Job Description

Sterile Processing Technician

Cancer care is all we do

Hope in healing

Cancer Treatment Centers of America® (CTCA®) takes a unique and integrative approach to cancer care. Our patient-centered care model is founded on a commitment to personalized medicine, tailoring a combination of treatments to the needs of each individual patient. At the same time, we support patients’ quality of life by offering therapies designed to help them manage the side effects of treatment, addressing their physical, spiritual and emotional needs, so they are better able to stay on their treatment regimens and get back to life. At the core of our whole-person approach is what we call the Mother Standard® of care, so named because it requires that we treat our patients, and one another, like we would want our loved ones to be treated. This innovative approach has earned our hospitals a Best Place to Work distinction and numerous accreditations. Each of us has a stake in the successful outcomes of every patient we treat.

Job Description:

JOB SUMMARY

The Central Supply Technician performs and participates in the decontamination, inspection, cleaning, assembling and packaging of surgical materials to include, but not limited to, instruments and equipment according to established standards and procedures to ensure a sterile and functioning supply of materials.

JOB RESPONSIBLITIES

  • Decontaminates, assembles and packages all instruments following established protocols as well as perform necessary repairs, reassembles and stores specialized surgical instruments.
  • Prepares all order requests as necessary for replacement parts for instruments and additional equipment as necessary or upon request of physicians.
  • Maintains a clean and safe environment by adhering to Standard Precautions and Infection Prevention practices.  Staff will don proper Personnel Protective Equipment (PPE), follows protocols for decontamination process referencing Instructions for Use (IFU) supplied by the manufacturers.
  • Identifies instruments for all specialties and assures proper function.  Follows protocol for repair or replacement of instruments that are not functioning properly.  Assembles and packages all instrumentation and sets according to dept. protocol.  Utilizes equipment according to the manufacturer’s recommendations.
  • Responsible for the cleaning, disinfection, sterilization and storage of scopes and reusable devices. Maintains appropriate logs and records relating to the sterilization process, including:  Steam autoclaves, Hydrogen Peroxide sterilizers, and High Level Disinfection. 
  • Responds to problem calls from the Operating Room and performs preliminary investigation.  Determines priority level of instrumentation and equipment requests and other hospital needs.  Directs services in a competent and professional manner while assuring OR priorities are completed in a timely manner.
  • Follows appropriate process to coordinate availability of sales representatives, supplies, or vendors for surgical cases
  • Care provided conforms to accepted practice standards (AORN, AST, ASPAN, AMMI/ANSI, SGNA)

JOB QUALIFICATIONS

REQUIRED

Education: High school diploma or equivalent

Certification: BLS

PREFERRED

Experience: Minimum of one year working in CSPD in an acute care hospital

Certification: National certification as a SPD Technician, Certified Registered Central Service Technician or Surgical Instrument Processor

We win together

Each CTCA employee is a Stakeholder, driven to make a true difference and help win the fight against cancer. Each day is a challenge, but this unique experience comes with rewards that you may never have thought possible. To ensure each team member brings his or her best self, we offer exceptional support and immersive training to encourage your personal and professional growth. If you’re ready to be part of something bigger and work with a passionate, dynamic group of care professionals, we invite you to join us. 

Visit:  Jobs.cancercenter.com to begin your journey.

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