The Sterile Processing Technician 1 performs a variety of duties associated with cleaning, sterilization, processing, organizing and the distribution of patient equipment, instruments, supplies and products used in the care and treatment of patients.
ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS OF THE ROLE
Prepares rooms and organizes instruments, equipment, treatment trays and supplies for specified departments.
Cleans and decontaminates instruments, containers and patient equipment using detergents and disinfectant solutions in accordance with regulatory and hospital policies and procedures. Operates semi-automatic and automatic sterilization equipment and washers.
Receives, stocks, rotates, checks and pulls expired goods; fills and distributes internal orders; and picks up reusable trays, equipment items and instruments.
Maintains and controls inventory. Maintains applicable records and files.
Ensures compliance with safety, environmental, manufacturer and infection control practices.
KEY SUCCESS FACTORS
Knowledge of equipment and instrument sterilization methods and procedures preferred.
Knowledge of basic medical terminology.
Interpersonal skills to interact with patients and staff.
Ability to comply with safety, environmental, manufacturer and infection control practices.
Interpersonal and communications skills.
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 upon position type and/or level
Baylor Scott & White Health (BSWH) is the largest not-for-profit health care system in Texas and one of the largest in the United States. With a commitment to and a track record of innovation, collaboration, integrity and compassion for the patient, BSWH stands to be one of the nation’s exemplary health care organizations. Our mission is to serve all people by providing personalized health and wellness through exemplary care, education and research as a Christian ministry of healing. Joining our team is not just accepting a job, it’s accepting a calling!