Catholic Health Initiatives Sterile Processing Tech II - Perioperative Services(Days) Full-Time in THE WOODLANDS, Texas

Sterile Processing Tech II - Perioperative Services(Days) Full-Time

Description

The WoodlandsHospital

A

primary and secondary care hospital serving North Harris and Montgomery

counties. Clinical services include cardiovascular services, diagnostic

imaging, women’s services (digital mammography and bone density studies),

neurosciences, pediatric care (Newborn and Level II nurseries) and surgery,

pathology and pulmonary services, and sleep disorders. Clinical affiliations

include The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center’s Radiation Treatment

Center, and Texas Children’s Hospital.

PositionSummary:

Performs

instrument processing activities, decontamination, assembly, sterilization

(steam, sterrad, and gas) and stocking of instruments to remote locations to

insure availability to areas providing direct patient care. Ensures that

personal performance and service quality levels meet or exceed customer

expectations and perceptions.

PositionResponsibilities:

  1. Troubleshoots

equipment within Department

  1. Prepare work area at

beginning of shift.

  1. Maintains a clean and

safe work area at all times. Participates in routine cleaning activities (i.e.

sterilizers, surface areas, storage carts, etc.)

  1. Transports and

decontaminates all soiled instrumentation and equipment to a state of

cleanliness, disinfection and disposes of all infectious items according to

established procedures

  1. Maintains customer

focuses and service responsiveness by answering incoming calls in a timely

manner and responding immediately to emergency requests

  1. Assures accuracy in

the assembly and packaging of all necessary instrumentation, special trays and

equipment for sterilization. Inspects and lubricates all instruments according

to manufacture recommendations to insure cleanliness and proper working order

  1. Performs all steam,

sterrad, and ethylene oxide sterilization activities insuring cycle and

documentation accuracy

  1. Labels, incubates,

logs, and documents all biological indicators in a timely manner. Also, reads

and reports issues with biological indicators immediately to Charge Personnel

  1. Operates all

department equipment according to manufacture recommendations

  1. Follows established

policies and procedures in the performance of all work activities in compliance

with Departmental and regulatory agency requirements

Qualifications

Education and Licensure:

High

School Diploma/GED required

CRCST

required

Minimum Experience:

Three

(3) years of related work experience

Minimum Knowledge,Skills, and Abilities:

Instrument

and Sterilization Processing Knowledge

Job Professional Clinical/Allied Health

Primary Location TEXAS-THE WOODLANDS-ST LUKE WOODLANDS

Daily Schedule Days

Scheduled Hours per 2-week Pay Period 80

Weekends Required Occasional

Req ID: 2018-R0167499

We’re an equal opportunity employer. All applicants will be considered for employment without attention to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran or disability status.