Central Sterile Processing Tech I - FT - Apple Hill Surgical Center - Days

York, PA | Allied Health | Tracking Code: DCSPAHSC

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General Summary:

Under direct supervision, maintains recommended standards for set assembly, decontamination, inspection, containerizing and sterilization of surgical instruments.  Collaborates with the Perioperative Nursing staff to provide sterile instrument sets, equipment and case carts in an accurate and timely manner.  Ensures that the work flow remains consistent and continuous, providing superior customer service.

Duties and Responsibilities:

The following are essential job accountabilities:

   1   Assembles/processes instrument sets and equipment in accordance with appropriate policy using principles of aseptic technique and IAHCSMM, CBSPD, AAMI, AORN standards.

   2   Organizes and assembles routine and specialty surgical instrumentation, case carts and supplies according to respective pick list and/or instrument count sheet.

   3   Operates and maintains Automatic Endoscope Reprocessor, Steam & STERRAD sterilizers, keeping records of completed loads and its contents.  Performs trouble shooting of equipment as needed.

   4   Inspects equipment, instruments and packaging for cleanliness, defects and/or malfunctions.  Separates defective items from rotation and processes repair requests for defective equipment.

   5   Performs quality control through routine physical monitoring and cleaning to ensure sterilization equipment and instruments are functioning properly.

   6   Performs decontamination and sterilization using sterilizers, case cart washers, and Automatic Endoscope Reprocessor as assigned.

   7   Performs picking of supplies for surgical procedures via case cart system as assigned.

   8   Completes and submits appropriate productivity documentation to supervisors daily.

   9   Adheres to all regulatory agency requirements (OSHA, FDA, CDC, JCAHO, DOH.) regarding fire/safety, sterilization, universal precautions and good documentation practices (GDP).

About WellSpan:

WellSpan Health is an integrated health system that serves the communities of central Pennsylvania and northern Maryland. The organization is comprised of a multi-specialty medical group of more than 850 physicians and advanced practice clinicians, a home care organization, six respected hospitals, more than 15,000 employees, and 160 patient care locations. The region's only accredited Level 1 Trauma Center and Primary Stroke Center with an endovascular neurosurgery program. WellSpan is consistently recognized by IMS Health as one of the Top 100 Integrated Health Networks in the United States and has been recognized by Health Imaging and IT as one of the nation's "Top 25 Connected Healthcare Facilities." IMS Health is the leading provider of information services and technology for the healthcare industry.

 

The Community:

WellSpan Health facilities are located in multiple counties across south central Pennsylvania and northern Maryland, all offering an ideal living environment to match the quality of work-life balance you’re seeking.  The area offers abundant outdoor and cultural activities, including restaurants, theatre, golf courses, hiking trails, water sports and historic tours.  Additionally, our communities are a short drive from several, large metropolitan areas including the Baltimore/DC metro area and Philadelphia.

 

If you value a strong sense of community, the more palatable pace of rural living, and the convenience of a workplace close to home, you’ll realize the advantages of considering WellSpan Health as part of your future.

 

Required Skills

Minimum Education- High School or G.E.D.

 

Required Certification/Registration- BLS certification; CRCST or CBSPD

 

 

Required Experience

Will train "right" candidate.  Must be certified within 6 months of hire date.  Will be hired as a Sterile Processing Tech I.


Quality of Life

WellSpan Health is an integrated health system that serves the communities of central Pennsylvania and northern Maryland. The organization is comprised of a multispecialty medical group of more than 1,200 physicians and advanced practice clinicians, a regional behavioral health organization, a home care organization, six respected hospitals, more than 15,000 employees, and 140 patient care locations. WellSpan is a charitable, mission-driven organization, committed to exceptional care for all, lifelong wellness and healthy communities. We are committed to transforming the health of the communities we serve and to educating the next generation of clinicians, staff and leaders.

Quality of Life
Quality of Life

Founded in 1741, the city of York is considered by many as the first capital of the United States. The Articles of Confederation were signed by the Second Continental Congress here in 1777. Its beautifully restored historic district is an architectural treasure. While York retains its farming and manufacturing heritage, at its heart York is a thriving cultural community that has attracted creative talent and innovative entrepreneurial investors from across the nation.

Life in York County offers affordable housing, options for higher education, a thriving arts and cultural community, historical attractions, parks and recreational resources, semi-professional baseball team, fine dining and more — within an easy drive of major East Coast cities.

York County residents can find local employment in healthcare, manufacturing, technology, agricultural and service sectors. (Patient population: 445,000)

Equal Opportunity Employment

WellSpan Health is an equal opportunity employer. Employment selection and related decisions are made without regard to sex, race, age, disability, religion, national origin, color or any other protected class. WellSpan Health does, however, have a tobacco-free/nicotine-free hiring policy.

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