The University of Texas Medical Branch Sterile Processing Tech II in Galveston, Texas

Min Qualifications

High school diploma or equivalent. Two (2) years related experience and current Certified Registered Central Service Technician (CRCST) or Certified Sterile Processing and Distribution Technician (CSPDT) certification. Current BLS required.

JOB DESCRIPTION:

Under general supervision, prepares, assembles, maintains, and transports surgical trays, instruments, and equipment following established tray listings for issue, storage, or further processing.

Min Qualifications

*Two (2) years related experience and current Certified Registered Central Service Technician (CRCST) or Certified Sterile Processing and Distribution Technician (CSPDT) certification. Current BLS required. *

Specific Job Related Duties

  • Instrumentation Decontamination:

  • Decontaminates surgical instruments and other medical equipment as needed by keeping a continuous flow of equipment moving through the process.

  • Utilizes appropriate cleaning detergents and agents by reading directions and MSDS sheets.

  • Requests manufacturer`s guidelines for proper decontamination of loaner instruments

  • Instrumentation Assembly:

  • Inspects all instruments for cleanliness, proper function, and breakage by viewing the instruments before assembly.

  • Assembles surgical trays and equipment following established tray listings.

  • Wraps or pouches items according to size and type of instrument or equipment.

  • Interacts with customers to ensure prompt delivery of needed equipment.

  • Sterilization:

  • Sterilizes instruments and surgical trays by following prescribed policies and procedures.

  • Challenges the sterilization process by using internal, external and biological monitoring systems appropriately.

  • Case Carts & Supplies

  • Assembles and distributes case carts per department policy.

  • Picks surgical case carts by following established Surgeon Preference Cards or Procedural Pick list / requisition.

  • Prepares surgical emergency case carts for emergent procedures.

  • Distributes all sterile and non-sterile supplies upon request or case cart requisition.

Closing Statement

#Sterile Processing

Equal Employment Opportunity UTMB Health strives to provide equal opportunity employment without regard to race, color, national origin, sex, age, religion, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetic information or veteran status. As a VEVRAA Federal Contractor, UTMB Health takes affirmative action to hire and advance women, minorities, protected veterans and individuals with disabilities.

Full/Part Time: Full-Time

Job Type: Regular

Job Title: Sterile Processing Tech II

Job ID: 59615

Location: Galveston

Business Unit: VLAKE