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Sanford Health, one of the largest health systems in the United States, is improving the human condition at every stage of life through exceptional care, spiritual enrichment, innovation and discovery. Our Sterile Processing department helps us realize this vision by preventing surgical infections and complications for patients in hospitals across our broad footprint. Our Sterile Processing culture embraces safety, positivity, and growth that enables our team to succeed every day
Facility: Surgical Tower
Location: Sioux Falls, SD
Address: 1500 W 22nd St, Sioux Falls, SD 57105, USA
Shift: 8 Hours - Night Shifts
Job Schedule: Full time
Weekly Hours: 40.00
Starting Rate: $15.00/hour
The sterile processing department at Sanford is responsible to pick all clean supplies for each surgery, and to clean, & sterilize all surgical instruments. In this department you wear surgical scrubs so please come to work in your sweatpants and change into scrubs! You are never required to work outside your shift hours, but overtime is often available. Our department has room for growth with 6 different levels of responsibility and pay. Set schedule of night hours, 8 hour shifts, Monday through Friday only. NO call!
As a Sterile Processing Technician you will be preparing, cleaning, processing, and storing supplies and surgical instruments for patient care. We will train you on all policies and procedures needed for this position. In this role we supply your work attire and offer a favorable schedule as well as many levels of career growth within the department. To succeed as a Sterile Processing Technician you should have an understanding of medical terminology, customer service, and good communication skills. Join a department whose work is meaningful and always innovating with new technology.
Responsible for ensuring all patient care and surgical supplies, equipment, and instruments are properly inventoried, inspected, stored, distributed and reprocessed in a timely manner
Follows all standard operating procedures
Understands and demonstrates all policies and infection prevention and control guidelines
Able to recognize potential and actual processing errors and follow-up according to procedure or management instruction
Completes assigned tasks in a timely manner and maintains continuity in workflow
Utilizes applicable inventory systems in use
High school diploma or equivalent preferred.
Prior experience in central processing or healthcare environment is preferred. Knowledge of medical terminology preferred. Must have strong phone and computer skills, with ability to navigate the internet and use handheld devices.
Certified in Central Service Technology (CRCST) is strongly preferred within 24 months of date of hire.
If working in Fargo, North Dakota (ND), all employees hired within the sterile processing department prior to December 31,2017, will require certification as a Central Service Technician (CST) no later than July 2020 if not certified upon hire. All employees hired after December 31, 2017 will have two years from their date of hire to become certified through the International Association of Healthcare Central Service Material Management (IAHCSMM), if not certified upon hire.
Sanford Health offers an attractive benefits package for qualifying full-time and part-time employees. Depending on eligibility, a variety of benefits include health insurance, dental insurance, vision insurance, life insurance, a 401(k) retirement plan, work/life balance benefits, sick leave and paid time off. To review your benefit eligibility, visit https://sanfordhealth.jobs/benefits .
Sanford is an EEO/AA Employer M/F/Disability/Vet. If you are an individual with a disability and would like to request an accommodation for help with your online application, please call 1-877-673-0854 or send an email to email@example.com .
Sanford Health has a Drug Free Workplace Policy. An accepted offer will require a drug screen and pre-employment background screening as a condition of employment.
Job Function: Facilities and General Services
Req Number: R-0085804