Bozeman Health STERILE PROCESSING TECH - NON CERTIFIED in Bozeman, Montana


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Bozeman Health Deaconess Hospital




Casual Call (Per Diem/As Needed)




Variable Shifts

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Casual call including weekdays, evenings, weekends, and holidays

Job Details:

POSITION DESCRIPTION POSITION SUMMARY Actively contributes to patient safety through attention to detail in the sterialization of surgical instrument sterilization. Provides support to the operating room staff through efficienty and accurately assembling and providing surgical supplies. Basic duties include decontaimination, surgical tray assembly, and sterilization of surgical instruments. Additional duties include cleaning of equipment, ordering and stocking of supplies. The work enviornment requires use of Personal Protective Equipment (provided). REQUIREMENTS EDUCATION Required: High School graduate or equivalent 18 years or older, OSHA requirement. Preferred: CRCST or CIS Completion of sterile processing technician course Medical Terminology, course Familiar with computerized technology Course work in science, biology, and chemistry LICENSURE and CERTIFICATION Required: Preferred: EXPERIENCE Required: none Preferred: 1 year hospital / health care experience ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS 80% Time Spent - Decontamination, assembly, & sterilization of medical instrumentation & equipment. Manually washes instruments removing bioburden Places instruments through washer / sterilizer Sorts and places instruments in trays Sets up trays according to tray list Autoclaves/sterilizes packages / trays Environmental care / cleaning Cleans equipment: patient care and non-patient care Cleans instrument / supply transport elevators Cleans department equipment, tables, storage Stocking of supplies and equipment maintenance Assures equipment is properly functioning Orders and stocks supplies Monitors solution expirations and replaces as needed. 10% Time Spent - Collects and Records Data Maintain test log books for autoclaves Consistently completes quality control tests Accurately documents volume counts? 10% Time Spent with Additional Functions: Attends meetings Participates in performance improvement projects as assigned Other duties as assigned