• Sterile Processing Technician

    Job Number
    229714
    Facility
    Banner Casa Grande Medical Ctr
    Department
    Sterile Processing Dept-Hosp
    Address : Location
    US-AZ-Casa Grande
    Work Schedule
    Other
    Position Type
    FT: Full-Time
    Posting Category
    Surgery Services
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    Those who have joined the Banner mission come from all walks of life, united by the common goal: Make health care easier, so life can be better. If changing health care for the better sounds like something you want to be part of, we want to hear from you.

     

    Bring your experience and skills to our Tech position! You will be able to grow your career in a friendly and family-like environment. The sterile processing tech cleans, decontaminates and sterilizes all instruments for all procedural units in the hospital which, includes OR, ED, L&D,IR and Cath lab. This position is important for maintaining the continued flow of daily surgery schedule in order to maintain physician satisfaction. All surgical instruments as well as all instruments used in all procedural areas of the hospital are processed through Sterile Processing.

     

    Full Time 40 hr/week with on call and holiday requirements. 

     

    Your pay and benefits (Total Rewards) are important components of your Journey at Banner Health. Banner Health offers a variety of benefit plans to help you and your family. We provide health and financial security options so you can focus on being the best at what you do and enjoying your life.

     

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    About Banner Casa Grande Medical Center
    Banner Casa Grande Medical Center is a 150+ bed acute-care hospital located midway between Phoenix and Tucson, Ariz. The communities around Banner Casa Grande are experiencing significant growth and our hospital is growing with it. In the past five years, a $25 million expansion was completed. Departmental renovations and updates are ongoing, the newest addition being our Interventional Cardiology program. As the newest addition to Banner Health, one of the largest nonprofit health systems in the country, you'll have access to a vast network of colleagues and expanded access to career opportunities. Begin your Banner journey with Banner Casa Grande Medical Center.

     

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    About Banner Health
    Banner Health is one of the largest, nonprofit health care systems in the country and the leading nonprofit provider of hospital services in all the communities we serve. Throughout our network of hospitals, primary care health centers, research centers, labs, physician practices and more, our skilled and compassionate professionals use the latest technology to make health care easier, so life can be better. The many locations, career opportunities, and benefits offered at Banner Health help to make the Banner Journey unique and fulfilling for every employee.

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    Job Summary

    Responsible for the proper care and handling of all general and specialty instruments including the cleaning, decontamination, instrument identification, assembly, packaging and distribution, and sterilization of surgical instrumentation.

     

    Essential Functions

    • Decontaminates, assembles and packages all instruments following established protocols as well as perform necessary repairs, reassembles and stores specialized surgical instruments. Prepares all order requests as necessary for replacement parts for instruments and additional equipment as necessary or upon request of physicians.

     

    • Maintains a clean and safe environment by adhering to Standard Precautions and Infection Control practices. Staff will don proper Personnel Protective equipment (PPE), follows protocols for decontamination process referencing Instructions for Use (IFU) supplied by the manufacturers.

     

    • Identifies instruments for all specialties and assures proper function. Follows protocol for repair or replacement of instruments that are not functioning properly. Assembles and packages all instrumentation and sets according to dept. protocol. Utilizes equipment according to the manufacturers recommendations and hospital policy.

     

    • Operates steam autoclaves, ETO and Gas Plasma sterilizers. Maintains appropriate logs and records relating to the sterilization process, including the Ethylene Oxide Aeration Records, Sterilizer Load Records, and Biological Monitoring Records.

     

    • Responds to problem calls from the Operating Room and performs preliminary investigation. Determines priority level of instrumentation and equipment requests and other hospital needs. Directs services in a competent and professional manner while assuring OR priorities are completed in a timely manner.

     

     

    Minimum Qualifications

    High school diploma/GED or equivalent working knowledge.

    Requires current national certification as a SPD Technician, Certified Registered Central Service Technician or Surgical Instrument Processor within two years of hire or transfer.

    Must have mechanical aptitude with the ability to break down moving parts, clean, lubricate and reassemble, problem solve incomplete trays and missing instrumentation and have effective organizational, communication and human relation skills.

    Preferred Qualifications

    Additional related education and/or experience preferred.

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