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Sterile Processing Technician I

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Job ID: 17464
Location: Bellingham, WA
Work Type: Part Time
Shift: Night
Shift Length: Variable
FTE: 0.60
Benefit Eligibility: Part-time benefits

Job Description

Description

PeaceHealth is seeking a Sterile Processing Technician I for a Part Time, 0.60 FTE, Night position.  Hourly compensation starts at $19.53, more depending on experience.

Must be fully vaccinated for COVID-19 including 2 doses of a 2-dose series or 1 dose of a 1-dose series plus 14 days beyond the final dose prior to start date.

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.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

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

QUALIFICATIONS (Required unless otherwise designated)

EDUCATION:

  • High school diploma or equivalent preferred.

EXPERIENCE/TRAINING:

  • Completion of a National Central Service Technician course and/or six months experience as a Sterile Process Technician preferred.

LICENSE/CERTIFICATION:

  • Certification from IAHCSMM, CBSPD or other nationally recognized certifying body required within one year of hire.

OTHER SKILLS:

  • Basic computer skills including MS Office applications.
  • Demonstrated proficiency in verbal and written communications in English required.

ST JOSEPH 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.

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

See how PeaceHealth is committed to Inclusivity, Respect for Diversity and Cultural Humility.  

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.

CONTACT: Melissa Gumbert, Talent Acquisition Recruiter / [email protected] 

Bellingham is acclaimed for its small-city flavor, and has all the cultural amenities associated with being home to a major university, boasts pristine lakes, forests, salt water beaches, miles of inner-urban trails, and snow-covered peaks. We're 90 minutes north of Seattle and 20 minutes south of British Columbia, Canada. We are also rated as one of America's most desirable communities by Money, Outside, Kiplinger, Forbes, and National Geographic magazines.

PeaceHealth has been serving the communities of northwest Washington since 1890 with PeaceHealth St. Joseph Medical Center, now a 253-bed, two-campus hospital providing a Level II Trauma Center and a full range of inpatient and outpatient services. PeaceHealth's Whatcom Region also includes the comprehensive heart care services of the Cardiovascular Center at PeaceHealth St. Joseph Medical Center as well as the primary and specialty care provided by PeaceHealth Medical Group.

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