Req #: meth-00047948
Location: The Methodist Hospital
Department: Sterile Processing
Employment Type: Full Time
Job Type: Regular
Job Company: The Methodist Hospital
Work Shift: evening shift
Since its founding in 1919, The Methodist Hospital, The Methodist Hospital System’s anchor facility, has earned worldwide recognition. The Methodist Hospital is affiliated with the Weill Medical College of Cornell University and NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital, one of the nation’s leading centers for medical education and research. Methodist is also affiliated with The Menninger Clinic, a national specialty psychiatric and behavioral hospital, ranked as one of ‘America’s Best Hospitals.’ The Methodist Hospital directs millions of research dollars into patient care and offers the latest innovations in medical, surgical and diagnostic techniques. With 1250 licensed beds, 52 operating rooms and over 5000 employees, The Methodist Hospital offers complete care for patients from around the world.
The Sterile Processing Technician I is an entry level position. The Processing Tech is responsible for decontamination, assembly, inspecting, wrapping, and sterilization of surgical instruments and medical equipment for Surgical Services and all Ancillary Departments. This includes working in conjunction with the OR staff to provide timely sterile products, trays and case carts where applicable. The Sterile Processing Technician I maintains consistency and continuous workflow between the OR and Central Service Sterile Processing while practicing excellent customer service.
High school diploma or equivalent required.
1 year of Central Service or Sterile Processing experience preferred.
CERTIFICATES, LICENSES AND REGISTRATIONS REQUIRED
SPECIAL KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES REQUIRED
This is an entry-level position. Once an employee has been properly trained, they should be able to decontaminate, assemble, inspect, wrap, and sterilize surgical instruments and medical equipment.
Must be able to effectively communicate with coworkers.