Certified Sterile Processing Tech, Lead (Full Time, Days)
Position: Certified Sterile Processing Tech, Lead (Full Time, Days)
Job ID: 403271
Department: ATXNC STERILE PROCESSING
Talent Area: Clinical Support
Full/Part Time: Full time
About Texas Children's Hospital
Texas Children’s first health care location in Austin, Texas Children’s Urgent Care West Gate, opened in March 2018, providing high quality pediatric-focused care after hours and on weekends. There are now more than 10 Texas Children’s Pediatric primary care practices in the greater Austin area bringing world-class pediatric services to children and their families. Our Specialty Care Center in Austin includes a multidisciplinary group of pediatric specialists committed to providing comprehensive care across a wide spectrum of services, including allergy and immunology, cardiology, ophthalmology, rheumatology, pulmonology, neurology, and more. Texas Children’s also plans to build a 360,000-square-foot freestanding hospital for children and women, set to open in 2024.
Our thoughtful expansion into Austin will help support a pediatric population of more than half a million and keep kids healthy and happy from birth to adulthood.
Texas Children’s is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All applicants and employees are considered and evaluated for positions at Texas Children's without regard to mental or physical disability, race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, genetic information, military or veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status or any other protected Federal, State/Province or Local status unrelated to the performance of the work involved.
We are looking for a Lead Certified Sterile Process Technician, someone who’s ready to grow with our company. In this position, you will assist the Manager in supervising the efficient processing of instruments and sterilization throughout Texas Children's Hospital.
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Job Duties & Responsibilities
Processes decontaminated medical devices as they are received, according to established priorities, medical device IFU’s and best practices.
Ensures staff are trained in the operation of the decontamination equipment.
Receives instruments from the decontamination area and processes appropriately.
Performs physical and environmental duties as designated routinely, including cleaning workspace/instrument room/cabinets, emptying biohazards waste, monitoring sterilizers, and checking environmental monitors.
Completes sterilization processes.
High level disinfection.
Monitor completion of Quality Assurance Data
Ensure the department is adequately staffed daily, including weekends.
Collaborate with others i.e., OR coordinators BioMed, Supply Chain, for troubleshooting/ordering instruments etc.
Performs other duties as assigned, including other essential instrument room duties.
Skills & Requirements
Being fully vaccinated against COVID-19, including any booster dose(s) of the COVID-19 vaccine recommended by the Centers for Disease Control when eligible, is required for all employees at Texas Children’s unless approved for a medical or religious exemption.
Required H.S. Diploma or GED
Required CRCST - Cert-Cert Reg Cent Ser TECH by The Healthcare Sterile Processing Association and CSPDT - Cert-Sterile Proc & Dist Tech by the Certified Sterile Processing and Distribution Technician issued by The Certification Board for Sterile Processing and Distribution
2 years hospital instrument processing
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