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Sterile Processing Tech Certified (OR) Full Time

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 Job Title: Sterile Processing Tech Certified (OR) Full Time
 Company Name: Methodist Le Bonheur Germantown Hospital
 Employment Type: Full Time
 Location: MEMPHIS, TN, United States
 Salary: Highly Competitive
 Hours/Pay Period: 80
 Degree Required: Certificate
 Job ID: 60061351
 Date Posted: Aug 30, 2013
 Years Experience: 1
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Performs daily activities for cleaning, decontamination, packaging, sterilizing and storing of surgical instruments and supplies.  May serve as a resource person for the non-certified SPD techs. Maintains inventory levels and ensures proper care and operation of equipment. Models appropriate behavior as exemplified in The Methodist Mission, Vision, and Values.


  • High school diploma/GED.
  • Certification as a SPD Technician (CBSPD) by a nationally recognized certifying board is required. CRCST certification (IAHCSMM) will also be considered as an alternative. Current certification must be maintained as a condition of continued employment.
  • Completion of a formal training program in surgical technology is preferred.


  • Minimum one year experience in sterile processing and/or surgical tech field.
  • Sound working knowledge of concepts, practices, and procedures related to the surgical sterile process.
  • Understands the principles and procedures related to infection control and aseptic technique.
  • Demonstrates competency required to operate sterile processing related equipment and supplies and perform the essential functions of the job.
  • Ability to work without close supervision and exercise initiative and independent judgment once technical training has been completed.
  • Exhibit manual dexterity and speed in performing assembly line tasks.
  • Ability to communicate promptly, clearly and accurately in both written and oral form.
  • Ability to organize tasks and maintain control of work flow.
  • Work requires the ability to read and understand complex instructions and perform basic arithmetic calculations.

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