Sterile Processing Technician-Full Time
Company: Animas Surgical Hospital
Posted on: May 26, 2023
Shift: Full Time
Responsible for maintaining and providing sterile instruments and supplies for surgery. Requires memorization skills and attention to detail. Must hold current sterile processing tech certification or obtain certification within 6 months of hire.
Essential Job Functions
Demonstrates the spirit of the philosophy, mission, and values of the hospital through words and actions, and implements them into departmental processes, programs, and the working environment.
Animas Surgical Hospital is a drug free workplace and performs a pre-employment alcohol and drug screen which includes marijuana.
Compensation: $18.00 - $34.41
Education:High School Diploma, G.E.D., or equivalent experience
Certification, Licensure: CSPDT or CRCST
Experience, Training, Knowledge: Two (2) to three (3) years experience in a healthcare setting preferred
Must be able to see in order to read, write, and perform clerical/secretarial job duties. Must be able to hear and speak in order to communicate with others in person and by telephone. Must have manual dexterity to use a computer keyboard and other usual office equipment. Light to moderate physical effort may be required to lift, push and pull carts.
Working Conditions/Environmental Exposures
Exposed to noxious fumes, gases, mists/dust, and poor ventilation; environmental hazards, such as proximity to moving mechanical parts, needles, needle containers, sharps, blood, body fluids and/or tissues, electrical current/high voltage, chemicals/solvents, radiation and/or radioactive materials and/or radioactive waste, various infectious/communicable diseases, infectious medical waste that may require protective clothing/equipment.
ASH IMMUNIZATIONS AND VACCINATIONS REQUIREMENTS- Aligns with CDC's Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices (ACIP) for Healthcare Personnel
Hepatitis B- Lab evidence of immunity to Hepatitis B or three doses Hep B vaccine at appropriate intervals
Influenza- mandatory from November 1st through March 31st each year
Measles, Mumps, and Rubella - Lab evidence of immunity to Measles, Mumps, and Rubella or 2 doses of MMR Vaccination
Varicella (chickenpox) - Lab evidence of immunity to Varicella or 2 doses of Varicella Vaccine
Tetanus, diphtheria, pertussis (Tdap) - documented proof of immunization
Tuberculosis Screening- All new-hires undergo a two-step TB skin test
* VACCINE RECORDS OR EVIDENCE OF IMMUNITY ARE REQUIRED PRIOR TO 1ST DAY OF SCHEDULED WORK*
Shift: Full Time
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