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Associate Sterile Processing Technician - Sterile Processing

Company: St. Joseph Health
Location: Orange
Posted on: May 14, 2022

Job Description:

We are looking for an Associate Sterile Processing Technician for the Sterile Processing Department at St. Joseph Hospital Orange.
Location: Orange, CA
Work Schedule: On Call/ Per Diem
Shift: 8-hour, Evenings
Job Summary:
Under general supervision of the Assistant manager, and the Supervisors, the Associate Sterile Processing Tech is responsible for decontamination, assembly, and sterilization of all instrumentation, supplies, and equipment in the Main O.R., Surgery Center and other SJO units.
Essential Functions

  • Prepares instruments for decontamination.

  • Sterilizes instrumentation and supplies according to hospital policy. Records testing and loads content. Communicates issues related to testing results.

  • Reports broken equipment, instruments, and patient safety issues to management team immediately.

  • Cleans, assembles, and wraps surgery instrument trays, specialty trays, and procedural trays.

  • Communicates clearly and professionally with all members of the healthcare team and other personnel in both providing and obtaining information.


    • Knowledge of routine testing performed on equipment, instrumentation, decontamination, sterilization, and case cart system.

    • Communication skills.

    • Establish priorities and work flexibility to meet customer service demands.

    • Knowledge of medical terminology and basic aseptic technique into daily functions.

    • Knowledge of scheduling and staffing.

      Minimum Position Requirements:
      Licenses/Certifications: Certified Registered Central Service Technician (CRCST) or Certified Sterile Processing and Distribution Technician (CSPDT).
      Preferred Position Qualifications:
      Experience: 1 year experience as a Central Service Technician in a hospital setting.
      Apply Today! Applicants that meet qualifications will receive a text message with additional questions from our Modern Hire system.
      Compassion. Dignity. Justice. Excellence. Integrity.
      These timeless values form the heart and soul of St. Joseph Hospital. They are the prime reason that we attract and retain high-caliber employees who believe in the sanctity of their work in our faith-based setting.
      As a result of this affinity, most of our employees have remained with us for at least five years. Over 40 percent of our new employees were either referred by friends or applied to work at St. Joseph based on our reputation. It is little wonder, then, that retention rate is significantly higher than the average for healthcare institutions in our community.
      Clinical Excellence
      When you take the latest in medical technology and place it in the hands of highly skilled clinicians, recognition is sure to follow. In July 2007, 2008 and 2009, St. Joseph Hospital was named one "America's Best Hospitals" for Orthopedic Care by U. S. News and World Report. This highly esteem recognition is testimony to our unique blend medical science and compassionate, values-based care.
      A haven that feels like home.
      St. Joseph Hospital offers a unique environment in which healthcare givers who share a kindred spirit can do important work and grow both spiritually and professionally. Here, values-based employees view their jobs not simply as careers but also as callings.
      Care to get acquainted? Then we warmly invite you to explore the many career opportunities offered by St. Joseph Hospital!
      St. Joseph Hospital provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics. In addition to federal law requirements, St. Joseph Hospital complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.
      Positions specified as "on call/per diem" refers to employment consisting of shifts scheduled on as "as needed basis" to fill in for staff vacancies.

Keywords: St. Joseph Health, Orange , Associate Sterile Processing Technician - Sterile Processing, Professions , Orange, California

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