To assist in providing the highest quality patient care, by supplying sterile and non-sterile supplies, instruments, and equipment to all departments/areas within the University Medical Center complex.
The Sterile Processing Technician’s responsibilities include, but are not limited to: decontamination, inspection, assembly, packaging, and sterilization of reusable instruments, utensils, trays, carts, and equipment; assembly of case carts; pick-up and delivery of all reusable items to using areas; monitoring of the sterilization process according to acceptable Sterile Processing Standards. Maintains compliance with established policies and procedures of the Department of Health, JCAHO, OSHA, AAMI, AORN and CDC.
Certifications: National Certification preferred. IAHCSMM certification required within one year unless you are currently enrolled in an accredited Surgical Technology program.
Education: High School diploma or GED required
Experience: One year previous experience in a healthcare setting in a clinical capacity preferred. Previous experience in sterile processing strongly preferred. Internal applicants must have a minimum of 2 years work experience with University of Louisville Hospital to compensate for experience.