Under the supervision and/or the direction of the Registered Nurse, performs various direct patient care activities in accordance with nursing department policy and procedures. Responsible of Instrument Room Tech will include but not limited to the following: storing instrumentation properly, reporting repairs needs of instruments and their accessories, cleaning and checking instruments, assembling instrument trays, assisting with patient services, and maintenance of sterile processing supplies. May be assigned other functions in accordance with hospital department policies, procedures and protocols
High school diploma or equivalent. Successful completion of on the job training. Manual dexterity to assemble surgical instruments. Maintains working knowledge of new developments in sterile processing and distribution.
Previous healthcare experience required. Previous experience in sterile processing preferred.
C.Licenses, Registrations, or Certifications
AHA CPR required.
AAMI (American Association of Medical Instrumentation) certification preferred within two years of employment.
CHRISTUS HEALTH is an international Catholic, faith-based, not-for-profit health system comprised of almost more than 600 services and facilities, including more than 60 hospitals and long-term care facilities, 350 clinics and outpatient centers, and dozens of other health ministries and ventures. CHRISTUS operates in 6 U.S. states, Colombia, Chile and 6 states in Mexico. To support our health care ministry, CHRISTUS Health employs approximately 45,000 Associates and has more than 15,000 physicians on medical staffs who provide care and support for patients. CHRISTUS Health is listed among the top ten largest Catholic health systems in the United States.