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Sterile Processing Technician - $16-27 per hour

Company: Memorial Hermann Health System
Location: Sugar Land
Posted on: March 9, 2023

Job Description:

Memorial Hermann Health System is seeking a Sterile Processing Technician for a job in Sugar Land, Texas.Job Description & Requirements

  • Specialty: Sterile Processing Technician
  • Discipline: Allied Health Professional
  • Start Date: ASAP
  • Duration: Ongoing
  • 40 hours per week
  • Shift: 8 hours
  • Employment Type: Permanent
    At Memorial Hermann, we're about creating exceptional experiences for both our patients and our employees. Our goal is to provide opportunities for our diverse employee population that develop and grow careers in a team-oriented environment focused on patient care.Every employee, at every level, begins their journey at Memorial Hermann learning about the history of the organization and its established culture built on trust and integrity. Our employees drive this culture, and we want you to be a part of it.Job SummaryPosition responsible for mentoring, training, and scheduling the work of employees in the Sterile Processing department. Assists in the supervision, coaching, mentoring, leading and training of other department personnel, utilizing Principles of Standard Precautions and Principles of Event-Related Sterility.Job DescriptionMinimum QualificationsEducation: High school diploma or GEDLicenses/ Certifications:
    • Certified by the Certification Board for Sterile Processing and Distribution (CBSPD) or International Association of Healthcare Central Service Material Management (IAHCSMM) required
    • Certified Instrument Specialist (CIS) and Certified Healthcare Leader (CHL) or Certified in Sterile Processing Management (CSPM) and Surgical Instrument Specialist Certification (CSIS) required
    • Or must acquire certifications within one (1) year from hire dateExperience / Knowledge / Skills:
      • Minimum of three (3) years of experience involving sterilization of instruments, equipment and supplies required.
      • Minimum of one (1) year of leadership or management experience preferred.
      • Ability to follow oral and written instructions in English language.
      • Ability to perform basic mathematical calculations.
      • Ability to lift and/or maneuver supplies and equipment in conjunction with others in order to perform job functions.
      • Ability to perform advanced computer skills with knowledge of Sterile Processing Information Systems.
      • Demonstrated ability to think critically and strategically during work.
      • Advanced problem-solving skills.
      • Effective oral and written communication skills.
      • Advanced leadership, coaching and mentorship skills in a team environment.
      • Ability to maintain composure and professional demeanor during tense or stressful situations.
      • Sets an example for others and exhibits highly reliable customer service oriented attitude through innovation, accountability, collaboration and compassion.
      • Demonstrates commitment to the Partners-in-Caring process by integrating our culture in all internal and external customer interactions; delivers on our brand promise of "we advance health" through innovation, accountability, empowerment, collaboration, compassion and results while ensuring one Memorial Hermann.Principal Accountabilities
        • Troubleshoots problems and strategically resolves issues within Sterile Processing Department.
        • Trains and acts as a mentor to Sterile Processing Technicians.
        • Prepares work schedules, assists manager with performance issues, and gives input to manager on performance evaluations.
        • Expert knowledge of the Sterile Processing department rules, procedures and processes.
        • Ensures accurate and appropriate handling of instruments/equipment, including selection of cleaning agents, lubricants, examination for function, identification and assembly according to count sheet, and preparation for sterilization.
        • Trains and prepares team members with regard to the parameters of hospital/medical facility standards of sterilization.
        • Loads, monitors, operates and maintain different types of cleaning and sterilization equipment and machinery accurately and safely.
        • Monitors supplies and materials inventory.
        • Completes quality control and infection control standards checks as needed.
        • Communicate delays, supply, instrumentation and equipment problems, substitutions involving Operating Room and other areas.
        • Regularly accepts and completed most complex assignments.
        • Ensures safe care to patients, staff and visitors, adheres to all Memorial Hermann policies, procedures, and standards within budgetary specifications including time management, supply management, productivity and quality of service.
        • Promotes individual professional growth and development by meeting requirements for mandatory/continuing education and skills competency; supports department-based goals which contribute to the success of the organization; serves as preceptor, mentor and resource to less experienced staff.
        • Other duties as assigned.Memorial Hermann Health System Job ID #10276_777524008. Posted job title: Sterile Process Tech IVAbout Memorial Hermann Health SystemCompany Overview:Charting a better future. A future that's built upon the HEALTH of our community. This is the driving force for Memorial Hermann, redefining health care for the individuals and many diverse populations we serve. Our 6,100 affiliated physicians and 29,000 employees practice the highest standards of safe, evidence-based, quality care to provide a personalized and outcome-oriented experience across our more than 270 care delivery sites. As one of the largest not-for-profit health systems in Southeast Texas, Memorial Hermann has an award-winning and nationally acclaimed Accountable Care Organization, 17* hospitals and numerous specialty programs and services conveniently located throughout the Greater Houston area. Memorial Hermann-Texas Medical Center is one of the nation's busiest Level I trauma centers and serves as the primary teaching hospital for McGovern Medical School at UTHealth. For more than 114 years, our focus has been the best interest of our community, contributing more than $411 million annually through school-based health centers and other community benefit programs. Now and for generations to come, the health of our community will be at the center of what we do - charting a better future for all.
          *Memorial Hermann Health System owns and operates 14 hospitals and has joint ventures with three other hospital facilities, including Memorial Hermann Surgical Hospital First Colony, Memorial Hermann Surgical Hospital Kingwood and Memorial Hermann Rehabilitation Hospital-Katy.
          Our MissionMemorial Hermann Health System is a non-profit, values-driven, community-owned health system dedicated to improving health.
          Our VisionTo create healthier communities, now and for generations to come.
          Our ValuesCommunity: We value diversity and inclusion and commit to being the best healthcare provider, employer and partner.Compassion: We understand our privileged role in people's lives and care for everyone with kindness and respect.Credibility: We conduct ourselves and our business responsibly and prioritize safety, quality and service when making decisions.Courage: We act bravely to innovate and achieve world-class experience and outcomes for patients, consumers, partners and the community.Benefits
          • Dental benefits
          • Vision benefits
          • Employee assistance programs
          • 403b retirement plan
          • Health Care FSA
          • Dependent Care FSA
          • School loan reimbursement
          • Sign-On bonus

Keywords: Memorial Hermann Health System, Sugar Land , Sterile Processing Technician - $16-27 per hour, Professions , Sugar Land, Texas

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