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Sterile Processing Technician III

Job ID: 210616
Category: Technician/Technologists
Work Type: FT
Location: Philadelphia, PA, United States
Work Schedule: Day Shift

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Penn Medicine is dedicated to our tripartite mission of providing the highest level of care to patients, conducting innovative research, and educating future leaders in the field of medicine. Working for this leading academic medical center means collaboration with top clinical, technical and business professionals across all disciplines.

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Sterile Processing 

Full Time- Day Shift

The incumbent supports the Operating Room schedule by decontaminating, inspecting, assembling, packaging, and sterilizing surgical instrumentation. The incumbent is a vital member of the PeriOperatvie Services Team and must adhere to all Perioperative standards of practice. He/she must ensure the finished surgical instrument set is assembled appropriately for the scheduled procedure and that all instruments and supplies are dispatched to the correct location. The incumbent is accountable for the facilitation of common goals within the department, independent daily assignment duties, and for project duties as assigned within the department. He/she will also serve as a resource to the team and will be responsible for personal professional development as it relates to the department. The incumbent is expected to demonstrate and precept new staff members in the standards of practice and assist as needed in the prioritization and assignment adherence within the department, and may at times serve as a delegate of the department. In addition, he/she will be responsible for cost control and efficient supply use as well as the administration of the T-DOC instrument tracking system.

Operations • Cleans, decontaminates, inspects ,assembles, packages, and sterilizes surgical instrumentation • Follows established priority list, edited O.R. schedule, and telephone requests for required instruments. • Navigates automated instrument tracking system software. • Produces a minimum of 15 instrumentation sets per day • Demonstrates basic knowledge of the T-doc system • Facilitates the identification of common goals within the department, ie prioritizing of work, quality and process of improvement, breech of policy, shared governance. • Demonstrates cost control by efficient use of supplies • Administrative responsibility for TDOC System.

When applying to this position, please upload your current CRCST certification and if applicable, your current CHL certification.

    We believe that the best care for our patients starts with the best care for our employees. Our employee benefits programs help our employees get healthy and stay healthy. We offer a comprehensive compensation and benefits program that includes one of the finest prepaid tuition assistance programs in the region. Penn Medicine employees are actively engaged and committed to our mission. Together we will continue to make medical advances that help people live longer, healthier lives.

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