Sterile Processing Tech Full Time

Sterile Processing Tech Full Time job in ,

Shift: Day
Schedule: Full - Time Regular

You’re going to LOVE Lovelace!

  Lovelace Women’s Hospital, the first and only hospital in New Mexico dedicated to women’s health, offers a 53-bed advanced neonatal intensive care unit, a natural birthing center, an award-winning breast care center and the first robotic surgery program in the state recognized as a Center of Excellence in Robotic Surgery by Surgical Review Corporation.

Lovelace Women’s Hospital is hiring a full time  Sterile   Processing Tech

 

  • The Sterile Processing Tech is responsible for decontamination, correct assembly and sterile processing of all instruments used in the operating room and ambulatory/specialty clinics.
  • Demonstrates the ability to read and interpret the surgery schedule and take a lead role in determining the instrumentation and staff work flow.
  • Demonstrates an advanced understanding of the procedures/policies required for decontamination and terminal sterilization of instrumentation while instituting protective measures to assure proper decontamination and sterilization.
  • Demonstrates operational knowledge and technical competence when using equipment and supplies and can precept new employees in cleaning instruments/equipment/supplies properly and stores them securely. 
  • Maintains instrumentation/equipment in good working order and reports malfunctions or broken items or unsafe instrumentation to appropriate personnel.
  • Demonstrates working knowledge of decontaminator, ultrasonic, washer sterilizer, hand washing delicate, flexible, power instrumentation, steam, plasma-hydrogen peroxide, paracetic acid methods of stylization.

  • Minimum: High school diploma or equivalent. 
  • Advanced knowledge of regulatory standards for universal precautions, sterilization methodologies, and regulatory standards for biological monitoring.
  • Ability to take a lead role in workflow and problem solve equipment malfunctioning.
  • One (1) year of previous job-related experience in Central Supply and/or Sterile Processing experience in hospital or clinic setting, preferred. 
  • National Certification in Sterile Processing or equivalent, desired
     

Why Lovelace?

  • Robotic surgery program named a Center of Excellence in Robotic Surgery by Surgical Review Corporation

  • Women’s Choice Award for America’s Best Breast Centers since 2015

  • 2016-2018 Women’s Choice Award for America’s Best Hospitals for Patient Safety

  • Named to Modern Healthcare’s 100 Best Places to work since 2008

 

Lovelace is a drug-free employer with smoke free campuses.

 
  ID: 3059
 

Department / Location

Sterile Processing
Lovelace Womens Hospital -