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Sterile Processing Technician

Job ID: 70
Location: Springfield, OR
Work Type: Part Time
Shift: Evening
Shift Length: 8 Hours
FTE: 0.60
Benefit Eligibility: Part-time benefits

Job Description

Description

PeaceHealth is seeking a Sterile Processing Technician for a Part Time, Evening position.  Hours are 1500-2330 rotating weekends.  Hourly compensation starts at $18.40, more depending on experience.

JOB SUMMARY 

Responsible for operating autoclaves and other equipment to clean, decontaminate and sterilize instruments and equipment, including power equipment as applicable. Also responsible for inspecting and assembling instruments, trays and packs. 

QUALIFICATIONS 

  • High school diploma or equivalent preferred. 
  • A minimum of three (3) months’ experience as a Sterile Processing Technician required or three (3) month’s experience as a Veterinary Technician, Dental Technician, Surgical Support Aide, or other medical related technician role whose responsibilities included cleaning, decontaminating, and sterilizing surgical instrumentation. 
  • Certification from IAHCSMM, CBSPD, or other nationally recognized certifying body required within one year of hire. 
  • Basic computer skills including MS Office applications. 
  • Demonstrated proficiency in verbal and written communications in English required. 

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS 

  • Responsible for the coordination, assembly, and distribution of supplies, equipment, and instruments for surgical cases. 
  • Re-stocking inventory. 
  • Cleaning, decontaminating, disassembling, and sterilizing instruments and supplies. 
  • Operate a variety of sterilization equipment. 
  • Clean and maintain department equipment. 
  • Perform other duties as assigned. 

PHYSICAL/COGNITIVE REQUIREMENTS 

  • Work requires active physical exertion at least 66% of the time with ability to push and pull carts exceeding 100 lbs. unassisted at times. 
  • Ability to lift objects weighing 50 lbs. or more. 
  • Work requires frequent exposure to skin or lung irritants extreme cold or heat sharp instruments or, dangerous equipment; reasonably anticipated exposure to blood and body fluids once per month or more. 
  • Job duties frequently require intense concentration and attention to detail (34-65% of work time). 
  • Ability to stand on feet for the duration of any scheduled shift; ability to stoop and bend consistently without restrictions.

Springfield is located at the southern end of the Willamette Valley, also known as, Oregon wine country. Two rivers run through the community, the Willamette River, and McKenzie River. Bike, walk or run the Middle Fork Path along the Willamette river, or spend the day fishing on the McKenzie river. Springfield has a flourishing downtown and fast becoming a must visit for it’s culinary experience! Immersed in art, take the outdoor mural tour, or stay inside at the Emerald Art Center. We have one of the most desirable locations in the Pacific Northwest to live, work, and play. 

PeaceHealth Sacred Heart Medical Center at Riverbend is a state-of-the-art regional medical center. On the leading edge of evidence-based hospital design, and creating a patient-centered, healing environment with a strong focus on quality clinical outcomes and patient safety.

This position is represented by a collective bargaining agreement. There may be more than one opening on this posting.

For full consideration of your skills and abilities, please attach a current resume with your application.  EEO Affirmative Action Employer/Vets/Disabled in accordance with applicable local, state, or federal laws.

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