Sterile Processing: GMC
Posted on: September 20, 2023
Job Title: Sterile Processing: GMC
Location: Danville, Pennsylvania
Job Category: Diagnostic Services
Work Type: Full time
Department: GMC Central Sterile/Surgical Suite Inventory Team
Date Posted: 06/08/2023
Job ID: R-36112
Job SummaryResponsible for the preparation, care, sterilization and
transportation of medical and surgical instruments, packs, supplies
- Collecting used and contaminated equipment, instruments, and
supplies for sorting and decontamination.
- Manually cleaning supplies of contaminants, removing waste
matter, and operating and maintaining decontamination
- Preparing and packing decontaminated supplies for
- Monitoring and operating sterilization equipment.
- Examining supplies meticulously to ensure they are properly
cleaned and sanitized.
- Testing and reporting any issues or problems with the
- Sterilizing, preparing, wrapping, and organizing equipment into
instrument trays for use during medical procedures.
- Preparing and delivering all necessary equipment and
instruments for surgeries, examinations, medical procedures, and
- Maintaining records of sterilization procedures, sterilized
items, equipment maintenance, and supplies.
- Controlling the inventory, reordering supplies, and checking
expiration dates.Work is typically performed in a clinical
environment. Accountable for satisfying all job specific
obligations and complying with all organization policies and
procedures. The specific statements in this profile are not
intended to be all-inclusive. They represent typical elements
considered necessary to successfully perform the job. Additional
competencies and skills outlined in any department-specific
orientation will be considered essential to the performance of the
job related to that position.
Position Details$3,000 sign-on bonus for 2nd /3rd shift and $1,500
for 1st shift for qualified applicants.At Geisinger, we have
created a career pathway for our sterile processing department.
Geisinger employs all levels for our hospitals (GCMC, GMC, GWV and
GSWB).All levels will be considered at appropriate compensation.
Salary commensurate with experience.**Sterile Processing Associate-
Requires a high school diploma/GED. No experience is
required**Sterile Processing Technician- Requires 2 years of
experience. Certified through HSPA (CRCST).**Sterile Processing
Lead- Requires 3 years of experience. Must be certified through
HSPA (CRCST)**Sterile Processing Technician CEP- Requires 2 years
of experience. Must be certified through HSPA (CRCST) and (CHL)
Certified Healthcare Leader.**Sterile Processing Educator- Requires
3 years of experience. Must be certified through HSPA (CRCST).
Develops and provides unit based educational progra
EducationHigh School Diploma or Equivalent (GED)- (Required)
Certification(s) and License(s)Certified Sterile Processing
Technician within 1 year - Healthcare Sterile Processing
Association (HSPA) (previously IAHCSMM)
Our Purpose & ValuesOUR PURPOSE & VALUES: Everything we do is about
caring for our patients, our members, our students, our Geisinger
family and our communities. KINDNESS: We strive to treat everyone
as we would hope to be treated ourselves. EXCELLENCE: We treasure
colleagues who humbly strive for excellence. LEARNING: We share our
knowledge with the best and brightest to better prepare the
caregivers for tomorrow. INNOVATION: We constantly seek new and
better ways to care for our patients, our members, our community,
and the nation. SAFETY: We provide a safe environment for our
patients and members and the Geisinger family We offer healthcare
benefits for full time and part time positions from day one,
including vision, dental and domestic partners. Perhaps just as
important, from senior management on down, we encourage an
atmosphere of collaboration, cooperation and collegiality. We know
that a diverse workforce with unique experiences and backgrounds
makes our team stronger. Our patients, members and community come
from a wide variety of backgrounds, and it takes a diverse
workforce to make better health easier for all. We are proud to be
an affirmative action, equal opportunity employer and all qualified
applicants will receive consideration for employment regardless to
race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity,
national origin, disability or status as a protected veteran.
Keywords: Geisinger, Harrisburg , Sterile Processing: GMC, Other , Pitman, Pennsylvania
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