Sterile Processing Tech

Sterile Processing Tech job in Roswell, NM

Shift: 1st - Day
Hours: Days
Schedule: Full Time

You’re going to LOVE Lovelace!

About us: Lovelace Regional Hospital Roswell is committed to offering Roswell and Chaves County residents the highest quality patient care. We are dedicated to exceeding our patients’ expectations in every way.

Lovelace Regional Hospital Roswell is now hiring a 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.

Qualifications:

  • 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?

      DNV Accredited

      Named to Becker’s Hospital Review’s list of 100 Hospitals with Great Neurosurgery and Spine Programs

      Truven Health Analytics named Lovelace Health System among the top 20 percent of health systems in the country, and is the only health system recognized for this honor in New Mexico

      Named one of the 150 Great Places to Work in Healthcare by Becker’s Hospital Hospital Review

Department / Location

SURGERY OPERATING ROOM
Lovelace Regional Hospital Roswell - Roswell, NM