Job Description

Location: St. Joseph Medical Center
Posted Date: 12/19/2023
Job Type: Full Time
Salary: 18.99-24.31
Department: 4119.04980 CENTRAL STERILE PROCESSING

Sterile Processing Technician-Central Sterile Processing Department

We believe our people are our strength, and we take our employees’ health seriously. From medical coverage and life insurance to retirement plans, paid time off and much more, Steward Health Care provides you with a variety of benefits to address your unique needs.

Health & Wellness

  • Medical and Dental Insurance
  • Vision
  • Short Term and Long Term Disability
  • Life Insurance
  • Flexible Spending Accounts

Retirement & Savings

  • 401K

Educational Assistance

  • Tuition Reimbursements
  • Loan Repayment

Work & Life Balance

  • Paid Time Off (PTO)

Other Perks

  • Low Cost parking
  • Up to 20% employee discount-Gift shop, onsite Café and Cafeteria

You can rest assured that we have made the necessary preparations to provide care in a safe, controlled and professional way.

JOB SUMMARY:

Under the supervision of the Sterile Processing Manager and according to approved policies and procedures the incumbent will assemble case carts containing consumable supplies and instrumentation. Post operatively instruments will be clean/decontaminated, assembled, sterilized and stored until ready to be issued. Consumables will be inventoried, stocked and issued as needed.

PRINCIPAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

Consistently supports the hospital’s standards, in line with the Mission, Vision and values of St. Joseph Medical Center.

Follows the Guidelines related to the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA), designed to

prevent or detect unauthorized disclosure of Protected Health Information (PHI).

Promotes a culture of safety for patients and Associates through proper identification, proper reporting:

  • Expanded hours will allow previously canceled procedures to be scheduled as quickly as possible.
  • Any COVID-19 related care takes place in designated areas away from other patients and their families.
  • Emergency Departments are reorganized to be a safe place to treat all emergency patients.

MINIMUM KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES REQUIRED:

Education and Work Experience:

One year experience preferred working with surgical supplies and instruments.

License/Registration/Certification:

Registered Central Service Technician (RCST), Certified Registered Central Service Technician (CRCST), Certified Sterile Processing and Distribution Technician (CBSPD) or must complete certification within one year of employment.

Education & Training:

High school diploma or equivalent.

Skills:

Ability to read and write information communicated via a case cart requisition or count sheet.

Ability to follow verbal orders received on the telephone

Analytical skills necessary to accurately fill surgical case carts and assemble surgical instrument sets.

Ability to perform basic computer functions.

Ability to stand and walk approximately eighty percent of the shift.

Ability to work with blood and body substance.

Salary:$18.99-$24.31

Steward Health Care is proud to be a minority, physician-owned organization. Diversity, equity, inclusion and belonging are at the foundation of the care we provide, the community services we support and all our employment practices. We do not discriminate on the grounds of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or expression or any other non-job-related characteristic.


Additional Information
About Steward Health Care
Nearly a decade ago, Steward Health Care System emerged as a different kind of health care company designed to usher in a new era of wellness. One that provides our patients better, more proactive care at a sustainable cost, our providers unrivaled coordination of care, and our communities greater prosperity and stability.
As the country's largest physician-led, minority-owned, integrated health care system, our doctors can be certain that we share their interests and those of their patients. Together we are on a mission to revolutionize the way health care is delivered - creating healthier lives, thriving communities and a better world.
Steward is among the nation’s largest and most successful accountable care organizations (ACO), with more than 5,500 providers and 43,000 health care professionals who care for 12.3 million patients a year through a closely integrated network of hospitals, multispecialty medical groups, urgent care centers, skilled nursing facilities and behavioral health centers.
Based in Dallas, Steward currently operates 33 hospitals across Arizona, Arkansas, Florida, Louisiana, Massachusetts, Ohio, Pennsylvania, and Texas.

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