Central Processing Technician (CPD Tech) (Surgical Tech) Full-Time Nights PERM
Boston Medical Center
Boston, 02118, United States
The CPD Technician is a certified technician responsible for decontamination, packaging, sterilization, and distribution of medical/surgical supplies. The role is highly technical and detail orientated. The CPD Technician must have a thorough knowledge of microbiology, cleaning procedures, disinfection, sterilization and the care, handling, disassembly and re-assembly of equipment and surgical instrumentation. A CPD Tech must also be thoroughly familiar with case cart/inventory management systems, ordering of supplies and equipment, stocking and maintaining par levels of certain supplies for the operating rooms and labor and delivery. Additional duties include: delivery, retrieval, decontamination, and re-assembly of all patient equipment for the Nursing services and assisting with training junior techs. CPD techs must be flexible for on-call rotation (when applicable), which includes rotating to cover nights, weekends and holiday shifts.
Competitive hourly rates & benefits which begin on date of hire.
Generous retirement benefits including a pension plan
Clinical Ladder Program provides additional compensation for strong clinical and professional skills
Leadership & advancement opportunities
Competitive differential rates
Job Type: Full-time
Requires a minimum of a High School Diploma or government recognized equivalent.
Requires a 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).
Requires 2-5 years prior experience collecting, cleaning, decontaminating, packing, and storing sterile instruments.
Requires ability to speak, read, write, and communicate in English effectively with CP Department managers, supervisors, and staff, Charge Nurses, MDs, and staff other clinical and support departments.
Ability to accurately interpret and use medical terminology and abbreviations.
Ability to access and enter computerized data and information.
Organizational skills to effectively set priorities and efficiently complete assigned work.
Boston Medical Center (BMC) is more than a hospital. It´s a network of support and care that touches the lives of hundreds of thousands of people in need each year. It is the largest and busiest provider of trauma and emergency services in New England. Emphasizing community-based care, BMC is committed to providing consistently excellent and accessible health services to all—and is the largest safety-net hospital in New England. The hospital is also the primary teaching affiliate of the nationally ranked Boston University School of Medicine (BUSM) and a founding partner of Boston HealthNet – an integrated health care delivery systems that includes many community health centers. BMC provides a full range of pediatric and adult care services, from primary to family medicine to advanced specialty care.
BMC is also committed to our employees, who are a very important piece to who we are. We pride ourselves in providing equal employment opportunity and non-discrimination for all employees and qualified applicants without regard to a person's race, color, gender, age, religion, national origin, ancestry, disability, veteran status, genetic information, sexual orientation or any characteristic protected under applicable law. BMC will make reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with known disabilities, in accordance with applicable law.