Sterile Processing Technician II - Central Sterile Processing - Full Time (Evening Shift)

Lebanon, PA | Allied Health | Tracking Code: 57365

Position Summary:

Sterile Processing Technician II

 

Full Time - Evening Shift

 

Weekend & Holiday Call Required

 

 

General Summary:

 

Under direct supervision, maintains recommended standards for set assembly, decontamination, inspection, containerizing and sterilization of surgical instruments. Performs sterilization, assembly and storage of medical supplies and equipment. Collaborates with the Perioperative Nursing staff to provide sterile instrument sets, equipment and case carts in an accurate and timely manner. May be assigned service-specific technical responsibilities, including collaborating with supervisor and Operating Room service line RN Coordinators to provide resources and services for service specific instrumentation, supplies and equipment. Assists in maintaining consistent and continuous work flow, providing superior customer service.

 

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Maintains instruments for service-specific specialties; collaborates with the CSP Supervisor and the O.R Service Line RN Coordinators (e.g. Open Heart, Neuro, Ortho, Thoracic, Vascular, GYN, GU, ENT, Eye, Dental, General, etc.)
  • Communicates with materiels management via the Central Sterile Processing management team for procurement of instrumentation specific to assigned service. 
  • Coordinates with supervisor in order to maintain instrument sharpening/repair schedule for assigned service line instrumentation.
  • Decontaminates instruments, supplies and equipment according to established policies and procedures.
  • Cleans, assembles, wraps, containerizes, sterilizes and stores supplies and instrument trays.
  • Sterilizes instruments, equipment and supplies as required; handles and stores instruments, equipment and supplies appropriately.
  • Performs biological and chemical monitoring in accordance with quality assurance standards.
  • Reviews the daily surgical schedule with CSP supervisor and obtains instruments, supplies and equipment for scheduled and emergent procedures. 
  • Assembles case carts; places instrument sets and supplies appropriately for each procedure cart.
Required Skills

 

  • Minimum Education - High School Diploma or G.E.D.
  • Must obtain one of the following required certifications within 6 months of employment:
    • Certified Registered Central Service Technician (CRCST)
    • Certification Board for Sterile Processing and Distribution (CBSPD) 
  • BLS certification
  • Proficient computer skills 
  • Proficiency in transporting and disposing of hazardous materials per hospital policy
  • Excellent interpersonal/communication and customer service skills
  • Must be organized and self-directed with analytical decision making skills
  • Must be a team player and able to work in an environment with staff of various backgrounds
  • Must be able to work with Perioperative Nursing staff to coordinate processing of instrument sets to accommodate the daily operating room case load

 

Required Experience
  •  1 - 2 Years experience as a sterile processing technician 


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 1,500 physicians and advanced practice clinicians, a regional behavioral health organization, a home care organization, eight respected hospitals, more than 19,000 employees, and 170 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

Formed in 1813, Lebanon is a quaint city of 25,700 residents. The area, rich in heritage and the small-town charm of yesteryear, features sites on the National Register of Historic Places, museums, scenic parks and recreation facilities, performing arts theaters, artists' studios, a farmers' market and dining establishments for all tastes.

Life in Lebanon County offers affordable housing and options for pursuing higher education. Residents can find local employment in manufacturing, retail, arts and entertainment, healthcare and service sectors. Located in southcentral Pennsylvania, Lebanon is within an easy driving distance to Harrisburg, Lancaster, Reading and York. (Patient population: 140,000)

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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