Full Job Description
The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center in Houston is one of the world's most respected centers focused on cancer patient care, research, education and prevention. It was named the nation's No. 1 hospital for cancer care in U.S. News & World Report's 2018 rankings. It is one of the nation's original three comprehensive cancer centers designated by the National Cancer Institute.
The ideal candidate for the Senior Sterile Processing Tech position will be certified with a minimum of two years hospital-based sterile processing experience.
ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS
Performs duties and troubleshoots in all areas of sterile processing to include decontamination, assemble, sterilization of advanced instrumentation and equipment while adhering to the manufacturer and department guidelines. Identifies and inspects instruments for cleanliness and functionality. Operates and troubleshoots equipment. Maintains safety standards. Prepares case carts and delivers instrumentation to the operating room. Stocks operating room par levels for stored instrumentation and emergency carts.
Identifies and follows manufactures instructions to sort, disassemble, decontaminate,
rinse and disinfect instrumentation, equipment and flexible scopes. Adheres to the
proper handling of garbage, linen, and biohazardous materials. Maintains safety
Assemble and prepare instrumentation for sterilization
Consistently uses automated counts sheets to correctly assemble, protect, wrap
containerize and/or peel pack and label instrumentations. Identifies and inspects
instruments for cleanliness, and functionality.
Selects appropriate sterilization methods. Follows manufactures recommendations
sterilization method. Properly loads, documents and verifies sterilization loads and
biological test to determine the efficacy of the sterilization process.
Storage and Distribution
Unloads sterilizers, properly handles sterile product and ensures stock is placed in the
proper location. Preparing case carts from pick list. Deliver instrumentation as needed
to the operating room. Inventory and stock operating room par levels for stored
instrumentation and emergency carts.
Required: Two years hospital-based sterile processing experience. With preferred education, no experience required.
Preferred: Diploma from an approved Sterile Processing Program.
Required: Certified Registered Central Service Technician (CRCST) by the International Association of Healthcare Central Service Materials Management (IAHCSMM). Certified Sterile Processing Distribution Technician (CSPDT) by the Certification Board of Sterile Processing and Distribution, Inc. (CBSPD). Certified Surgical Technologist (CST) by the National Board of Surgical Technology and Surgical Assisting (NBSTSA).
It is the policy of The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center to provide equal employment opportunity without regard to race, color, religion, age, national origin, sex, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, disability, protected veteran status, genetic information, or any other basis protected by institutional policy or by federal, state or local laws unless such distinction is required by law. http://www.mdanderson.org/about-us/legal-and-policy/legal-statements/eeo-affirmative-action.html
Requisition ID: 136538
Employment Status: Full-Time
Employee Status: Regular
FLSA: non-exempt, eligible for overtime, and is subject to the provisions of the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA)
Work Week: Varied
Fund Type: Hard
Pivotal Position: No
Minimum Salary: US Dollar (USD) 38,000
Midpoint Salary: US Dollar (USD) 47,500
Maximum Salary : US Dollar (USD) 57,000
Science Jobs: No