Sterile Processing Tech Sterile Processing PRN Days

Sterile Processing Tech Sterile Processing PRN Days job in ,

Shift: Day
Schedule: PRN Relief

  Sterile Processing Tech, Sterile Processing, PRN job, Days, 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 Medical Center, a n acute care hospital providing comprehensive care, including around-the-clock emergency care, surgical services, non-invasive robotic spine surgery, cardiology, stroke care, radiology and oncology services, including the state’s only Gamma Knife Center for non-invasive radiologic brain surgery.
 

Sterile Processing Tech Job Responsibilities:

  • 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 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? 

  •   Modern Healthcare’s Best Places to Work, 2017 and 2018  
  •   Midas+ Platinum Quality Award, 2016  
  •     Truven Top 15 Health System, 2016  
  •     Recognized by Healthgrades for quality achievements in best specialty, cardiac, orthopedics, neurosciences, pulmonary, vascular and gastrointestinal categories.   

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

 
  ID: 4893
 

Department / Location

Sterile Processing
Lovelace Medical Center -