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Sterile Processing Tech I (2:00pm - 10:30pm) Full Time

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Employer Name:   Catholic Health Initiatives
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Last Updated On:   10/18/2017
Job Title: 
Sterile Processing Tech I (2:00pm - 10:30pm) Full Time
Job Category:   Clinical:Central Supply Svcs/Sterilization
Location:   Houston
Job Description:   **Sterile Processing Tech I (2:00pm - 10:30pm) Full Time** **Description** **Baylor St. Luke's Medical Center** A quaternary care facility that is home of the Texas Heart® Institute, a world-class cardiovascular research and education institution founded in 1962 by Denton A. Cooley, MD–consistently ranked as one of the nation’s best in Cardiovascular Services & Heart Surgery. The first hospital in Texas and the Southwest designated a Magnet® hospital for Nursing Excellence by the American Nurses Credentialing Center, receiving the award four consecutive times. Baylor St. Luke’s is home to three freestanding community emergency centers (Holcombe, Pearland, and San Felipe) offering adult and pediatric care–treating more than 51,000 patients annually. The hospital holds a collaborative partnership with Baylor College of Medicine and affiliations with The University of Texas Medical School at Houston, The University of Texas Medical Branch (Galveston), Houston Baptist University, and Prairie View A&M University. **Position Summary** Performs instrument processing activities, decontamination, assembly, sterilization and restocking of instruments to remote locations to ensure availability to areas providing direct patient care. **Qualifications** **Minimum Qualifications** Minimum Education: High School Diploma/GED Minimum years in field previous to employment: One (1) Year of experience OR Successful completion of a 1) year Surgical Tech or LVN with OR Tech program **Position Responsibilities** 1. Prepare work area at beginning of shift 2. Maintains a clean and safe work area at all times 3. 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 and disinfection and disposes of all infectious items according to established procedures 5. Maintains customer focus 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 and power equipment 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. Operates all department equipment according to manufacture recommendations 9. Prioritizes work activities to insure all instruments are available as needed for scheduled surgical procedures on a daily basis 10. Follows established policies and procedures in the performance of all work activities in compliance with regulatory agency requirements **Job** Allied Health **Primary Location** TEXAS-HOUSTON-ST LUKES MEDICAL CENTER **Daily Schedule** 2:00pm - 10:30pm **Scheduled Hours per 2-week Pay Period** 80 **Weekends Required** Occasional **Req ID:** 2017-R0132593
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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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