Sterile Processing TechnicianPrint

Job Summary

Proliance Orthopedic Associates, a division of Proliance Surgeons Inc., has an opening for a full-time Sterile Processing Technician in a fast paced Ambulatory surgery center.

Job Description

Posted: 06/20/2018
Status: Full Time
Type: Clinical
City: Renton, WA

Job Responsibilities:

  • Performs technical tasks that support the surgery center
  • Decontamination, correct assembly, and sterile processing of all instrumentation used in the operating rooms
  • Reviews surgery schedule on an ongoing basis to determine priority of surgical instrumentation needed
  • Inspects, tests, assembles, packages and labels OR surgical instruments in preparation of sterilization to ensure that instruments are ready and available when needed
  • Sterilizes instruments by operating steam sterilization
  • Runs biological monitoring and incubates, reads and records biological monitor results
  • Decontaminates instrumentation and equipment following facility written policies and procedures
  • Prepares disinfectants and other solutions and operates mechanical washers and ultrasonic cleaners for decontamination
  • Recognizes safety hazards and initiates appropriate corrective/preventive measures 
  • Ability to receive and give direction and to identify and use proper chain of command
  • Demonstrate willingness to learn and accept changes
  • Adheres to the facility Standards of business conduct and HIPAA privacy and security requirements

Qualifications:

  • Ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing, in the English Language
  • Thorough knowledge and understanding of the principles and theory relating to decontamination and sterilization procedures required
  • Detailed knowledge of identification and proper handling of surgical instrumentation and assembly of full surgical instrument tray, surgical power equipment, and scopes also required
  • Frequent periods of walking and standing.
  • Exposure to and contact with disinfectants, cleaning agents, and sterilants
  • Work is performed in a clean, climate-controlled, well-lit environment
  • Organized
  • Efficient

Education/Experience:

  • High School diploma or equivalent required
  • Certified Registered Central Service Technician (CRCST), or Certified Board for Sterile Processing and Distribution (CBSPD)
  • One year of sterile processing experience preferred
  • Must have knowledge of universal precautions, and sterilization methodologies

The sterile processing position is Monday –Friday, 5 days a week with 8 hour shifts. There is no call, weekends or holidays, but the candidate must be willing to work beyond scheduled hours if necessary.

How to Apply:

If interested in applying, please email your resume through the form below or email to Jamie Patnode at j.patnode@proliancesurgeons.com or fax to 425-656-5047.



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