Sterile Processing Technician - Central Sterile Processing (SOCH-SJC)

Catholic Health System Lebanon, IN
* Sterile Processing Technician – Central Sterile Processing (Sisters of Charity Hospital-Saint Joseph Campus):

* Responsible for the washing and decontamination of instruments and equipment

* Responsible for equipment retrieval, set-up, testing and distribution and retrieval of instruments from OR & L&D

* Responsible for house, general and specialty tray assembly, wrapping and sterilization

* Responsible for operation, cycle documentation and quality assurance of sterilizers, system 1 (Steris) and decontaminators

* Responsible for exchange cart, par level cart, case cart and specialty cart inventory and set-up

* Responsible for in-stock inventory management

REPORTS TO: Sterile Processing Manager or Supervisor

SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES: None

SKILLS AND EDUCATIONAL REQUIREMENTS (MINIMUM):

Education:

* High School diploma or GED

* Current and sustained certification (being either temporary or full certification) as a Certified Registered Central Service Technician (CRCST), a Certified Sterile Processing and Distribution Technician (CSPDT), or a Certified Surgical Technologist (CST).

* Maintains a minimum of 10 hours of continuing education units annually.

Experience:

* Successfully passed a nationally accredited central service technician exam, and holds or maintains a temporary or full certification

as a CRCST, CSPDT, or CST;

* The employee with a temporary certification will need to prove full (CRCST or CSPDT) certification by the 18th month of their employment.

Knowledge, Skill, and Ability:

* Able to identify general instruments

* Lifting trays; walking; standing for periods of time;

* Operating equipment, pushing and pulling carts and equipment, reading; writing; communication skills.

* Computer skills helpful.

WORKING CONDITIONS:

* Medium to high level of stress; ability to concentrate on task under disruptive conditions; work environment change due to nature of workflow. Exposure to blood and body fluids. Required to wear protective personal apparel as appropriate

PHYSICAL EFFORT:

ACTIVITY & STRENGTH: (MEDIUM & HEAVY)

Low Lift (floor to knuckle): Occasional 0 to 2.6 hours/day (21-50 lbs.); Frequent 2.7 to 5.3 hours/day (11-20 lbs.); Constant 5.4 to 8 hours/day (1-10 lbs.)

Mid Lift (knuckle to shoulder): Occasional 0 to 2.6 hours/day (21-50 lbs.); Frequent 2.7 to 5.3 hours/day (11-20 lbs.); Constant 5.4 to 8 hours/day (1-10 lbs.)

High Lift (shoulder and above): Occasional 0 to 2.6 hours/day (21-50 lbs.); Frequent 2.7 to 5.3 hours/day (11-20 lbs.); Constant 5.4 to 8 hours/day (1-10 lbs.)

Full Lift (floor to shoulder): Occasional 0 to 2.6 hours/day (21-50 lbs.); Frequent 2.7 to 5.3 hours/day (11-20 lbs.); Constant 5.4 to 8 hours/day (1-10 lbs.)

Carry: Occasional 0 to 2.6 hours/day (21-50 lbs.); Frequent 2.7 to 5.3 hours/day (11-20 lbs.); Constant 5.4 to 8 hours/day (1-10 lbs.)

Push: Occasional 0 to 2.6 hours/day (21-50 lbs.); Frequent 2.7 to 5.3 hours/day (11-20 lbs.); Constant 5.4 to 8 hours/day (1-10 lbs.)

Pull: Occasional 0 to 2.6 hours/day (21-50 lbs.); Frequent 2.7 to 5.3 hours/day (11-20 lbs.); Constant 5.4 to 8 hours/day (1-10 lbs.)

Overall Strength Category: Occasional 0 to 2.6 hours/day (21-50 lbs.); Frequent 2.7 to 5.3 hours/day (11-20 lbs.); Constant 5.4 to 8 hours/day (1-10 lbs.)

Dictionary Of Occupational Titles

Constant (C) 67-100% Workday

Occasional - Frequent (F) 34-66% Workday

Occasional (O) 0-33% Workday

Not Present (N)

Activity - Job Demand – Dictionary Of Occupational Titles

Walk – Constant - Constant (C) 67-100% Workday

Climb Stairs – Occasional - Frequent (F) 34-66% Workday

Stoop – Frequent - Occasional (O) 0-33% Workday

Kneel – Occasional - Not Present (N)

Crouch – Frequent

Reach (immediate) – Frequent

Reach (overhead) – Occasional

Handling – Constant

Fingering - Frequent

Sitting – Occasional

Standing – Constant

Push Cart - Frequent

Pull Cart - Frequent

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