Sterile Processing: This position provides department specific assistance to the processing of sterile instrumentation and other procedural trays and supplies. Duties include the disassembly, cleaning, inspection, and assembly and scanning of items to be sterilized, correct packaging of items and loading of sterilizers to achieve sterility, and accurate handling, transportation and storage to maintain sterilization. The sterile processing technician monitors sterilization mechanically, chemically and biologically. This position must also have an understanding of decontamination processes and inventory control processes. This position provides department specific assistance from the retrieval of soiled instruments. Duties include retrieval and transportation of instruments and rendering contaminated items safe for handling following specific procedures and transporting cleaned items to areas for proper storage or other areas for further processing. Must have good communication, auditory and visual skills, be hands-on, be analytical and be detailed oriented.
This position requires full understanding and active participation in fulfilling the Mission of Blessing Hospital. ICARE standards must be demonstrated. Adherence to Code of Conduct and other policies is required.
High school diploma or equivalent.
Excellent written or verbal communication skills.
Ability to follow oral and written directions.
Experience with computer applications.
Certification: IAHCSMM within 12 months of Hire
Previous experience with surgical instrumentation.
Obtain Certification within 12 months of hire date
Re-certify every year.
Blessing Health System provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics. In addition to federal law requirements, Blessing Health System complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.
Blessing Health System expressly prohibits any form of workplace harassment based on race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, genetic information, disability, or veteran status. Improper interference with the ability of Blessing Health System’s employees to perform their job duties may result in discipline up to and including discharge.