MedHQ
  • East Hills, NY, USA
  • Hourly
  • Full Time
  • health, dental, vision, disability, life insurances and 401k

Progressive surgery Center is offering an excellent opportunity for an experienced sterile processing technician to join the team and help lead a successful surgery center. 

Summary: Process and distribute disposable and reusable medical/surgical instrumentation and supplies in accordance with operating room and center policies and procedures.

Essential competencies are those tasks, duties, and responsibilities that comprise the means of accomplishing the job's purpose and objectives. Essential competencies are critical or fundamental to the performance of the job. They are the major functions for which the person in the job is held accountable.

Duties include, but are not limited to:

  • Determines appropriate mode of sterilization for all reusable items.
  • Maintains accurate documentation of sterilization for all reusable items and other items as needed.
  • Demonstrates a clear understanding of all sterilization control measures.
  • Maintains scopes & equipment in proper working condition
  • Consistently demonstrates thorough appropriate cleaning, disinfection, and sterilization of all types of surgical instrumentation.
  • Demonstrates careful utilization of center resources in handling of instruments and equipment.
  • Consistently assembles trays correctly according to unit criteria.
  • Demonstrates willingness to identify and/or assume activities relative to the developmental needs of the department.
  • Participates in maintaining proper inventory supply levels.
  • Attends all required safety training programs and can describe his or her responsibilities related to general safety, department/service safety, and specific job‑related hazards. Complies with regulatory requirements and standards of care
  • Follows the center's exposure control plans, CDC's Standard Precautions, and use of personnel protective equipment (PPE)
  • Demonstrates respect and regard for the dignity of all patients, families, visitors, fellow employees, physicians, contractors and vendors to ensure a professional, responsible, and courteous environment. Maintains and supports a culture of compliance, ethics, & integrity
  • Promotes effective working relations and works effectively as part of a department team inter- and intradepartmental to facilitate the department's ability to meet its goals and objectives.
  • Participates in department's quality assurance/quality improvement program.
  • Works within scope of practice and according to center policies
  • Maintains knowledge of policies and procedures and performs in accordance with the Principles of Responsibilities, applicable regulatory requirements, external laws, and accreditation standards
  • Assumes all other duties and responsibilities as assigned.

EDUCATION, TRAINING, AND EXPERIENCE:

• High School graduation or equivalent
• Completion of a certified sterile processing technician training program

• Orthopedic and Sterile Technician experience preferred (one year) 

• Must have current BLS certification

 

This is a full-time position with competitive salary and benefits (health, dental, vision, disability, life insurances and 401k).  Please send your resume to dhagendorn@easthillsasc.com.

MedHQ
  • Apply Now

  • Sign Up For Job Alerts

  • Follow Us On Social Media

  • Follow Our Jobs On Facebook Follow Our Jobs On Twitter
  • Share This Page

.