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Certified Sterile Processing Technician

Company: Adventist Health
Location: Fort Bragg
Posted on: June 5, 2024

Job Description:

Located where miles of breathtaking ocean views meet dense coastal forests, Adventist Health Mendocino County has a rich history serving community members on the coast since 1971. We are comprised of a 25-bed critical access hospital and offer a range of services in Fort Bragg. The Mendocino Coast offers a small-town atmosphere and is known for its natural beauty, from the smallest to the tallest redwoods in the world, to glass bottom beaches and the only oceanfront botanical gardens in the United States. With whale watching, fishing, hiking trails and many more outdoor adventures readily available, this coastal region is a place to immerse yourself in its landscape and history.Job Summary:Processes and sterilizes surgical and hospital instruments and equipment. Assembles surgical instrument sets and trays. Distributes patient care supplies and equipment.Job Requirements:Education and Work Experience:* High School Education/GED or equivalent: Preferred* Associates/Technical Degree or equivalent combination of education/related experience: PreferredLicenses/Certifications:* Sterile Processing Technician certification: Required* Certified Board Sterile Processing and Distribution (CBSPD) or Certified Registered Central Service Technician (CRCST): RequiredFacility Specific License/Certifications:* Basic Life Support (BLS OR HS-BLS OR RQI BLS) certification: RequiredEssential Functions:* Decontaminates and processes instruments, including compiling instrument sets, counting instruments and recording counts. Sterilizes instruments, trays, basins, etc. with the appropriate exposure/dry times. Prepares instruments for immediate use sterilization when necessary. Maintains a clean and orderly environment in the department by daily wiping of counters, sinks, exterior surface of autoclaves and high disinfection equipment. Cleans the autoclave chambers on a weekly basis. Assists Operating Room Housekeeping with room turn over, terminal cleaning of Operating Room suites, and daily duties, if necessary. Assists with picking supplies/instruments for upcoming cases.* Performs daily diagnostic testing on sterilizing equipment, including test packs, biological indicators and diagnostic cycle for Endoscope Processors. Evaluates instruments for function and safety when reprocessing. Provides reprocessing services for ancillary department instruments, including Emergency Room, Respiratory Therapy, Physical Therapy, Radiology.* Identifies and evaluates loaner instruments prior to processing. Records loaner information in a log for tracking. Maintains Biological Incubator and log; evaluates for biological test results.* Provides technical services and assists in operating room, recovery, outpatient endoscopy, and central sterile as assigned and directed. Works under the direct supervision of a Registered Nurse (RN) and reports to the perioperative services manager.* Performs other job-related duties as assigned.Organizational Requirements:Adventist Health is committed to the safety and wellbeing of our associates and patients. Therefore, we require that all associates receive all required vaccinations, including, but not limited to, measles, mumps, flu (based on the seasonal availability of the flu vaccine typically during October-March each year), COVID-19 vaccine (required in CA, HI and OR) etc., as a condition of employment, and annually thereafter. Medical and religious exemptions may apply.#Tech-SJJob Type: Full-timePay: $20.72 - $31.06 per hourSchedule:* 8 hour shiftWork Location: In personby Jobble

Keywords: Adventist Health, Santa Rosa , Certified Sterile Processing Technician, Professions , Fort Bragg, California

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