Sterile Processing Technician
Department: Sterile Processing
Type: FTE: 0.9 Full-Time
About the Job:
Trained to all areas of the department, the Sterile Processing Technician plays a crucial role in infection prevention by ensuring all aspects of reprocessing are followed using manufacturer IFU, department policies, and professional standards. Reprocessing includes the phases of transportation, decontamination, assembly, packaging, sterilization, and high-level disinfection of surgical instrument pans, endoscopes, procedure trays, technical equipment and surgical case carts for the O.R, ambulatory care, hospital units and offsite clinics. Safely and competently operates complex equipment including cart washer, washer-sanitizers, endoscope reprocessor, ultrasonic devices, hydrogen peroxide sterilizers, and steam sterilizers. Understands, maintains, and conforms to the legal, ethical, and safety responsibilities inherent in providing safe care for patients.
- High School Diploma or equivalent.
- Prefer minimum one year of post-secondary or year of related sterile processing experience.
- Working knowledge or ability to quickly learn Microsoft word, Excel, Outlook, and EPIC.
- Candidates must already possess or pass IAHCSMM Certified Registered Central Service Technician (CRCST) within one year of service and maintain certification during employment.
Shift Time: 8- hour shifts
Benefits and Salary:
Commensurate with position and experience. Comprehensive benefits package to include: medical, HSA, dental, 403(b) with employer match of 5%, PTO, wellness benefits, etc.
MMC is a regional medical center that serves patients from 7 counties in northwest Wisconsin and Gogebic County in Michigan. We have more than 60 full-time physicians and specialists on-staff and over 500 employees who are dedicated to providing quality care. Our charming city of Ashland, WI is located on the shores of Lake Superior near Bayfield and the 21 Apostle Islands, and boasts a strong community, historic charm, modern conveniences and abundant opportunities for outdoor recreation. Our passion and driving force is to see the people of our community live healthy, productive lives.Apply Now