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SR STERILE PROCESSING TECH/CST

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Date: Jan 31, 2019

Location: Greenville, SC, US, 29615

Company: Greenville Health System

Job Class

NURSING RELATED

FLSA

Non-Exempt

Job Summary

Receives, documents, packages, sterilizes, stores and or issues instruments equipment and supplies for patient care.  May serve as departmental charge person in the absence of  management.  Understands and interprets policies and procedures to achieve quality products. In addition to the Sterile Processing responsibities, the CST must also be able to assist in the care of patients of all ages before, during and after surgical procedures by performing scrub duties and related functions as a member of the surgical team on a novice to advanced beginner level completing identified job competencies. Maintains patient safety, privacy and confidentiality. Complies with legal aspects of patient care. Complies with sterilization standards and standards for handling sharps or contaminated instruments.  Participates in quality improvement activities and completes hospital required education annually. 

Supervisory/Management Responsibilities

This is a non-management job that will report to a supervisor, manager, director or executive.

Minimum Education

Job related course work beyond high school - Diploma in Surgical Technology

Minimum Experience

Experience as a Surg Tech or Sterile Processing Tech is preferred.

Required Certifications/Registrations/Licenses

JOB RELATED CERTIFICATION - COTR

Specific Acceptable Credentials (if applicable)

Certification with NBSTSA.  Or, NCCT certification accepted if ST was employed as a ST in S.C. prior to January 1, 2008 or completed a ST military training program.

In lieu of the Above Minimum Requirements

In lieu of the education requirement only, must be current with mandatory 15 hours annually of ST continuing education AND either have been employed as a ST in S.C. prior to Jan. 1, 2008 OR have completed a ST military training program.

Other Required Experience

Experience with Sterrad, Steam and ETO sterilization - Required

Knowledge of Decontamination, Assembly, Packaging and Sterilization Procedures - Required

Completes 15 hours of mandatory ST education annually. - Required

Position Posting Category

Clinical Professional/Technical


Nearest Major Market: Greenville
Nearest Secondary Market: South Carolina

Job Segment: Sterile Processing, Surgical Tech, Medical Technologist, Patient Care, Healthcare

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