• Sterile Processing Technician

    Job ID
    38847
    Department
    Nursing-Surgical Services
    Category
    Allied Health
    Job Location
    US-TN-Memphis
  • Overview

    Think of what you could achieve if the best possible care was all that mattered!  Scrubbing up before a surgery or procedure, the doctor takes great care to assure their hands and arms are as clean and sterile as possible. The same care goes to the equipment and tools used by doctors to perform surgery and procedures.  As a Sterile Processing Technician you would help prevent infection and the spread of disease by overseeing the sterilization and cleaning of medical equipment and tools.

     

    Working Schedule: Monday -Friday, 12:00 pm to 8:30 pm.  Rotating weekends and holiday call.

    Responsibilities

    Under direct supervision Sterile Processing Technicians will be responsible for:

    • Cleaning, decontaminating, disinfecting processes, sterilizing and aerating medical supplies, equipment and surgical instrument
    • Identifying and responding to system failures by notifying the Manager
    • Storing and distributing medical supplies and equipment
    • Coordinating functions in collaboration with the Manager

     

     

    Minimum Education

    • High school diploma/GED required
    • Surgical Technologist from the National Board of Surgical Technology is preferred

    Minimum Experience

    • Two (2) years of sterile processing experience working with medical/surgical instruments, disposable supplies and equipment, and monitoring biological test results required

    Other Credentials

    • Central Service Technician from the International Association of Healthcare Central Service Materials Management (IAHCSMM) or Surgical Technologist National Board of Surgical Technology Surgical Assisting (NBSTSA) required

    EEO Statement

    St. Jude is an Equal Opportunity Employer

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