Job Description

Location: Scenic Mountain Medical Center
Posted Date: 5/30/2024
Job Type: Full Time
Department: 4125.72220 STERILE PROCESSING

About Steward Health Care
Nearly a decade ago, Steward Health Care System emerged as a different kind of health care company designed to usher in a new era of wellness. One that provides our patients better, more proactive care at a sustainable cost, our providers unrivaled coordination of care, and our communities greater prosperity and stability.
As the country’s largest physician-led, tax paying, integrated health care system, our doctors can be certain that we share their interests and those of their patients. Together we are on a mission to revolutionize the way health care is delivered - creating healthier lives, thriving communities and a better world.
Steward is among the nation’s largest and most successful accountable care organizations (ACO), with more than 5,500 providers and 43,000 health care professionals who care for 12.3 million patients a year through a closely integrated network of hospitals, multispecialty medical groups, urgent care centers, skilled nursing facilities and behavioral health centers.
Based in Dallas, Steward currently operates 39 hospitals across Arizona, Arkansas, Florida, Louisiana, Massachusetts, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Texas, and Utah.
For more information, visit www.steward.org.

About SMMC:

Scenic Mountain Medical Center is a community health care provider serving patients in Howard County. An acute care hospital with 146 licensed beds, Scenic Mountain is Joint Commission accredited. Our specialized services include cardiology, orthopedics, maternity, diagnostic imaging, emergency care with a 24/7 level IV Trauma Center, wound care, and women's health and breast care services.

About the Shift:

M-F; Full Time

About the Position:

The Sterile Processing Technician shall be responsible for providing practical knowledge in sterile processing and the distribution of manufactured supplies and equipment. They have seven technical responsibilities: reprocessing, decontamination, disinfection, preparation, packaging, sterilization, and distribution. Assists nurse manager in areas delegated. Facilitates an effective day to day operational schedule with the OR and SPD to provide efficient flow and completion of surgery schedule. Represents the department in all aspects of customer service

Regulatory Requirements:

Education:
1. High school diploma or equivalent.
2. Certified SPD Technician preferred.
Experience:
1. Desirable characteristics include at least one year of experience as an Instrument Technician in a Sterile Processing Department environment and familiarity with State and Federal Regulatory policies and procedures.
2. Must be able to demonstrate knowledge and skills to provide care appropriate to the age of patients served.
3. Must have excellent written, oral, and non-verbal communication skills. Must be able to function effectively under stress.
4. Will work any shift to cover the needs of the department as required by nurse manager. Will be required to be on call.

Licenses/Certificates:

  1. High School Diploma or equivalent.
  2. Certified SPD Technician preferred
  3. Certifications as indicated by the Steward Certification document.

Steward Health Care is an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) employer. Steward Health Care does not discriminate on the grounds of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression or any other non-job-related characteristic.

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