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Sterile Processing Tech Sr. at Virginia Commonwealth University Health Systems in Richmond, Virginia

Posted in Other 12 days ago.

Type: Full Time





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. See above. Education/training PREFERRED: Completion of International Association of Healthcare Central Service Material Management (IAHCSMM) certification preparation course.#

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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.

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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).

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Licensure, Certification, or Registration Requirements for continued employment:

* Current CRCST, CSPDT, CST, TS-C Or CORST certification.

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Experience REQUIRED:

* Two (2) or more years previous work experience as a Sterile Processing Technician Or

* Prior experience as a Surgical Technician.

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Education/training REQUIRED:

* High School Graduate or equivalent.

* See above.

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Education/training PREFERRED:

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

VCU Health System Authority (VCU Health) complies with applicable civil rights laws and does not discriminate on the basis of race, sex, color, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, political affiliation, disabilities, marital status, veteran status, residence, financial status, or any other manner prohibited by law.