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Sterile Processing Tech

Job ID 192327BR Date posted 10/27/2022
  • Red Wing, Minnesota
  • Full Time
  • Benefit Eligible
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Overview

At Mayo Clinic, you will become a vital member of a dynamic team at one of the world's most exceptional health care institutions. Our Nursing Care Model combines Relationship-Based Care with an evidence-based approach. This allows for a stronger connection between patient and caregiver, and a more individualized, appropriate type of care. You will also discover a culture of teamwork, professionalism and mutual respect, and—most importantly—a life-changing career.

Job Description

CityRed Wing

StateMinnesota

DepartmentNursing

Description: Why Mayo Clinic
Mayo Clinic is the nation's best hospital (U.S. News & World Report, 2022-2023) and ranked #1 in more specialties than any other care provider. We have a vast array of opportunities ranging from Nursing, Clinical, to Finance, IT, Administrative, Research and Support Services to name a few. Across all locations, you’ll find career opportunities that support diversity, equity and inclusion. At Mayo Clinic, we invest in you with opportunities for growth and development and our benefits and compensation package are highly competitive. We invite you to be a part of our team where you’ll discover a culture of teamwork, professionalism, mutual respect, and most importantly, a life-changing career!

Mayo Clinic offers a variety of employee benefits. For additional information please visit Mayo Clinic Benefits. Eligibility may vary.

Position description
The Sterile Processing Technician (SPT) is responsible for performing delegated activities to support the operating room team in the care of the surgical patient. Under the supervision of the Nurse Manager and Core Supervisor, the Sterile Processing Technician prepares and delivers medical/surgical supplies, instruments and equipment for surgical procedures. The Sterile Processing Technician cleans, packages, and processes surgical equipment and instrumentation, as well as maintains inventory and storage of supplies in the core. The SPT manages multiple computer applications to assist with sterilization tracking and processes. Responsible to operate and troubleshoot power equipment to process instruments (i.e. autoclaves, washer disinfector, ultrasonic cleaners). Employee may be required to drive on an occasional basis as part of performing their job responsibilities. #ELJ

Qualifications
Healthcare Sterile Processing Association (HSPA) Certification as a Central Processing Technician (CRCST) within 18 months of hire. High School graduate or GED

Additional qualifications
Prefer two years of experience in the handling and sterilization processing of surgical/medical/dental instrumentation within the past four years, or vocational certificate as Central Service Technician or Patient Care Assistant within the last two years. Alternatively, at least two years of experience as a Central Service Technician or Patient Care Assistant in an acute care setting within the last five years. Prefer knowledge of medical terminology. Adapts to unpredictable situations within the perioperative setting. Proven ability to communicate with a variety of people in a direct, empathetic, and articulate manner. Demonstrated patient-centered and customer focused communication skills. Frequent lifting/carrying of 25 pounds or more, with occasional work above shoulder level.

License or certification
Healthcare Sterile Processing Association (HSPA) Certified Registered Central Service Technician (CRCST) within 18 months of hire. Valid Driver's License may be required.



Exemption status
Non-exempt

Compensation Detail
$18.53 - $25.59 / hour

Benefits eligible
Yes

Schedule
Full Time

Hours / Pay period
80

Schedule details
Monday-Friday, variation of day/evening shifts

Weekend schedule
Rotating weekend/holiday call coverage

International Assignment
No

Site description
Red Wing Minnesota, which is nestled among the bluffs, also known as the Banner County of Minnesota, is less than an hour from the St. Paul/Minneapolis metro area. Red Wing is known for its beautiful scenery and extraordinary history. The city’s more than 16,000 residents enjoy a vibrant mix of healthy living activities all year round! If it’s cultural and performing arts you enjoy, you’ll relish in the best local, regional and national arts and entertainment! This city is truly symbolic of “Minnesota Nice!”

Recruiter
Rebecca Grassmann

EOE
As an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer Mayo Clinic is committed to creating an inclusive environment that values the diversity of its employees and does not discriminate against any employee or candidate. Women, minorities, veterans, people from the LGBTQ communities and people with disabilities are strongly encouraged to apply to join our teams. Reasonable accommodations to access job openings or to apply for a job are available.
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Career Path

Mayo Clinic offers many different nursing career opportunities to meet the needs of nursing professionals with a variety of educational and work experiences.

Whether you have a vocational certificate, or an associate, bachelor's, master's or doctoral degree, Mayo Clinic's multidisciplinary, team-oriented work environment presents opportunities that are rarely experienced elsewhere.

High School Diploma/Vocational Degree

  • Health Unit Coordinator
  • Surgical Core/Sterilization Technician
  • Patient Care/Nursing Assistant or Technician
  • Emergency Department Technician
  • IV Technician
  • Urology Technician
  • Licensed Practical Nurse
  • Medical Assistant
  • Associate Degree
  • Registered Nurse
  • Certified Surgical Technologist

Bachelor's Degree

  • Certified Surgical Assistant
  • Clinical Resource Nurse
  • Nursing Research
  • Social Worker
  • Registered Nurse
  • Nurse Supervisor
  • Nurse Manager

Graduate Degree

  • Nursing Education Specialist
  • Nurse Scientist
  • Clinical Nurse Specialist
  • Nurse Practitioner
  • Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetist
  • Nurse Leadership
  • Social Worker

Benefits

  • Pension & 403(b)/401(k) Match

  • Continuing Medical Education

  • Paid Time Off & Disability

  • Relocation Assistance

  • Choose From a Wide Number of Specialties and Settings

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All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, protected veteran status, or disability status. Learn more about "EEO is the Law." Mayo Clinic participates in E-Verify and may provide the Social Security Administration and, if necessary, the Department of Homeland Security with information from each new employee's Form I-9 to confirm work authorization.

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