The Sterile Processing department (SPD) technician is responsible for the operation of all sterilization and cleaning equipment and completion of daily work assignments within the Sterile Processing department.
The technician must be able to perform all duties and responsibilities as a Certified Sterile Processing Technician. The SPD technician is responsible for following all established policies and procedures related to the proper pre-cleaning, cleaning and preparation of surgical instrumentation and equipment.
This position supports organizational goals by providing quality customer service, participating in performance improvement efforts and demonstrating a commitment to teamwork and cooperation.
EDUCATION: High school diploma or equivalent required.
LICENSE/CERTIFICATION: Certified Registered Central Service Technician certification recognized by NJ Department of Health required. Certified Instrument Specialist preferred. Lead technicians are responsible for maintaining CRCST and CIS certifications yearly.
EXPERIENCE: Minimum 3 years of experience within SPD/sterilization required. Basic computer skills required. Must be fluent in the English language. Based upon workload and staffing needs, must be available to work any shift as needed. Leadership experience preferred.
Demonstrates the ability to perform the department-specific competencies as listed on the Assessment and Evaluation Tool. Exhibits the core behavioral competencies as listed on the Assessment and Evaluation Tool.
Potential for exposure to the hazards and risk of the hospital environment, including exposure to infectious disease, blood-borne pathogens, hazardous substances and potential injury. Requires, extensive walking, standing and lifting. Requires the ability to push and or pull 40 lbs or greater with good body mechanics.
Essential functions of this position are listed on the department-specific Assessment and Evaluation Tool.
The positions reports to department leadership.
The above statement reflects the general details considered necessary to describe the principal functions of the job as identified and shall not be considered as a detailed description of all work requirements that may be inherent in the position.
AtlantiCare is an equal opportunity employer that takes affirmative action to employ and advance in employment individuals without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status or disability.
Whether you lead an active life or love leisure, you’ll enjoy working and living in the beach communities of New Jersey’s southeastern shore.
Benefits & Wellness
We believe that healthcare should be a rewarding career. That’s why we offer excellent compensation, exceptional health and wellness benefits, and internal resources and programs to support professional growth for our team members. Here, you’ll find everything you need to pursue your calling of caring for others, knowing that you’re working for an organization dedicated to your overall well-being.
Inclusion & Diversity
Diversity and inclusion are at the heart of what makes AtlantiCare a great organization. We recognize and celebrate individual differences as dimensions that enrich our workforce and allow us to be more creative, flexible and competitive. Our inclusive culture welcomes our employees to freely contribute their diverse ideas, background, talents and experiences to make this a place where everyone can be, and do, their best work together.
For many, the shore communities of southeastern New Jersey are vacation destinations, but for AtlantiCare employees, they’re home. Working at AtlantiCare allows you to experience shore life year-round. Here, you’ll find natural beauty, world-class entertainment, rich history, amazing arts, abundant outdoor recreation, shopping, sophisticated dining and plenty of family-friendly events all within communities you’ll love to call home.
The spirit of collaboration is alive and well at AtlantiCare. We empower our teams to be agents of change within our system. We encourage growth and support advancement. Our shared vision for advancing the health of the communities and people we serve guides us to do what’s right for each patient, our healthcare delivery system and the practice of medicine as a whole. We teach, grow and advance medicine together.
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