Sterile Supply Tech 2 (SST)- Sterile Processing

Upstate University Hospital   Syracuse, NY   Full-time
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Job Summary:
Must follow written instructions from the instruments list using medical terminology. Must demonstrate ability to communicate effectively for purposes of information transfer with duties to include but not limited to: foverseeing principles of aseptic technique and performing quality checks with accuracy and reliability; overseeing and operating equipment for cleaning and disinfecting of surgical equipment; overseeing and participating in the assembly of complex as well as simple surgical sets; operating equipment for the sterilization of complex and simple surgical sets using Steam under pressure, Steris, and Sterrad; records the monitoring of sterilization and decontamination of equipment; trains and orients staff; responds to urgent and routine requests for surgical instrumentation from O.R. personnel. Other duties as assigned.
Minimum Qualifications:
Successful completion of a nationally accredited central service technician exam AND current certification administered by a nationally accredited central service technician credentialing organization as a registered central service technician, sterile processing and distribution technician, or possession of a substantially equivalent credential.

Evidence of employment as a Central Service Technician in a Healthcare facility for a cumulative period of one year between January 1, 2011 and January 1, 2015.
Examination and certification as described above within eighteen months of hire.

*Candidates who do not possess one-year of experience will be considered for appointment to an entry level position (TH Sterile Supply Technician 1, SG. 07) at commensurate salary.
Preferred Qualifications:

Work Days:
Schedule based on a 40 hour work week. Monday-Friday 3:00PM-11:30PM, weekends and holidays rotating based on operational needs
Message to Applicants:
Position Status: Permanent

This title earns a geographical payment of $4,000 annually.
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Upstate University Hospital

Syracuse, NY