Job Posted November 22, 2021

Sterile Processing Technician

Opening with Proliance Eastside Surgery Center
Job Role: Clinical
Job Type: Full Time

Overview

Position Summary

Clinic Summary

Proliance Eastside Surgery Center is a four room ASC that supports multiple Proliance surgeon practices which include Orthopedics, General Surgery and Otolaryngology located in Kirkland, WA.

Position Summary

Responsible for preparing and assembling medical and surgical supplies, instrumentation, and equipment, maintaining the sterile processing areas, and receiving and distributing surgical supplies and equipment.

  • Support the mission, vision, and values of the organization
  • Follow established protocols for cleaning, decontaminating, preparing and packaging, disinfecting or sterilizing, and storing medical and surgical supplies and equipment
  • Distribute medical and surgical supplies from sterile processing areas to other areas within the facility or health care organization as needed
  • Adhere to standard precautions including the use of personal protective equipment
  • Follow safety procedures and manufacturer’s instructions when handling cleaning solutions, supplies and equipment
  • Operate equipment used in the sterile processing areas safely and according to the manufacturer’s instructions for use
  • Monitor, interpret, and document results of physical, chemical and biological indicators for all types of sterilizers used in the sterile processing areas
  • Prepare and distribute surgical case carts according to physician’s preference lists and anticipated needs of the perioperative team
  • Inventory, receive, and restock materials used for supporting sterile processing services
  • Comply with organizational policies, regulatory and accreditation standards, and professional guidelines
  • Assist with improving the quality of sterile processing services
  • Assist with identifying pertinent evidence to establish benchmarks as directed
  • Maintain privacy and confidentiality of individuals and health information.
  • Exhibit professional interpersonal and communication skills

Education:

  • High school graduate or equivalent

Experience & Skills:

  • One year of sterile processing experience
  • Central Supply Processing Department Technician (CSPDT), or Certified Registered Central Service Technician (CRCST) certification
  • Certified Instrument Specialist (CIS) certification
  • Computer skills (eg, Outlook, Microsoft® PowerPoint, Word, Excel)

  • Physically demanding, high-stress environment
  • Exposure to blood and body fluids, sharp instruments and other devices, communicable diseases, chemicals, and repetitive motions
  • Full range of body motion including handling and lifting instrument trays
  • Manual and finger dexterity
  • Hand and eye coordination
  • Sitting, standing, and walking for extensive periods of time
  • Lifting and carrying items weighing up to 50 pounds
  • Corrected vision and hearing to within normal range

The work environment/physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an associate to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. This description is intended to describe the essential job functions, the general supplemental functions and the essential requirements for the performance of this job. It is not an exhaustive list of all duties, responsibilities and requirements of a person so classified. Other functions may be assigned and management retains the right to add or change the duties at any time.

How we are protecting team members from COVID-19?
Employee and patient health and safety is our top priority. At Proliance, we are adhering to CDC, State and local orders regarding COVID-19 and have implemented processes and precautions across our facilities to prevent the spread of COVID-19.

Following the most recent vaccination mandate for healthcare workers in Washington State, and our commitment to the health and safety of our employees and patients, all Proliance employees will be required to provide proof of full vaccination upon hire, or proof of a medical or religious exemption.

Proliance Surgeons offers a generous benefits package including Medical/RX, Dental, Vision, 401k with profit sharing and more! Plus ALL of our employees enjoy the free perks of our employee purchasing program offering a variety of discounts on purchases made every day – including cell phone service!


Proliance Surgeons is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. We are committed to creating an inclusive environment, and we welcome and encourage people of all backgrounds, perspectives, experiences, and skills to apply.


All employment decisions at Proliance Surgeons are based on business needs, job requirements and individual qualifications, without regard to race, color, religion or belief, national, social or ethnic origin, sex (including pregnancy), age, physical, mental or sensory disability, HIV Status, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, marital, civil union or domestic partnership status, past or present military service, family medical history or genetic information, family or parental status, or any other status protected by the laws or regulations in the locations where we operate. We will not tolerate discrimination or harassment based on any of these characteristics. 

Ambulatory Surgery Center

12911 120th Avenue NE Suite H-110
Kirkland, WA 98034-3061

(425) 216-7019

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