Sterile Processing Technician

ID 2023-20548
Location
Alamance Regional Medical Center
Work Location
US-NC-Burlington
Division : Name
Alamance Regional Medical Center
Department : Name
ARMC-STERILE PROCESSING
Category
PATIENT CARE
Position Sub-Category
TECHNICIAN
Position Type
Full Time (40 hours/week)
Employment Type
Employee
Exempt/NonExempt
Non-Exempt
FTE
1.00
Workforce Status
Onsite
Work Hours
40.00
Provider Schedule (specific schedule)
3p-1130p
On call Required
Yes
Sub Category
Technician

Overview

Processes instruments and other equipment for Operative Services and other Clinical departments. Processing includes decontamination, assembly, sterilization and storage.

Talent Pool: Allied Health

Responsibilities


Decontaminates, reassembles and sterilizes instrumentation according to standard work, guidelines, policies and procedures. Inspects and assembles instruments to ensure patient safety and in accordance to sterilization requirements. Removes instruments found to be defective, broken or missing components.
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Demonstrates knowledge of how to operate instrument and cart washers as well as sonic cleaners and sterilizers. Understands mechanical functions and safety features of equipment. Monitors cycles for proper functions and tests parameters of time and temperature; reporting findings appropriately. Performs chemical, biological and mechanical tests as required and understands functions of each and appropriately documents results. Reports malfunction(s) to Processing Supervisor, Assistant Director or Director. Troubleshoots and corrects minor equipment problems.
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Responds to special requests for needed instruments/sets and sterile supplies. Provides instrument/set, supplies or equipment as requested. Helps locate misplaced instrument/set. Decontaminates and processes needed instrument/set. Review Operating Room schedule for consignment and loaner.
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Demonstrate values that exhibit Cone Health values. Work practices exhibit ethics and integrity. Advocates for patient care. Follows policies and procedures of the department. Manages resources efficiently and works with team members to reduce costs and improve quality.
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Qualifications


EDUCATION:
High School Diploma or equivalent, Required
Associates, Preferred

EXPERIENCE:
Preferred: Previous Sterile Processing Experience

LICENSURE/CERTIFICATION/REGISTRY/LISTING:
REQUIRED
PREFERRED

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