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  • Certified Sterile Processing Tech

    Job ID
    2018-56847
    Employment Type
    Full Time
    Department
    Central Sterilization
    Hours / Pay Period
    80
    Facility
    Northridge Hospital Medical Center
    Shift
    Night
    Location
    NORTHRIDGE
    State/Province
    CA
    Standard Hours
    Monday - Friday ( 1045 pm - 715AM)
    Work Schedule
    8 Hour
  • Overview

    Founded in 1955, Dignity Health – Northridge Hospital Medical Center is a 394-bed, acute care, nonprofit community hospital located in Northridge, California.  The hospital offers a full complement of award winning services, including the Leavey Cancer Center, a cardiovascular center, stroke center, the Center for Assault Treatment Services, a pediatric medical center, and the only pediatric trauma center in the San Fernando Valley.  As a leading provider of compassionate, high-quality and affordable patient-centered care, we share a rich legacy with Dignity Health, one of the nation’s five largest health care systems.  We are part of a 21-state network of nearly 9,000 physicians, 62,000 employees and more than 400 care centers.  Visit dignityhealth.org/northridgehospital for more information.

    Responsibilities

    CENTRAL SERVICE TECH
    CENTRAL STERILIZATION UNIT
    Northridge Hospital Medical Center
     
    The CENTRAL SERVICE TECH provides using departments with routine supplies both patient and non-patient chargeable.  Cleans and/or sterilizes equipment and supplies for all user departments using the current approved cleaning and sterilization techniques.  All employees are expected to perform their duties in alignment with the vision and values of the organization.  The CENTRAL SERVICE TECH is responsible for a variety of tasks that lead to a high level of customer satisfaction in the most cost-effective manner with respect and dignity. 
     
    Requirements: High School Graduate or equivalent required. Associate’s or Bachelor’s degree from an accredited institution preferred. Minimum one (1) year technical operating/instrument room experience or graduation from vocational school with certification in sterile processing required. Prior large Hospital/acute care experience preferred. Above average interpersonal, communication and organizational skills. Fluent English language skills (verbal and written) required. Must be committed to quality, patient care/customer service. Knowledge of specialty instruments and thorough knowledge of sterilization and disinfecting parameters (steam, ETO, Cidex, Steris) required. Familiarity with current Federal and state laws and regulations as related to specialty. Current Central Service Technician certification (CSIT, CRCST) required. Current AHA BLS card and Fire Card (upon hire) required.
     
     
    This position is represented by SEIU-UHW and is covered by the terms and conditions of the collective bargaining agreement.

    Qualifications

    • Minimum one (1) year technical operating/instrument room experience or graduation from vocational school with certification in Sterile Processing required.
    • Above average interpersonal, communication and organizational skills.
    • Fluent English language skills (verbal and written) required.
    • Must be committed to quality, patient care/customer service.
    • Prior large Hospital/acute care experience preferred.
    • Knowledge of specialty instruments and thorough knowledge of sterilization and disinfecting parameters (steam, ETO, Cidex, Steris) required.
    • Familiarity with current Federal and state laws and regulations as related to specialty. N/A.
    • Current Central Service Technician certification (CSIT, CRCST) required.
    • Current AHA BLS card and Fire Card (within 90 days of hire) required.

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