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Sterile Processing Tech

at Orange Regional Medical Center

Posted: 5/23/2020
Job Reference #: 19756

Job Description

Job LocationUS-NY-Middletown
Posted Date4 months ago(2/6/2020 2:10 PM)
Job ID
2020-19756
# Positions
3
Category
Surgical Support Services (Central Services, Surgical Tech)
Shift Type
4 - All Per diem
If Other - Shift Slot
Variable shifts, including rotating weekends and holidays. Per Diems are required to work 2 major & 2 minor holidays per year and 4 weekends (2 days) per 3 month period of time.
FTE
PDM
Normal Working Schedule
Variable shifts, including rotating weekends and holidays. Per Diems are required to work 2 major & 2 minor holidays per year and 4 weekends (2 days) per 3 month period of time.
Campus
Orange Regional Medical Center

Overview

The Greater Hudson Valley Health System (now known as Garnet Health) is a New York State, not-for-profit corporation headquartered in Middletown, New York, approximately 60 miles north of New York City. Garnet Health is comprised of Catskill Regional Medical Center, Orange Regional Medical Center, Catskill Regional and Orange Medical Groups and Orange Regional Medical Center Foundation. Garnet Health is dedicated to developing specialty services, medical programs and needed healthcare services that allow residents to remain close to home to receive quality care.

Providing healthcare to nearly 450,000 residents in Orange, Sullivan and Ulster Counties, Garnet Health was designed to improve the quality, stability and efficiency of healthcare services in the mid-Hudson and Catskill region. Services provided by more than 3,300 employed professionals and over 850 medical staff members, makes Garnet Health one of the largest healthcare providers in the tri-county area. The System’s three hospital campuses (Catskill Regional Medical Center - Harris, Catskill Regional Medical Center - Callicoon and Orange Regional Medical Center) plus several outpatient facilities, offer a broad spectrum of care including:

Responsibilities

The role and responsibility of the Sterile Processing Technician is to ensure that sterile supplies, instruments and equipment are properly inventoried, decontaminated, inspected, assembled, packaged, sterilized ,stored, distributed and tracked in quality/ timely manner.

Qualifications

Minimum Education for Sterile Processing Technician:
High school graduate with current certification in Sterile Processing.

Minimum Experience:
At least 6 months experience in Sterile Processing preferred;
Basic computer skills, anatomy and medical terminology required.

Required Certification/Registration:
Sterile Processing Technician Certification.

Physical Requirements: Prolonged standing and walking much of the day. Often has to lift and carry supplies and trays weighing up to 25-40 lbs. and may be called upon to push heavy supply carts through hospital corridors. In addition, performs decontamination, assembly and stocking procedures within the organization

Working Conditions:
Works in an area with no outside exposure; area is air-conditioned; frequent exposure to water and cleaning solutions; exposure to contaminated items limited by use of protective clothing & equipment (provided); exposure to sterilizing chemicals within legal limits. Contact with co-workers, nursing staff, surgical staff and obstetrical technicians, etc. No direct patient contact.

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