Scope Processing Technician II - Scope Processing - Full Time 8 Hour Days (Non-Exempt) (Union)
University of Southern California (USC)
Location: Los Angeles, California
Internal Number: REQ20142129
The Scope Processing Technician II plays critical role in ensuring the safety, effective, and efficient cleaning and disinfection of endoscopes and related equipment used in medical procedures. The Scope Processing Technician II is responsible for following strict protocols to prevent infections and ensure the highest standards of patient care.
Responsible for decontaminating all Endoscopes & Probes according to manufacturers guidelines (IFU).
Ensures all equipment is covered properly prior to transfer to/from reprocessing area.
Perform Chemical Monitoring of the GUS System as per Manual High-Level Disinfectant (HLD) Instruction for Use (IFU)
Ensures the department is clean, maintain, and restock throughout the shift.
Attends in-service / department meetings.
Assist and educates new staff to Endoscopy equipment.
Applies appropriate technique of donning and doffing of Personal Protective Equipment (PPE). And its mandatory use,
Completes annual skills / competency per hospital policy/ procedure.
Responsible for accurate documentation.
Ability to communicate effectively in a professional manner.
Provides for own professional growth regarding trends in equipment and high-level disinfection methods through formal and informal continuing education.
Participates in department Performance Improvement projects.
Supports continuous and ongoing customer satisfaction through the hospital-wide service excellence standards.
Complies with all Joint Commission and Hospital standards as they relate to the department.
Travel to other scope processing departments/areas when necessary to meet organizational needs
Required to be on on-call/standby
Responsible for updating/providing inventory report to department and/or stakeholders
Performs other related duties as assigned.
High school or equivalent
2 years Two (2) - three (3) year experience in an OR/SPD/GI environment.
Knowledge of handling and cleaning of Medical Equipment and related support supplies for patient care.
Specialized/technical training A graduate of a state approved accredited school of Surgical Technology/Sterile Processing Technician preferred.
2 years Two (2) years of endoscopic scope processing experience preferred.
Certified Endoscope Reprocessor (CER) Certified Endoscope Reprocessor (CER) through an accredited organization (HSPA, CBSPD).
Surgical Technologist - CST
Sterile Processing Certification Current Certification as a Sterile Processing Technician through an accredited organization (HSPA, CBSPD).
Fire Life Safety Training (LA City) If no card upon hire, one must be obtained within 30 days of hire and maintained by renewal before expiration date. (Required within LA City only)
The hourly rate range for this position is $22.00 - $37.40. When extending an offer of employment, the University of Southern California considers factors such as (but not limited to) the scope and responsibilities of the position, the candidates work experience, education/training, key skills, internal peer equity, federal, state, and local laws, contractual stipulations, grant funding, as well as external market and organizational considerations.
USC is the leading private research university in Los Angeles—a global center for arts, technology and international business. With more than 47,500 students, we are located primarily in Los Angeles but also in various US and global satellite locations.
As the largest private employer in Los Angeles, responsible for $8 billion annually in economic activity in the region, we offer the opportunity to work in a dynamic and diverse environment, in careers that span a broad spectrum of talents and skills across a variety of academic and professional schools and administrative units. As a USC employee and member of the Trojan Family—the faculty, staff, students, and alumni who make USC a great place to work—you will enjoy excellent benefits, including a variety of well-being programs designed to help individuals achieve work-life balance.