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Job Title:  Sterile Processing Technician Lead

Req ID:  23621
Job Category:  Clinical Support, Operations & Education

Chattanooga, TN, US, 37341

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 Lead. STERIS is looking for Sterile Processing Technicians to join our winning team!  $3000 sign on bonus and relocation assistance provided

 

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 and works proficiently in all activities that relate to the reprocessing of reusable medical supplies and instrumentation including decontamination, cleaning, assembly, wrapping, sterilization, and storage processes aligned within IPS professional standards and regulations.
•Assists Sterile Processing Supervisor with ensuring proper operational procedures are followed and completes required documentation/reporting.
•Assists and collaborates with Sterile Processing Supervisor on new employee orientation, on-the-job training, in-service education and STERIS or facility quality assurance programs.
•Responsible for directing and communicating department workflow and Technician work assignments.
•Reports and troubleshoots broken or missing instrumentation and equipment and communicates low par levels of SPD consumable supplies.
•Identifies and leads process improvement initiatives.
•Responsible for management of pegboard inventory.
•Answers and responds to calls from the operating room and other end-users during assigned shift.
•Ensures navigator assignments are completed or assigned.
•Coordinates and prioritizes surgical needs to ensure timely delivery of sterilized instruments to customers or appropriate storage location.
•Escalates facility/department issues or concerns to ensure proper resolution.
•Supports development and training of Sterile Processing Technicians.
•Supports and adheres to STERIS, facility and regulatory policies and procedures.
•Refers all decisions beyond personal scope of responsibilities to their Manager and or STERIS leadership if necessary. IND123

What You Need to Be Successful

  • A high school diploma or equivalent required. Completion of a Sterile Processing/Surgical Technologist program preferred.
  • 3+ years of SPD experience with demonstrated proficiency in all SPD Technician responsibilities, including a solid proficiency and ability to work independently with all tray sets.
  • CRCST or CSPDT certification AND CIS certification or CSIS certification required. Where applicable, CER or CFER certification may be required instead of CIS or CSIS certification. Both certifications must be maintained annually.

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 is a $3B, publicly traded (NYSE: STE) organization with approximately 12,000 associates worldwide and operates in more than 100 countries.

If you need assistance completing the application process, please call 1 (440) 392.7047. This contact information is for accommodation inquiries only and cannot be used to check application status.

STERIS is an Equal Opportunity Employer.  We are committed to equal employment opportunity and the use of affirmative action programs to ensure that persons are recruited, hired, trained, transferred and promoted in all job groups regardless of race, color, religion, age, disability, national origin, citizenship status, military or veteran status, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth and related medical conditions), sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, and any other category protected by federal, state or local law.  We are not only committed to this policy by our status as a federal government contractor, but also we are strongly bound by the principle of equal employment opportunity.

The full affirmative action program, absent the data metrics required by § 60-741.44(k), shall be available to all employees and applicants for employment for inspection upon request. The program may be obtained at your location’s HR Office during normal business hours.

Req ID:  23621
Job Category:  Clinical Support, Operations & Education

Chattanooga, TN, US, 37341


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