This position is responsible for decontamination, cleaning, processing, assembling, sterilizing, storage and distribution of reusable medical devices and supplies used in patient care. Position is also responsible for the assembly and dispatch of surgical case carts.
Decontaminates and cleans reusable equipment/instruments in accordance with the departmental and OSHA standards.
Assembles, sterilizes, stores and distributes medical devices and supplies for patient care.
Adheres to procedures in accordance with departmental and OSHA guidelines when working with materialsâ€"Departmental standards are based on AMI- Advancement of Medical Instrumentation.
Organizes, assembles and dispatches surgical case carts based on computer generated physician preference cards.
Performs physical inventories of floor stock and SPD to ensure accuracy and integrity of system processes. Provides input on PAR levels. Works and collaborate effort with Material Management in the monitoring of supply usage, storage and organization of materials.
Operates and understands inventory control devices and programs-Meditech
Effectively communicates with inter/intradepartmental associates. Demonstrates ability to initiate, receive and relay calls and messages accurately.
Demonstrates competence to perform assigned responsibilities is a manner that meets the population-specific and developmental needs of the members served by the department.
Appropriately adapts assigned assessment, treatment, and/or service methods to accommodate the unique physical, psychosocial, cultural, age-specific and other developmental needs of each member served.
Takes personal responsibility to ensure compliance with all policies, procedures and standards as promulgated by state and federal agencies, the hospital, and other regulatory entities.
Performs all duties in a manner that protects the confidentiality of patients and does not solicit or disclose any confidential information unless it is necessary in the performance of assigned job duties.
Performs other duties as assigned.
High School Diploma or equivalency.Â
Sterile processing experience preferred.
Certification as Sterile processing technician preferred but not required.
CHRISTUS HEALTH is an international Catholic, faith-based, not-for-profit health system comprised of almost more than 600 services and facilities, including more than 60 hospitals and long-term care facilities, 350 clinics and outpatient centers, and dozens of other health ministries and ventures. CHRISTUS operates in 6 U.S. states, Colombia, Chile and 6 states in Mexico. To support our health care ministry, CHRISTUS Health employs approximately 45,000 Associates and has more than 15,000 physicians on medical staffs who provide care and support for patients. CHRISTUS Health is listed among the top ten largest Catholic health systems in the United States.