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Technician-Surgical Instrument

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Technician-Surgical Instrument - Sterile Processing 001 - Full-Time, Rotating - Lourdes Hospital - Binghamton, NY

Monday - Friday 3:00 pm to 11:30 pm with rotating weekends.

We have an exciting opportunity for a Surgical Instruments Technician in our Sterile Processing department on the evening shift.  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?

 Lourdes, based in Binghamton, New York, is dedicated to spiritually centered, holistic care which sustains and improves the health of individuals and communities. The main hospital campus includes medical, surgical and specialty nursing units, an Ambulatory Care Center, Breast Care Center, a Regional Cancer Center and numerous specialty practices. Reaching beyond the main hospital campus, Lourdes has established a network of primary care providers at 12 convenient sites throughout the region; and the Lourdes at Home and Hospice programs which care for patients in their homes and various nursing facilities. Two mobile mammography vans, a dental van and a medical services van deliver health services out into the region, making health care more easily accessible to surrounding communities.

Lourdes is part of Ascension, a faith-based healthcare organization dedicated to transformation through innovation across the continuum of care. As one of the leading non-profit and Catholic health systems in the U.S., Ascension is committed to delivering compassionate, personalized care to all, especially to those most in need. In FY2018, Ascension provided nearly $2 billion in care of persons living in poverty and other community benefit programs.

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


  • Required Credential(s):
    • Certified Central Service Tech specializing in Sterile Processing credentialed from the Certification Board for Sterile Processing and Distribution (CBSPD) obtained within 18 Months (1 1/2 year) of hire date or job transfer date. If not certified at time of hire or grandfathered. Must meet NYS "diligent & thorough effort" standards.


Education & Work Experience:

  • HS or Equivalent required.
  • Sterile Processing experience preferred.
  • 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:

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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: 368856
Category: Surgical Services
Facility: NYBIN Our Lady of Lourdes Hosp
Ministry: Lourdes, NY
Location: Binghamton, NY

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