Sterile Processing Tech
Additional Information About the Role
- 2:00PM - 10:30PM
- Benefits Eligible
- Healthcare Experience Preferred
Barnes-Jewish West County Hospital offers highly specialized surgical and medical services in an intimate environment and is known for outstanding patient care. With 64 private patient rooms, 14 operating rooms and four intensive care unit rooms, the facility was designed to provide a comforting environment that is innovative, efficient and centered on the patient experience. The campus features a park-like setting with landscaping and a walking path that winds through the grounds and connects to Millennium Park.
Barnes-Jewish West County Central Sterile Processing Department provides a service that is an�integral part of the quality of care that we provide for our patients. We ensure the integrity and sterility of our products and services for our customers. We�control all parts of the sterilization process: decontamination, prep & pack,� documentation of sterilization records, and sterile storage.
The Sterile Processing Technician performs a variety of central sterile processing functions, which include the decontamination, preparation, sterilization and distribution of sterile surgical instrumentation to the operating room (OR) and other areas throughout the hospital. Required to maintain and control both sterile and non-sterile supplies, and identify and remedy equipment and process failures and hazards while maintaining the appropriate and complete records.
ResponsibilitiesAssembles and processes instruments sets, trays, supplies and linen; prioritizes trays and tasks according to the surgery schedule.Utilizes and troubleshoots steam sterilizers.Follows proper techniques and procedures to ensure the integrity of the sterilization process.Disassembles, decontaminates, and processes instrumentation according to manufacturer and industry standards.Ensures instrumentation is reassembled correctly and functioning properly.BJC has determined this is a safety-sensitive position. The ability to work in a constant state of alertness and in a safe manner is an essential function of this job.
EducationHigh School Diploma or GED
Supervisor ExperienceNo Experience
Licenses & CertificationsBd for Sterile Processing/DistCRCSTIAHCSMM
Benefits and Legal Statement
BJC Total Rewards
At BJC we’re committed to providing you and your family with benefits and resources to help you manage your physical, emotional, social and financial well-being.
- Comprehensive medical, dental, vison, life insurance, and legal services available first day of the month after hire date
- Disability insurance* paid for by BJC
- Pension Plan*/403(b) Plan funded by BJC
- 401(k) plan with BJC match
- Tuition Assistance available on first day
- BJC Institute for Learning and Development
- Health Care and Dependent Care Flexible Spending Accounts
- Paid Time Off benefit combines vacation, sick days, holidays and personal time
- Adoption assistance
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*Not all benefits apply to all jobs
The above information on this description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees in this position. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and qualifications required of employees assigned to this job. Equal Opportunity Employer