*This position is 40 hours per week on the Day/Evening/Night Shift.
Inspects, assembles, packages and sterilizes surgical instrument pans, procedural trays, technical equipment, and surgical case carts for the OR focusing primarily on the Ortho/Neuro instrumentation. Operates sterilizers, prepares and dispenses sterile items; performs inspection in the OR, internal hospital departments and off-site agencies to insure instruments and equipment are operating properly prior to issuing. Can precept and mentor new employees.
Education: High school diploma or GED required. Fulfills the educational requirements for completion of a nationally and NYS accredited Central Service Technician certification program (CRSCT or CSPDT) or qualifies as a Central Service Tech in NYS (has worked in a Central Service Tech capacity in a healthcare facility for a cumulative period of at least one year, occurring within the four years immediately prior to the effective date of January 1, 2015);
Experience:At least 2 years of experience in Sterile Processing required
License/Certification: CRSCT or CSPDT certification required (or achieved within 6 months of hire/transfer)
Skills: Able to understand written and oral direction as well as interpret equipment operation instructions. Completion of SPD Technician III application.
Internal Number: 5082BR
About Highland Hospital
Highland Hospital is a 261-bed hospital in Rochester, NY and is an affiliate of upstate New York's leading academic medical center and health system, UR Medicine.
Highland Hospital has career opportunities available for full-time Sterile Processing Technician III. We offer a sign-on bonus for Certified/Experienced Sterile Processing Technicians. This is your opportunity to join a great team and be compensated with excellent pay and a great benefits package!