Disassembles, cleans, prepares, sterilizes and distributes trays, instruments and equipment according to prescribed policies and procedures. Cleans, prepares, and performs high level disinfection of instruments and equipment according to policies and procedures. Monitors and documents all chemical, mechanical and biological indicators to ensure sterility. Assists in maintaining department inventory and equipment utilizing instrument tracking system. Dispenses surgical and procedural supplies and equipment to the operating rooms, procedural areas, and clinical locations.
High School diploma or equivalent. Ability to read and communicate effectively in English. Willingness to accept new ideas and work under stressful conditions. Basic computer knowledge.
Successful completion of a vocational program for Sterile Processing preferred. Sterile processing and/or healthcare experience in a hospital setting preferred.
License or certification
IAHCSMN Certification as a Central Processing Technician (CRCST) within 24 months of hire.
Education, experience and tenure may be considered along with internal equity when job offers are extended. The minimum pay rate is $14.94 per hour.
Rotating Weekends and Holidays
La Crosse, WI, is a city of 52,000 with a metro area of 120,000 in the Upper Mississippi River Valley, located between Minneapolis/St. Paul, MN, and Madison, WI. The area offers unlimited, four-season recreational opportunities (biking, golf, hiking the bluffs and cross-country/downhill skiing). We have a great family environment with safe and high-quality schools, including two universities and a technical college. There are sport events, a local symphony orchestra, theaters, children's museum and a civic center.
Support Services, Surgical Services
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Mayo Clinic is an equal opportunity educator and employer (including veterans and persons with disabilities).