper documentation for temperature log print outs.
5. Follows manufacturer directions for the loading and operation of the autoclave ensuring that packs/pouches/cassettes are loaded in a manner that allows for free steam air and circulation.
6. Maintains and documents safety and function of all equipment. Communicates and reports necessary repairs/issues to Operations Director.
7. Performs and logs all daily/weekly/monthly maintenance as required per manufacturer instructions.
8. Follows proper procedure for Biological Monitoring and ensures result is on file. 
9. Performs proper procedure in case of a positive Biological result. Communicates all recall of instrument procedures to Operations Director and Associate Medical Director.
10. Ability to follow manufacturer instructions for all instruments, ie: soaking, milking, wiping down instruments prior to autoclaving.
11. Becomes familiar with work habits of all departments to promote a smooth workflow in the event of team member absence, displaying flexibility in work assignments in all areas in which you are qualified, and by performing other duties as required by providers/supervisor to accomplish related results as needed.
12. Ensures proper labeling of soaking and ultrasonic containers.
13. Knowledge and proper use of required PPE (including utility gloves)
14. Follows proper hand hygiene procedures
15. Prolonged standing required, must regularly lift and/or move up to 25 pounds.
16. Ability to follow proper procedure for SDS documentation.
17. Attends in-services and seminars, participate in staff meetings and maintaining good technical and customer skills.
18. Strong concern for safety, following all MPHC policies/procedures.
19. Ability to train others as needed.
20. Able to work independently without constant supervision.
21. Must be detail-oriented, organized, strong work ethic required.
22. Performs other related duties as assigned.

ADDITIONAL RESPONSIBILITIES

1. Promotes positive patient/guest relation in accordance with Mountain Park Health Center policies, providing a high level of quality in personal attention and service to patients and visitors.
2. Observes organizational policies concerning unscheduled absences and reports unscheduled absences in accordance with departmental procedures. Has 3 or fewer occurrences of unscheduled absences in a twelve month period.
3. If in a nonexempt position, does not incur excessive overtime.  Does not work overtime without prior written approval of his/her supervisor.  
4. Complies with the organization Safety Policies and Procedures.  Ensures compliance with governmental licensing and regulatory requirements where applicable.  Conducts annual review of and complete/suggest on-going revisions of the Policies and Procedures specific to his/her department.  Maintains familiarity with and abide by all established facility and departmental policies and procedures, noting changes when they are published/posted.  Conducts himself/herself in a manner consistent with the Mission Statement and Values of Mountain Park Health Center.
5. Reports to work at the start of the shift 98% of the days scheduled.  Follows the work rotation schedule. Explains and gives proper notification of absenteeism, as outlined in the facility Policies and Procedures.  Attends a minimum of 98% of the staff meetings.  Reads and signs off on all minutes of the meetings not attended.  Participates in committees as assigned.  Maintains 100% attendance at mandatory skill/departmental updates.  Seeks out facility or external education/training that would further develop individual skills, experience or knowledge necessary for a high standard of functioning in his/her job.
6. Dresses according to the organization s dress code policy and procedure, as well as, complies with specific departmental regulations pertaining to employee appearance.
7. Demonstrates an understanding of facility organizational structure by utilization of appropriate channels of communication.  Maintain consistent, timely communication regarding all facets of departmental activities with his/her co-workers, therefore, demonstrating good customer service skills with both external and internal customers. 

SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES

This job has no supervisory responsibilities.

QUALIFICATIONS/ EDUCATION

High school graduate or equivalent; Certified Sterile Technician Required, Knowledge of dental supplies and equipment preferred; Familiarity with dental sterilization procedures preferred; Ability to communicate effectively, and work closely with ALL staff.

LANGUAGE SKILLS

Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals.  Ability to write routine reports and correspondence.  Ability to speak effectively before groups of customers or employees of organization.

MATHEMATICAL SKILLS

Ability to calculate figures and amounts such as discounts, interest, commissions, proportions, percentages, area, circumference, and volume.  Ability to apply concepts of basic algebra and geometry.

REASONING ABILITY

Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists.  Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form.

CERTIFICATES, LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS

Certified Sterile Technician required

PHYSICAL DEMANDS   

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand; walk; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; and talk or hear.  The employee is occasionally required to sit and reach with hands and arms.  The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds.  Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, and ability to adjust focus.

WORK ENVIRONMENT

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently exposed to communicable diseases, toxic substances, medicinal preparations and other conditions common to a clinic environment.  The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.

Must be able to embrace differences among people and able to interact with internal staff as well as external contacts in a culturally competent and respectful manner.

Mountain Park Health Center (MPHC) provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics. In addition to all federal and state law, MPHC prohibits discrimination based on sexual orientation and gender identity.  MPHC complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.

Contact:

Ashley Anderson
Phoenix, AZ
Phone Number: 602-323-3347
Fax Number: 602-323-3496
Job Email: aanderson@mphc-az.org


Ref # 1290-1

June 10, 2016

Position Title: STERILE PROCESSING TECH
Company Name: Silver Cross Hospital
Location: New Lenox, Illinois, United States, 60451

Why choose Silver Cross Hospital?
The answer is simple: Excellence.

Our impressive legacy of quality care and strong commitment to innovative solutions for the future can make all the difference in the satisfaction you gain from your professional experience. Silver Cross Hospital has been a Truven Health Analytics 100 Top Hospitals National Award Winner for an impressive seven consecutive years. In 2015, we were named Healthcare Purchasing Sterile Processing Department of the Year. Come work at our state-of-the-art hospital in New Lenox, Illinois, and become part of our exceptional team.

STERILE PROCESSING TECH
Sterile Processing Department
Various shifts

Make the most of this opportunity to join our sterile processing department. In this important role, you will be responsible for decontaminating and processing surgical and patient-care reusable supplies.

Required Credentials:
  • Experience in the area of sterile processing.
  • High school diploma or GED equivalent.
Silver Cross Hospital offers competitive salaries and benefits. For more information on this and other opportunities, and to apply, please visit:

www.silvercross.org

Equal Opportunity Employer

Ref # 1289-3

June 9, 2016

Facility-Name: SpecialtyCare
Dept-Position: Sterile Processing Supervisor – Memphis, TN

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 Supervisor you are responsible for leading and managing the day to day efforts of the sterile processing team at your facility.  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 and after sterilization is completed.
  • 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.
  • Replace lost or damaged instruments as required to complete the tray.
  • Obtain, complete and submit all 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.
  • Motivates staff and promotes an environment for interdisciplinary team approach to achieve the goals of the hospital and SpecialtyCare.
  • May perform other work related duties as assigned.
Requirements
  • Associate’s Degree or equivalent, preferred.
  • Three years of sterile processing management experience.
  • CRCST certification or CBSPDS certification required.
  • Must have the ability to teach and have demonstrated ability in written and oral communications and interpersonal skills.
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:
  • Strong relationship builder with exceptional interpersonal skills that can influence perceptions, decisions and actions of others through effective communications both within the organization and externally. 
  • Proven self-starter who works well both independently and in a team environment.
  • High energy, self-motivated individual whose style is effective in working with all levels of the organization to drive performance and continuous improvement using an analytical and metrics based approach.
  • Proven leadership and team building abilities.
  • Works well in a fast-paced environment and with a sense of urgency.
  • 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 # 1288-3

June 9, 2016

Facility-Name: SpecialtyCare
Dept-Position: Sterile Processing Technician

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 # 1275-6

April 29, 2016

Facility-Name: Medical University of South Carolina
Dept-Position: Sterile Processing Technician
Shift: Varies

The Certified Sterile Processing Technician reports to the Nurse Manager. Under general supervision of the department manager, shift supervisor or designee, the Certified Sterile Processing Technician performs instrument production, case assembly, sterile processing, and decontamination of surgical instruments in compliance with medical center policies and procedures, state, local and federal requirements. This position will also function as a preceptor to new hires.

High school diploma or equivalent (GED) and current certification in sterile processing from a nationally recognized sterilization certification body and a minimum of two years work experience as a certified sterile processing technician required. Work involves close adherence to departmental, hospital and regulatory agency compliance to policies and procedures. Must be able to maintain all appropriate records and documentation in accordance with regulatory standards. Must be able to work under pressure while maintaining a high volume of production with a low error rate. Must be able to perform efficacy testing and accurate interpretation, reporting, and recording of results. Shift, weekend and holiday rotation will be required. Employee will be required to maintain active certification status while employed to include all required continuing education requirements. Must perform as a preceptor.

Current certification in sterile processing from a nationally recognized sterilization certification body required and must be maintained as a condition of employment.

Please submit an application online
http://www.applymuscjobs.com/postings/20112


Ref # 1267-4

March 31, 2016

Facility-Name: Bon Secours Health System
Dept-Position: Central Sterile Techs
Shift: FT - variable shifts

For those seeking more than just a career, take advantage 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!  Opportunities are full-time with variable 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!

If you are looking to take the LEAD in your career and have experience as a Central Sterile leader, consider our Lead Sterile Operations and Manager opportunities.

For more information, visit our website at https://careers.bonsecours.com or contact Melissa Bigos.


Ref # 1230-6

December 31, 2015

Facility-Name: Medical University of South Carolina
Dept-Position: Sterile Processing Director
Shift: 8AM - 4:30PM M-F

The Director, Central Sterile Processing reports to the Chief Supply Chain Officer. Under limited supervision, the Director, Central Sterile Processing is responsible for providing leadership of the Sterile Processing Department and all facets of sterile processing and perioperative supply chain functions to include support of ancillary areas, labor and delivery, outpatient, and ambulatory settings. This role oversees departmental operations and productivity, inclusive of work flow design and optimization. This position evaluates, maintains, and improves quality control systems while developing a cohesive team, mentoring supervisory staff, and ensuring technical competency across all position levels. This role is responsible for the development and adherence to the budget and partners with stakeholders at all locations to ensure customer and patient satisfaction while upholding the quality standards of a high performing organization.

Requirements:

Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college/university and a minimum of 8 to 10 years of combined SPD and OR experience with at least 5 years of management experience required; master’s degree and licensure as a Registered Nurse are preferred. Certification in sterile processing as a Registered Central Service Technician (CRCST) is preferred, or must obtained within 6 months in position. Extensive knowledge of standard procedures and methods used to decontaminate, clean, inspect, assemble, package, sterilize, store and distribute items and instrumentation within applicable federal, state and other regulatory agencies required. Ability to communicate effectively at all organizational levels and in situations requiring instructing, persuading, negotiating, conflict resolution, consulting and advising as well as prepare clear, comprehensive written and oral reports and materials. Ability to manage complex projects and resources (people, costs, and time) across multiple departments. Knowledge of new technologies (in specific field) and maintain and stay abreast of updates and changes.

Please submit an application online at www.muscjobs.com and reference posting number A152700.


Ref # 1229-6

December 31, 2015

Facility-Name: Medical University of South Carolina
Dept-Position: Sterile Processing Manager
Shift: 8AM - 4:30PM M-F

The Sterile Processing Manager (SPD) reports to the Director, Central Sterile Processing. Under limited supervision, the Manager, Central Sterile Processing is responsible for providing daily oversight of the operations for the Sterile Processing Services Department (SPD) to include all facets of sterile processing and perioperative supply chain functions in support of labor and delivery and several outpatient and ambulatory settings. This role is responsive to the needs of the end user and SPD staff. This position abides by and maintains quality measures that are established by the department. This role identifies and brings forward opportunities to improve quality control systems, build and maintain a cohesive team, mentor staff, and ensure technical competency across all staff positions. The Manager adheres to the budget and partners with stakeholders at all locations to ensure customer and patient satisfaction while upholding the quality standards of a high performing organization.

Requirements:

Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college/university and a minimum of 5 years of SPD experience with at least 3 years of demonstrated management experience required; master’s degree in Nursing, Business or Health Care Administration preferred. Fundamentals of cleaning and packaging sterile supplies and instruments, steam sterilization, quality assurance, infection control, isolation techniques, and safe practices in sterile processing within applicable federal, state and other regulatory agencies required.

Extensive knowledge of all surgical instrumentation and equipment, processing and sterilization techniques and standards, supplies, microbiology, soaps and detergents required. Knowledge of standard procedures and methods used to Must be proficient in the development and implementation of policies and procedures, have experience in staff development, personnel management, critical thinking and budgetary principles. Proficiency with MS Office required.

Please submit an application online at www.muscjobs.com and reference posting number A152698 and A152699.


[TOP]