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Sterile Processing Technician (BU)

Company: ThedaCare
Location: Appleton
Posted on: November 22, 2021

Job Description:

Why ThedaCare? ThedaCare's reputation for providing outstanding, individualized care is directly attributed to the unrelenting passion for safety and quality demonstrated by our team members. We advocate for each patient by providing timely information and convenient access that empower them to make confident decisions about their health. Our combined expertise allow us to better predict and prevent disease and support a more proactive approach to care, making a critical difference in the lives of our patients and their families.A career with ThedaCare means much more than excellent compensation and benefits. Our team members are supported by continued opportunities for learning and development, accessible and transparent leadership, and a commitment to work/life balance. If you're interested in joining a healthcare system that is changing the face of care and wellbeing in our community, we encourage you to explore a future with ThedaCare.Job Description Summary :The Sterile Processing Technician performs and participates in decontaminating, cleaning, assembling, packaging, sterilizing, tracking, storing, and distributing reusable surgical instrumentation and equipment according to established standards and procedures.Job Description:KEY ACCOUNTABILITIES: 1. Receives and processes instrumentation, supplies, and equipment from the operating room, hospital departments, clinics, and outside customers in a timely manner. 2. Ensures safety and quality of items processed via disassembly, inspection, and decontamination. 3. Performs assembly and packaging of instrumentation for sterilization. 4. Performs decontamination, sterilization, and high level disinfection of instrumentation and endoscopes based on specific instruction for use to ensure patient safety. 5. Performs and records required daily quality checks on the sterile processing environment, instrumentation, and equipment. 6. Follows standards for handling instrumentation and equipment including AAMI standards and manufacturers instruction for use. QUALIFICATIONS: --- High school diploma or GED --- Sterile Processing Certification (preferably IAHCSMM) completion within one year of hire PHYSICAL DEMANDS: --- Ability to move freely (standing, stooping, walking, bending, pushing, and pulling) and lift up to a maximum of fifty (50) pounds without assistance --- Job classification is exposed to blood borne pathogens (blood or bodily fluids) while performing job duties WORK ENVIRONMENT: --- Frequent exposure to sharp objects and instruments --- Occasional exposure to moving mechanical parts, fumes or airborne particles, toxic or caustic chemicals, and risk of electrical shock --- Occasional high noise level in work environment --- Possible exposure to communicable diseases, hazardous materials, and pharmacological agentsScheduled Weekly Hours:40Scheduled FTE:1Location:ThedaCare Regional Medical Center - Appleton - Appleton,WisconsinOvertime Exempt:No

Keywords: ThedaCare, Appleton , Sterile Processing Technician (BU), Professions , Appleton, Wisconsin

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