Sterile Processing Certified Technician, PT Flex Shift

Takoma Park, MD
Feb 22, 2019
Apr 03, 2019
Customer Service
Specialty Trades
Full Time
Washington Adventist Hospital

If you are a current Adventist HealthCare employee, please click this link to apply through your Workday account. As a faith-based organization, with over a century of caring for the communities in the Maryland area, Adventist HealthCare has earned a reputation for high-quality, compassionate care. Adventist HealthCare was the first and is the largest healthcare provider in Montgomery County.

Adventist HealthCare seeks to hire a Sterile Processing Technician who will embrace our mission to extend God's care through the ministry of physical, mental and spiritual healing. If you want to make a difference in someone's life every day, consider a position with a team of professionals who are doing just that, making a difference.

The Central Sterile Processing Technician coordinates and collaborates the overall cleaning, decontamination, assembly, sterilization and dispensing of surgical instrument and supplies needed for daily surgical procedures in operating room and related department.

Qualified candidates will possess:
• High school diploma or equivalent
• Certified Registered Central Service Technician (CRCST) certification required
• One year of Central Sterile Processing experience required

FLEX Shift - Mid-Shift and Afternoon Shift; Every other weekend; Holiday rotation

At Adventist HealthCare our job is to care for you. We do this by offering:
• Work life balance through non rotating shifts
• Recognition and rewards for professional expertise
• Free Employee parking
• Competitive comprehensive benefit plans offered (including health, disability, PTO and 403B retirement plan with matching and 3 year vesting)
• 100% Coverage for inpatient care - at Adventist HealthCare facilities
• 100% Coverage for urgent care nationwide - after copay

Join the Adventist Healthcare team today! Apply now to be considered.
Work Schedule:

FLEX Shift - Mid-Shift and Afternoon Shift; Every other weekend; Holiday rotation

Principle Duties and Responsibilities:

* Dissembles, cleans, sterilizes, and reassembles, packages sterile surgical instruments according to

specification and / or manufacturer instructions.

* Monitor biological and chemical wash solution to ensure quality and consistency for decontamination

of instruments and medical equipment.

* Provide integrity and sterility of products and services for the customers.

* Work in conjunction with OR staff to provide timely sterile products.

* Operate and maintain sterilizer: keep records of loads completed, items of the load and maintenance

procedure performed.

* Adheres to AORN, AAMI and joint commission standards (e.g. biological, chemical and mechanical

monitoring) in the performance of duties.

* Operate and maintain decontamination machines: instrument washer, cart washer, sonic, medisafe

* Decontaminate, reprocess and maintain Flexible endoscopes

* Assists stocking and maintaining department inventory levels.

* Performs required duties to maintain a contaminant-free work environment.

* Perform related duties, as required

Ability to work independently, exercise creativity, be attentive to detail, and maintain positive attitude.

Ability to complete work assignments accurately and in a timely manner.

Ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing

Ability to manage multiple and simultaneous responsibilities and to prioritize scheduling of work

Description of Working Conditions:

Ability to lift 25 pounds, required

Hand and eye coordination

Manual and finger dexterity

Working under stressful conditions

Standing and walking for extensive periods of time

Tobacco Statement

Tobacco use is a well-recognized preventable cause of death in the United States and an important public health issue. In order to promote and maintain a healthy work environment, Adventist HealthCare will not hire applicants for employment who either state that they are nicotine users or who test positive for nicotine use.

Adventist HealthCare will withdraw offers of employment to applicants who test positive for Cotinine (nicotine). Those testing positive for cotinine are given the opportunity to re-apply in 90 days, if they can truthfully attest that they have not used any nicotine products in the past ninety (90) days and successfully pass follow-up testing.

Equal Employment Opportunity

Adventist HealthCare is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status.