Come join Lexington Medical Center’s state-of-the-art surgical team!
- Certified $2,500
- Non-Certified $2,000
*This not a travel or assignment position**
Lexington Medical Center just completed South Carolina’s largest hospital expansion, adding 8 new operating rooms and 71 inpatient beds bringing the total to 485 beds, and is one of the most successful integrated healthcare systems in the Southeast. Lexington Medical Center is one of the top surgical centers in the region performing more than 23,000 surgeries each year. It anchors a health care network that includes six community medical centers and employs a staff of more than 6,500 health care professionals.
Responsible for supporting the daily operations that relate to the reprocessing of instrumentation including decontamination, cleaning, assembly, packaging, and sterilizing instruments, trays, and equipment for the hospital and affiliate physicians' offices
Responsible for case cart preparation and delivery as well as the replenishment of Operating Room supplies stored within the Sterile Processing Department
Sterile processing technicians will be cross trained in all areas of the department and may participate in precepting new employees if directed by the manager
Techs must have a high level of integrity by following all internal procedures and external regulatory processes
High School graduate
Basic computer skills and aptitude
A willingness to learn, understand, and focus on aseptic principles and techniques
A willingness to learn and understand surgical instrumentation how they function, how they are cleaned, sterilized, and processed
A willingness to learn, understand, and properly use decontamination and sterile processing equipment
Certification in sterile processing or obtained within one year of employment Completion of a Sterile Processing Technician program
Experience in Sterile Processing or related field
Working knowledge of aseptic principles and techniques
Working knowledge of instruments, how they are cleaned and sterilized
Working knowledge of the use of steam and Sterrad equipment and any other equipment used in decontamination, cleaning and sterilization of surgical instruments and equipment
Day ONE medical, dental and life insurance benefits
Health care and dependent care flexible spending accounts (FSAs)
Eligible employees may also enroll in LMC's retirement plans on their date of hire, including the South Carolina State Retirement System (SCRS)
457(b) retirement plans
Free life insurance – equal to 1x salary
401(K) Match – LMC matches dollar for dollar up to 6%
LMC provides its full-time employees short-term disability and long-term disability coverage after 90 days of eligible employment
529 College Savings
Student loan forgiveness
Our mission is the same as it was when we opened our doors in 1971: to provide quality health services that meet the needs of our community. We believe that commitment to the health of our community really makes a difference -- and we show it every day.
Internal Number: 1111
About Lexington Medical Center
Lexington Medical Center is a 485-bed hospital in West Columbia, South Carolina. It anchors a health care network that includes five community medical centers and employs a staff of more than 6,500 health care professionals. The network also has cardiovascular and oncology care affiliated with Duke Health, an occupational health center, the largest skilled nursing facility in the Carolinas, an Alzheimer’s care center and 70 physician practices. Lexington Medical Center operates one of the busiest Emergency departments in South Carolina, treating nearly 85,000 patients each year. The hospital delivers more than 3,300 babies each year and performs more than 23,000 surgeries. Lexington Medical Center has a reputation for the highest quality care.
We’ve been named Columbia’s “Best Place to Have a Baby”, “Best Hospital” and one of the “Top 25 Best Hospitals to Work for in the U.S.” Honors all made possible by a dedicated, talented team of healthcare professionals and staff.