Columbus Regional Health Central Sterile Technician in Columbus, Indiana

Southeastern Indiana Medical Holdings, Inc. * 8403 Central Processing

Columbus, IN

Technical

Weekend Option, Nights, 24 ABOUT THE POSITION: Part- time; 24 hours/week; Weekend Option; Saturday & Sunday nights, 7:00pm-7:30am; Holiday rotation

ABOUT THE DEPARTMENT: The Central Processing Department is part of SYSV (System Services), an entity under the CRH system umbrella. The department is located in the hospital and is an integral part of hospital operations and qualtiy patient care.

SUMMARY This person is responsible for the cleaning/disinfecting, inspecting, assembling, packaging, labeling, sterilizing and storage of specified reusable patient care instruments, equipment and supplies. This person is also responsible for monitoring the mechanical and biological functioning of the cleaning and sterilization equipment. She/he must be a team player, detail-oriented and possess the ability to prioritize, adapt to rapid changes and respond quickly. This person must be able to utilize various computerized information systems. This person will work closely with the Central Processing leadership to facilitate the timely flow of instruments, supplies and equipment as requested. She/he must be knowledgeable of strategies that result in cost effectiveness and participate in the process of continual improvement. This person must be able to learn and perform job responsibilities in accordance with policies, work instructions, procedures and departmental guidelines. Customers served include: Operating Room staff, surgeons, physicians, patient care units, team members, and management. This position does not provide direct patient care.

Education and/or Experience

  • High school diploma or general education degree (GED) required.
  • Minimal exposure to basic aseptic technique, medical terminology or other healthcare environment preferred.
  • Basic computer experience required. Certifications, Licenses, Registrations

  • Requires ability to attempt achievement of national certification (Certified Registered C entral Service Technician (CRCST)) within one year of hire date. Achievement of actual certification required within 2 years of hire date

Posted: 08/13/2018

Req #: 3892