Certified Sterile Processing Technician - Part Time, Variable Shift, Sterile Processing
Company: Adventist Health Simi Valley
Location: Simi Valley
Posted on: September 13, 2019
Job Description--Adventist Health is more than an award-winning
health system. We provide whole-person care to our communities and
champion the greater good - from the operating room to the
boardroom, we are driven by our unique passion to live God's love
through health, wholeness and hope. From Oregon to Oahu, we have a
calling to always do more. Now is your chance to apply your passion
to our mission.-- More than fifty years ago, a country doctor and a
group of forward-thinking residents had a vision for their small
towns of Simi and Santa Susana: They would create a special place
of healing in the picturesque valley they called home. Today, that
place is Adventist Health Simi Valley: Offering a wide range of
patient care services such as the Nancy Reagan Breast Center for
digital mammography, Emergency Care and Women's and Children's
Services and so much more---AHSV is proud to be part of the
Adventist Health Southern California Region.
We're looking for someone to join our team as a Certified Sterile
Processing Technician who:Processes and serilizes surgical and
hospital instruments and equipment. Assembles surgical instrument
sets and trays. Distributes patient care supplies and
- Decontaminates and processes instruments, including compiling
instrument sets, counting instruments and recording counts.
Sterilizes instruments, trays, basins, etc. with the appropriate
exposure/dry times. Prepares instruments for immediate use
sterilization when necessary. Maintains a clean and orderly
environment in the department by daily wiping of counters, sinks,
exterior surface of autoclaves and high disinfection equipment.
Cleans the autoclave chambers on a weekly basis. Assists Operating
Room Housekeeping with room turn over, terminal cleaning of
Operating Room suites, and daily duties, if necessary. Assists with
picking supplies/instruments for upcoming cases.
- Performs daily diagnostic testing on sterilizing equipment,
including test packs, biological indicators and diagnostic cycle
for Endoscope Processors. Evaluates instruments for function and
safety when reprocessing. Provides reprocessing services for
ancillary department instruments, including Emergency Room,
Respiratory Therapy, Physical Therapy, Radiology.
- Identifies and evaluates loaner instruments prior to
processing. Records loaner information in a log for tracking.
Maintains Biological Incubator and log; evaluates for biological
- Provides technical services and assists in operating room,
recovery, outpatient endoscopy, and central sterile as assigned and
directed. Works under the direct supervision of a Registered Nurse
(RN) and reports to the perioperative services manager.
- Performs other job-related duties as assigned.
- ------Job QualificationYou'll be successful with the following
- High School Education/GED or equivalent: Preferred
- Associate's/Technical Degree or equivalent combination of
education/related experience: Preferred--Required
- Sterile Processing Technician certification: Required
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