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Central Sterile Tech - CF - Central Sterile Processng

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5301 Wrightsville Avenue
Wilmington, NC

Date Posted: Oct 26, 2020

Job Description

Description

About NHRMC

NHRMC, established in 1967 in Wilmington, NC, is recognized as a preeminent healthcare organization focused on leading our community to outstanding health. We have an 855 bed network of hospitals and multi-specialty physician group practices with more than 200 physicians. With a network of primary, specialty, neighborhood clinics and regional medical centers; you will find our culture is the very definition of best in practice. Join us and find out how many ways NHRMC offers you the chance to focus on what really matters - our patients and community.

About the Job

Location: NHRMC Orthopedic Hospital

Department: CF - Central Sterile Processng

Full Time Equivalent: FTE: 1.000000

Work Type: 64 to 80 Hours Pay Period

Work Schedule: MIXED HRS - Varied length shfts-Day-Eve-Nt

Exempt from Overtime: Exempt: No

What You'll Do

Summary:
The Central Sterile Technician is responsible for the decontamination, cleaning, processing, storage and sterilization of all surgical instrumentation. Technicians will also prepare surgical case carts if needed. It is expected that a Technician maintain certification as a CST, CRCST, CSPDT or equivalent certification. The technician works under the supervision of the Central Sterile Processing Coordinator.


Responsibilities:
1. Decontaminate and clean, surgical and CPD procedural instrument trays along with other house instrumentation.
2. Package and identify prepared items for sterilization.
3. Performs departmental cleaning assignments as scheduled.
4. Performs the operation of the automated instrument washer disinfectors, glide systems, ultrasonic machine and cart washer.
5. Performs the operation of the steam sterilizers, ETO sterilizers, Sterrad NX and Sterrad sterilizers.
6. Performs all test, if needed, for all steam sterilizers, Bowie Dick and Biologicals. This includes the OR steam sterilizers.
7. Logs all test accordingly, records load contents associated with operation of all CSP/OR sterilizers.
8. Conducts periodic departmental in-services.
9. Assembles (“pulls”) case cart and supplies for surgical procedures using Surgeon Preference cards assuring completeness and notification of shortages.

Position Requirements

Credentials:
Essential:
* Cert Reg Central Sterile Tech

Education:
Essential:
* General Education Degree

Other information:
Experience: none required. Demonstrates standards of performance (ownership, teamwork, communication, compassion) that support patient satisfaction and principles of service excellence.
Performs other duties as assigned.
Individual will possess commensurate combination of education, experience and qualifications.

Other Information

This position description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees within this classification. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities and qualifications which may be required of the employee assigned to the position. Depending on the location of the job, duties may vary. Receipt of the job description does not imply nor create a promise of employment, nor an employment contract of any kind; my employment with the Company is at will.

  • Member Top 100 Hospitals – In 2016 NHRMC was recognized as a Top 100 Hospital demonstrating significant investment and financial sustainability for the communities we serve. 
  • Newsweek's 2020 list of Best Maternity Care Hospitals - NHRMC Betty H. Cameron Women's & Children's Hospital was named as a Best Maternity Care Hospital by Newsweek. 
  • Forbes America’s Best Large Employers 2018 and 2019Link 
  • Becker’s 150 Top Places to Work in HealthcareLink 
  • Healthgrades Outstanding Patient Experience

Consider a career at NHRMC and become part of this award winning team!

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