Texas Health Resources Sterile Processing Tech in Dallas, Texas

Qualifications/Duties:

Texas Health Dallas is seeking a Sterile Processing Tech to work 2nd shift.

MINIMUM EDUCATION REQUIRED: High school diploma or GED

MINIMUM EXPERIENCE REQUIRED: 1 year experience working in a hospital

MINIMUM LICENSURE / CERTIFICATIONS REQUIRED: None

MINIMUM REQUIRED SKILLS: •Knowledge of medical and surgical terminology •Knowledge of instrument handling and preparation standards (Association for the Advancement of Medical Instrumentation) •Knowledge of basic inventory control concepts •Follow guidelines for use of Personal Protective Equipment including goggles, face shield, gown, gloves, and shoe covers •Good organization, communication, and time management skills •Strong customer service and problem resolution skills •Must be able to work independently with minimal supervision •Must be able to read, write, speak, and understand English instructions, safety rules and guidelines •Basic computer proficiency

WORK HOURS/SCHEDULE: 5:00pm-1:30am Monday through Friday with possible weekend shift

JOB DUTIES / RESPONSIBILITIES:

Perform sterile processing responsibilities in accordance with unit standards on all assigned procedures.

Demonstrate knowledge of tray arrangement, instrumentation handling and inspection, and appropriate packaging for all services and modes of sterilization.

Display ability to identify, record and retain all documentation regarding assembly and sterilization of equipment and instrumentation as required by the department policies and procedures.

Maintain knowledge and make appropriate decisions to discard or clean and decontaminate all items returned to the department for processing according to policies and procedures.

Adhere to department policies and procedures regarding vendor instruments being received from or returned to the provider company.

Follow unit policies related to sharps, sponges and instrumentation.

Practice standard precautions.

Follow unit policy related to appropriate surgical attire.

Accept responsibility to identify and solve equipment problems and report to the manager or designee and appropriate repair department.

Keep work environment neat and clean.

Returns instruments, equipment and supplies correctly to appropriate locations following sterilization.

Work to retrieve contaminated items and return processed items to the non-surgical services departments as required by the department policies and procedures.

Act independently.

Monitor appropriate set, instrument and assembly workstation inventory levels.

Perform other duties as assigned

Entity Information:

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and do not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, sex, age, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, status as a veteran, and basis of disability or any other federal, state or local protected class.

Entity Information: Entity Information:

Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital Dallas is an 898-bed, Magnet-designated hospital and recognized clinical program leader, having provided compassionate care to the residents of Dallas and surrounding communities since 1966. A full-service regional referral center, Texas Health Dallas has approximately 3,500 employees and 1,100 physicians on its medical staff, and offers a full range of services, including cancer care, cardiology, neurosciences, orthopedics, senior care, women's services and a renowned Level III neonatal intensive care unit. Texas Health Dallas has been recognized as a U.S. News and World Report Best Hospital in multiple specialties and is an accredited Cycle IV Chest Pain Center by the Society of Chest Pain Centers . The hospital is also a Bariatric Surgery Center of Excellence, a certified Emergency Stroke Care center and was named “Best Place to Have a Baby” in Dallas County in 2012.We invite you to join us in furthering your career and our accomplishments and philosophy of excellence.

Employment opportunities are only reflective of wholly owned Texas Health Resources entities.

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and do not discriminate against any employees or applicant for employment because of race, color, sex, age, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, status as a veteran, and basis of disability or any other federal, state or local protected class.