SCHEDULE: PRN/Per Diem
Tulane Medical Center – Central Sterile Technician – Lakeside Campus
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From its humble beginnings in a church schoolroom, Tulane has emerged as a major academic center in the south by adhering to the aspirations of our founders. Simply put, we are in the business of caring for others and for defining the practice of medicine along the way.
At Tulane Medical Center, our mission statement reminds us that above all else we are committed to the care and improvement of human life. When we speak of our mission, we usually think about our dedication to patients and their families and our commitment to them. But we are also equally committed to our employees. You are part of an organization with a long history of compassion and service to patients. The degree to which we as an organization can provide quality healthcare service is highly dependent on how well you are able to perform your job.
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As a member of the Tulane Medical Center (TMC) family, you can be assured of:
- A safe place to work.
- Having the tools, equipment and training necessary to perform your duties.
- Open and available communication with your supervisors and the leadership of your facility.
- A fair application of workplace policies, procedures and disciplinary proceedings.
- Fair and understandable compensation and benefits.
Tulane Medical Center is currently hiring a Central Sterile Technician
The Central Sterile Technician decontaminates, cleans and sterilizes equipment, instruments and supplies. Assembles and maintains inventories of surgical and floor trays. Performs data entry of patient charges. Performs other duties as assigned.
Primary Job Duties:
Cleans, assembles, sterilizes and stores instruments and supplies.
Dispenses sterile instruments and supplies for the surgical case cart system, nursing units and other clinical areas.
Cleans, disinfects, reassembles, performs, records, reports safety and operational checks on all portable equipment that cannot be sterilized mechanically.
Maintains supply and instrument storage areas, reporting shortages, checking shelf life, package integrity and reprocessing outdated or compromised items.
Identifies, assembles and wraps basic instrument sets.
Delivers and retrieves supplies and equipment.
Collects and enters patient charge information.
Qualifications for Central Sterile Technician:
Licensure/Certification/Registration: Certified Registered Central Service Technician or able to become certified within 13 months.
Education: High school diploma or equivalent.
Experience: One year experience in sterilization or operating room environment.
Special qualifications: Must be able to successfully complete established competencies for the position within designated probationary period. Must be able to lift up to 50 pounds and push/pull carts up to 400 pounds on a recurring basis. Basic math and good customer service skills are required. Data entry experience and knowledge of medical terminology preferred.