May 08, 2021

Sterile Processing Tech- Senior

  • VCU Health System
  • Richmond, VA, USA

Job Description

  • JOB SUMMARY
    • The chief objective of this position:

      • Under the supervision of a Sterile Processing Supervisor or Manager, ensures all necessary instruments and supplies are prepared and ready for use. Assembles case carts with instruments and supplies according to preference cards. Serves as a technical resource on processing, sterilization and assembly to Sterile Processing Technicians. Observes strict patient confidentiality following all HIPAA rules and regulations. Maintains a clean and safe environment.
    • Licensure, Certification, or Registration Requirements for Hire:

      • Certification as a Registered Central Sterilization Technician (CRCST) or Certified Sterile Processing and Distribution Technician (CSPDT) or Surgical Tech certification CST or TS-C or CORST).
    • Licensure, Certification, or Registration Requirements for continued employment:

      • Current CRCST, CSPDT, CST, TS-C or CORST certification.
    • Experience REQUIRED:

      • Two (2) or more years previous work experience as a Sterile Processing Technician or
      • Prior experience as a Surgical Technician.
    • Education/training REQUIRED:

      • High School Graduate or equivalent.
    • Education/training PREFERRED:

      • Completion of International Association of Healthcare Central Service Material Management (IAHCSMM) certification preparation course.