OR Instrument Processing Technician - Sterile Processing - Medical Center

 
Position: OR Instrument Processing Technician - Sterile Processing - Medical Center

Location: US-TX-Houston

Shift: 3:00pm - 11:00pm

About Texas Children's Hospital

Since 1954, Texas Children’s has been leading the charge in patient care, education and research to accelerate health care for children and women around the world. When you love what you do, it truly shows in the smiles of our patient families, employees and our numerous accolades such as being consistently ranked as the best children’s hospital in Texas, and among the top in the nation by U.S.News & World Report as well as recognition from Houston Business Journal as one of this city’s Best Places to Work for ten consecutive years.   Texas Children’s comprehensive health care network includes our primary hospital in the Texas Medical Center with expertise in over 40 pediatric subspecialties; the Jan and Dan Duncan Neurological Research Institute (NRI); the Feigin Center for pediatric research; Texas Children’s Pavilion for Women, a comprehensive obstetrics/gynecology facility focusing on high-risk births; Texas Children’s Hospital West Campus, a community hospital in suburban West Houston; and Texas Children’s Hospital The Woodlands, a second community hospital opening in 2017. We have also created the nation’s first HMO for children, established the largest pediatric primary care network in the country and a global health program that is channeling care to children and women all over the world. Texas Children’s Hospital is also academically affiliated with Baylor College of Medicine, one of the largest, most diverse and successful pediatric programs in the nation.   To join our community of 13,000 dedicated team members, visit texaschildrenspeople.org for career opportunities. You can also learn more about our amazing culture at infinitepassion.org.

Summary:

We are on the hunt for our next OR Instrument Processing Technician—someone who can thrive in a fast-paced hospital setting. In this position you’ll provide efficient processing of instruments and sterilization throughout Texas Children’s Hospital. We need someone with the ability to operate all OR sterilization and processing equipment, to prioritize and organize, and to work independently with consistent supervision.

 

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Responsibilities :

  • Performs decontamination of instruments 
  • Receives instruments from the decontamination area and processes appropriately as assigned by the Assistant Director of Hospital Instrumentation and CSPD 
  • Performs physical and environmental duties as designated on a routine daily basis 
  • Completes sterilization processes 
  • Performs other essential instrument room duties 
  • Transports instruments 
  • Performs other duties as assigned


Qualifications:

  • High School diploma or GED 
  • Two (2) years experience in hospital instrument processing and/or completion of the Central Services Technician course and having passed the certification examination is preferred 
  • The skills for successfully performing job duties may be acquired on site 
  • Orientation will incorporate competencies to address age appropriateness 
  • Knowledge of a wide variety of instrumentation used in the operating room and throughout the Hospital


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