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Job Title:  Sterile Processing Technician II -$3000 sign on bonus

Req ID:  23231
Job Category:  Clinical Support, Operations & Education

Chattanooga, TN, US, 37410

Description: 

At STERIS, we help our Customers create a healthier and safer world by providing innovative healthcare and life science product and service solutions around the globe.

How You Will Make a Difference

Are you ready to join a global organization and industry leader in Sterile Processing that provides endless opportunities to grow your career? If you’re looking for a rewarding career where you can make an impact on the health and safety of those around you, we’d love to discuss you joining our team as a Sterile Processing Technician. STERIS is looking for Sterile Processing Technicians to join our winning team!  $3000 sign on bonus. 

 

Our Sterile Processing Technicians take pride in their work because they know it plays an important role in patient safety, and every patient is someone’s loved one on the table. Safe procedures start with clean instruments. Our Sterile Processing Technicians work behind the scenes of healthcare facilities in a fast-paced environment, impacting patient safety without being patient facing. When healthcare facilities need the help of product experts, they call us because they know our Technicians are continuously trained on industry best practices.

What You Will Do

  • Supports daily operations of all activities that relate to the reprocessing of reusable medical supplies and instrumentation including decontamination, cleaning, assembly, wrapping, sterilization, and storage processes within all set professional standards and regulations.
  • Operates all mechanical machinery within the department such as, but not limited to, cart washers, instrument washers, steam sterilizers, low temp sterilizers, ultrasonic and drying cabinets within sterile processing.
  • Works independently and proficiently in all areas of sterile processing including decontamination, cleaning, assembly, wrapping, sterilization, and storage processes with all set professional standards and regulations.
  • Reports broken and/or missing instrumentation and is able to anticipate replacement needs.
  • Uses established policies and procedures to complete work assignments.
  • Uses the implemented Track & Trace system established within the sterile processing department for all tasks and products processed.
  • Able to perform assembly on advanced instrument and vendor trays within set quality and production standards.
  • Supports department needs and work assignments including, but not limited to, Navigator assignment.
  • Assists in training of new employees with leadership discretion and direction.
  • Refers all decisions beyond personal scope of responsibilities to STERIS leadership.
  • Participates in in-services and educational offerings provided by STERIS in the facility.
  • Responds and supports requests made by STERIS leadership in ensuring requested instrumentation is prioritized and available for Customer needs.

What You Need to Be Successful

  • A high school diploma or equivalent required. Completion of a Sterile Processing/Surgical Technologist program preferred.
  • 1 year of SPD or relatable experience (such as surgical or GI technician experience) and CRCST or CSPDT certification required OR 2 years of SPD or relatable experience (such as surgical or GI technician experience), obtaining CRCST or CSPDT certification within 12 months of hire. Certification must be maintained.
  • Must also obtain CIS or CSIS certification within 12 months of hire. Where applicable, CER or CFER certification may be required instead within 12 months of hire. Certification must be maintained.
  • Demonstrated proficiency with most trays and the ability to perform all SPD responsibilities without close supervision.
  • Able to perform all job requirements of a Technician I.

Physical Demands  

  • While performing the duties of this Job, the employee is regularly required to stand; walk; use hands and reach with hands and arms. The employee is frequently required to sit, stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl and talk, see and hear.  The employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 50 pounds, push and/or pull up to 300 pounds on a cart or carriage.

What We're Offering You in Return

STERIS is a global organization offering full time opportunities to join our growing team. We offer benefits including Medical/Vision/Dental, Paid Time Off, and a 401(k) with company match.

 

Our motto in the Sterile Processing Department is simple: 100% complete, 100% sterile, 100% on time. As a Sterile Processing Technician, you play a crucial role in making sure we live up to that standard. If you’re looking for the chance to impact dozens of people a day, and you want to further your career with a company that offers several opportunities for career development, click the apply button below. Let’s create a healthier and safer world, together.

 

STERIS plc is a $3B, publicly traded (NYSE: STE) organization with more than 12,000 employees worldwide.

STERIS strives to be an Equal Opportunity Employer.  

Req ID:  23231
Job Category:  Clinical Support, Operations & Education

Chattanooga, TN, US, 37410


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