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Sterile Processing Technician in Saint Paul, MN at Pride Health

Date Posted: 5/21/2019

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
    Full-Time
  • Experience:
    Not Specified
  • Date Posted:
    5/21/2019

Job Description

Pride Health is seeking candidates for a Certified Sterile Processing Technician to work an evening role at a respected healthcare facility in Woodbury, MN.

Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for the accurate and timely cleaning, inspection, assembly, enclosure and sterilization of surgical and non-surgical instrumentation and equipment to meet customer and patient care needs.
  • Performs manual decontamination to remove organic and inorganic materials from reusable surgical and non-surgical instruments and equipment.
  • Performs visual post-decontamination inspection of reusable surgical and non-surgical instruments and equipment to verify they are free of organic and inorganic materials, they are complete and they function properly.
  • ¬†Assembles surgical and non-surgical instrument sets and equipment systems.
  • Performs package enclosure, using peel pouches and rolls, sterile wrapping, rigid containment systems and other enclosure methods.
  • Performs biological and chemical testing as appropriate for high-level disinfection and sterilization systems.
  • Operates automated processing equipment such as instrument washers, sterilizers, biological incubators, heat sealers and other commonly used automated, non-automated and electronic equipment in sterile processing
  • Completes legal sterilization and high-level disinfection records, and other records, checklists and forms. Plans and coordinates owned and vendor-borrowed instruments for surgical procedures. Assembles surgical case carts. with sterile processed and sterile product supplies.
  • Maintains knowledge of, and complies with, all relevant laws, regulations, policies, procedures and standards.

Qualifications

  • Certified Sterile Processing Tech through Board for Sterile Processing and Distribution
  • CSPDT certification or CRCST certification required upon hire or within the first 24 months of employment.
  • Basic computer skills -ability to work with applications associate (Window, Outlook, etc.)
  • At least 1 year of experience