The Central Processing Technician III (CP Tech III) must be able to perform all the duties of a CP Tech I and CP Tech II, and must meet or exceed BMC/Department and Industry standards in carrying them out. The CP Tech III is responsible for collaborating with Supervisors, the Clinical Educator, and the Training Coordinator to provide instruction and preceptor-ship to CP Tech IIs and CP Tech Is as directed. The CP Tech III also ensures the availability and delivery of Surgical Modules, instruments, and other surgical supplies to and from the Surgical Suites, Labor and Delivery, Ambulatory Surgery, and other customer departments. The CP Tech III uses superb English language and interpersonal skills to maintain open oral, written, telephone, and electronic communication with all Health Care Team members. The CP Tech III identifies, locates, and prints out MD preference cards from the CP Department’s computer system and facilitates improvement in quality and service. The CP Tech III also coordinates the efforts of the CP Tech Team to maintain the OR Suites’ instrument supply carts at PAR levels. All CP Tech IIIs must maintain detailed records (including accurate written logs and computer-generated labels). The CP Tech III completes assigned work on time, enabling the Department to achieve its mission.
Requires a minimum of a High School Diploma or government recognized equivalent.
Requires certification as a Certified Registered Central Sterile Technician (CRCST) by the International Association for Central Sterile Healthcare Materiel Management (IAHCSMM), or, as a Central Sterile Professional Department Technician (CSPDT) by the American Society of Healthcare Central Sterile Professionals (ASHCSP). Certification needs to be maintained by obtaining the required CEU’s each year through the certifying agency.
Requires minimum of 5 years prior experience successfully collecting, cleaning, decontaminating, packing, and storing sterile instruments in accordance with Industry standards.
Requires demonstrable ability to operate all department equipment, including sonic, Sterrad, Steris, Ethylene Oxide (ETO), and steam sterilizers, MS DOS-based Microsoft Office computer system, and touch-screen inventory and kit assembly applications.
Requires ability to speak, read, write, and communicate effectively in English with CP Department Director, Clinical Educator, Managers, Administrative Coordinator, and other staff, as well as with MDs, Charge Nurses, Supply Chain staff, including outside vendors, and members of other BMC clinical and support departments as necessary, in order to accomplish CP Department tasks.
Requires ability to organize, prioritize, multi-task and meet deadlines.
Requires ability to communicate with, coordinate, and facilitate among a diverse team of CP Tech Is, IIs, and IIIs to accomplish tasks.
Ability to accurately interpret and use medical terminology and abbreviations.
Location/Region: Boston, MA (02118)