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WellSpan Health Sterile Processing Technician II - Ephrata Community Hospital - Full Time in Ephrata, Pennsylvania

Sterile Processing Technician II Full Time Evening/Night Shift Job Description:

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.

    Qualifications

  • High School or G.E.D.

  • BLS Certification Required

  • Other combinations of formal education, training and experience may be considered.

  • 1 - 2 years experience as a Central Sterile Processing Technician

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WellSpan Health is an Equal Opportunity Employer. It is the policy and intention of the System to maintain consistent and equal treatment toward applicants and employees of all job classifications without regard to age, sex, race, color, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, transgender status, national origin, ancestry, veteran status, disability, or any other legally protected characteristic.

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