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Department: C0275000 SPD
Schedule: PRN/as needed status
Shift: First Shift
Hours: Weekend and/or Holiday Rotation
Salary Range: $10.82 - $15.62
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  • Performs duties of Sterile Processing Technician and forms an effective working relationship with other departments to ensure quality of care for patients.



    1.       Actively demonstrates the organization's mission and core values, and conducts oneself at all times in a manner consistent with these values.

    2.       Knows and adheres to all laws and regulations pertaining to patient health, safety and medical information.

    3.       Processes instrumentation and equipment according to hospital policy and procedure.

    4.       Assembles instrument sets properly and accurately for surgery, OB, ED, and other units as necessary.

    5.       Checks all instrumentation and equipment to assure quality of care. Recognizes need for instrument sharpening, repair, and refurbishing.

    6.       Keeps all work areas clean, uncluttered and organized.

    7.       Records biological and chemical tests from all sterilizers and follows policy and procedure for positive biologicals.

    8.       Cleans and stores equipment until needed for nursing units. Restock crash carts and have available for nursing units.

    9.       Receives drape packs from laundry service, sterilizes packs and stores appropriately for surgery.

    10.   Assists operating rooms when instruments are needed while a procedure is in progress.

    11.   Accurately prepares case carts for upcoming cases.

    12.   Returns unused supplies to storage area.

    13.   Properly stores instruments, packs, and supplies in designated storage area.

    14.   Communicates with patient care coordinators to ensure quality patient care within all specialties of the operating room.

    15.   Assists with inventory control.  Notifies coordinator when supplies are low.


    16.   Performs other duties consistent with purpose of job as directed.




    Education:   High School diploma or equivalent required.

    Licensure:  Non-applicable. Certification encouraged.

    Experience:  Preferred but not required.

    Other Job Requirements: 

    Position requires an individual who is self-motivated, able to complete assignments with minimal supervision.  Attention to detail, quality of work, and ability to organize work are important.

    Assigned hours within your shift, starting time, or days of work are subject to change based on departmental and/or organizational needs.

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