The Sterile Processing Technician 2 performs a variety of duties associated with cleaning, sterilization, processing, organizing and distributing patient equipment, instruments, supplies and products used in the care and treatment of patients. May serve as a resource to Sterile Processing Technician 1 staff.
**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 standards and internal policies and procedures. Operates semi automatic and automatic sterilization equipment and washers.
Inventories, orders, replenishes and distributes instruments, reusable medical equipment and medical supplies for general supplies and surgical carts.
Maintains and controls inventory. Maintains applicable records and files.
Ensures compliance with safety, environmental, manufacturer and infection control practices.
Collaborates in providing in service training.
Serves as a resource and assists in training and mentoring level 1 Sterile Processing staff.
**KEY SUCCESS FACTORS**
Knowledge of equipment and instrument sterilization methods and procedures required.
Knowledge of basic medical terminology.
Interpersonal and communications skills with ability to interact effectively 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
- EDUCATION - H.S. Diploma/GED Equivalent
- EXPERIENCE - 1 Year of Experience
- CERTIFICATION/LICENSE/REGISTRATION -
Cer Board Sterile Prcng & Dist (CBSPD), Cert Reg Central Service Tech (CRCST), Cert Sterile Proc/Distr Tech (CSPDT): Must have one of the following:
-- Certified Board Sterile Processing & Dist (CBSPC), or
-- Certified Reg Central Service Tech (CRCST), or
-- Certified Sterile Proc/Distr Tech (CSPDT).
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.