Lead Central Sterile Technician

Location: Winchester, MA
Job ID: 160223-1A
Date Posted: Jul 6, 2020
Category: Clinical Support

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Job Description

Welcome To

Welcome to Winchester Hospital, part of Beth Israel Lahey Health. Winchester Hospital was the first hospital in Massachusetts to earn Magnet recognition, the American Nurses Association’s highest honor for nursing excellence, three times. It has since received the recognition a fourth time. As the northwest suburban Boston area’s leading provider of comprehensive health care services, the 229-bed facility provides care in general, bariatric and vascular surgery, orthopedics, pediatrics, cardiology, pulmonary medicine, oncology, gastroenterology, rehabilitation, radiation oncology, pain management, obstetrics/gynecology and a Level IIB Special Care Nursery.

 

About the Job

Contributes to the Hospital’s mission to care, to heal, and to excel in service to our community by being responsible and accountable for the shift operations of the Central Materials Services department.  Develops and promotes collaborative and collegial relationships with CMS and throughout the hospital.  Also serves the dual role of ensuring that all supplies and equipment needed for patient care is clean and sterile for use. This lead clinical-support staff position will have an impact on reducing patient harm by reducing the chance of infection and on physician satisfaction by providing the appropriate and accurate equipment and supplies based on physician preferences and requests, to streamline surgical procedures.  This position will also impact employee satisfaction by ensuring the shift operates like that of an employer of choice.

QUALIFICATIONS

Education

  • Required: High School Diploma or equivalent
  • Preferred: Graduate of a Sterilization Technician program

Experience

  •  Required: Surgical Instrumentation/Equipment experience
  • Preferred: Three years of Central Services Head Technician or equivalent supervisory position

Other Skills/Knowledge

Required

  • For safety and quality reasons, must be able to read, write and communicate effectively in English with fellow members of the hospital team

Preferred

  • Surgical Instrumentation / equipment experience preferred
  • Computer experience related to an Operating Room Schedule for case cart processing, Instrument and Inventory Management

     

Licenses, Registrations, Certifications

  • Preferred: Certification as a Registered Central Service Technician (C.R.C.S.T.)

About Us

Beth Israel Lahey Health is an integrated system providing patients with better care wherever they are. Care informed by world-class research and education. We are doctors and nurses, technicians and social workers, innovators and educators, and so many others. All with a shared vision for what healthcare can and should be. We are committed to attracting, developing and retaining top talent. We strive to create a diverse and inclusive workplace that reflects the communities in which we work and serve. With a team approach to care, we encourage learning and growth at all levels and offer competitive salaries and benefits.

Equal Opportunity Employer/Minorities/Females/Disabled/Veterans.