Sterile Processing Tech I
Department: SPD/CENTRAL STERILE PROCESSING
Schedule: Part Time
Hours: Monday-Friday- varies
Performs all activities that relate to the reprocessing of reusable medical supplies, linen, equipment, and instrumentation including decontamination, cleaning, inspection, assembly, wrapping, sterilization and storage. Handles, cleans, disinfects and/or sterilizes instruments and equipment according to procedure. Inspects instrument and equipment, recognizing the need for repair and follows repair procedure. Selects correct packaging material for items being sterilized and demonstrates proper assembly technique. Maintains proper handling of hazardous chemicals, disinfectants, sterilants and cleaning supplies. Prepares case carts/ supply carts and transports carts to the designated areas. Operates sterilization equipment according to procedure. Assists with the ordering, charging, and stocking of supplies.
High School Diploma or equivalent. Associate degree preferred. Previous CSP/SPD experience preferred. Completion of a SPD Technician/Scrub Technician program preferred.
CPR is required for any RN, LPN, PCT, Patient Transporter or other direct patient care provider. Emergency Department, Intensive Care Units, PACU, Medical Emergency Team and Anesthesia require ACLS. Pediatrics, SICU, Emergency Department and Medical Emergency Team also require PALS
Location/Region: Rogersville, TN (US)