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Reprocessing Technician - Sterile Processing

Posted on Apr 2, 2019 by Ascension

Kalamazoo, MI 49006
Health Care
Immediate Start
Annual Salary
Full-Time

We Are Hiring

Reprocessing Technician - Sterile Processing 001 - Full-Time Rotating 40 Hours Weekly - Ascension Borgess Hospital - Kalamazoo, MI

3pm to 11:30pm rotates to weekends and holidays as required.

Why Join Ascension?

Based in Kalamazoo, Borgess provides care for nearly 1 million people annually in cardiac, neurologic, orthopedic, vascular and bariatric services, among others. We are one of the region's largest health systems and employers and have been serving as part of Ascension since 1999.

What You Will Do

As an Associate with Ascension Borgesss Hospital, you will have the opportunity to disassemble and decontaminate instruments and equipment to ensure safe handling and proper sterilization. Assembles all instruments and implants according to prescribed hospital procedures and techniques. Sterilizes/disinfects instruments, equipment, linen and supplies using various methods of sterilization/high level disinfection. Provides various departments with additional assistance related to STAT case carts, intubation boxes, PAPR, Wound Vacs, etc. Assigned to a variety of duties and functions in all designated positions in the Main Reprocessing department, SDS Reprocessing and GI Reprocessing: independently. The Reprocessing Technician is able to follow written and oral instructions, as well as communicate effectively verbally and in legible handwriting. Good eyesight and hearing are required skills. This position implements and maintains established Medical Center, Care Center, department/unit standards, policies, and procedures.

Responsibilities:

  • Ability to assume charge role in the absence of other supervisory personnel.
  • Successful completion of orientation.
  • Able to complete competency criteria annually.
  • Operates all processing machinery.
  • Disassembles and decontaminates instruments and equipment to ensure safe handling and proper sterilization.
  • Assembles all instruments and implants according to prescribed hospital procedures and techniques
  • Sterilizes/disinfects instruments, equipment, linen and supplies using various methods of sterilization/high level disinfection.,
  • Assigned to a variety of duties and functions in all designated positions in the Main Reprocessing department, SDS Reprocessing independently.
  • The above is intended to describe the general content of and requirements for the performance of this job. It is not to be construed as an exhaustive statement of duties, responsibilities or requirements.

What You Will Need

Licenses/Certifications/Registration:

  • Required Credential(s):
    • Certified Central Service Tech credentialed from the International Association for Healthcare Security and Safety (IAHSS) obtained within 18 Months (1 1/2 year) of hire date or job transfer date.

Education:

  • High School Diploma or Equivalent (GED) required.
  • Previous C.S. experience preferred.

Equal Employment Opportunity

Borgess Health is an equal opportunity employer, dedicated to the nondiscrimination in employment on the basis of race, color, age, religion, sex, national origin, handicap, disability, veteran or marital status.

Please note that Ascension will make an offer of employment only to individuals who have applied for a position using our official application. Be on alert for possible fraudulent offers of employment. Ascension will not solicit money or banking information from applicants.

Reference: 682889768

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