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Sanford Health Lead Sterile Processing Technician - Surgical Processing & Distribution - FT in Sioux Falls, South Dakota

Sanford Health is one of the largest and fastest-growing not-for-profit health systems in the United States. We're proud to offer many development and advancement opportunities to our nearly 50,000 members of the Sanford Family who are dedicated to the work of health and healing across our broad footprint.

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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

Department Details

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.

Job Summary

Liaison between staff performing activities in a specialized area and the SPD leadership team. Collaborates with Operating Room staff to ensure availability of supplies and instrumentation for surgical cases. Collaborates with all other customers of Sterile Processing Department (SPD) services. Is a formal trainer of staff, new and existing, and assists in the implementation of new processes. Follows all standard operating procedures 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. May participate in competency development, testing and documentation. May also attend meetings as a representative of Sterile Processing, and assist in developing department policies.

Qualifications

High School Diploma or equivalent.

Three years of experience in a related field is preferred. Must have extensive knowledge of instrumentation processing to include decontamination, inspection, assembly, packaging, and sterilization. Must have demonstrated organizational, communication, and computer skills.

Must be certified and maintain certification in Central Service Technology. Additional Sterile Processing Certifications, such as Certified Instrument Specialist (CIS), and Certified Healthcare Leader (CHL) preferred.

Benefits

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 .

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 .

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-62439
Featured: No