Sterile Processing Tech/ Full time/ Days

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Date posted: 03/20/2019

job description

  Sterile Processing Tech, Sterile Processing, Full Time, Days, Albuquerque, NM

 
  We are looking for a Sterile Processing Tech to join our Sterie Processing Unit in Albuquerque, NM.    

 
This PRN job is located at     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.
 
Sterile Processing Tech Resposibilities:
 

  • 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 Experiences Job Requirements:

  • 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:6816
 

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Sterile Processing - Lovelace Womens Hospital

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