Job ID: 6409
Location: Bellingham, WA
Work Type: Full Time
Shift Length: Variable
Benefit Eligibility: Full-time benefits
PeaceHealth is seeking a Sterile Processing Technician III for a Full Time, Day position. Hourly compensation starts at $20.76, more depending on experience.
Responsible to practice in a professional manner and enforcing the standards of quality assurance, infection control, DNV and other regulatory agencies.Performs routine maintenance and preparation of surgical instruments, supplies and equipment requiring cleaning, decontamination, inspection, assembly, package, testing, sterilization and/or high-level disinfection in a medical facility.
1.Assist in orientation and training of new caregivers, and ongoing mentorship of caregivers. Responsible for acting as a resource to caregivers in explaining how specific duties are performed in compliance with regulatory agencies, and why they are important to patient safety.
2.Assumes the lead role, in the absence of the Lead Sterile Processing Technician.
3.Provides in-services for new instrumentation.
4.Assists and participates in process improvement initiatives.
5.Responsible for documenting, monitoring and maintaining accurate records demonstrating high level disinfection and sterilization in accordance with current professional and regulatory agencies.
6.Collaborates with the Perioperative Nursing staff to provide sterile instrument sets, and equipment in an accurate and timely manner. Assists in maintaining consistent and continuous work flow, providing superior customer service.
7.Responsible for the coordination, assembly and distribution of supplies, equipment and instruments for surgical cases.
9.Cleaning, decontaminating, disassembling and sterilizing instruments and supplies.
10.Operate a variety of sterilization equipment.
11.Clean and maintain department equipment.
12.Perform other duties as assigned.
QUALIFICATIONS (Required unless otherwise designated)
ST JOSEPH PHYSICAL/COGNITIVE REQUIREMENTS:
This position is represented by a collective bargaining agreement. There may be more than one opening on this posting.
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