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Sterile Process Technician

Job Description

Currently looking for an experienced Certified Sterile Processing Technician to fill vacant positions in the Valhalla, NY.


Responsibilities



  • Decontaminates reusable instruments and equipment from a variety of surgical specialties used for patient care.

  • Provides oversight and guidance to staff for surgical instrumentation.

  • Disassembles and decontaminates more complex instruments and equipment for sterile processing.

  • Ensures instrumentation is clean, functional and in good repair.

  • Differentiates between steam and sterrad supplies.

  • Packages supplies according to specifications and appropriate method of sterilization.

  • Operates and maintains washers/sterilizers, ultrasonic machine, ETO (ethylene oxide), steam and sterrad sterilizers, heat sealers and additional equipment and machinery as needed.

  • Assists with preventative maintenance on all instruments and patient care equipment following established JACHO, AORN, and AAMI quality control standards. Works with bio-medical engineer to ensure safe and properly functioning equipment.

  • Participates in department quality control programs, applies and adheres to JACHO, AORN, and AAMI standards including biological, chemical and mechanical monitoring.

  • Ensures trays and sets are properly covered (dust covers) and rotated to ensure adherence to sterility guidelines.

  • Adheres to accurate instrument count sheet for all surgical sets and assembles Case Carts and other procedural carts as assigned. Informs supervisor of any discrepancies.

  • Dispenses sterile supplies to assigned locations (O.R., E.R., L.R, etc).

  • Acts as a resource to lower level Central Sterile staff and other clinical staff, as assigned.


 


Requirements:



  • CRCST certification

  • 1 to 2 years experience

  • High School Diploma



Company Description
We are Sterile Instrument Processing Specialist (SIPS), a consulting company designed specifically to meet the needs of today's Central Sterile Processing and Materials Management Departments. SIPS is an advanced consulting organization focused on high quality department assessments, leadership and team building workshops, six-sigma/lean, process improvement and temporary staffing.
Our twenty plus years of industry experience and our cross-functional expertise provides an enriched knowledge base in serving the needs of our clients. We identify and closely analyze industry trends, best practices and strategically integrate them to meet your specific needs.
Our commitment is to provide improved results, increase customer satisfaction and financial performance improvement. We will provide leading edge tools and methods to successfully help you become a top performing organization.
Specialties
Assessments, Department Re-Organization, Integrated Management (Outsourcing), CS/SPD Temporary Staffing, Interim Management, Education, Certification Preparation Cource, CE's
Website
http://www.sipsconsults.com/



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