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Certified Sterile Processing Tech

Job Description

Additional Job Information

  • 40 Hours per Week -
  • Evenings - 8 hour shifts, may start at 3, 4, 5, or 6 pm depending on business needs -

  • Job ID: 1206962
    Employment Status: Full-Time
    More Information:

    Memorial Hospital Belleville is located in a well-established west Belleville neighborhood at 4500 Memorial Drive, Belleville Illinois. In addition, we have diagnostic centers in O'Fallon, Illinois, and an off-campus physical therapy center in east Belleville.  As a member of BJC HealthCare, Memorial Hospital Belleville provides full and part-time employment for more than 2300 people.
     
    Facts at a Glance:                                                                    
    •Accredited by Healthcare Facilities Accreditation Program (HFAP)
    •Members, Illinois and American Hospital Associations
    •Licensed by the State of Illinois Department of Public Health
    •IDPH designated Regional Hospital Coordination Center for the Edwardsville Public Health and Medical Response Region
    •Serving the healthcare needs of area residents since 1958
    •Designated Magnet™ facility by the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC)
    •Accredited Chest Pain Center with PCI by the Society for Chest Pain Centers
    •IDPH designated Stroke-Ready Hospital
    •Medical staff with more than 400 members representing 42 specialties

    Services provided by Central Processing Services (CPS) include decontamination, prep and assembly, pasteurization, sterilization, patient care equipment control, and stocking and distribution of a variety of procedure carts and totes.


    Overview


    Role Purpose

    Function as a team member in the operating room to support medical and nursing staff during the pre, intra, and post-operative phase, including preparing equipment and supplies for use by the medical team, cleaning and sterilizing equipment and reusable supplies, assembling case carts/trays and performing direct patient care as needed.


    Responsibilities

  • Assembles 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.
  • Transports patients with any necessary materials and documents to treat or diagnose.
  • 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.

  • Minimum Requirements

     

    Degree

  • High School Diploma or GED
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    Experience

  • <2 years
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    Supervisor Experience

  • No Experience
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    Licenses & Certifications

  • Cert/Lic in Area of Expertise

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    Preferred Requirements and Additional Job Information

     

    Experience

  • 2-5 years
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    Benefits Statement

    Note: not all benefits apply to all openings

    -  Comprehensive medical, dental, life insurance, and disability plan options
    -  Pension Plan*/403(b) Plan
    -  401(k) plan
    -  Tuition Assistance
    -  Health Care and Dependent Care Reimbursement Accounts
    -  On-Site Fitness Center (depending on location)
    -  Paid Time Off Program for vacation, holiday and sick time

    *Pension does not apply to Memorial Hospital, Memorial Hospital East, Alton Memorial or Parkland Health Center


    Legal Statement

    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