Sterile Processing Technician

Requisition ID
2017-8004
Category
Nursing Support
Facility
Community Regional Medical Center (CRMC)
US-CA-Fresno
Posted Date
11/27/2017

Overview

The Sterile Processing Technician is a vital member of our mission.

In this position you will be responsible for the sterile processing of supplies and maintenance of the operating room and various other departments within the hospital.

Why are we the “Employer of first choice”?

We provide a world of opportunity for professional growth and personal advancement by making the health and financial security of our employee’s a top priority. We embrace our responsibility to the people who make us the largest private employer in the central San Joaquin Valley by offering comprehensive and affordable medical benefits as part of your employment with CMC.  We value giving you a choice in your health coverage by providing three medical plan options.  You will also be offered prescription drug, dental and vision coverage, paid time off, flexible spending accounts, life and disability insurance, discounts on many goods and services, and an employer matched Tax Sheltered Annuity Plan (403(b)).

Our team members enjoy additional benefits such as: education reimbursement, an employee gym, concierge service, and award winning cuisine. 

Based in Fresno, California, we are a multi-specialty healthcare system comprised of four hospitals; Community Regional Medical Center, Clovis Community Medical Center, Fresno Heart & Surgical Hospital, Community Behavioral Health Center. Additionally, our system includes other health care facilities and a physician residency program in conjunction with the University of California, San Francisco. Our primary service area is 15,000-square-miles, and we're home to the only combined, burn and Level 1 trauma center between Los Angeles and Sacramento. 

Community Medical Centers is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action employer fully dedicated to achieving a diverse staff. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, veteran status, disability status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or any other protected status.

 

If you are looking to make a difference and value a purposeful, lasting career, we provide that in our 120 year old hospital system! For more information on why you should choose Community please click the link: https://www.communitymedical.org/

Responsibilities

  • Processes surgical instrumentation by decontamination (cleaning) utilizing various mechanical or manual methods.
  • Prepares trays and packs by organizing in a prescribed manner while carefully checking for broken or missing items.
  • Performs sterilization procedures utilizing several of acceptable methodologies.
  • Reports defective or missing items to team lead or manager.
  • Maintains storage of sterilized instrumentation.
  • Checks supply areas for outdated supplies and notifies team lead or manager.
  • Provides team leadership when management staff is unavailable.

Qualifications

Minimum required:

High School diploma/GED. Two years experience in a hospital Sterile Processing department.

 

 

License and Certifications:

Minimum required:

Certified Registered Central Service Technician (CRCST) or Sterile Processing Technician (SPT) from either IAHCSMM or CBSPD.

Preferred: 

 Current BLS certification.

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