• University of Pennsylvania Health System
  • Healthcare - Allied Health
  • Full-Time

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Chester County Hospital currently has an outstanding career opportunity open for a professional, driven, and experienced Sterile Processing Technician in the Sterilization department. The Sterile Processing Technician is responsible for carrying out the safe collection of used medical equipment and instrumentation followed by decontamination, sterilization, assembling and testing as required. This position is extremely hands on and requires teamwork as well as coordination with the Operating Room and other key departments.
* CRCST (Certified Registered Central Service Technician) certification through IAHCSMM is preferred at hire.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities
* Employee disassembles, cleans, inspects, prepares, assembles, sterilizes and dispenses surgical and procedure instrumentation and trays for the Operating Room, Delivery Room, nursing units, and all other ancillary departments, according to prescribed procedures and aseptic technique
* Assists in the process of providing customer departments with appropriate sterile supply inventory
* Maintains communication with customer departments regarding requests and delivery of sterile supplies
* Decontaminates, prepares, processes, and sterilizes surgical and procedure instrumentation, trays and sets for the Operating Room, Labor and Delivery Room, nursing care areas, and all other ancillary departments
* Operates the instrumentation washers, ultra-sonic equipment, and sterilizers (steam, plasma) in the Sterile Processing Department
* Responsible for dispensing and delivery of sterilized instruments and trays to the customer units and areas
* Audits supplies and inventory levels and notifies the Lead Central Supply Technician/Clinical Manager when levels are low
* Assist in processing orders for supplies maintained from the Storeroom
* Employee is responsible for the unpacking and stocking the supplies on the shelves and storage areas
* Care and handling of the turnover of Code Carts
Associated topics: medical lab science, medical laboratory science, microbiology, mls, sample collection, scientist, surgical technologist, technician ii, technologist, testing

* The salary listed in the header is an estimate based on salary data for similar jobs in the same area. Salary or compensation data found in the job description is accurate.

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