Providence Sterile Supply Tech in Spokane, Washington
Providence St. Joseph Health is calling a Sterile Supply Tech (1.0 FTE, Days) to work in Central Distribution Sterile Supplies at Providence Sacred Heart Medical Center & Children's Hospital in Spokane, WA.
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We are seeking a Sterile Supply Tech to be responsible for the cleaning and assisting in preparation, assembly, packaging and processing of supplies, instruments, basin setups and equipment used on patient floors, surgical, obstetrical and special procedure areas. Must ensure proper techniques and procedures, and include the cleanliness and sterility demanded by the item or items being processed. Assists in maintaining an inventory of sterile supplies and/or instruments on shelves in the L2 area, surgery area(s), Labor & Delivery, Mother Baby and Anesthesia. Acts as Lead when assigned and does assigned tasks.
In this position you will:
Customer Service: Maintain and promote positive, open and honest interpersonal relationships with customers (physicians, employees, visitors, patients, and other PSHMC publics). Provides high quality service to all customers; focuses on understanding customers’ needs and follows through. Demonstrates respect for the capabilities, different cultures and or personalities of co-workers and Medical Center publics within the mission/values of PSHMC.
Communication: Promote and demonstrate effective, open and honest written and verbal communication skills.
Self Management: Demonstrate self-management behaviors which reflect a positive image of PSHMC, following established policies and procedures and promote an efficient, cost effective work environment.
Ownership /Stewardship and Accountability: Demonstrates good stewardship of resources by treating property of customers, Providence Sacred Heart Medical Center and co-workers with care and respect.
Teamwork: Work cooperatively and collaboratively with all levels of staff and other disciplines for problem solving without blaming.
Flexibility: Demonstrate flexibility by readily adapting to different situations to complete work.
Inventories selected supplies weekly or as assigned and maintains adequate stock level.
Wash, sort and assemble necessary supplies and instruments required to complete specific job functions in decontam and/or case cart area.
Correctly inspect and fold linens and supplies used in preparation for sterile pack assembly.
As assigned, prepare items for sterilizer loads, properly operates various types of gas sterilizers and aerators, gas plasma sterilizers, steam sterilizers in accordance with policies and procedures.
Accurately prepare sterilizer load records and other documentation, which may be required.
Comply with BSI Standards/OSHA Blood Borne Pathogen regulations. Wears required personal protective equipment (i.e. goggles, gown and gloves).
Consistently meet quantity and quality of work as specified in checklists, inventory sheets and/or schedules and/or PPL’s.
Perform other duties requested by the supervisor.
Perform transportation of SPD instrumentation/patient care items for and from patient care areas as assigned.
Able to pick cases/carts for next day surgical and patient care areas as assigned.
Operate instrument washing and ultrasonic cleaning equipment.
Handle all instrumentation and equipment according to established policies and procedures.
Maintain work area in an organization, efficient manner.
Handle sterile supplies properly to prevent contamination.
Label instruments/set correctly including proper sterilization method and initials.
Required qualification for this position include:
- Acceptable references from former employer(s).
Preferred qualifications for this position include:
High school graduate or equivalent
One year experience in Central Processing
Medical terminology experience
About the ministry you will serve.
Providence Sacred Heart Medical Center has a commanding presence in Spokane, Washington and is a beacon of hope and healing for patients throughout the region. We have over 600 beds and are chosen by people from across the state for the da Vinci surgical robotic for heart surgery and parents from all over the Inland Northwest who have children with life-threatening conditions know they’ll find the care and comfort they need at Sacred Heart Children’s Hospital.
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As expressions of God’s healing love, witnessed through the ministry of Jesus, we are steadfast in serving all, especially those who are poor and vulnerable.
Providence is a comprehensive not-for-profit network of hospitals, care centers, health plans, physicians, clinics, home health care and services continuing a more than 100-year tradition of serving the poor and vulnerable. Providence is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. Providence does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, disability, veteran, military status, religion, age, creed, national origin, sexual identity or expression, sexual orientation, marital status, genetic information, or any other basis prohibited by local, state, or federal law.
Job Category: Sterile Processing Techs (Central Services Techs)
Req ID: 292985