Job Posted May 25, 2022

Sterile Processing Technician

Opening with Proliance Surgeons Skagit Northwest Orthopedics
Job Role: Clinical
Job Type: Full Time


Position Summary

We are seeking a certified Sterile Processing Technician to support our surgical teams in providing top-quality health care and central sterile services. You bring enthusiasm and experience to our team of dedicated medical professionals, together creating meaningful solutions to health and wellness. You ensure all medical and surgical equipment is sterile and available for both scheduled and emergency use in the operating room. Additionally, you maintain all sterilization and decontamination equipment. Collaboration is key, and you bring clear communication skills to set expectations and solve problems.

• Use equipment to sterilize and decontaminate surgical and patient-care equipment
• Log usage and maintain sterilization and decontamination equipment
• Receive and track equipment from outside vendors
• Collaborate with surgery team leads to ensure timely processing and availability of critical equipment

• Great interpersonal skills; demonstrating patience, composure, and cooperation; working well with all patients, physicians, and staff.
• Understanding of and adherence to all safety, risk management and precautionary procedures, including the consistent respect for confidentiality (HIPAA)
• Critical thinking and proactive mindset.

• High school diploma or equivalent
• Current licensure as a Sterile Processing Technician or obtain within 90 days of hire. (IAHCSMM and CBSPD)
• Prior relevant experience in a health care environment

• Some bending and stretching required.
• Long periods of standing
• Manual dexterity required for use of computer keyboard and surgical instruments
• Lifting and carrying items weighing up to 25 pounds. Requires working under stressful conditions and working some irregular hours.

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. 

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1401 S. LaVenture Road
Mount Vernon, WA 98274-6033

(360) 424-2418


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