Sterile Processing Technician-Full Time - HospitalPottstown Hospital
June 27, 2018
Requisition ID 2018-17562 Hospital Pottstown Hospital Shift Afternoon shift - with rotation if needed Department Sterile Supply Category (Portal Searching) Nursing/Patient Care # of Openings 1
Performs all aspects of Sterile Processing including decontamination, inspection, packaging/prep, and sterilization of instruments and equipment in accordance with AAMI and AORN standards.
Decontaminates instruments and equipment according to established policies and procedures in accordance with manufacturer's recommendations.
Operates mechanical equipment to decontaminate instruments, equipment and other items as required.
Uses manual method to decontaminate instruments, equipment and other items as required.
Inspects instruments and other components for cleanliness and proper functioning prior to wrapping.
Assembles trays and packs according to specifications and established procedures for designated areas.
Incubates and monitors biologicals according to established procedures.Assures incubation documentation is complete and accurate; Initiates appropriate procedure for recall if positive biological is observed.
High School Diploma or GED required.
Sterile Processing Course or Internship preferred.
One year experience in Sterile Processing Department or;
One to two years experience in patient care areas.
Medical/Dental assistant experience with sterile technique training preferred.
Sterile Processing Technician Certification required or within one year of employment.
EXCEEDING EXPECTATIONS...FOR CARE AND CAREERS.
Pottstown Hospital is a 232-bed, acute care hospital offering an extensive range of services, including inpatient and outpatient, medical, surgical, obstetric, pediatric, diagnostic, and emergency care, as well as primary care, family practice, and pediatric offices. With 260 physicians representing 40 medical specialties, we serve the healthcare needs of residents in Pottstown and surrounding areas.
We're 1,150 healthcare professionals strong, and our team of physicians, nurses, staff and volunteers is focused on exceeding expectations while delivering compassionate, safe, quality care. Our accolades include: Joint Commission Gold Seal of Approval for hip and knee replacement; Joint Commission Gold Seal of Approval and AHA Stroke Association Gold Plus Distinction for our Primary Stroke Center; and four-time commendation from the Commission on Cancer of the American College of Surgeons for our Regional Cancer Center.
We believe in the power of people to create great care.
We work hard every day to be a place of healing, caring, and connection for patients and loved ones in the community we call home. Pottstown Hospital also works diligently to create an atmosphere for our associates that offers collaboration, robust learning resources, and many opportunities to grow and develop. Now, as part of Tower Health, your potential with us is greater than ever.