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Sterile Processing Tech in Coos Bay, OR at SkyBridge Resources, LLC

Date Posted: 5/3/2019

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 Sterile Processing Tech 

Summary:  

SkyBridge Resources is seeking a Sterile Processing Tech in the Coos Bay Area of Oregon State!  

Job Description:  

  • $1,229 weekly gross pay 

  • Hours are 8-hour mids, 40 hours per week - with call 2 weekend shifts a month  

  • Ensures the instruments, carts and trays are stocked, sterilized, sanitized and documented for use in the operating room and other departments.  

  • Retrieves, cleans, disinfects, decontaminates and terminally processes items from user departments  

  • Sets up case carts  

  •  Sets up trays and instrument sets  

  • Cleans operating rooms between/after cases  

  • Inventories and orders supplies for Sterile Processing case cart room  

  • Runs biological and chemical tests at appropriate times and accurately documents and interprets all sterilization records  

  • Oversees and ensures accuracy of sterilization records for the department  

  • Assists OR crews during the day/evening shift with urgent reprocessing needs or operating room staff requests in the operating room (i.e. opening trays, other support functions)  

  • Maintains documentation of new instrument/equipment location, use, method of cleaning  

  • Identifies and replaces worn or broken instruments and tags with instructions for repair and notifies OR staff and logs all instruments out for repair  

  • Transports and transfers patients as needed  

  • Receives outside instrumentation from other care providers and assumes responsibility for documentation and processing  

  • Obtains major equipment repair as needed  

  • Performs in-service education to ensure that all Central Services Technicians are properly trained on new or existing procedures   

  • Dress Code: hospital provide scrubs 

Requirements: 

  • Ability to read, write legibly, and converse in the English language  

  • Exhibits critical thinking and problem-solving skills in all aspects of job performance  

  • Flexible, able to prioritize and adapt to rapidly changing patient and unit needs  

  • Demonstrates effective teaching skills  

  • Proficient in use of basic computer functions, including internet and word processing  

  • Proficiently operates sterilizers, heat sealers, washer/decontaminator, ultrasonic cleaner, computer, copier, Lakeside carts  

  • Maintains regular, consistent and punctual attendance at the assigned job location  

  •  Ability to cover weekend call shifts as the third call crew team member  

  • Ability to identify, disassemble, decontaminate, reassemble and sort all instrumentation and instrument trays used in the operating room  

  • Ability to maintain composure and work under stress as a team member  

  • Knowledge of surgical procedures and instrumentation needed on specific cases  

  • Ability to follow surgery schedule to assure scopes, instruments, and supplies are available as needed  

  • Understands care and handling of scopes and special procedure instruments  

  •  Knowledge of proper use, handling and disposal of hazardous materials used in area and associated good safety practices  

  • Understands storage and rotation of sterile supplies  

  • Ability to use instrument washer, autoclaves, Steris, and ultrasonic cleaning machines appropriately  

  • Familiar with computer documentation   

  • American Heart Association Healthcare Provider Basic Life Support (BLS) required 

  • High School or equivalent preferred  

  • CRCST certification required  

  • Minimum of two years in Central Services sterilizing experience and/or OR Instrument Technician  

  • Minimum of 6 months healthcare supply experience preferred 

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