Surgery Care Affiliates Sterile Processing Technician -Per Diem Nights/Weekends in Sparta, New Jersey
SCA, a leader in the outpatient surgery industry, strategically partners with health plans, medical groups and health systems across the country to develop and optimize surgical facilities. SCA operates more than 200 surgical facilities, including ambulatory surgery centers and surgical hospitals, in partnership with approximately 3,000 physicians. For more information on SCA, visit www.scasurgery.com.
Facility Description: Specialty Surgical Center located in Sparta NJis a busy multi-specialty, 2 OR, outpatient surgery center, primarily performing orthopedics, ENT, urology, GYN and pain management procedures.
Accountabilities / Responsibilities
We are seeking an experiencedPer DiemNights/WeekendsSterile Processing Technician who is dependable, detail-oriented, skilled problem solver and has a collaborative, friendly working style. The Sterile Processing Technician is responsible for decontamination, correct tray assembly, and sterile processing of all instrumentation used in the operating room. The candidate must have a working knowledge of regulatory standards for universal precautions, sterilization methodologies, and regulatory standards for biological monitoring.
Cleaning/decontamination of instrumentation and equipment
Inspects, tests, assembles, packages, and labels operating room instrumentation and trays in preparation for sterilization to ensure that instruments are ready and available for use.
Sterilizes instruments in accordance with manufacturer’s recommendations using various techniques such as steam and/or chemical products (ie: Aldahol, etc.)
Demonstrates ability to understand and use automated instrument washer and sterilizers.
Demonstrates ability to understand use, function, interpretation, documentation, and record-keeping of chemical and biological indicators related to instrument sterilization and high-level disinfection.
Completes all documentation to ensure the availability of accurate and
up-to-date information in accordance with established standards.
Assists teammates with daily preparation for current and future surgery schedules (pulling cases and assembling supplies/instruments), as assigned.
Assist with various tasks throughout the departments, as needed and assigned by Charge Nurse.
High School Graduate or equivalent
2 Years of Sterile Processing Experience required
Certification in Sterile Processing preferred
Current BLS Certification or completion within 90 days of employment
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