Sterile Processing Technician - Instruments Job

Full Job Title: Sterile Processing Instr Tech

Job Number: 17009200

Facility: St. Anthony Hospital

Location: Oklahoma City, OK

Schedule: Full Time

Hours: 2:30pm-11:00pm


Role Purpose:

Under the direction of the Mgr, Sterile Processing, care forand maintain surgical instruments and trays. Major areas of responsibilityinclude instrument decontamination, cleaning, observation for broken parts,maintenance, assembly and wrapping of instruments and/or trays.

    • Collaborate with Supervisor to make recommendation for updates of instrument processing, storage and set up.
    • Correct, clean and reassemble instrument sets utilizing instrument count sheets. Correctly wrap and prepare sets for sterilization based on knowledge of sterilization methods required for specific instruments/equipment. These activities must occur on a consistent basis.
    • Display flexibility towards schedule changes, reassignment and assisting other employees in the Surgery Department.
    • Obtain correct instrument or instrument set and deliver to the patient operating room in a timely fashion upon request of an item.
    • Prepare, sort, file, copy and distribute correspondence, forms, reports and other documents in a timely, efficient manner.
    • Promote positive interrelationships with patients, visitors, physicians, staff and other hospital employees.
    • Utilize automated processes and clinical information systems appropriately and efficiently.
    • Perform other related duties as directed that correspond to the overall function of this position.
    • Able to read, write and follow verbal orders.
    • High school diploma or GED preferred.
    • Previous health care experience preferred.

AboutSSM St. Anthony's Hospital

St.Anthony Hospital is a 601-bed regional referral facility specializing incardiology, oncology, surgery and behavioral medicine. The hospital,established in 1898, is located in Midtown Oklahoma City and serves the needsof Central Oklahoma, as well as many counties throughout Oklahoma, through itslarge rural affiliate network of hospitals. Four St. Anthony Healthplexcampuses provide convenient emergency and outpatient service access to theoutlying communities of the metropolitan area. St. Anthony added urgent careservices in May 2015 at St. Anthony North. St. Anthony has received numerousawards including the Oklahoma Quality Award for Excellence, Certified HealthyBusiness, Premier QUEST® Award for High-value Healthcare Citation of Merit,among others. Healthsights ranks St. Anthony at performance levels for qualityand patient satisfaction higher than local competitors and many national healthcare organizations.

SSM Health is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer. Qualified applicants are considered for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or any other characteristic protected by law. Learn More »

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