Certified Instrument Processing Technician, Sterile Processing

Job Description

At UC Health, we're proud to have the best and brightest teams and clinicians collaborating toward our common purpose: to advance healing and reduce suffering.

As the region's adult academic health system, we strive for innovation and provide world-class care for not only our community, but patients from all over the world. Join our team and you'll be able to develop your skills, grow your career, build relationships with your peers and patients, and help us be a source of hope for our friends and neighbors.

UC Health is committed to providing an inclusive, equitable and diverse place of employment.

The Certified Instrument Processing Technician performs all activities associated with decontamination, clean prep, tray assembly, sterilization, distribution and acquiring of instruments and supplies for the OR and L/D Departments

Responsibilities

  • Perform all level I tech duties and responsibilities
  • Train and precept new staff
  • Responsible for oversight of processing department equipment
  • Identify specialty instruments and supplies
  • Complete all paperwork associated with sterilization processes for patient safety and accreditation purposes
  • Attention to detail in performing job duties and responsibilities
  • Maintain and recognize sterility of supplies and trays
  • Deliver and interpret requested supplies/items
  • Must be able to prioritize and respond appropriately to a variety of situations
  • Able to perform and organize high volume cases


Qualifications

Education: High school diploma or GED

Years of Experience: 1 year sterile processing experience

Required Skills and Knowledge: Requires proven competency in instrumentation set up, decontamination and sterilization. Knowledge and competency of different types of sterilization equipment. Knowledge of medical supplies required. Must be able to demonstrate competency in computer ,verbal and written communication skills.

Licenses and Certifications: CRCST certification required and annual maintenance.