Sterile Processing Tech Sterile Processing PRN

Sterile Processing Tech Sterile Processing PRN job in ,

Shift: Variable
Schedule: PRN Relief

  Sterile Processing Tech, Sterile Processing, PRN job, Albuquerque, NM

  We are looking for a Sterile Processing Tech to join our Sterile Processing team in Albuquerque, NM.
  This prn job is located at   Lovelace Westside Hospital, which provides care to Albuquerque’s Westside and Rio Rancho, including the area’s only inpatient pediatric unit, a kid-friendly emergency room and senior care emergency room services. Named a Pinwheel Champion by the Institute for Patient and Family-Centered Care.

Sterile Processing Tech Job Responsibilities:

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.

Sterile Processing Tech Education and Experience Job Requirements:

  • 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 work flow 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? 

  •   “A” grade from Leapfrog Hospital Safety Grade, 2017  
  •     Modern Healthcare’s Best Places to Work (2016, 2015, 2014, 2012, 2011, 2008)   
  •     Lovelace Bariatric accredited as a Level 1 facility under the Bariatric Surgery Center Network Accreditation Program of the American College of Surgeons    

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

  ID: 4978

Department / Location

Sterile Processing
Lovelace Westside Hospital -