MetroWest Medical Center is the largest community health care system between Worcester and Boston. MetroWest Medical Center is committed to providing high quality, comprehensive care, at a location close to home. The 307-bed regional healthcare system includes Framingham Union Hospital, Leonard Morse Hospital in Natick, and the MetroWest Wellness Center. MetroWest Medical Centerhas been named to the 2019 Americaâ��s 100 Best Hospitals List by Healthgrades.
SCHEDULE: Full-time, Days
** primarily day shift, but may rotate to evening shift
Under general supervision of the SPD Supervisor and/or Lead Tech, is responsible for decontamination, cleaning,
processing and sterilization of instrumentation and equipment dispensed by the department following established
infection control practices and guidelines. Willingness to accept new ideas, work under stressful conditions and
ensures quality and safe delivery of care to patients of all ages.
PRINCIPAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Receives, cleans, and sterilizes instruments, equipment, treatment trays, or other items using sterilization method according to manufacturer guidelines.
Adheres to prescribed procedures for sterility control; electronically records contents of each sterilizer load; regulates proper time and temperature; labels sterilized items according to prescribed procedures.
Disassembles and reassembles equipment and machinery.
Checks instruments and equipment to ensure proper working condition; notifies supervisor/lead tech of equipment/instruments in need of repair or replacement.
Tests sterilizing equipment, electronically records results, and notifies appropriate personnel of malfunctions or need for repairs/ maintenance.
Maintains a par level of all instruments and equipment in designated user areas, rewraps, sterilizes, and restocks outdated items.
Maintains all records electronically pertinent to the sterile processing area.
Performs other related duties, such as maintaining a clean and orderly work area.
Please be advised that candidates must successfully complete a background check and pre-employment health
screening which includes a drug screen.
KNOWLEDGE, EXPERIENCE, AND OTHER JOB REQUIREMENTS:
Level of knowledge equivalent to that ordinarily acquired through completion of a high school diploma.
Basic computer skills.
BLS â�� American Heart Association
CRCST â�� Certification Registered Central Service Technician
Minimum 6-months experience working in Sterile Processing
Sterile processing technician, sterile processing tech, SPT, CSPM, certified sterile processing management, CRCST, certified registered central service technician, CSPDT, certified sterile processing and distribution technician, CIS, certified instrumentation specialist, CPSPD, certified board for sterile processing and distribution, computer terminal, decontaminator, sonic cleaner, sterilizer, steam, sterrad, air compressor, biological incubator, TJC, OSHA, CDC, AAMI, AORN, surgical instruments, infection control, sterilizes, trays, cleaning agents, lubricants, assembly, peel-packs, inspect, cleanliness, PAR, techniques, JCAHO, environment of care, hazardous, decontaminate, washing, bins, carts, temperate
Primary Location: Framingham, Massachusetts
Facility: MetroWest Framingham Union Hospital
Job Type: Full-time
Shift Type: Rotate
Employment practices will not be influenced or affected by an applicantâ��s or employeeâ��s race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), national origin, age, disability, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, veteran status or any other legally protected status. Tenet will make reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities unless doing so would result in an undue hardship.
Tenet Healthcare Corporation (NYSE: THC) is a diversified healthcare services company headquartered in Dallas with 112,000 employees. Through an expansive care network that includes United Surgical Partners International, we operate 65 hospitals and approximately 510 other healthcare facilities, including surgical hospitals, ambulatory surgery centers, urgent care and imaging centers and other care sites and clinics. We also operate Conifer Health Solutions, which provides revenue cycle management and value-based care services to hospitals, health systems, physician practices, employers and other clients. Across the Tenet enterprise, we are united by our mission to deliver quality, compassionate care in the communities we serve.