The incumbent is resonsible for the decomtamination, cleaning, processing and sterilization of supplies and equipment dispensed by the department following the established infection control practices. This incumbent is also responsible to preparing surgical case carts. These functions are performed in accordance with all applicable laws and regulations and Georgetown University Hospital's philosophy, policies, procedures and standards.
- High school graduate or equivalent (GED).
- Nationally recognized Sterile Processing Certification is required within six months of hire.
- Minimum of one year of experience as a sterile processing technician.
- Able to communicate effectively in English, both verbally and in writing.
- Good public relations and communication skills.
- Ability to deal with high stress associated with high-volume critical care departments.
- Employees will not be asked to work more than five days consecutively, no more than every other weekend and holiday; schedule is assigned and rotated. Employees will not be asked to change shift assignments unless given an appropriate amount of time to make arrangements. Due to the nature and uncertainty of hospital employment, the working schedule noted might be changed as business needs dictate.
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MedStar Georgetown University Hospital is a not-for-profit, acute-care teaching and research hospital with 609 beds located in Northwest...