Sanford Health Associate Sterile Processing Technician | Sterile Processing Supply in Fargo, North Dakota
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Facility: South University Hospital
Location: Fargo, ND
Shift: 8 Hours - Day Shifts
Job Schedule: Full time
Weekly Hours: 40.00
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. 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.
Must have a high school diploma or general education diploma (GED).
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.
If working in Fargo, North Dakota (ND), all employees hired within the sterile processing department prior to December 31,2017, will require certification as a Central Service Technician (CST) no later than July 2020 if not certified upon hire. All employees hired after December 31, 2017 will have two years from their date of hire to become certified through the International Association of Healthcare Central Service Material Management (IAHCSMM), if not certified upon hire.
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Job Function: Facilities and General Services
Req Number: R-19794