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Technician Sterile Processing I (673) 

Category Central Supply Room - 6250  
Description

JOB SUMMARY: The Technician Sterile Processing I performs disinfection and sterilization of supplies, instruments and equipment. Cleans, wraps, sterilizes, and distributes equipment, supplies and instruments used in patient care. Restocks and maintains inventory control.

QUALIFICATIONS:

JOB SPECIFIC CORE COMPETENCIES:

  • Performs disinfection and sterilization of supplies, instruments and equipment.
  • Cleans, wraps, sterilizes and distributes equipment, supplies and instruments used in patient care.
  • Restocks and maintains inventory control.
  • Works effectively with others consistently demonstrating tact, discretion and a commitment to teamwork.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Associate can deliver care/service appropriate to patient/customers.
  • Performs sterilization.
  • Performs an air removal test and jacket pressure check prior to first usage of the sterilizer.
  • Clean autoclaves.
  • Completes all documentation records. Is competent with steam and gas sterilizers.
  • Clean equipment and instruments and inspect for visual damage.
  • Performs decontamination.
  • Operate washer/ disinfector.
  • Assemble packs, procedure trays and carts.
  • Follow procedure for content identification of each pack.
  • Wrap instruments properly.
  • Complete documentation of data, load number, sterilizer number and initials.
  • Restock crash carts. Performs ordering function.
  • Maintain adequate inventory.
  • Knows processes for placing internal and external orders.
  • Communicate back orders and other important supply issues accordingly.
  • Proficient with computer programs.
  • Performs distribution function.
  • Maintain record of outgoing supplies for charge purposes and inventory control. Meet customer requests in a timely manner.
  • Correctly label all supplies.

EXPECTED BEHAVIORS:

  • Works effectively with others consistently demonstrating tact, discretion and a commitment to team work.
  • Functions appropriately under stressful or emergency conditions.
  • Utilizes effective verbal, nonverbal and written communication.
  • Assist with orientation of new associates.
  • Contribute to planning, implementing and supporting change for improved patient care and departmental operations. Identify educational opportunities of growth.
  • Demonstrate acceptable attendance and punctuality.
  • Conduct self in a professional manner at all times.
 
Position Requirements

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS:

  • High School graduate or GED required.
  • Basic computer skills required
  • Knowledge of surgical instruments, basic aseptic techniques, medical terminology and the healthcare environment.
  • Surgical related experience involving care and maintenance of equipment.
  • Mandatory Annual Continuing Education: Customer Service, Fire and Safety, Confidentiality-HIPAA, Infection Control, Corporate Compliance. Annual Unit Specific Competencies, and all education required by regulatory, accreditation bodies and/or Hancock Regional Hospital.
  • Certification within 2 years of hire date preferred.
 
Full-Time/Part-Time Casual  
Shift -not applicable-  
Sign-On Bonus  
Exempt/Non-Exempt  
Position Technician Sterile Processing I (673)  
Number of Openings 1  
Exempt/Non-Exempt Non-Exempt  
Open Date 6/2/2022  
Location Hancock Regional Hospital  
About the Organization YOUR HEALTH IS OUR LIFE

Hancock Health is an Indiana-based, full-service healthcare network serving Hancock County and the surrounding areas. Our health system includes Hancock Regional Hospital, Hancock Physician Network and more than 20 other healthcare facilities, such as wellness centers, women's clinics, family practices, and the Sue Ann Wortman Cancer Center.

A Caring Community Partner
Our goal at Hancock Health is simple: To give every person the personalized attention necessary for a happy, healthy life. Our mission, vision, and values embody this goal.

OUR MISSION
To be a Caring Community Partner by healing, improving health and wellness, alleviating suffering, and delivering acts of kindness one person at a time.

OUR VISION
To be nationally recognized for kindness in the delivery of excellent quality patient care, efficient and effective operations, the adoption of proven technologies, the creation of a positive workplace environment, and excellence in community service.

OUR VALUES
Exceptional | Honorable | Devoted | Reliable | Kind  
EOE Statement We are an equal employment opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law.  

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