STERILE PROCESSING TECHNICIAN

  • Aspirus Health
  • Aspirus Wausau Hospital Inc US
  • Posted: Mar 18, 2019
Other Allied Health

Job Description

Aspirus was recently recognized as one of the 15 Top Health Systems in the United States by IBM Watson in their annual study identifying the top-performing health systems in the country based on overall organizational performance.

 

We are seeking a Sterile Processing Technician at Aspirus Wausau Hospital in Wausau, WI to decontaminate, clean, assemble, wrap and sterilize equipment, supplies and instruments to be used hospital-wide including multiple specialty clinics throughout the Aspirus network.

 

Responsibilities will include:

  • Practices professional and courteous social skills in his/her interactions with surgical personnel during and after intense situations.

Is responsible for monitoring and documenting processing activities.

  • Is responsible for precision and accuracy in the cleaning and assembling of complex and fragile instruments and accurate selection of products are key to successful, timely, infection free and user satisfied surgical intervention.
  • He/she will assure the availability of supplies for surgery through procedural case cart preparation.
  • These services are provided to multiple customers including outside sales representatives with individualized needs covering multiple procedural specialties.
  • Qualifications:

    • Certification as a Central Services Technician within 2 years of employment.
    • Demonstrated ability to read, write and do basic mathematics normally acquired through completion of a high school diploma or equivalent.
    • Coursework in instrument processing/sterilization successfully completed.
    • Must be trained in at least three areas: Decontamination, Prep, Set up, Sterilization, and/or Post-Sterilization.
    • Possesses knowledge regarding handling and care of instruments, tray preparation and special procedure items.
    • Additional training for cleaning and disinfecting ERCP scopes with biannual competency.
    • Possesses ability to work closely with others in a team environment.
    • Possesses ability to work in a fast-paced environment and is flexible to change.
    • Covers on-call plus additional on-call for endoscopy.

    Aspirus is a non-profit, community-directed health system based in Wausau, Wisconsin. With more than 7,600 employees, serving communities throughout northern and central Wisconsin, as well as the western Upper Peninsula of Michigan, our integrated system includes four hospitals in Wisconsin and four in Michigan with more than 55 clinics.