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Sterile Processing Lead Tech

Medical University of South Carolina

Medical University of South Carolina

North Charleston, SC, USA
Posted on Thursday, June 22, 2023

Sterile Processing Lead Tech

  • R-0000004879
  • Charleston, South Carolina
  • North Charleston, South Carolina
  • Healthcare Support
  • Clinical & Research Support Services
  • Full Time
  • Hospital Authority (MUHA)

Job Description Summary

The Lead Sterile Processing Technician reports to the Manager, Sterile Processing. Under general supervision of the department manager, shift supervisor or designee, the SPD Lead Technician performs instrument production, case assembly, sterile processing, decontamination of surgical instruments in compliance with medical center policies and procedures, state, local and federal requirements. This position participates in quality improvement initiatives, functions as a preceptor to new hires, and assumes role of supervisor in supervisor’s absence. This position may require supervisory roles of multiple locations.

Entity

Medical University Hospital Authority (MUHA)

Worker Type

Employee

Worker Sub-Type​

Regular

Cost Center

CC000675 CHS - SPD (Sterile Processing) - Consolidated Service Center (Offsite)

Pay Rate Type

Hourly

Pay Grade

Health-20

Scheduled Weekly Hours

40

Work Shift

Job Description

The Lead Sterile Processing Technician reports to the Manager, Sterile Processing. Under general supervision of the department manager, shift supervisor or designee, the SPD Lead Technician performs instrument production, case assembly, sterile processing, decontamination of surgical instruments in compliance with medical center policies and procedures, state, local and federal requirements. This position participates in quality improvement initiatives, functions as a preceptor to new hires, and assumes role of supervisor in supervisor’s absence. This position may require supervisory roles of multiple locations.

Additional Job Description

Education:

Graduate of high school or GED equivalency examination and must be certified and maintain a certification in sterile processing and as an instrument specialist from IAHCSMM [International Association of Healthcare Central Service Materiel Management] and have at least 12 months experience in sterile processing. Certified Healthcare Leader (CHL) certification preferred or obtained within 6 months of hire. Possess ability to understand and implement a variety of detailed instructions in the execution of processes. Applicant must communicate effectively both verbally and in writing. Basic computer skills required. Ability to work in a fast-paced, high pressure health care environment required. Leadership, supervisory or management experience preferred. Excellent interpersonal skills required. Detail oriented required. Travel may be required. Holiday work and emergency management/disaster team work required.

If you like working with energetic enthusiastic individuals, you will enjoy your career with us!

The Medical University of South Carolina is an Equal Opportunity Employer. MUSC does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion or belief, age, sex, national origin, gender identity, sexual orientation, disability, protected veteran status, family or parental status, or any other status protected by state laws and/or federal regulations. All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply and will receive consideration for employment based upon applicable qualifications, merit and business need.

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