Jamestown Regional Medical Center

Sterile Processing Tech

Location
Jamestown, ND
Salary
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Posted
May 21, 2019
Ref
1689
Industry
Healthcare
Role
IT
Job Type
Long-Term
Hours
Full Time
Overview

Full-time, benefited position working 72-80 hours every two week pay period. Days of work are Monday through Friday with variable shifts.

Processing of sterile instruments for use in OR and other patient areas, including decontaminiation, tray assembly, working with delicate instruments and sterilization. Distribution of supplies and equipment to patient care areas. Requires standing and lifting up to 30 pounds. Previous healthcare experience is a plus but will train on the job.

Responsibilities

  • Performs processing of sterile instruments and supplies for use in patient care areas including cleaning, decontamination, assembly of trays, proper wrapping, and sterilization by autoclaving and storage of surgical instruments and linen using aseptic technique. Reviews sterility expiration dates and rotates supplies to prevent outdates.
  • Maintains equipment utilized for patient care and reports malfunctioning equipment to the Biomedical Department.
  • Performs other related duties as assigned or requested.
  • Performs/records sterilization of daily testing.
  • Utilizes proper personal protective equipment when working in decontamination.


Qualifications

Work requires a minimum a high school education.

Three to six months previous work experience in Sterile Processing Department preferred.