Sterile Processing TechJob ID 315536 Date posted 09/15/2023
- Red Wing, MN
- Full Time
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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.
High School graduate or GED required.
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, prefer 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.
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) required within 18 months of hire.
$19.09 - $26.36 / hour
Monday-Friday, variation of day/evening shifts. This position requires a 2 year commitment.
Rotating weekend/holiday call coverage
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