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Sterile Processing Technician, Ketchikan, Alaska Job
PeaceHealth | Ketchikan, Alaska
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Job Description

Req ID: 146481

PeaceHealth is seeking a Sterile Processing Technician, Ketchikan, Alaska for a 1.0 full time equivalent Non-Exempt position. This position will be working Day shift with shift durations of 8 Hours.

JOB SUMMARY

Responsible for operating autoclaves and other equipment to clean, decontaminate and sterilize instruments and equipment, including power equipment as applicable.  Also responsible for inspecting and assembling instruments, trays and packs. 

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

  1. Responsible for the coordination, assembly, and distribution of supplies, equipment, and instruments for surgical cases.
  2. Re-stocking inventory.
  3. Cleaning, decontaminating, disassembling, and sterilizing instruments and supplies.
  4. Operate a variety of sterilization equipment.
  5. Clean and maintain department equipment.
  6. Perform other duties as assigned.

QUALIFICATIONS (Required unless otherwise designated)

EDUCATION:     

  • High school diploma or equivalent required.

EXPERIENCE/TRAINING:              

  • Completion of a National Central Service Technician course and/or six months experience as a Sterile Process Technician preferred.

LICENSE/CERTIFICATION:            

  • Certification from IAHCSMM, CBSPD or other nationally recognized certifying body required within one year of hire.
  • If working in PHMG Ambulatory Surgery Center in Bellingham:
  • In lieu of above certification must have:
  • Course completion and current Flexible Endoscope Preprocessor certification by the Certification Board for Sterile Process and Distribution (CBSPD)

OTHER SKILLS:  

  • Basic computer skills including MS Office applications.
  • Demonstrated proficiency in verbal and written communications in English required.

SEAR PHYSICAL/COGNITIVE REQUIREMENTS:

  • Work requires active physical exertion up to 33% of the time.        
  • Ability to lift objects weighing 80 lbs. or less.        
  • Work requires frequent exposure to conditions involving skin or lung irritants; extreme cold or heat; sharp instruments such as kitchen knives, scalpels, etc., or dangerous equipment.  Work requires frequent exposure to conditions involving toxic materials or hazardous waste.  Reasonably anticipated that this position will be exposed to blood and body fluids on average of once a month or more.
  • Job duties frequently require intense concentration and attention to detail (34-65% of work time).

Please apply online to be considered. For full consideration of your skills and abilities, please attach a current resume with your application.

About PeaceHealth

PeaceHealth, based in Vancouver, WA, is a not-for-profit Catholic health system offering care to communities in Washington, Oregon, and Alaska. PeaceHealth has approximately 16,000 caregivers, a multi-specialty medical group practice with more than 800 physicians and providers, a comprehensive laboratory system, and ten medical centers serving both urban and rural communities throughout the Northwest. In 1890, Sisters of St. Joseph of Peace founded what has become PeaceHealth. Today, PeaceHealth is the legacy of its founding Sisters and continues to serve communities when invited to do so with a spirit of collaboration and stewardship – the spirit of health.

We offer competitive compensation, a robust benefits package and a collaborative, Mission-driven work environment! To learn more about working at PeaceHealth and the Ketchikan, AK community please visit our homepage: www.peacehealth.org/careers.

Get a feeling for the Spirit of PeaceHealth through this three-minute video, and visit us on Facebook or LinkedIn!

Questions? Review our Employment FAQ or email Recruitment@peacehealth.org. Please note this email does not accept resumes or applications.

Location: Ketchikan, AK, PeaceHealth Ketchikan Medical Center (301)
Job Category:  Other Technicians & Technologists
Shift:  Day
Shift Length: 8 Hours
FTE: 1.0
Work Type:  Full Time
Hourly compensation starts at: $17.58, more depending on experience
Required Certifications/Licensure: Certified Registered Central Service Technician

PeaceHealth is committed to providing equal employment opportunities to all qualified job applicants and employees without regard to the following statuses: protected veteran; qualified individual with a disability; race; ethnicity; religion; gender; pregnancy; gender identity; national origin; age; genetic information; sexual orientation; or any other protected status in accordance with local, state, or federal laws.

The above information is intended to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by this position. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities, and qualifications required of caregivers assigned to this job.

Posting Notes: Ketchikan, AK || Other Technicians & Technologists || Full Time || SURGICAL SVCS

About PeaceHealth

PeaceHealth is a not-for-profit health care system sponsored by the Sisters of St. Joseph of Peace, with services in Washington, Oregon and Alaska. PeaceHealth's rigorous pursuit of exceptional medicine springs from its mission, values, and commitment to provide healing and compassionate care to patients and families.

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