Sterile Processing Tech, Certified - Duke Raleigh Hospital - (M-F: 3p-11:30p)
Company: Duke Health
Posted on: November 18, 2023
Duke Raleigh Hospital offers the latest in care and technology
in a patient-friendly setting. It has been an important part of
Duke Health since 1998 and has served Wake County for more than 35
years, employing more than 2,000 team members. The hospital
provides 186 inpatient beds and a comprehensive array of services,
including the Duke Raleigh Cancer Center, Duke Raleigh Orthopedic
and Spine Center, cardiovascular services, neurosciences including
the Duke Raleigh Skull Base and Cerebrovascular Center,advanced
digestive care, disease management and prevention, wound healing,
outpatient imaging, intensive and progressive care, pain clinic,
same-day surgery, emergency department and community outreach and
education programs. U.S. News & World Report ranked Duke Raleigh
Hospital as high performing in orthopaedics and five adult
procedures/conditions: chronic obstructive pulmonary disease
(COPD), heart failure, kidney failure, lung cancer surgery, and
stroke. 2,500 Commitment Bonus for Newly Hired Team Members
General Description of the Job Class
A Central Sterile Processing Technician, Certified is responsible
for cleaning, decontamination, assembly, and high-level
disinfection of all reusable medical instrumentation. Maintains
high standards consistency and continuous product flow between the
OR and Sterile Processing. Responsible for maintaining adequate
supply levels in sterile storage area, rotating stock as
appropriate pulling case carts for the daily surgical schedule.
Duties and Responsibilities of this Level
- Cleans, decontaminates, assembles, and disinfects scope trays
and equipment following established tray lists and manufactures
- Maintains communication with customers and departments
regarding requests and delivery of sterile supplies.
- Promotes best practice by demonstrating a commitment to quality
- Performs assigned duties to maintain unit in a state of survey
readiness and maintain quality initiatives. For example quality
control measures, emergency equipment checks, and department
- Uses the computerized instrument tracking system in the
performance of assigned duties, obtaining instrument count sheets,
obtaining special handling instructions for instrumentation
documenting sterilization loads, and other assigned tasks.
- Adheres to unit programs to support patient care such as
maintaining a quiet environment and customer service.
- Efficient and punctual distribution of case carts, equipment,
and stat supplies to the OR and Maintain sterility and or
cleanliness according to hospital protocol.
- Maintain accurate log for equipment out for repair.
- Tests operational efficiency of Instrumentation prior to
reprocessing and reports problems to appropriate leadership.
- Maintains a clean and orderly central processing area (e.g.
shelves, counters, equipment)
- May assist with teaching of new hires and work as resource
person for other staff as well as other units in hospital.
- Performs other related duties incidental to the work described
Required Qualifications at this Level
High school diploma or equivalent is required.
Employees hired before 2/18/19 are not required to have high school
diploma or equivalent.
No experience required beyond certification.
Degrees, Licensure, and/or Certification
Certification required as CSPDT (CBSPD) or CRCST (HSPA).
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities
Distinguishing Characteristics of this Level
Duke is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer committed
to providing employment opportunity without regard to an
individual's age, color, disability, gender, gender expression,
gender identity, genetic information, national origin, race,
religion, sex, sexual orientation, or veteran status.
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innovation, creativity, and belonging. Our collective success
depends on the robust exchange of ideas-an exchange that is best
when the rich diversity of our perspectives, backgrounds, and
experiences flourishes. To achieve this exchange, it is essential
that all members of the community feel secure and welcome, that the
contributions of all individuals are respected, and that all voices
are heard. All members of our community have a responsibility to
uphold these values.
Essential Physical Job Functions: Certain jobs at Duke University
and Duke University Health System may include essentialjob
functions that require specific physical and/or mental abilities.
Additional information and provision for requests for reasonable
accommodation will be provided by each hiring department.
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