Sterile Processing Technician
i-Health/Revo
 Eagan, MN

Requisition Number: STERI03531

The Sterile Processing (SPD) Technician is responsible for the decontamination and processing of surgical instruments and equipment.

Essential Functions:

  • Performs daily assignments in Sterile Processing Department (SPD): autoclaves, washers, recordkeeping, decontamination and sterilization.
  • Independently follows all cleaning checklists thoroughly and appropriately.
  • Initiates cleaning and restocking of all work areas, assists with putting supplies away and supply ordering as necessary.
  • Floats readily between all areas providing help as needed.
  • Facilitates communication in the Operating Room
  • Knowledgeable and maintains all applicable regulatory standards
  • Provides care and supplies based on identified needs in an efficient and safe manner.
  • Applies principles of aseptic technique, standard and transmission precautions.
  • Assists in the procurement and maintenance of department inventory and maintenance of a clean and safe environment.
  • Adheres to AAMI and ANSI standards.
  • Collaborates with other disciplines to maximize patient outcomes and ensure a smooth flow of the surgical experience.
  • Accountable for reporting occurrences through the center’s established reporting process related to employee and/or patient/visitor events.
  • Fosters the developmental and educational process of self, colleagues, orientees and students (includes functioning as a preceptor).
  • Participates in acceptable continuing education, fostering career and skill development including meeting departmental continuing education requirements.
  • Assists in managing controllable costs by the proper, non-wasteful use of surgery center resources.
  • Any and all other duties as assigned

Education and Experience Requirements:

  • High School diploma/GED or equivalent
  • Instrument processing/Sterile processing experience preferred
  • Current certification in basic CPR for Healthcare Professionals (BLS) or completed upon hire.

Essential Requirements:

Ability to:

  • Comply with company policies, procedures, practices and business ethics guidelines.
  • Complete job required training.
  • Comply with all applicable laws and regulations, (e.g. HIPAA, Stark, OSHA, employment laws, etc.)
  • Demonstrate prompt and reliable attendance
  • Work in the surgery center during business hours
  • Travel independently throughout the surgery center (which may include movement from floor to floor); frequent bending, lifting, standing, stooping or sitting for long periods of time may be required
  • Work at an efficient and productive pace, handle interruptions appropriately and meet deadlines
  • Communicate and interact in a respectful and professional manner
  • Prioritize workload while being flexible to meet the expectations of the daily operations
  • Apply principles of logical thinking to define problems, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions
  • Understand and execute a variety of instructions
  • Effectively operate equipment and communicate on and operate the phone system
  • Work independently with minimal supervision
  • Travel to other work locations, if required

Performance Expectations – Revo Health’s Core Values:

  • Integrity - Do the right thing and take responsibility for what you do and say
  • Service - Consistently contribute to deliver an exceptional experience
  • Quality - Act with high purpose, committed effort, and skillful execution to exceed expectations
  • Innovation - Identify progressive solutions that improve service, teamwork, efficiency, and/or effectiveness
  • Teamwork - Be a part of the whole; support each other positively

Environmental Conditions:

  • Surgery center setting

Notes

  • Revo Health is a management services company that partners with multiple healthcare groups to deliver exceptional patient care. This position will be employed through Revo Health, working closely with Infinite Health Collaborative(i-Health) and its operating divisions.
  • Revo Health is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer and will make reasonable accommodations in compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 and the ADA Amendments Act of 2008.
  • This position description will be reviewed periodically as duties and responsibilities change. Essential and Additional Job Functions are subject to modification.
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