Certified Sterile Processing Tech
Bedford, TX US
Area of Interest:
Texas Health HEB
Texas Health HEB is seeking a Sterile Processing Tech in the Central Sterile Department.
24 hours per week
7a-7p Sat and Sunday. With the possibility of more hours during the week. Very independent role with little supervision.
Orientation will be held Monday - Friday from 0800-1700.
Minimum Education Requirements:
High School Graduate or G.E.D.
Minimum Licensure/Certification Requirements:
CSPDT or CRCST Certification preferred
Minimum Experience Requirements:
Previous Sterile Processing Technician experience preferred
JOB DUTIES / RESPONSIBILITIES:
Perform sterile processing responsibilities in accordance with unit standards on all assigned procedures.
Demonstrate knowledge of tray arrangement, instrumentation handling and inspection, and appropriate packaging for all services and modes of sterilization.
Display ability to identify, record and retain all documentation regarding assembly and sterilization of equipment and instrumentation as required by the department policies and procedures.
Maintain knowledge and make appropriate decisions to discard or clean and decontaminate all items returned to the department for processing according to policies and procedures.
Adhere to department policies and procedures regarding vendor instruments being received from or returned to the provider company.
Follow unit policies related to sharps, sponges and instrumentation.
Practice standard precautions.
Follow unit policy related to appropriate surgical attire.
Accept responsibility to identify and solve equipment problems and report to the manager or designee and appropriate repair department.
Keep work environment neat and clean.
Returns instruments, equipment and supplies correctly to appropriate locations following sterilization.
Work to retrieve contaminated items and return processed items to the non-surgical services departments as required by the department policies and procedures.
Act independently and guide workflow in the absence of Lead technician.
Monitor appropriate set, instrument and assembly workstation inventory levels.
Perform other duties as assigned.
Texas Health Harris Methodist Hospital Hurst-Euless-Bedford is a 296-bed, acute-care facility serving Northeast Tarrant County since 1973. With more than 550 physicians on its medical staff, hospital services include outpatient surgery, women’s services, a Level III neonatal intensive care unit, a dedicated oncology unit and cardiac rehabilitation. Texas Health HEB recently received a dual accreditation as a Cycle IV Chest Pain Center and Heart Failure Center by the Society of Chest Pain Centers, is certified as a Primary Stroke Center and a designated "Baby Friendly" facility by WHO and UNICEF. Our location brings the best of suburban living, offering you the benefits of convenience and solid career opportunities.