Duke Raleigh Hospital offers the latest in care and technology in a patient-friendly setting. It has been an important part of Duke Health since 1998 and has served Wake County for more than 35 years, employing more than 2,000 team members. The hospital provides 186 inpatient beds and a comprehensive array of services, including the Duke Raleigh Cancer Center, Duke Raleigh Orthopedic and Spine Center, cardiovascular services, neurosciences including the Duke Raleigh Skull Base and Cerebrovascular Center, advanced digestive care, disease management and prevention, wound healing, outpatient imaging, intensive and progressive care, pain clinic, same-day surgery, emergency department and community outreach and education programs. U.S. News & World Report ranked Duke Raleigh Hospital as high performing in orthopaedics and two adult procedures/conditions: Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) and lung cancer surgery. #DukeRaleighJobs
A Central Sterile Processing Technician, Certi fied is responsible forcleaning, decontamination, assembly, and high-lev eldisinfection of allreusable medical instrumentation. Maintains high st andards consistencyand continuous product flow between the OR and Steril eProcessing.Responsible for maintaining adequate supply levels in steril estoragearea, rotating stock as appropriate pulling case carts for the d ailysurgical schedule.
Cleans, deconta minates, assembles, and disinfects scope trays andequipment following es tablished traylistsandmanufacturesrecommendations.Maintains communicat ion with customers and departments regardingrequests and delivery of ste rile supplies.Promotes best practice by demonstrating a commitment to qu ality patientcare.Performs assigned duties to maintain unit in a stateof survey readinessand maintain quality initiatives. For example qualityco ntrol measures,emergency equipment checks, and department cleanliness.Uses the computerized instrument tracking system in the performance ofassi gned duties, obtaining instrument count sheets, obtaining specialhandlin g instructions for instrumentation documenting sterilizationloads, and o ther assigned tasks.Adheres to unitprograms to support patient caresuch as maintaining aquiet environment and customer service.Efficient and pu nctual distribution of case carts, equipment, and statsupplies to the OR and Maintain sterility and or cleanliness accordingto hospital protocol .Maintain accurate log for equipment out for repair.Tests operational ef ficiency of Instrumentation prior to reprocessingand reports problems to appropriate leadership.Maintains a clean and orderly central processing area (e.g. shelves,counters, equipment)May assist with teaching ofnew h ires and work as resource person forother staff as well as other units i n hospital.Performs other related duties incidental to the work describe d herein.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
High school diploma or equivalent is required. Employees hired before 2/18/19 are not required to have high school diploma or equivalent.
No experience required beyond certification.
Degrees, Licensures, Certifications
Certification required as CSPDT (CBSPD) or CRCST (IAHCSMM)
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