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Sterile Processing Technician II

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Employer Name:   Catholic Health Initiatives
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Last Updated On:   8/10/2017
Job Title: 
Sterile Processing Technician II
Job Category:   Clinical:Central Supply Svcs/Sterilization
Location:   Pasadena
Job Description:   **Sterile Processing Technician II** **Description** **Job Summary:** Performs instrument processing activities, decontamination, assembly, sterilization (steam, sterrad, and gas) and stocking of instruments to remote locations to insure availability to areas providing direct patient care. Ensures that personal performance and service quality levels meet or exceed customer expectations and perceptions. **Essential Duties:** 1. Troubleshoots equipment within Department 2. Prepare work area at beginning of shift. 3. Maintains a clean and safe work area at all times. Participates in routine cleaning activities (i.e. sterilizers, surface areas, storage carts, etc.) 4. Transports and decontaminates all soiled instrumentation and equipment to a state of cleanliness, disinfection and disposes of all infectious items according to established procedures 5. Maintains customer focuses and service responsiveness by answering incoming calls in a timely manner and responding immediately to emergency requests 6. Assures accuracy in the assembly and packaging of all necessary instrumentation, special trays and equipment for sterilization. Inspects and lubricates all instruments according to manufacture recommendations to insure cleanliness and proper working order 7. Performs all steam, sterrad, and ethylene oxide sterilization activities insuring cycle and documentation accuracy 8. Labels, incubates, logs, and documents all biological indicators in a timely manner. Also, reads and reports issues with biological indicators immediately to Charge Personnel 9. Operates all department equipment according to manufacture recommendations 10. Follows established policies and procedures in the performance of all work activities in compliance with Departmental and regulatory agency requirements. **Qualifications** **Education:** High School Diploma / GED **Experience:** Minimum three (3) years experience, and knowledge of instrument and sterilization processing. **License/Certification:** CRCST **Additional Responsibilities:** + Demonstrates a commitment to service, organization values and professionalism through appropriate conduct and demeanor at all times. + Adheres to and exhibits our **core values** : + **_Reverence_** : Having a profound spirit of awe and respect for all creation, shaping relationships to self, to one another and to God and acknowledging that we hold in trust all that has been given to us. + **_Integrity:_** Moral wholeness, soundness, uprightness, honesty and sincerity as a basis of trustworthiness. + **_Compassion:_** Feeling with others, being one with others in their sorrows and joys, rooted in the sense of solidarity as members of the human community. + **_Excellence:_** Outstanding achievement, merit, virtue; continually surpassing standards to achieve/maintain quality. + Maintains confidentiality and protects sensitive data at all times. + Adheres to organizational and department specific safety standards and guidelines. + Works collaboratively and supports efforts of team members. + Demonstrates exceptional customer service and interacts effectively with physicians, patients, residents, visitors, staff and the broader health care community. _Catholic Health Initiatives and its_ organizations are Equal Opportunity Employers **Job** Allied Health **Primary Location** TEXAS-PASADENA **Daily Schedule** 0 **Scheduled Hours per 2-week Pay Period** 80 **Weekends Required** Occasional **Req ID:** 1700000359
Job Features:   

Catholic Health Initiatives (CHI) is a national nonprofit health system with headquarters in Englewood, Colorado. The faith-based system operates in 17 states and includes 78 hospitals; 40 long-term care, assisted- and residential-living facilities; two community health-services organizations; two accredited nursing colleges; and home health agencies.

With total annual revenues of more than $10.7 billion and approximately 83,000 employees, CHI ranks as the nation’s second-largest faith-based health system. In fiscal year 2012, CHI provided more than $715 million in charity care and community benefit, including services for the poor, free clinics, education and research.

Catholic Health Initiatives is committed to:
  • Creating new ministries that build healthy communities
  • Reaching new milestones in clinical quality and compassionate care
  • Implementing an agenda of social justice
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