Sterile Processing Technician II - Good Samaritan - (full-time) - Nights

Lebanon, PA | Allied Health | Tracking Code: 58226

Position Summary:

About the Position

 

 

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.

 

 

The qualified candidate will be responsible for carrying out the following duties:

  • 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.)
  • 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.
  • Maintains established policies and procedures, objectives, quality assessment, safety, environmental and infection control standards.
  • Participates in educational programs and inservice meetings.
  • Mentors and orients CSP technician staff to department standard operating procedures as assigned.
  • Provides outstanding service to all customers; fosters teamwork; and practices fiscal responsibility through improvement and innovation.

 

 

Qualifications

  • High School or GED
  • 1 – 2 years experience as a Central Sterile Processing Technician
  • CRCST or CBSPD certification

 

Required Experience

Minimum Education:

 

High School or G.E.D.

 

 

Preferred Experience:

 

1 - 2 years in Sterile Processing operations

 

 

Required Cert/Registration:

 

CRCST or CBSPD certification within 6 months of employment

 

 

Preferred Cert/Registration:

 

BLS Certification


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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