St. Charles Health System

Sterile Processing Technician (Full-Time, Nights) - Bend

Bend, OR
St. Charles Health System, Inc. (SCHS) is a four-hospital network and health care company in Central

Job Description

Sterile Processing Technician (Full-Time, Nights)

Posted: Sunday, 6/2/2024
Typical pay range: $20.57 - $26.74

Swing Shift Differential - $2.50/hr
Night Shift Differential - $5.50/hr
Weekend Differential - $2.00/hr
ST. CHARLES HEALTH SYSTEM
JOB DESCRIPTION
TITLE: Sterile Processing Technician
REPORTS TO POSITION: Manger - Sterile Processing
DEPARTMENT: Sterile Processing
DATE LAST REVIEWED: June 16, 2020
OUR VISION: Creating America’s healthiest community, together
OUR MISSION: In the spirit of love and compassion, better health, better care, better value
OUR VALUES: Accountability, Caring and Teamwork
DEPARTMENTAL SUMMARY: Sterile Processing is responsible for cleaning and sterilizing surgical instruments for all Operating Room procedures.
POSITION OVERVIEW: The Sterile Processing Technician at St. Charles Health Systems responsible for assembling case carts for surgeries, as well as cleaning, decontaminating, assembling, sterilizing, and distributing equipment and instruments used within the hospital. The Sterile Processing Technician ensures that instruments and equiptment are properly decontaminated for safe handling. This position does not directly manage any other caregivers.
ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS AND DUTIES:
Coordinates, assembles and disassembles, and distributes supplies for surgical cases
Cleans, decontaminates, and sterilizes instruments and supplies
Responsible for case cart and procedure preparation
Operates various sterilization equipment
Re-stocks department inventory and ensures instruments are stored in the proper location
Cleans and maintains department equipment
Supports the vision, mission and values of the organization in all respects
Supports Value Improvement Practice (VIP- Lean) principles of continuous improvement with energy and enthusiasm, functioning as a champion of change
Provides and maintains a safe environment for caregivers, patients and guests
Conducts all activities with the highest standards of professionalism and confidentiality. Complies with all applicable laws, regulations, policies and procedures, supporting the organization’s corporate integrity efforts by acting in an ethical and appropriate manner, reporting known or suspected violation of applicable rules, and cooperating fully with all organizational investigations and proceedings
Delivers customer service and/or patient care in a manner that promotes goodwill, is timely, efficient and accurate
May perform additional duties of similar complexity within the organization, as required or assigned
EDUCATION:
Required: High school diploma or GED
Preferred: N/A
LICENSURE/CERTIFICATION/REGISTRATION:
Required: Certified Registered Central Service Technician (CRCST) certification from the International Association of Healthcare Central Service Material Management or SPD Technician certification from CBSPD within 18 months of hire.
Preferred: N/A
EXPERIENCE:
Required: N/A
Preferred: Experience in sterile processing, health care materials management, operating room, and/or patient care.
PERSONAL PROTECTIVE EQUIPMENT:
Must be able to wear appropriate Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) required to perform the job safely.
ADDITIONAL POSITION INFORMATION:
PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:
Continually (75% or more): Standing, walking, lifting/carrying/pushing/pulling 25-50 pounds, grasping/squeezing, Use of clear and audible speaking voice and the ability to hear normal speech level.
Frequently (50%): Bending, stooping/kneeling/crouching, reaching overhead, lifting/carrying/pushing/pulling 11-75 pounds.
Occasionally (25%): Climbing ladder/step stool, lifting/carrying/pushing/pulling 1-10 pounds, Ability to hear whispered speech level.
Rarely (10%): Sitting, climbing stairs, keyboard Operation, operation of motor vehicle.
Exposure to Elemental Factors
Occasionally (25%): Heat, cold, wet/slippery area, noise, dust, vibration, chemical solution, uneven surface
Blood-Borne Pathogen (BBP) Exposure Category
Risk for Exposure to BBP
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Schedule Weekly Hours:
40
Caregiver Type:
Regular
Shift:
Third Shift (United States of America)
Is Exempt Position?
No
Job Family:
TECHNICIAN CENTRAL PROCESSING
Scheduled Days of the Week:
As Scheduled (may include weekends and holidays)
Shift Start & End Time:
Monday-Thursday 2100-0730 (slide)

St. Charles Health System At A Glance

St. Charles Health System, Inc. (SCHS) is a four-hospital network and health care company in Central Oregon. Headquartered in Bend, the system owns and operates the St. Charles medical centers in Bend, Redmond, Madras and Prineville. SCHS is a private, not-for-profit Oregon corporation and with more than 4,000 employees it is the largest employer in the region.
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