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Sterile Processing Tech, Certified - Duke Raleigh Hospital - Full Time - 2nd Shift

Company: Duke University Health System
Location: Cary
Posted on: January 15, 2022

Job Description:

Duke Raleigh Hospital offers the latest in care and technology in a patient-friendly setting. It has been an important part of Duke Health since 1998 and has served Wake County for more than 35 years, employing more than 2,000 team members. The hospital provides 186 inpatient beds and a comprehensive array of services, including the Duke Raleigh Cancer Center, Duke Raleigh Orthopedic and Spine Center, cardiovascular services, neurosciences including the Duke Raleigh Skull Base and Cerebrovascular Center, advanced digestive care, disease management and prevention, wound healing, outpatient imaging, intensive and progressive care, pain clinic, same-day surgery, emergency department and community outreach and education programs U.S. News & World Report ranked Duke Raleigh Hospital as high performing in orthopaedics and two adult procedures/conditions: Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) and lung cancer surgery. #DukeRaleighJobs Occ SummaryA Central Sterile Processing Technician, Certified is responsible forcleaning, decontamination, assembly, and hi gh-leveldisinfection of allreusable medical instrumentation. Maintains h ighstandards consistencyand continuous product flow between the OR and S terileProcessing.Responsible for maintaining adequate supply levels in s terilestoragearea, rotating stock as appropriate pulling case carts for the dailysurgical schedule.
Work PerformedCleans, decontaminates, assembles, and disinfects scope trays andequipment followi ngestablished tray lists and manufacturesrecommendations.Maintains commu nication with customers and departments regardingrequests and delivery o fsterile supplies.Promotes best practice by demonstrating a commitment t o quality patientcare.Performs assigned duties to maintain unit in a sta teof survey readinessand maintain quality initiatives. For example quali tycontrol measures,emergency equipment checks, and department cleanlines s.Uses the computerized instrument tracking system in the performance of assigned duties, obtaining instrument count sheets, obtaining specialhan dling instructions for instrumentation documenting sterilizationloads, a ndother assigned tasks.Adheres to unit programs to support patient cares uch as maintaining aquiet environment and customer service.Efficient and punctual distribution of case carts, equipment, and statsupplies to theO R and Maintain sterility and or cleanliness accordingto hospital protoco l.Maintain accurate log for equipment out for repair.Tests operationalef ficiency of Instrumentation prior to reprocessingand reports problemsto appropriate leadership.Maintains a clean and orderly central processing area (e.g. shelves,counters, equipment)May assist with teaching ofnewhir es and work as resource person forother staff as well as other unitsin h ospital.Performs other related duties incidental to the work described h erein.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
L evel CharacteristicsN/A
Minimum Qualifications
Education High school diploma or equivalent is required. Employees hired before 2/18/19 are not required to have high school diploma or equivalent.
Experience No experience required beyond certification.
Degrees, Licensures, Certifications Certification required as CSPDT (CBSPD) or CRCST (IAHCSMM) - Duke is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer committed to providing employment opportunity without regard to an individual's age, color, disability, gender, gender expression, gender identity, genetic information, national origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, or veteran status. - Duke aspires to create a community built on collaboration, innovation, creativity, and belonging. Our collective success depends on the robust exchange of ideas -an exchange that is best when the rich diversity of our perspectives, backgrounds, and experiences flourishes. To achieve this exchange, it is essential that all members of the community feel secure and welcome, that the contributions of all individuals are respected, and that all voices are heard. All members of our community have a responsibility to uphold these values. - Essential Physical Job Functions: Certain jobs at Duke University and Duke University Health System may include essentialjob functions that require specific physical and/or mental abilities. Additional information and provision for requests for reasonable accommodation will be provided by each hiring department. -

Keywords: Duke University Health System, Cary , Sterile Processing Tech, Certified - Duke Raleigh Hospital - Full Time - 2nd Shift, Healthcare , Cary, North Carolina

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