Job Description

Payroll Title:
STERILE PROCESSING TCHN 2
Department:
La Jolla Sterile Processing
Salary Range
Commensurate with Experience
Worksite:
La Jolla Medical Center
Appointment Type:
Career
Appointment Percent:
100%
Union:
EX Contract
Total Openings:
3
Work Schedule:
Nights, 8 hrs/day, Monday-Friday, rotating weekends

As a federally-funded institution, UC San Diego Health maintains a marijuana and drug free campus. New employees are subject to drug screening.

#113755 Sterile Processing Tech - La Jolla

Extended Review Date: Tue 10/25/2022

UC San Diego values equity, diversity, and inclusion. If you are interested in being part of our team, possess the needed licensure and certifications, and feel that you have most of the qualifications and/or transferable skills for a job opening, we strongly encourage you to apply.

For the safety and well-being of the entire university community, the University of California requires, with few exceptions, that all students, faculty and staff be vaccinated against the COVID-19 virus and influenza before they will be allowed on campus or in a facility or office. For more information visit: Flu Vaccine Mandate / COVID Vaccine Policy

UCSD Layoff from Career Appointment: Apply by 1/07/2022 for consideration with preference for rehire. All layoff applicants should contact their Employment Advisor.

Special Selection Applicants: Apply by 1/18/2022. Eligible Special Selection clients should contact their Disability Counselor for assistance.

DESCRIPTION

Working under direct supervision, responsible and accountable for all activities and competencies related to sterile processing. Ensures that instrumentation and equipment needed for surgery and various medical exams have been sterilized and assembled in accordance with regulatory guidelines and hospital policy. Ensures compliance with all record keeping requirements. Assists with ordering and procuring equipment and instrumentation as needed.

The description and qualifications of this position have been slightly modified as of 10/11/2022.

Selected applicants may be hired at the Sterile Processing Tech I or II level depending on the candidate's qualification and experience.

This posting will remain open until all vacancies have been filled.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

  • Must possess the abilities essential to the successful performance of the duties assigned to the position.

  • BART or BLS at time of hire with commitment to get BART within six (6) months of hire date.

  • Minimum of 6 months of recent experience in a similar role and setting for Sterile Processing Tech I.

  • Must have two (2) years of recent experience in a similar role and setting for Sterile Processing Tech II.

  • Knowledge of effective inventory storage and retrieval practices.

  • Demonstrate knowledge of the sterilization process of surgical instruments.

  • Thorough knowledge of a variety of surgical procedures, instrumentation, and equipment.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

  • Sterile Processing Tech Certification.

SPECIAL CONDITIONS

  • Must be able to work various hours and locations based on business needs.
  • Employment is subject to a criminal background check and pre-employment physical.

Job offer is contingent on successful engagement in the UC COVID-19 Vaccination program (fully vaccinated with documented proof or approved exception/deferral).

If applicable, life-support certifications (BLS, NRP, ACLS, etc.) must include hands-on practice and in-person skills assessment; online-only certification is not acceptable.

UC San Diego Health is the only academic health system in the San Diego region, providing leading-edge care in patient care, biomedical research, education, and community service. Our facilities include two university hospitals, a National Cancer Institute-designated Comprehensive Cancer Center, Shiley Eye Institute, Sulpizio Cardiovascular Center, the only Burn Center in the county, and and dozens of outpatient clinics. We invite you to join our team!

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To foster the best possible working and learning environment, UC San Diego strives to cultivate a rich and diverse environment, inclusive and supportive of all students, faculty, staff and visitors. For more information, please visit UC San Diego Principles of Community.

UC San Diego Health is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, age, protected veteran status, gender identity or sexual orientation. For the complete University of California nondiscrimination and affirmative action policy see: http://www-hr.ucsd.edu/saa/nondiscr.html

UC San Diego is a smoke and tobacco free environment. Please visit smokefree.ucsd.edu for more information.

Application Instructions

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