The Sterile Processing Technician 1 performs a variety of duties associated with cleaning, sterilization, processing, organizing and the distribution of patient equipment, instruments, supplies and products used in the care and treatment of patients.
**ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS OF THE ROLE**
Prepares rooms and organizes instruments, equipment, treatment trays and supplies for specified departments.
Cleans and decontaminates instruments, containers and patient equipment using detergents and disinfectant solutions in accordance with regulatory and hospital policies and procedures. Operates semi-automatic and automatic sterilization equipment and washers.
Receives, stocks, rotates, checks and pulls expired goods; fills and distributes internal orders; and picks up reusable trays, equipment items and instruments.
Maintains and controls inventory. Maintains applicable records and files.
Ensures compliance with safety, environmental, manufacturer and infection control practices.
**KEY SUCCESS FACTORS**
Knowledge of equipment and instrument sterilization methods and procedures preferred.
Knowledge of basic medical terminology.
Interpersonal skills to interact with patients and staff.
Ability to comply with safety, environmental, manufacturer and infection control practices.
Interpersonal and communications skills.
Our competitive benefits package includes the following
- Immediate eligibility for health and welfare benefits
- 401(k) savings plan with dollar-for-dollar match up to 5%
- Tuition Reimbursement
- PTO accrual beginning Day 1
Note: Benefits may vary based upon position type and/or level
Location - Baylor University Medical Center (Dallas,TX)
Unit/Dept - Sterile Processing
Shift/Schedule - Monday thru Friday 3pm - 11pm
- EDUCATION - H.S. Diploma/GED Equivalent
- EXPERIENCE - Less than 1 Year of Experience
As a health care system committed to improving the health of those we serve, we are asking our employees to model the same behaviours that we promote to our patients. As of January 1, 2012, Baylor Scott & White Health no longer hires individuals who use nicotine products. We are an equal opportunity employer committed to ensuring a diverse workforce. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.