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Cent Sterile Proc Technician

Location: Poughkeepsie, New York US


Requisition Number: 16043

Position Title:

External Description:

Nuvance Health has a network of convenient hospital and outpatient locations — Danbury Hospital, New Milford Hospital, Norwalk Hospital and Sharon Hospital in Connecticut, and Northern Dutchess Hospital, Putnam Hospital Center and Vassar Brothers Medical Center in New York — plus multiple primary and specialty care physician practices locations, including The Heart Center, a leading provider of cardiology care, and two urgent care offices. Non-acute care is offered through various affiliates, including the Thompson House for rehabilitation and skilled nursing services, and the Home Care organizations.

Summary: Performs all duties necessary to receive, process, decontaminate, sterilize and distribute supplies and equipment in an efficient and safe manner, for optimum patient care and according to Departmental/Infection Control Policies.

1. Issues, delivers, retrieves, receives and accurately fills orders for all supplies/equipment needed to maintain efficient support of optimum patient care and maintain accurate inventories.

2. Disposes properly and efficiently of and/or decontaminates all instruments and equipment dispensed by Central Sterile Processing as defined by department/Infection Control policies and procedures.

3. Maintains and insures all proper procedures for terminal sterilization of goods processed by steam or gas sterilization as defined in departmental policies.

4. Makes and receives all phone calls necessary to insure that accurate and timely departmental communication is facilitated and that the department is presented in a positive manner.

5. Promotes a safe and efficient working environment by adhering to hospital and department policies and procedures.

6. Guest Relations - Demonstrates regard for the dignity and respect of all patients, family members, visitors and hospital personnel as defined in the philosophy of Vassar Brothers Hospital.

Education: High school graduate or equivalent; general knowledge of high school subject matter possibly including sciences, simple medical procedures or terminology.

Experience: Previous Central Sterile Processing work experience preferred.

License: Certified Sterile Processing and Distribution Technician (CSPDT) from The Certification Board for Sterile Processing and Distribution (CBSPD) -or- Certified Registered Central Service Technician (CRCST) International Association of Healthcare Central Service Materiel Management (IAHCSMM)


Location: Vassar Brothers Medical Center

Work Type: Full-Time

Standard Hours: 40.00

FTE: 1.000000

Work Schedule: Day 8

Work Shift: 7am-3:30pm (weekend rotation)

Org Unit: 1472

Department: Sterile Processing


Exempt: No


Grade: U5



EOE, including disability/vets.

We will endeavor to make a reasonable accommodation to the known physical or mental limitations of a qualified applicant with a disability unless the accommodation would impose an undue hardship on the operation of our business. If you believe you require such assistance to complete this form or to participate in an interview, please contact Human Resources at 203-739-7330 (for reasonable accommodation requests only). Please provide all information requested to assure that you are considered for current or future opportunities.

City: Poughkeepsie

State: New York

Community / Marketing Title: Cent Sterile Proc Technician

Company Profile:

Health Quest and Western Connecticut Health Network have combined to form a new nonprofit health system. The name for the new health system will be Nuvance Health. The new health system was created to provide communities across New York’s Hudson Valley and western Connecticut with more convenient, accessible and affordable care.

EEO Employer Verbiage:

Location_formattedLocationLong: Poughkeepsie, New York US

Job Number: 48080