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Sterile Processing Technician - $16-27 per hour

Company: Memorial Hermann Health System
Location: Grapeland
Posted on: January 23, 2023

Job Description:

Memorial Hermann Health System is seeking a Sterile Processing Technician for a job in Houston, Texas. Job Description & Requirements

  • Specialty: Sterile Processing Technician
  • Discipline: Allied Health Professional
  • Start Date: ASAP
  • Duration: Ongoing
  • 40 hours per week
  • Shift: 8 hours
  • Employment Type: Permanent At Memorial Hermann, we're about creating exceptional experiences for both our patients and our employees. Our goal is to provide opportunities for our diverse employee population that develop and grow careers in a team-oriented environment focused on patient care.Every employee, at every level, begins their journey at Memorial Hermann learning about the history of the organization and its established culture built on trust and integrity. Our employees drive this culture, and we want you to be a part of it.Job SummaryPosition responsible for the preparation and packaging of surgical instruments/equipment for sterilization utilizing principles of Standard Precautions and utilizing Principles of Event Related Sterility.Job DescriptionMinimum QualificationsEducation: High School Diploma or GEDLicenses/ Certifications:
    • Certified by the Certification Board for Sterile Processing and Distribution (CBSPD) or International Association of Healthcare Central Service Material Management (IAHCSMM) required
    • Certified Instrument Specialist (CIS) or Surgical Instrument Specialist Certification (CSIS) preferredExperience / Knowledge / Skills:
      • Minimum of two (2) years of experience involving sterilization of instruments, equipment and supplies
      • Ability to follow oral and written instructions in English language
      • Ability to perform basic mathematical calculations
      • Ability to lift and/or maneuver supplies and equipment in conjunction with others in order to perform job functions
      • Demonstrated ability to perform basic computer skills
      • Demonstrated ability to think critically and apply problem-solving skills
      • Effective oral and written communication skills
      • Be able to work in a team environment
      • Ability to maintain composure and professional demeanor during tense or stressful situations
      • Sets an example for others and exhibits highly reliable customer service oriented attitude through innovation, accountability, collaboration and compassion
      • Demonstrates commitment to the Partners-in-Caring process by integrating our culture in all internal and external customer interactions; delivers on our brand promise of "we advance health" through innovation, accountability, empowerment, collaboration, compassion and results while ensuring One Memorial Hermann.Principal Accountabilities
        • May function as lead technician/charge person on the shift as needed.
        • Advanced knowledge of the Sterile Processing department rules, procedures and processes.
        • Accurately handles and cares for instruments/equipment appropriately, including appropriate selection of cleaning agents, lubricants, examination for function, identification and assembly according to count sheet and preparation for sterilization.
        • Identifies, documents, and reports equipment and tools in need of repair and ensures maintenance is completed.
        • Organizes, prepares, assembles, and sterilizes instruments, equipment and supplies according to hospital/medical facility standards of sterilization.
        • Correctly peel-pack supplies/instruments, wraps instruments for sterilization, and inspects each instrument for use, function, completeness, and cleanliness.
        • Loads, monitors, operates and maintain different types of cleaning and sterilization equipment and machinery accurately and safely.
        • Maintains records of all equipment and supplies, ordering of supplies as needed, and monitoring quality control and infection control standards.
        • Communicate delays, supply, instrumentation and equipment problems, substitutions involving Operating Room and other areas.
        • Increases knowledge base by accepting more complex assignments regularly.
        • Ensures safe care to patients, staff and visitors; adheres to all Memorial Hermann policies, procedures, and standards within budgetary specifications including time management, supply management, productivity and quality of service.
        • Promotes individual professional growth and development by meeting requirements for mandatory/continuing education and skills competency; supports department-based goals which contribute to the success of the organization; serves as preceptor, mentor and resource to less experienced staff.
        • Other duties as assigned.Memorial Hermann Health System Job ID . Pay package is based on 8 hour shifts and 40 hours per week (subject to confirmation). Posted job title: Sterile Processing Tech (Days) About Memorial Hermann Health System Company Overview:Charting a better future. A future that's built upon the HEALTH of our community. This is the driving force for Memorial Hermann, redefining health care for the individuals and many diverse populations we serve. Our 6,100 affiliated physicians and 29,000 employees practice the highest standards of safe, evidence-based, quality care to provide a personalized and outcome-oriented experience across our more than 270 care delivery sites. As one of the largest not-for-profit health systems in Southeast Texas, Memorial Hermann has an award-winning and nationally acclaimed Accountable Care Organization, 17 hospitals and numerous specialty programs and services conveniently located throughout the Greater Houston area. Memorial Hermann-Texas Medical Center is one of the nation's busiest Level I trauma centers and serves as the primary teaching hospital for McGovern Medical School at UTHealth. For more than 114 years, our focus has been the best interest of our community, contributing more than $411 million annually through school-based health centers and other community benefit programs. Now and for generations to come, the health of our community will be at the center of what we do - charting a better future for all.
          Memorial Hermann Health System owns and operates 14 hospitals and has joint ventures with three other hospital facilities, including Memorial Hermann Surgical Hospital First Colony, Memorial Hermann Surgical Hospital Kingwood and Memorial Hermann Rehabilitation Hospital-Katy.
          Our MissionMemorial Hermann Health System is a non-profit, values-driven, community-owned health system dedicated to improving health.
          Our VisionTo create healthier communities, now and for generations to come.
          Our ValuesCommunity: We value diversity and inclusion and commit to being the best healthcare provider, employer and partner.Compassion: We understand our privileged role in people's lives and care for everyone with kindness and respect.Credibility: We conduct ourselves and our business responsibly and prioritize safety, quality and service when making decisions.Courage: We act bravely to innovate and achieve world-class experience and outcomes for patients, consumers, partners and the community. Benefits
          • Dental benefits
          • Vision benefits
          • Employee assistance programs
          • 403b retirement plan
          • Health Care FSA
          • Dependent Care FSA
          • School loan reimbursement

Keywords: Memorial Hermann Health System, Tyler , Sterile Processing Technician - $16-27 per hour, Professions , Grapeland, Texas

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