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Job Title:  Sterile Processing Technician

Req ID:  22390
Job Category:  Clinical Support, Operations & Education
Country/Region:  US
State:  TN
City:  Chattanooga
Zip:  37404
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.

Position Summary

Provides on-site support for the reprocessing of surgical instruments and trays to contracted facilities in compliance with the Department of Health, TJC, OSHA, CDC, AAMI and AORN standards and facilities goals and policies. Position level will be determined by previous job related experience, performance and certification requirements. 

Duties

Duties - cont'd

Education Degree

  • High School Diploma or GED

Required Experience

  • A high school diploma or equivalent required. Completion of a Sterile Processing/Surgical Technologist program preferred.
  • 0-1+ years of SPD or transferrable experience required. Must obtain CRCST or CSPDT certification within 12 months of hire. Certification must be maintained.
  • Basic computer skills and aptitude.
  • Medical instrument knowledge.
  • Knowledge of sterilization and processing equipment. 
  • Ability to work daily in a fast-paced, high pressure Healthcare Service environment.
  • Awareness of LEAN concepts and ability to translate this in the work environment.
  • Communicates in a professional manner to all hospital staff, customers and company employees via all forms of communication.
  • Must be a team player and demonstrate flexibility to work in all areas of the department to meet production demands.

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.

Preferred Experience

  • Completion of a Sterile Processing/Surgical Technologist program preferred. 

Skills

 

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.


Nearest Major Market: Chattanooga

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