Job Description

Summary:

Performs all aspects of the sterilization process including decontamination, assembly, packaging and the biological and chemical monitoring of the sterilizers. Acts as a resource to the operating room staff. Responsible for requisitioning all autoclaving supplies, instruments and implantable devices used in the daily operation of the department.

Sterilizes, cleans, wraps, stores and distributes supplies, instruments, and equipment used in patient care. Relies on instructions and pre-established guidelines to perform the functions of the job. Works under immediate supervision. Typically reports to a supervisor. High school diploma or equivalent and 0-2 years of related experience. Has knowledge of commonly used concepts, practices, and procedures within a particular field.

 

Position Qualifications/Minimum Requirements

Education:

Required: High School diploma/GED or equivalent experience
Preferred: Sterile Processing Tech certification course

Experience:

Preferred: Previous experience with surgical instrumentation/equipment processing and terminology.

Skills:

Ability to follow written / oral instructions and established procedures, and to give / receive oral and written communication. Ability to learn and retain information. Basic computer skills. Ability to learn Sterile Processing computer systems.

Licenses/Certifications:

None required.

Northwest Medical Center is comprised of a 300-bed  hospital, three urgent care facilities, a freestanding emergency center and a large physician group, offering you a variety of settings in which to work.  Every location is dedicated to providing safe, quality patient care, but more than that is the commitment to employees.  It strives to provide a culture of teamwork, respect and appreciation for all staff, whether they care for patients directly or work in a support role. With employee appreciation celebrations throughout the year, opportunities for growth and the satisfaction that you are part of a hospital leading the way with accessible, convenient healthcare in Tucson, Northwest is a great place to work.  NMC is accredited by The Joint Commission and is an equal opportunity employer:  race, gender, disability and Veteran status, and VEVRAA Federal Contractor – priority referral Protected Veterans requested.

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