Sterile Processing Tech Wilmington Hospital (Overn

at Christiana Care Health System in Wilmington, Delaware, United States

Job Description

Sterile Processing Technician Full-time - 40 hours weekly | Overnight shift 11:00pm -7:30am |Rotating weekends and required to sign up for at least 1 holiday per year Location: Wilmington, DE Are you an experienced Sterile Processing Technician seeking to join our amazing Sterile Processing department? ChristianaCare is the only Level I trauma service on the East Coast corridor between Philadelphia & Baltimore; honored repeatedly as "One of America's Best Hospitals" by U.S. News & World Report and three times recognized as a Magnet Status Hospital. When you become an employee at ChristianaCare, you are joining a healthcare organization that was named Forbes 5th Best Health System to Work for in the U.S. for 2021! Guided by excellence and love, our Caregivers enjoy many employee benefits. ChristianaCare Offers: Full Medical, Dental, Vision, Life Insurance, etc. Two retirement planning offerings, including 403(b) with company contributions Generous paid time off with annual roll-over and opportunities to cash out Paid parental leave Tuition assistance Free GYM membership/On-Site GYM Incredible Work/Life benefits including annual membership to, access to backup care services for dependents through Care@Work, retirement planning services, financial coaching, fitness and wellness reimbursement, and great discounts through several vendors for hotels, rental cars, theme parks, shows, sporting events, movie tickets and much more! ChristianaCare is searching for an expert Sterile Processing Technician to clean, inspect, sterilize and decontaminate instruments for the Operating Room and other ancillary departments. RESPONSIBILITIES: Follows instrument decontamination procedures, according to the checklist and guidelines. Operates cleaning equipment (i.e. ultrasonic cleaner, washer decontaminators, cart washer), including all sterilization equipment and the cart lift. Identifies removes and replaces broken and improperly functioning surgical instruments. Reassembles instruments into their assigned trays according to instrument tray list by configuration and number. Locates missing items and instruments from instrument sets, instrument boards, bins, or extra instruments in the trays. Uses knowledge and skills to apply biological indicators in the sterilization process, adhering to quality control requirements. Identifies, wraps, and labels items properly for steam, Sterrad, and gas sterilization. Pulls case carts for surgical procedures and completes missing item slips for carts that are incomplete. Restocks supplies in the instrument, decontamination area, sterilization processing area, and case cart area according to checklist or par levels. Communicates successfully with employees, patients, and visitors. Educate new employees in Sterile Processing. Responds to emergencies by advising and taking direction from the appropriate person. Compliance with mandatory education requirements and mandatry tests by the time given. Maintains an attitude of dedication, courtesy, and partnership toward others. Ensures that par levels are met for sterile storage and the OR sterile instrument areas. EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS: High school graduate or equivalent 6 months of Sterile Processing experience is required, hospital experience preferred. Current National CRCST or HSPA certification required EEO Statement: Christiana Care Health System is an equal opportunity employer, firmly committed to prohibiting discrimination, whose staff is reflective of its community, and considers qualified applicants for open positions without regard to race, color, sex, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, genetic information, gender identity or expression, age, veteran status, disability, pregnancy, citizenship status, or any other characteristic protected under applicable federal, state, or local law.
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Job Posting: 1218893

Posted On: Dec 02, 2023

Updated On: Dec 08, 2023

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