Sterile Processing Technician
Requisition #: 178959
Location: Sibley Memorial Hospital,Washington, DC
Category: Allied Health/Clinical Professional
Work Shift: Evening Shift
Work Week: Full Time (40 hours)
Weekend Work Required: Yes
Date Posted: Dec. 14, 2018
Johns Hopkins Health System employs more than 20,000 people annually. When joining the Johns Hopkins Health System, you became part of a diverse organization dedicated to its patients, their families, and the community we serve, as well as to our employees. Career opportunities are available in academic and community hospital settings, home care services, physician practices, international affiliate locations and in the health insurance industry. Great careers continually advance here.
The Sterile Processing Technician will possess advanced knowledge and skill necessary to prepare and distribute sterile supplies and equipment for use in the care and treatment of patients. He/she is responsible to ensure all phases of the sterilization/distribution process for instrumentation/supplies are followed according to department and hospital protocols. The SPD Tech will facilitate the flow of instrumentation and equipment priorities for sterilization and maintaining clear communication with impacted departments.
Work Location: Washington D.C.
Full time Evening Shift
3pm - 11:30pm , some weekends required
Minimum Education and Experience:
1.High school graduate or GED equivalent required.
2.Must be able to read and write English.
3.Understanding of medical/surgical terminology required.
4.Basic computer skills.
5.Completion of a Sterile Processing Course
6.Certification as Sterile Processing Technician required. If not certified at hire certification must be obtained within 6 months of hire date.
Johns Hopkins Health System and its affiliates are drug-free workplace employers. Sibley Memorial Hospital provides a smoke-free workplace.
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