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Sterile Processing: GMC

Sterile Processing: GMC

companyGeisinger
locationDanville, PA 17821, USA
PublishedPublished: 6/12/2023
ExpiresExpires: 3/9/2024
Healthcare / Pharmacy
Full Time
2 - 4 Years


Job Summary

Responsible for the preparation, care, sterilization and transportation of medical and surgical instruments, packs, supplies and equipment.

Job Duties
  • Collecting used and contaminated equipment, instruments, and supplies for sorting and decontamination.
  • Manually cleaning supplies of contaminants, removing waste matter, and operating and maintaining decontamination equipment.
  • Preparing and packing decontaminated supplies for sterilization.
  • Monitoring and operating sterilization equipment.
  • Examining supplies meticulously to ensure they are properly cleaned and sanitized.
  • Testing and reporting any issues or problems with the sterilization equipment.
  • Sterilizing, preparing, wrapping, and organizing equipment into instrument trays for use during medical procedures.
  • Preparing and delivering all necessary equipment and instruments for surgeries, examinations, medical procedures, and medical carts.
  • Maintaining records of sterilization procedures, sterilized items, equipment maintenance, and supplies.
  • Controlling the inventory, reordering supplies, and checking expiration dates.
Work is typically performed in a clinical environment. Accountable for satisfying all job specific obligations and complying with all organization policies and procedures. The specific statements in this profile are not intended to be all-inclusive. They represent typical elements considered necessary to successfully perform the job. Additional competencies and skills outlined in any department-specific orientation will be considered essential to the performance of the job related to that position.

Position Details

$3,000 sign-on bonus for 2nd /3rd shift and $1,500 for 1st shift for qualified applicants.

At Geisinger, we have created a career pathway for our sterile processing department. Geisinger employs all levels for our hospitals (GCMC, GMC, GWV and GSWB).

All levels will be considered at appropriate compensation. Salary commensurate with experience.

** Sterile Processing Associate - Requires a high school diploma/GED. No experience is required

** Sterile Processing Technician - Requires 2 years of experience. Certified through HSPA (CRCST).

** Sterile Processing Lead- Requires 3 years of experience. Must be certified through HSPA (CRCST)

** Sterile Processing Technician CEP - Requires 2 years of experience. Must be certified through HSPA (CRCST) and (CHL) Certified Healthcare Leader.

** Sterile Processing Educator - Requires 3 years of experience. Must be certified through HSPA (CRCST). Develops and provides unit based educational progra

Education

High School Diploma or Equivalent (GED)- (Required)

Certification(s) and License(s)

Certified Sterile Processing Technician within 1 year - Healthcare Sterile Processing Association (HSPA) (previously IAHCSMM)

Skills

Teamwork; Multitasking; Infection Control; Mathematics

About Geisinger

Founded more than 100 years ago by Abigail Geisinger, the system now includes ten hospital campuses, a 550,000-member health plan, two research centers and the Geisinger Commonwealth School of Medicine. With nearly 24,000 employees and more than 1,700 employed physicians, Geisinger boosts its hometown economies in Pennsylvania by billions of dollars annually. Learn more at geisinger.org or connect with us on Facebook, Instagram, LinkedIn and Twitter.

Our Commitment to Diversity, Equity and Inclusion

Geisinger values who you are, where you are from, and where you are going. We seek out people of various backgrounds and cultures with unique abilities, non-traditional career paths and ambitious aspirations. We are an Affirmative Action, Equal Opportunity Employer. Women and Minorities are encouraged to apply. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability or their protected veteran status. Read more about Our Commitment to Inclusive Recruiting.

Our Vision & Values

Everything we do is about making better health easier for our patients, our members, our students, our Geisinger family and our communities.

KINDNESS : We strive to treat everyone as we would hope to be treated ourselves.

EXCELLENCE : We treasure colleagues who humbly strive for excellence.

LEARNING : We share our knowledge with the best and brightest to better prepare the caregivers for tomorrow.

INNOVATION : We constantly seek new and better ways to care for our patients, our members, our community, and the nation.

SAFETY : We provide a safe environment for our patients and members and the Geisinger family.

Our Benefits

We offer healthcare benefits for full time and part time positions from day one, including vision, dental and prescription coverage.

Required degree level

  • Certification

Years of experience

  • 2 - 4 Years