LEAD, STERILE PROCESSING in San Diego, CA at Scripps Clinic - Rancho Bernardo

Date Posted: 10/5/2018

Job Snapshot

Job Description

At Scripps Health, you will experience the pride, support, respect that has been repeatedly recognized as one of the nation’s Top 100 Places to Work.
You’ll be surrounded by people committed to making a difference in the lives of their patients and their teammates. So if you’re open to change, go ahead and unlock your potential.
Caring for San Diegans since 1924, Scripps Clinic is San Diego’s first choice for exceptional primary care and highly specialized care, offering a comprehensive range of medical and surgical services that are nationally recognized for quality, excellence and innovation. From primary to specialty care, our team-based model is designed to provide the best possible care and outcomes.
Our Rancho Bernardo location is conveniently located just off of I-15 and within easy reach of most locations in the county, including zoos, family attractions, beaches, shopping, and plenty of housing.
Change Lives. Starting with Yours.
We invite you to join our high functioning Sterile Processing Department as a Lead, Sterile Processing Tech.  You will be working in a fast-paced, welcoming environment, responsible for the cleaning, packaging, sterilization, storage, and distribution of medical instruments, equipment, and supplies used for patient care. Cleans and disinfects equipment requiring decontamination or sterilization according to designated principles of asepsis. Responsible for testing and recording of sterilizer equipment performance to ensure operating within sterility standards. Maintains established control systems for supplies and equipment processed. Coordinates daily communication and operational needs with affiliated departments. May function as department lead with responsibility for assisting with daily department operations including staff scheduling, training, mentoring, and performance management. May function as the technical expert for a particular service line and in this role is responsible for improving service line processes and daily quality outcomes. Leads performance/process improvement projects.
This is a full-time (80 hours per pay period), day shift position (6:30am – 3:00pm)

Job Requirements

Experience/Specialized Skills:
  • Completion of college training program for SPD or online study program or completion of formal on the job training program.
  • 1 year experience as SPD Tech.
  • Working knowledge of sterilizers, surgical instrumentation and medical equipment.
  • Proficient in MS Office and familiarity in database management.
  • Excellent communication and customer service skills 

Required Certification/Registration:
  • Certified Registered Central Service Technician (CRCST) or CBSPD Certification.
  • 1 year experience in Central Processing
Scripps Health is repeatedly named on the Fortune Magazine’s 100 Best Companies to work for, the only San Diego-based company and Becker’s Healthcare Top Hospitals. Scripps Health offers a robust Total Rewards Program designed to compensate and motivate you throughout your career. Scripps Health Total Rewards Program includes a broad range of plans and programs including market competitive pay and performance incentives, health and wellness benefits, financial wellness benefits, work-life resources, learning and development opportunities, and rewards and recognition. Unlock your potential with Scripps Health today.

Scripps Health is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, sex (including pregnancy, sexual orientation, or gender identity/expression), age, marital status, status as a protected veteran, among other things, or status as a qualified individual with disability.