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Sterile Processing Tech I - Instrument Room (Days) Full Time

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Employer Name:   Catholic Health Initiatives
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Last Updated On:   9/21/2017
Job Title: 
Sterile Processing Tech I - Instrument Room (Days) Full Time
Job Category:   Clinical:Central Supply Svcs/Sterilization
Location:   The Woodlands
Job Description:   **Sterile Processing Tech I - Instrument Room (Days) Full Time** **Description** **The WoodlandsHospital** A primary and secondary care hospital serving North Harris and Montgomery counties. Clinical services include cardiovascular services, diagnostic imaging, women’s services (digital mammography and bone density studies), neurosciences, pediatric care (Newborn and Level II nurseries) and surgery, pathology and pulmonary services, and sleep disorders. Clinical affiliations include The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center’s Radiation Treatment Center, and Texas Children’s Hospital. **PositionSummary:** Performs and participates in decontamination, cleaning, assembling, packaging, scanning, sterilization, storage and distribution of reusable surgical instrumentation and equipment. Performs other duties as assigned or required. **PositionResponsibilities:** 1. Decontaminates andsterilizes instruments, medical supplies and equipment, and assembles, wraps,and sterilizes trays of instruments.Follows proper Standard Precautions while in decontamination andsterilization areas. 2. Monitors biologicaland chemical wash solution to ensure quality and consistency fordecontamination of instruments and medical equipment. 3. Sorts mismatched setsof instruments, trays, and medical equipment and makes them available tosterile processing customers in a timely manner. 4. Restocks, labels, andmaintains inventory, submits requisitions, collects and distributesinstruments, trays, crash carts, and facility medical equipment. 5. Performsenvironmental maintenance duties and assists in maintaining inventory levels insterile processing, the operating room, and in equipment storage areas. 6. Verifies thatequipment functions properly, requisitions for equipment maintenance, repair orreplacement, and removes defective equipment. 7. Maintains a cleanwork area 8. Assists withmaintaining established departmental policies and procedures, objectives, andquality improvement, safety, and environmental and infection control standards. 9. Communicatesappropriately using good interpersonal skills **Qualifications** **Education andLicensure:** High School Diploma/GED Completion of Sterile Processing Program Certification through accredited Sterile Processing organization (Certification Board for Sterile Processing and Distribution * CBSPD or International Association of Healthcare Central Service Materials Management * IAHCSMM) within 1 year of employment **Minimum Experience:** One (1) year of experience **Minimum Knowledge,Skills, and Abilities:** Basic knowledge of sterile processing **Job** Allied Health **Primary Location** TEXAS-THE WOODLANDS-ST LUKE WOODLANDS **Daily Schedule** Days **Scheduled Hours per 2-week Pay Period** 80 **Weekends Required** Occasional **Req ID:** 2017-R0127243
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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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