Surgical Instrument Technician - STO

Ascension Health Indianapolis, IN
Job ID: 259627Surgical Instrument Technician - STOIndianapolis, IndianaRegular / Rotating

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Additional Job Information

Title: Surgical Instrument Technician (STO)

City, State: Indianapolis, IN

Location: Indianapolis-2001 West 86th St

Department: Sterile Processing 001

Additional Job Details: PRN Rotating; Short Term Option - 13 week FT hours commitment. Varying shifts.

About Us

St. Vincent, part of Ascension, is a nonprofit, faith-based health system that is guided by our mission to provide compassionate, personalized care, especially for those who are vulnerable. St. Vincent is one of Indiana's largest employers with 22 ministries serving 57 counties in central and southern Indiana. Our 134-year-old health system includes a wide range of services including cardiovascular care, women's and children's health, neurosciences, cancer care, orthopedics, bariatrics, primary care, emergency medicine, imaging, general surgery and long-term acute care.

Job Description

Job Summary:

The Surgical Instrument Technician inspects, assembles and evaluates 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.

Qualifications

Licenses/Certifications/Registration:

* Preferred Credential(s):

* Central Service Tech credentialed from the International Association of Healthcare Central Service Material Management (IAHCSMM).

* Finger Printing.

Education:

* Associate's degree or Technical degree in a related field, or combination of High School degree and related experience required

* Associate's degree or Technical degree in a related field, or specific certification related to position preferred

Work Experience:

* 2 Years Preferred Technical Experience.

How To Apply

Service of the Poor. Reverence. Integrity. Wisdom. Creativity. Dedication.

These are the Core Values we uphold at St.Vincent.

If they describe you, you may be a good candidate to join our nationally-recognized team at one of our many Indiana ministries.

To view our job openings, visit www.stvincent.org/jobs

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