Job Description

Job Title: Ctrl Sterile Processing Tech
Job ID: 725712
Status: Full-Time
Regular/Temporary: Regular
Hours: Day/Evenings
Shift: Variable
Facility: UPMC Susquehanna Williamsport
Department: STERILE PROCESSING
Location: 700 High Street, Williamsport PA 17701

Description

To perform those duties necessary for the proper decontamination, cleaning, inspection, assembly, packaging, sterilization, storage, distribution and documentation of reusable surgical instrumentation and equipment according to established procedures. Performs other duties as assigned or required.


Responsibilities:

  • Assesses supplies required for prescribed standard surgical procedures and sets up case carts.
  • Maintains inventory, collects, disassembles, inspects, cleans, disinfects, and reassembles all instrument trays and patient care equipment.
  • Cleans and decontaminates reusable equipment, instruments, and supplies, manually and mechanically.
  • Conforms and adheres to department policies concerning decontamination, sterile processing, infection control and safety.
  • Displays awareness of cost containment in the organization of work by using economy in time, motion, and material.
  • Maintains a working knowledge of, and is able to effectively troubleshoot, all decontamination/sterilization equipment.
  • Monitors, reads, documents, and interprets all parameters for all types of sterilizers to ensure proper function.
  • Prepares and assembles surgical tray and equipment following established tray listings for issue, storage, or further processing.
  • Develops and improves skills through initiative, attendance and participation at educational programs.
  • Communicates appropriately using good interpersonal skills.
  • Demonstrates UPMC's commitment to the Core Values by understanding the needs of patients, their families, physicians, and co-workers and doing what is required the first time, every time by being responsible, sensitive, accurate, timely, coordinated, and thorough.
  • Participates as a team member and is accountable for own work responsibilities.
  • Participates in performance improvement activities.
  • Performs other related duties as assigned by authorized personnel or as may be required to meet emergency situations.

Qualifications

  • High school Graduate or equivalent required.
  • Currently enrolled in an Accredited Surgical Technician/Sterile Processing Program preferred.
  • Six months of healthcare experience preferred.

Licensure, Certifications, and Clearances:
  • Act 33 Child Clearance with Renewal
  • Act 34 Criminal Clearance with Renewal
  • Act 73 FBI Clearance
  • Basic Life Support or Cardio Pulmonary Resuscitation
  • Willing to pursue CBSPD or IAHCSMM certification after one year of experience in the department preferred

UPMC is an equal opportunity employer. Minority/Females/Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities

Salary Range: $14.40 to $21.61

Union Position: No

At UPMC, our shared goal is to create a cohesive, positive, experience for our employees, patients, health plan members, and community. If you too are driven by these values, you may be a great fit at UPMC!

QUALITY & SAFETY
DIGNITY & RESPECT
CARING & LISTENING
RESPONSIBILITY & INTEGRITY
EXCELLENCE & INNOVATION

UPMC provides a total rewards package that can help you achieve the goals you have for your career and your personal life. Whether you want to learn a new skill through a training course, reach personal health and wellness targets, become more involved in your community, or follow a career path that provides you with the right experience to be successful, UPMC can help you get to where you want to be.



Now more than ever, YOU can help us shape our communities and UPMC into a better place for everyone to work, study, play, and thrive.

Learn more about working here and check out our policies and recent updates.

Share:
Talent Network