Trinity Health Central Sterile Supply Tech - 40 hours, Day Shift ** Bonus** in Springfield, Massachusetts
Facility: Mercy Medical Center. Sign On Bonus available for qualified certified CSP Techs with a minimum of one (1) year of experience. Cleans, decontaminates, sterilizes and assembles patient care equipment, supplies and instruments according to prescribed procedures and techniques to provide a positive patient outcome. Sterilizes instruments and supplies by using steam or plasma sterilizer. Prepares and maintains adequate par levels of equipment and supplies.
*PRIMARY JOB RESPONSIBILITIES AND DUTIES:*
Receives contaminated instruments and/or patient care equipment from departments and disassembles, decontaminates, washes then reassembles as needed.
Checks, maintains and sterilizes instruments and supplies as needed.
Operates, monitors, and documents, the running of all sterilizers where applicable.
Delivers case carts to appropriate operating rooms according to the surgical schedule.
Reports all equipment failures or missing instruments to supervisor or designee.
*REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES:*
General knowledge normally acquired through obtaining a High School diploma or equivalent.
One-year experience in an acute care hospital preferred.
IAHCSMM/CBSPD certification strongly preferred within two years of hire.
Work requires the analytical ability to gather and interpret data in situations where the information or problems are not overly difficult or complex.
Work requires the ability to understand and respond to simple written or verbal instructions. Occasionally requires contact with patients and/or visitors, which involves ordinary courtesy.
Work requires lifting and/or carrying objects weighing up to 25 pounds on an hourly basis.
Work requires ability to reach and grasp objects and ability to hear.
Work requires pushing or pulling supply carts on a daily basis.
Requires handling of hot liquids, toxic or flammable chemicals, or contaminated materials, which requires caution and use of established safety guidelines and equipment.
Work requires the ability to turn/twist sterilizer handles till tight and release in the opposite twist direction.
Work requires the ability to write legibly continually for 8 hours.
Reports to the Manager or designee.
Has no responsibility for leading or supervising the work of other employees.
Job Number: 00170199
Location: Springfield, MA
Organization Name: Trinity Health Of New England
Facility: SPMA - Mercy Medical Center
Employment Type: Full time
Shift: Day Shift