Website Franciscan Health
WHAT WE NEED
Sterile processing expert
WHO WE ARE LOOKING FOR
There are so many important jobs that go into providing the very best health care. Jobs that patients may never notice but are critical to their care. This is one of those jobs. The instruments must be in optimal condition, completely sterile and ready for the surgeon or doctor to use. If you like working behind the scenes knowing that your job does good for others, this is the job for you.
Are you a detail-oriented person? Are you good at following instructions to the letter? Are you highly organized? Do you take pride in a job well done? If so, let’s talk about the important role of a Certified Sterile Processing Tech.
WHAT YOU WILL DO
Stock carts with supplies after the cart has been brought to sterile processing for exchange.
Perform testing and run biologicals on sterilizer, documenting accurately.
Operate all types of sterilizers and decontaminating equipment according to the manufacturer’s instructions.
Follow standard precautions when dealing with blood, biohazard material, and body fluids and using personal protective equipment.
Collect soiled instruments and equipment from surgery and various units within the hospital.
Assess supplies required for prescribed standard surgical procedures and set up case carts.
Maintain inventory, collect, disassemble, inspect, clean, disinfect, and reassemble instrument trays and patient care equipment.
WHAT IT TAKES TO SUCCEED
Prior surgery experience.
Adapt to high volume and high stress areas.
Knowledge of biohazard waste procedures and Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) Standard Precautions.
Adapt and respond quickly to changing priorities.
Effectively communicate verbally and in writing.
To apply for this job email your details to Dina.White@franciscanalliance.org