Sterile Processing Technician - Scottish Rite
Company: Children's Healthcare of Atlanta
Posted on: June 12, 2021
Work Schedule/Days: Evening/Monday - Friday
Employment Type: Full-Time
Location: Scottish Rite
Requisition #: 68321
Performs a variety of duties in relationship to decontamination,
preparation/assembly, sterilization, and distribution of
trays/sets, equipment, and supplies with direct supervision.
Performs routine cleaning such as wiping down tables. Participates
in distribution of operating room supplies and trays/sets. Performs
all tasks as assigned in a neat and organized manner. Maintains and
prevents cross contamination by observing dress codes,
environmental policies, and traffic control.
- Sterile processing certification within one year of hire
Graduate of a Sterile Processing program with 6 months of
relevant clinical experience; or
Two years of experience in a relevant clinical environment
- Graduate of Surgical Technology program
- Experience in a surgical services or sterile processing
- Sterile processing certification
KNOWLEDGE SKILLS &
- Basic computer skills
- Excellent communication, organizational, and interpersonal
- Demonstrates efficient skills in decontamination, inspection,
and cleaning of surgical instruments, flexible scopes, and
respiratory devices according to manufacturers instructions for
- Uses sterile processing chemicals according to manufacturers
instructions for use.
- Dons and doffs appropriate personal protection equipment.
- Assembles accurate/complete surgical trays.
- Participates with and monitors process of building accurate and
timely assembling of case carts for emergent/urgent and elective
- Assists with maintaining department sterilization records.
- Participates in sterilizer test parameters monitoring, e.g.,
bowie dick test, biologicals, and other forms of sterilization
testing and responds appropriately to sterilization that does not
- Supports operating room functions in sterile core.
- Fosters positive working relationships across departments and
campuses with patients, physicians, families, visitors, coworkers,
- Complies with all applicable regulations, standards, and
- Follows hospital and departmental safety instructions,
policies, and procedures.
- Attends 80% of staff meetings/communication and job-related
Safety: Practices proper safety techniques in
accordance with hospital and departmental policies and procedures.
Responsible for the reporting of employee/patient/visitor injuries
or accidents, or other safety issues to the supervisor and in the
occurrence notification system.
Compliance: Monitors and ensures compliance
with all regulatory requirements, organizational standards, and
policies and procedures related to area of responsibility.
Identifies potential risk areas within area of responsibility and
supports problem resolution process. Maintains records of
compliance activities and reports compliance activities to the
The above statements are intended to describe the
general nature and level of work performed by people assigned to
this classification. They are not intended to be an exhaustive list
of all job duties performed by the personnel so
Ability to lift up to 40 lbs independently and greater than 40
lbs with assistance
Bending/Stooping - Occasionally (activity or condition exists
up to 1/3 of time)
Climbing - Occasionally (activity or condition exists up to
1/3 of time)
Hearing/Speaking - Effective communication with employees,
supervisors/managers and staff. Effective communications with
patients and visitors, as required.
Lifting - Frequently (activity or condition exists from 1/3 to
2/3 of time)
Pushing/Pulling - Occasionally (activity or condition exists
up to 1/3 of time)
Sitting - Occasionally (activity or condition exists up to 1/3
Standing - Constantly (activity or condition exists 2/3 or
more of time)
Walking - Frequently (activity or condition exists from 1/3 to
2/3 of time)
Some potential for exposure to blood and body fluids
Childrens Healthcare of Atlanta has been 100 percent committed
to kids for more than 100 years. A not-for-profit organization,
Childrens is dedicated to making kids better today and healthier
With 3 hospitals, 20neighborhood locations and a total of
673beds, Childrens is the largest healthcare provider for children
in Georgia and one of the largest pediatric clinical care providers
in the country. Childrens offers access to more than 60 pediatric
specialties and programs and is ranked among the top childrens
hospitals in the country by U.S. News & World Report.
Childrens has been recognized as a Fortune 100 Best Place to
Work, a Best Place for Working Mothers, and as a top employer for
diversity and millennials. We offer a comprehensive compensation
and benefit package that supports our mission, vision and values.
We are proud to offer an array of programs and services to our
employees that have distinguished us as a best place to work in the
country. Connect to our mission of making kids better today and
Have questions about the recruitment process? Check out What to Expect.
Address: 1001 Johnson Ferry Road NE, Atlanta, GA 30342
Function: Allied Health - Surgical Services
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