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Sterile Processing Technician

Company: Baylor Scott & White Health
Location: Dallas
Posted on: July 8, 2024

Job Description:

Baylor Scott & White Health is seeking a Sterile Processing Technician for a job in Dallas, Texas.Job Description & Requirements

  • Specialty: Sterile Processing Technician
  • Discipline: Allied Health Professional
  • Duration: Ongoing
  • 40 hours per week
  • Shift: 8 hours
  • Employment Type: Staff
    Location - Baylor University Medical Center (Dallas,TX)
    Unit/Dept - Sterile Processing
    Shift/Schedule - Monday thru Friday (230pm - 11pm) No call

    JOB SUMMARY
    The Sterile Processing Tech Coordinator is accountable for the allocation and completion of assigned functions by staff in the department. This position will serve as a team mentor and ensure adequate staff coverage to complete the decontamination and assembly process to maintain availability of instruments, scopes and equipment to meet department needs.
    ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS OF THE ROLE

    • Coordinates sterilization schedules to meet the daily operating room (OR) needs. Coordinates staff workload to ensure the needs of the next business day instrument list are met and instruments are available for all surgical cases. Helps in training technician staff and the orientation process of new employees.
    • Completes sterilization, assembles and packages specialty instrument trays for procedures to ensure all instruments are clean, decontaminated and stocked to maintain a safe patient environment. Establishes and ensures the proper method of cleaning necessary for different types of instruments.
    • Collects, reads and documents biological tests to ensure functionality of sterilizing equipment. Notifies appropriate staff of any problems related to biological test results.
    • Troubleshoots departmental equipment, to include sterilizer, washer, printer, etc., and restores to normal function when possible. Coordinates equipment repairs by other departments, tracks status and provides reports as requested by supervisor.
    • Identifies instrumentation for replacement and repair and processes accordingly. Ensures consignment equipment is signed in and processed for use according to established department policy and procedures.
    • Identifies ways to improve work processes and improve customer satisfaction. Recommends, implements and monitors results in help of the overall goals. Promotes adherence to applicable state and federal laws, and the program requirements of accreditation agencies.

      KEY SUCCESS FACTORS

      • Demonstrate thorough knowledge of the parameters required for sterilization.
      • Demonstrate knowledge of the OR and surgery case load to establish necessary trays to carry out the day and plan in advance.
      • Has thorough knowledge of decontamination and sterilization equipment and can establish proper functioning and complete trouble shooting tasks.
      • Demonstrate knowledge of applicable rules, regulations, policies, laws and guidelines that impact the Instrument Processing area.
      • Demonstrates ability to properly identify non-working or unsafe instruments and equipment and knows appropriate process for repair or disposal.
      • Demonstrates expertise of the instrument consignment and loan process to carry out surgical case load and maintains appropriate accountability for instruments.
      • Ability to teach, coach and mentor staff in a positive way.

        BENEFITS
        Our competitive benefits package includes the following

        • Immediate eligibility for health and welfare benefits
        • 401(k) savings plan with dollar-for-dollar match up to 5%
        • Tuition Reimbursement
        • PTO accrual beginning Day 1

          Note: Benefits may vary based on position type and/or levelQUALIFICATIONS- EDUCATION - H.S. Diploma/GED Equivalent- EXPERIENCE - 2 Years of Experience- CERTIFICATION/LICENSE/REGISTRATION - --------------Cer Board Sterile Prcng & Dist (CBSPD), Cert Reg Central Service Tech (CRCST), Cert Sterile Proc/Distr Tech (CSPDT), Cert Surgical Technologist (CST): Must have one of the following:-- Certified Surgical Tech (CST) or -- Certified Board Sterile Proc & Distr (CBSPD) or -- Certified Sterile Proc/Distr Tech (CSPDT) or-- Cert Reg Central Service Tech (CRCST).Recruiter: Jason HallBaylor Scott and White Job ID #24006157. Posted job title: Sterile Processing Tech CoordinatorAbout Baylor Scott & White HealthAs the largest not-for-profit health system in the state of Texas, Baylor Scott & White promotes the health and well-being of every individual, family and community it serves. It is committed to making quality care more accessible, convenient and affordable through its integrated delivery network, which includes the Baylor Scott & White Health Plan, Baylor Scott & White Research Institute, the Baylor Scott & White Quality Alliance and its leading digital health platform - MyBSWHealth. Through 51 hospitals and more than 1,100 access points, including flagship academic medical centers in Dallas, Fort Worth and Temple, the system offers the full continuum of care, from primary to award-winning specialty care. Founded as a Christian ministry of healing more than a century ago, Baylor Scott & White today serves more than three million Texans.Benefits
          • Holiday Pay
          • Continuing Education
          • 401k retirement plan
          • Wellness and fitness programs
          • Employee assistance programs
          • Medical benefits
          • Dental benefits
          • Vision benefits
          • Benefits start day 1
          • Life insurance
          • Discount program

Keywords: Baylor Scott & White Health, Dallas , Sterile Processing Technician, Professions , Dallas, Texas

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