Sterile Processing Tech, Non-Certified - Duke Regional Hospital
Company: Duke Health
Posted on: February 10, 2024
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About Duke Regional Hospital
Pursue your passion for caring with Duke Regional Hospital in
Durham, North Carolina, which ranks as the number four hospital in
the Raleigh-Durham, North Carolina area, according to U.S. News and
World Report for 2023-2024. Duke Regional Hospital is the second
largest of Duke Health's three hospitals and offers a comprehensive
range of medical, surgical, and diagnostic services, including
orthopedics, weight-loss surgery, women's services, and heart and
**2,500 Commitment Bonus for Newly Hired Team Members**
General Description of the Job Class
A Central Sterile Processing Technician, Non-Certified is
responsible for cleaning, decontamination, assembly, and high-level
disinfection of all reusable medical instrumentation. Maintains
high standards consistency and continuous product flow between the
OR and Sterile Processing. Responsible for maintaining adequate
supply levels in sterile storage area, rotating stock as
appropriate pulling case carts for the daily surgical schedule.
Duties and Responsibilities of this Level
--- Cleans, decontaminates, assembles, and disinfects scope trays
and equipment following established tray lists and manufacture's
--- Maintains communication with customers and departments
regarding requests and delivery of sterile supplies.
--- Promotes best practice by demonstrating a commitment to quality
--- Performs assigned duties to maintain unit in a state of survey
readiness and maintain quality initiatives. For example quality
control measures, emergency equipment checks, and department
--- Uses the computerized instrument tracking system in the
performance of assigned duties, obtaining instrument count sheets,
obtaining special handling instructions for instrumentation
documenting sterilization loads, and other assigned tasks.
--- Adheres to unit programs to support patient care such as
maintaining a quiet environment and customer service.
--- Efficient and punctual distribution of case carts, equipment,
and stat supplies to the OR and Maintain sterility and or
cleanliness according to hospital protocol.
--- Maintain accurate log for equipment out for repair.
--- Tests operational efficiency of Instrumentation prior to
reprocessing and reports problems to appropriate leadership.
--- Maintains a clean and orderly central processing area (e.g.
shelves, counters, equipment)
--- Performs other related duties incidental to the work described
Required Qualifications at this Level
High school diploma or equivalent is required.
Employees hired before 2/18/19 are not required to have high school
diploma or equivalent.
Previous experience working in a healthcare environment
Working knowledge of computer required. Knowledge of surgical
instrumentation and care/cleaning strongly preferred; knowledge of
sterile techniques preferred.
Degrees, Licensure, and/or Certification
Certification in Sterile Processing and/or Technology required
within 2 years of hire date -CSPDT (CBSPD) or CRCST (HSPA).
Employees hired before 2/18/2019 are not required to obtain
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities
Distinguishing Characteristics of this Level
Duke is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer committed
to providing employment opportunity without regard to an
individual's age, color, disability, gender, gender expression,
gender identity, genetic information, national origin, race,
religion, sex, sexual orientation, or veteran status.
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