St. Mary's Good Samaritan Sterile Processing Technician in St. Louis, Missouri
Under general supervision and following established policies and procedures, decontaminates, disinfects, cleans, prepares and sterilizes reusable items, prepares packs and instrument trays for OR and Central Distribution, monitors expiration dates and ensures transport of supplies, instruments and equipment.
Creates a positive patient care environment through thorough cleaning, decontamination, inspection, and sterilization of surgical instruments and accurate assembly of instrumentation trays.
Contributes to employee satisfaction by collaborating and problem solving with members of the OR Staff and other departments and collaborates with team members to accomplish department objectives.
Contributes to the satisfaction of the nursing staff and physicians by accurately assembling surgical instrumentation trays, providing requested information and delivering instruments to the OR as requested by OR staff.
Creates an environment of safe, quality care by providing clean, disinfected and sterilized instrumentation, monitoring expiration dates of disposable supplies and by following proper infection control measures and JCAHO and OSHA guidelines.
Contributes to the financial well-being and stewardship of the organization by treating instruments and equipment carefully and according to manufacturers' recommendations.
High School Diploma or Equivalent
3 months to 1 year of experience
Effective September 1, 2010 Certification (CRCST) is required or must be obtained within 1 year of employment. Certified employees hired prior to September 1, 2010 are required to maintain an active CRCST status.
- Hospital Central Service Management
- Certification or certification eligible by the International Association
SSM Health St. Mary's Hospital – St. Louis –
The 525-bed SSM Health St. Mary's Hospital - St. Louis is a major teaching hospital affiliated with the Saint Louis University Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology. St. Mary's Hospital - St. Louis offers a wide variety of outpatient services, including cardiovascular and open-heart surgery, high-risk obstetrics and comprehensive women's breast health services. The hospital was recognized with the 2008 and 2010 Premier Award for Quality.
Our robust employee benefits package includes health benefits, life and accidental death and dismemberment insurance, long-term disability coverage, health and dependent care reimbursement accounts, paid time off, tuition reimbursement, adoption reimbursement, an employee assistance program, retirement plan options and more.
Note: not all benefits apply to all openings.
Organization: SSM Health St. Mary's Hospital – St. Louis
Primary Location: Missouri-St. Louis-SSM Health St. Mary’s Hospital – St. Louis
Work Locations: SSM Health St. Mary’s Hospital – St. Louis (0100) 6420 Clayton Road St. Louis, 63117
Job: Clinical Support & Technical Services
Req ID: 18012622