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Technician - Surgical Instrument

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Technician - Surgical Instrument - Sterile Processing 001 - FT Rotating 3:00 p.m.  to 11:00 p.m. -  Monday through Friday with rotating weekends and on-call duty. Lourdes Hospital - Binghamton, NY

We have an exciting opportunity for a Surgical Instruments Technician in our Sterile Processing department.  Our Technicians play a vital role in ensuring that laboratory and healthcare equipment is cleaned and sterilized properly thereby reducing the risk of infections.  This role is of paramount importance in the healthcare industry, both for patients and employees.  Come join our team!

Why Join Ascension?


We'd like to invite you on a journey…to a place where healthcare becomes healthier.  Here at Lourdes, we're blessed with a rare combination. We offer some of the latest technology medical science offers.  And the kind of compassion every patient needs.

Lourdes continues our 90+ year legacy of serving individuals in our community as part of Ascension, the largest nonprofit health system in the U.S and world’s largest Catholic health system. Ascension Lourdes connects your healthcare through 2,250 doctors, nurses and associates who provide compassionate, personalized care for all from the hospital to the home. 

Come join our team.

What You Will Do

As a Sterile Processing Technician with Lourdes Hospital, you are part of our respected allied health professionals. As our Sterile Processing Tech, your important behind the scenes work such as: collecting, decontaminating, storing and distributing surgical instruments will help keep our hospital running safely and efficiently, which in turn helps thousands of patients.

In This Role:

  • You will operate all sterilizing equipment following regulation directives.
  • You will assemble and maintain specific surgical instruments utilized throughout the facility.
  • You will perform inventories and reorder instruments and supplies.
  • You will perform all required quality assurance tests on equipment and maintains daily records.
  • You will decontaminate, sort, process surgical instruments, utensils equipment, etc.
  • You will participate in continuing education as required by law.
  • You will manage stressful situations & assignments appropriately.
  • Using stock rotation, you will, store medical/surgical supplies in designated areas including the removal of outdated items.

What You Will Need

Education & Work Experience:

  • High school diploma/GED with 2 years of experience, or Associate's degree, or Technical degree required.
  • Previous Sterile Processing experience preferred and required to obtain Sterile Processing certification from the Certification Board for Sterile Processing and Distribution (CBSPD) after 18 months from hire.
  • One year of healthcare experience preferred.

Equal Employment Opportunity

As an equal opportunity employer, Our Lady of Lourdes Memorial Hospital (Lourdes) complies with all applicable employment laws and regulations.  In order to provide equal employment opportunities to all individuals, employment decisions at Lourdes are based on merit, qualifications and abilities.

Lourdes does not discriminate based on race, color, religion, gender, disability, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, national origin, age, genetic information, marital status, amnesty, any other legally protected status or status as a covered veteran in accordance with applicable federal, state and local laws. 

Lourdes is an EEO/AA employer: M/F/Disabled/Vet.

For further information regarding your EEO rights, click on the following link to the “EEO is the Law” poster:

EEO is the Law Poster Supplement

Please note that Ascension will make an offer of employment only to individuals who have applied for a position using our official application. Be on alert for possible fraudulent offers of employment. Ascension will not solicit money or banking information from applicants.

Job ID: 348173
Category: Surgical Services
Facility: NYBIN Our Lady of Lourdes Hosp
Ministry: Lourdes, NY
Location: Binghamton, NY

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