How have you impacted someone's life today? At Hackensack Meridian Health our teams are focused on changing the lives of our patients by providing the highest level of care each and every day. From our hospitals, rehab centers and occupational health teams to our long-term care centers and at-home care capabilities, our complete spectrum of services will allow you to apply your skills in multiple settings while building your career, all within New Jersey's premier healthcare system.
A day in the life of a SPD Technician at Hackensack Meridian Health includes:
Reports to the Nurse Manager, Assistant Manager or Supervisor.
Accepts direction from the Sr. Technician in work assignments, the daily functions /tasks of SPD in the prioritization of work flow to meet the department needs.
Individual must demonstrate knowledge, skill and competence in all department areas; such as disinfection, decontamination, assembly and sterilization.
Must posses and demonstrate knowledge of surgical instrumentation and department specific equipment utilized.
Performs Steam, Sterrad and Ethylene Oxide sterilization, chemical disinfection, and disinfection of Patient Care Equipment (PCE) as needed.
Transports surgical instruments between departments in the proper manner as required by Regulatory Agencies (AAMI, AORN, etc.).
One to three years in an acute care setting with hospital Sterile Processing Department experience preferred.
High School diploma or equivalent required.
Completion of a Certified Central Supply Technician course required.
Demonstrates the understanding of the English language (reading, writing) and is able to demonstrate effective communication skills.
Knowledge of Surgical Instrumentation, Patient Care Equipment (PCE), department specific equipment and the technology utilized in the Sterile Processing Department.
Understands the theory to demonstrate commonly used concepts, skills and knowledge in the pre-established practices and procedures utilized in all department areas and in the operation of Steam, Sterrad and Ethylene Oxide (ETO) Sterilizers, ultrasonic sinks and washer / disinfectors. Basic computer skills (word).
Certification Board for Sterile Processing and Distribution - CBSPDT
If you feel that the above description speaks directly to your strengths and capabilities, then please apply today!
As a courtesy to assist you in your job search, we would like to send your resume to other areas of our Hackensack Meridian Health network who may have current openings that fit your skills and experience.