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Facility: Surgical Tower
Location: Sioux Falls, SD
Address: 1500 W 22nd St, Sioux Falls, SD 57105, USA
Shift: 8 Hours - Day Shifts
Job Schedule: Full time
Weekly Hours: 40.00
Starting Rate: $ 15.00
The sterile processing department at Sanford is responsible to pick all clean supplies for each surgery, and to clean, & sterilize all surgical instruments. In this department you wear surgical scrubs so please come to work in your sweatpants and change into scrubs! You are never required to work outside your shift hours, but overtime is often available. Our department has room for growth with 6 different levels of responsibility and pay. Set schedule of day hours, 8 hour shifts, Monday through Friday only. NO call!
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.
High school diploma or equivalent preferred.
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.
Sanford Health offers an attractive benefits package for qualifying full-time and part-time employees. Depending on eligibility, a variety of benefits include health insurance, dental insurance, vision insurance, life insurance, a 401(k) retirement plan, work/life balance benefits, sick leave and paid time off. To review your benefit eligibility, visit https://sanfordhealth.jobs/benefits .
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Sanford Health has a Drug Free Workplace Policy. An accepted offer will require a drug screen and pre-employment background screening as a condition of employment.
Job Function: Facilities and General Services
Req Number: R-72607