Sterile Processing Technician Job

Full Job Title: Sterile Processing Tech

Job Number: 17003058

Facility: St. Anthony Shawnee Hospital

Location: Shawnee, OK

Schedule: Full Time, Evenings

Hours: 2:30pm - 7:30pm


Role Purpose:
Care for and maintain surgical instruments and trays. Major areas of responsibility include 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.
    Minimum Qualifications:
    • Able to read, write and follow verbal orders.
    Preferred Qualifications:
    • High school diploma or GED preferred.
    • Previous health care experience preferred.
St. Anthony Shawnee Hospital –
St. Anthony Shawnee Hospital is a 102-bed acute care facility with approximately 60 physicians and 550 health care professionals that has been serving the health care needs of the Shawnee, Okla. community since 1964. The hospital offers a wide range of services that include cardiology, oncology, surgery, emergency services and urgent care. Formerly known as Unity Health Center, SSM Health finalized an agreement to bring Unity into our system in 2012. St. Anthony Shawnee Hospital offers the community extensive diagnostic services close to home. Additionally, it provides urgent care services in a new location that includes in house lab services and X-ray for the convenience of patients. St. Anthony Shawnee Hospital has been recognized for quality by Press Ganey and the Oklahoma Quality Award, and the hospital is a Certified Healthy Business.
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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