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Central Processing Tech II - Day/Night Rotate - PRN - Manistee, MI

Location: Manistee
Status (FT/PT): Contingency
Shift: Day/Night shift
Req ID: 59957


Central Processing Tech II 
Job Code: 700 
Job Summary 
This position is responsible for demonstrating strong competence in decontamination, assembly, sterilization, sterile storage, and case cart assembly, and also activities that include equipment distribution and cleaning processes. Able to operate all equipment associated with the above. 
Education and Experience 
Education Level 
Years of Experience 
High School or GED 
Certification, Licensure, Registration 
Certified Sterile Processing Certification 
Required within 2 years of employment  
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Key Competencies and Skills 
  • Good hand dexterity and eyesight. 
  • Ability to effectively communicate verbally and in writing. 
  • Attentive to and recollection of details. 
  • Follow written and verbal instructions. 
  • Apply procedures at a 100% accuracy rate. 
  • Basic computer skills desirable 
  • Flexibility – Demonstrates exceptional ability and willingness to take on new and additional responsibilities. Embraces new ideas and cultural differences while managing competing priorities. 
  • Accountability – Willingly accepts personal responsibility for decisions, actions, attitudes and behaviors which contribute to the overall effectiveness of the organization. Communicates effectively, follows through on assignments, uses resources efficiently, participates in learning opportunities and treats others with respect and dignity. 
  • Excellence – Serves as a role model and performs job responsibilities to the highest standards in every situation. Delivers “Something More” that ensures a more complete and personally satisfying experience for every customer. 
  • Focus – Understands and demonstrates behaviors consistent with the mission and values of the organization while contributing to the overall success of the strategic plan. All actions are rooted in providing excellent customer service. 
Essential Duties 
  1. Provides input to develop, update and maintain clinical and operating procedures/protocols for service area in collaboration with manager or designee 
  1. Monitors the quality and quantity of workflow to ensure work is completed. Champion for all process improvement initiatives. 
  1. Embraces, communicates and participates in ensuring departmental compliance with AAMI standards and The Joint Commission readiness  
  1. Receive, clean/decontaminate, inspect, sort, disassemble, reassemble, wrap, package and process a wide variety of instruments, instrument sets and equipment. 
  1. Test equipment for proper functioning. 
  1. De-lint, inspect, fold, wrap, process, and store a variety of laundered linen. 
  1. Label, date, initial, and process goods using established sterilizing procedures. 
  1. Knowledgeable of all patient equipment and supplies in the department. 
  1. Maintain adequate inventory of sterile and non-sterile supplies. 
  1. Complete daily work reports and logs, sterilization records, and monitor charts and tapes from sterilizers. 
  1. Operate all processing machinery: Ultrasonic cleaning machine, washer-sterilizers, gravity displacement sterilizer, Sterrad units, vacuum sterilizers, steam cleaner, heat sealers, and cart washer. 
  1. Collect used supplies and equipment within the hospital. 
  1. Maintain the safety and cleanliness of the department on a daily basis. 
  1. Perform daily maintenance on cleaning and sterilizing equipment placed within the department. 
  1. Set up case carts for surgical procedures on a routine and emergency basis. 
  1. Perform activities controlled by C.P.D. guidelines; by established policies and procedures or by instructions from the department manager. 
  1. Must be able to function under stressful conditions in a closed unit with interruptions and time pressures. 
  1. Exercises courtesy, pleasantness and tact in dealing with co-workers and other hospital personnel. 
  1. Subject to disagreeable odors and noises. Subjected to potential hazards of hot moving machinery and equipment, pathogenic organisms, detergents and cleaning solutions; moist and humid conditions. 
  1. Safety is a self-responsibility. Know the physical requirements of the job and work within those guidelines. Perform job duties safely at all times, utilizing learned body mechanics and transferring/lifting techniques. Plan your actions to promote safety. Report any unsafe situation/equipment according to hospital procedure. 
Work Environment and Physical Requirements 
Ability to: 
• Work standing for most of the day. 
• Occasionally lifts sets, pans up to 30 pounds between 48" off floor and floor level. 
• Frequently stoop, push, pull, bend and reach. 
• Walk moderate distances while pushing/maneuvering carts. 
Reports To 
Under the direct supervision of department manager or designee.  
Has contact and daily working relationship with department and other staff within the hospital; occasional contact with outside institutions including vendors. 
Organizational Expectations 
• Models Munson Healthcare’s Purpose – We Improve Lives  
• Embraces and supports the Munson Healthcare Alignment Framework including our Purpose, Mission, Vision, Values, True North Goals, Strategic Vision and Goals, and Operating System. 
• Promotes personal and patient safety. 
• Uses effective customer service/interpersonal skills at all times. 
• Performs other duties and responsibilities as assigned. 
Receipt and Review of Job Description 
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