Technologist, CST Sterile Processing - Tulsa, OK
Job Summary: Performs basic decontamination of medical equipment, surgical instruments, miscellaneous supplies, prepares items for processing, sterilizing and patient use, and facilitating the basic functions of the department. Under direct supervision of a registered nurse, performs the duties of a second assistant in surgical procedures.
Education: Graduate of CAAHEP accredited Surgical Technology Program.
Licensure, Registration and/or Certification: Certified through the National Board of Surgical Technology and Surgical Assisting (NBSTSA). CPR Certification.
Work Experience: 0 - 6 months related experience.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities: Basic working knowledge of a computer. Effective interpersonal, written and oral communication skills. Basic knowledge of aseptic technique. Ability to prepare and maintain a sterile field. Basic knowledge of surgical instrumentation.
Safety Sensitive: Under the Oklahoma Medical Marijuana Use and Patient Protection Act (OMMA), safety sensitive position is defined as any job that includes tasks or duties that the employer believes could affect the safety and health of the employee performing the task or others. This position has been identified as a safety sensitive position. This statute allows employers to lawfully refuse to hire applicants for safety-sensitive jobs or to discipline or discharge employees who work in safety- sensitive jobs if they test positive for marijuana, even if they have a valid license to use medical marijuana.
The average salary for a Sterile Processing Technician in Tulsa is $24.41 per hour. This is 4% lower than the Oklahoma average of $25.41.
Estimate based on Bureau of Labor Statistics data.