HCA, Hospital Corporation of America Sterile Processing Tech - Days w/ Weekend Rotation in El Paso, Texas

Las Palmas Medical Center has special expertise in Emergency Room Medicine (Level III Trauma), Cardiology, Women's Services, Labor & Delivery, Neonatal Intensive Care, Neuroscience, Pediatric care, Oncology Services, and Wound Care Management. All physicians, nurses and staff at Las Palmas Medical Center work to provide exceptional patient care. Our 327-bed hospital is a full service acute care facility.

Las Palmas Medical Center has a free-standing 40-bed, inpatient Rehabilitation Hospital, which treats patients with orthopedic conditions, strokes and other neurological diagnoses, multiple trauma, brain and spinal cord injury, arthritis and amputation.

Las Palmas Medical Center is the region’s only Kidney Transplant Center. In addition to our medical services, Las Palmas Medical Center provides the Las Palmas LifeCare Center wellness facility.

POSITION SUMMARY Works directly under the supervision of the SPD Manager for his/her primary function: cleans, sterilizes, and assembles surgical instruments, floor trays, and equipment.

/ PRIMARY ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS /

  • Performs cleaning and sterilization process for all instrumentation and equipment per policy.

  • Ensures tray integrity and completeness

  • Wraps, seals and labels items to be sterilized per policy.

  • Sterilizes instruments, equipment, surgical linen and related supplies using STERRAD (H202) and steam sterilizers according to manufacturer’s instructions.

  • Prepares surgical packs, instruments, dressing, and treatment trays according to established procedures

  • Maintains proper record keeping of sterilization process.

  • Performs QA monitoring of packages sterilized to ensure proper procedures are maintained.

  • Performs biological testing and maintenance of all equipment.

  • Stores sterilized and prepared instrumentation and equipment in designated areas or returns to user department.

  • Manages repairs of instruments, coordinates with third party repair vendors.

  • Works in both soiled and clean utility rooms using proper PPE.

  • Informs Bio-Med of equipment no longer serviceable or other problems that may arise.

  • Maintains and stocks supplies and instruments per PARS levels.

  • Controls, orders and stocks the linen cart.

  • Cleans case carts

  • Demonstrates Customer Service and professional behavior.

  • Assists SPD Manager with clerical functions.

  • QI Reporting

  • Actively participates in continuing education programs inside and outside the hospital and department to maintain competency.

    REQUIRED LICENSURE/CERTIFICATIONS BCLS

    REQUIRED EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE High school diploma or equivalent Prior SPD experience

    PREFERRED EDUCATION, LICENSURE, CERTIFICATION, EXPERIENCE, SKILLS, KNOWLEDGE AND ABILITIES Graduate of Sterile Processing Program or verifiable on the job experience as a sterile technologist. Basic knowledge of surgical specialties.

Job: *Clinical Techs - CV Cath Lab Surg Vasc & Central Sterile

Title: Sterile Processing Tech - Days w/ Weekend Rotation

Location: Texas-El Paso-Las Palmas Medical Center - El Paso

Requisition ID: 01515-18997