Sterile Processing Technician - Mainland Hospital

Location: Galloway, NJ  |  Position Status: Full Time  |  Position Shift: Nights
The certified sterile processing technician works independently to clean, decontaminate and assemble all reusable instrumentation and patient care equipment. This position requires and prepares equipment/instruments for sterilization and operates cleaning and sterilizing equipment according to established departmental procedures. The technician prepares and monitors sterilized instruments and pulls supplies for the operating room case cart system. This position assists in maintaining accurate inventories of supplies and replenishes and maintains stock levels for the Surgical Case Cart Room. This position performs periodic physical inventories as directed and maintains a clean and safe workplace. This position completes all other duties as assigned by the lead technician/supervisor or manager. The position is a flexible position that often requires various shift coverage when staff is needed.

  • EDUCATION: High school diploma or GED. College associate's degree preferred.
  • LICENSE/CERTIFICATION: Certified registered central sterilization technician (CRCST) or CBSPD within 18 months of hire. Technicians are responsible for maintaining their certification. Certification is mandated by NJ DOH.
  • EXPERIENCE: Minimum one year of experience with sterile processing, materials management, as a surgical scrub technician or a healthcare-related field is preferred. The potential employee must able to read, write in and speak English fluently.

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. This position requires extensive walking, standing and lifting. Demonstrates the ability to push and pull weights in excess of 90 lbs. with assistance. Lifting, pushing and pulling of weights 30 to 90 lbs., or greater, with assistance a majority of the time also required. Essential functions of this position are listed on the department-specific Assessment and Evaluation Tool.

This position reports to the SPD supervisor and takes direction from the SPD lead processing technician.

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.
Erica Hurley
Erica Hurley
Talent Acquisition Partner
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