Sterile Processing Tech II Wilmington Hospital Eve

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

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Sterile Processing Technician II - CRCST Certification Required
Full-time - 40 hours weekly | Evening shift 3:00pm -11:00pm |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 currently seeking a Sterile Processing Technician II. The primary responsibilities of this role include cleaning, inspecting, sterilizing, and decontaminating surgical instruments for use in the Operating Room as well as other ancillary departments. The technician will also serve as a service line expert and preceptor to new employees, interns, and students in Sterile Processing. This is to ensure that all orientation requirements or provisional requirements set by HSPA/CRCST are met.

Follows instrument decontamination procedures, according to the checklist and guidelines.
Operates cleaning equipment (i.e. ultrasonic cleaner, washer decontaminators, cart washer, AER), 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 utilize 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 instrument, decontamination area, sterilization processing area, and case cart area according to checklist or par levels.
Works constructively with other members of the health care team.
Responds to emergency situations by notifying appropriate person and taking direction from the appropriate person.
Compliance with mandatory education requirements and mandatory tests by time given.
Maintains an attitude of helpfulness, courtesy, and cooperation toward others.

High school graduate or equivalent and/or equivalent combination of education and experience may be substituted.
Current National CRCST or HSPA certification and/or a minimum of 2 years of hospital sterile processing experience.
HSPA CIS (Certified Instrument Specialist) or HSPA CER (Certified Endoscope Reprocessor)

Post End DateAug 31, 2024

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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: 1269690

Posted On: May 16, 2024

Updated On: Jun 09, 2024

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