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Sanford Health Associate Sterile Processing Technician - Sterile Processing - South University in Fargo, North Dakota

Job Title: Associate Sterile Processing Technician | Sterile Processing - South University | Fargo, ND

City: Fargo

State: ND

Department : Phase 2 Positions

Job Schedule: Full Time

Shift: Days

Hours Per Shift: 8 hr

JOB SUMMARY

Will be responsible for ensuring all patient care and surgical supplies, equipment, and instruments are properly inventoried, inspected, stored, distributed and reprocessed in a quality and timely manner throughout the health system.

Follows all standard operating procedures (SOP) and policies and Infection Prevention and Control Guidelines. Able to recognize potential and actual processing errors, notify leadership and follow-up according to procedure or instruction. Completes assigned tasks in a timely manner and maintains continuity in work flow. Is responsible for use of technologies such as copy and fax machine, internet, handheld devices, electronic medical records, instrument tracking systems, inventory management systems, email and Microsoft office.

POSITION RESPONSIBILITIES

States the basic characteristics of good working relationships. Speaks clearly and understandably; using appropriate words, grammar and mannerisms. Identifies the procedures for making sure that results are mistake-free. Explains how managing customer perceptions and expectations enhances customer service. Explains concepts of operating system, application software, storage and networking. Describes listening techniques such as paying attention and confirming understanding. Demonstrates a basic understanding of the relationship between maintaining focus and productivity. Conducts basic file manipulation such as open, print, save and delete mail. Cites examples of taking initiative in own personal or professional life. Asks questions and seeks help when needed.

DEPARTMENT DETAILS

  • Responsible for supportingthe daily operations that relate to the reprocessing of instrumentationincluding decontamination, cleaning, assembly, packaging, and sterilizinginstruments, trays, and equipment for the hospital

  • Responsible for case cartpreparation and delivery as well as the replenishment of Operating Roomsupplies stored within the Sterile Processing Department

  • Associate SterileProcessing Technicians will be cross trained in all areas of thedepartment and may participate in precepting new employees if directed bythe manager

  • Techs must have a highlevel of integrity by following all internal procedures and externalregulatory processes

  • This position will beregularly scheduled Monday - Friday

QUALIFICATIONS

Must have a High School Diploma or equivalent.

Prior experience in central processing or healthcare environment is preferred. Knowledge of medical terminology preferred. Must have strong phone and computer skills, with ability to navigate the internet and use handheld devices.

Certified in Central Service Technology (CRCST) is strongly preferred within 24 months of date of hire.

BENEFITS

  • Health, Dental, Vision- Full and Part time employees areeligible first of the month following date of hire

  • Traditional and Value planhealth insurance options

  • Health Savings Account andFlexible Spending Account options

  • Free life insurance – equalto 1x salary

  • Additional Life InsuranceOptions

  • 401(k) Retirement SavingsPlan

  • Paid Time Off

  • Adoption assistance

  • Sanford Health provides itsfull-time employees short-term disability and long-term disabilitycoverage the first of the month following date of hire

  • Employee Perks Program

  • Employee Assistance Program

  • Worksite Wellness Program

About Sanford Health:

At Sanford Health, we are dedicated to the work of health and healing.

Every day, we show that commitment by delivering the highest quality of care to the communities we serve.

We are leaders in health care and strive to provide patients across the region with convenient access to expert medical care, leading-edge technologies and world-class facilities.

In addition to strong clinical care, we are also committed to research, education and community growth.

We engage in medical research to not only discover innovative ways to provide care, but also cures for common diseases.

We continuously seek new ways to achieve our vision of improving the human condition here in your community, across the region and around the world.

The entire team at Sanford Health recognizes the value of healthy families and communities.

We continue to gain momentum and expand our reach. Together, we can make a positive difference now, and in the future.

Sanford is an EEO/AA Employer M/F/Disability/Vet.

If you are an individual with a disability and would like to request an accommodation for help with your online application,

please call 1-877-673-0854 or send an email to talent@sanfordhealth.org .

City: Fargo

State: ND

Job Function: Facilities and General Services

Job Schedule: Full Time

Shift: Days

Req Number: WD06580

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