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Sterile Processing Tech

Job Reference: JIH02700272
Date Posted: 13 February 2019
Employer: Ascension
Location: Saginaw , Michigan
Sector: Wider Healthcare Team
Contract Type: Full-Time
Closing Date: 04 March 2019

Job Description

We Are Hiring

Sterile Processing Tech (BU) - Sterile Processing 001 - FT Evening 75 Hours bi-Weekly - St Mary's of Michigan-MedCtr - Saginaw,MI

This is a union position.

9pm-5am, Varied weekends and holidays

Why Join Ascension?

Based in Saginaw, Ascension St. Mary's of Michigan is a regional health system offering high quality care in cardiovascular, neurosciences, orthopedics, emergency and trauma, cancer, bariatrics, imaging diagnostics, and primary care. A part of Ascension since 1999, we offer 268 beds and over 20 specialty centers to provide access and care for people from over 70 counties.


What You Will Do

As an Associate with Ascension St. Mary's of Michigan, you will have the opportunity to inspect, assemble and evaluate all surgical instruments and instrument sets to ensure proper sterilization, completeness of set, and to determine need for repair/replacement.

Responsibilities:

  • Performs decontamination of soiled instruments, sterilization containers and equipment according to established protocols.
  • Inspects instruments, equipment and containers to assure cleanliness and proper functioning.
  • Corrects instrument sets according to current standards and established count sheets and/or instrument tracking systems.
  • Maintains proper levels of inventory to ensure availability for case carts.
  • All other duties as assigned.
  • Performs all required quality assurance tests on equipment and maintains daily records.
  • Assembles and maintains specific surgical instruments utilized throughout the facility.
  • Functions as SPD/OR Liaison as required.

What You Will Need

Licenses/Certifications/Registration:
  • Required Credential(s):
    • Certified Central Service Tech specializing in Sterile Processing obtained within 24 Months (2 years) of hire date or job transfer date.
Education:
  • HS or Equivalent
    • High School diploma or equivalent required
Work Experience:
  • Completion of a Sterile Processing technician program or 3 years in field experience required. Associates previously hired by November 1, 2017 will be grandfathered with existing experience into this position, waiving the program requirement.

Equal Employment Opportunity

SMOM/SJHS provide Equal Employment Opportunities (EEO) to all associates and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, marital status, amnesty, any other legally protected status or status as a covered veteran in accordance with applicable federal, state and local laws. SMOM/SJHS complies with applicable state and local laws governing non-discrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including, but not limited to, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.

Please note that Ascension will make an offer of employment only to individuals who have applied for a position using our official application. Be on alert for possible fraudulent offers of employment. Ascension will not solicit money or banking information from applicants.
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