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Logan Health Sterile Processing Technician - Evening Shift in Kalispell, Montana

Job Description Summary:

This position decontaminates and sterilizes surgical instruments for use in the assigned area(s). Assembles surgical trays and tracks and maintains the total inventory of instruments and implants.

Qualifications:

  • Minimum of one (1) year work experience in sterile processing or healthcare preferred. Other combinations of education and experience may be considered.

  • Minimum of one (1) of the below must successfully be obtained within two (2) years of hire:

  • International Association of Healthcare Central Service Material Management (IAHCSMM)

  • Certified Board for Sterile Processing and Distribution (CBSPD) certification

  • Excellent organizational skills, detail-oriented, a self-starter, possess critical thinking skills and be able to set priorities and function as part of a team as well as independently.

  • Commitment to working in a team environment and maintaining confidentiality as needed.

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills including the ability to communicate effectively with various audiences.

  • Excellent interpersonal skills with the ability to manage sensitive and confidential situations with tact, professionalism, and diplomacy.

  • Possess and maintain computer skills to include working knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite and ability to learn other software as needed.

Job Specific Duties:

  • Provides excellent customer service and exhibits professional demeanor at all times.

  • Manually sorts, disassembles, cleans and/or disinfects instruments, scopes and supplies per department protocol for assigned area(s). Utilizes critical thinking skills in regards to workflow and assignment.

  • Performs quality control on instruments/scopes by checking for visual damage, sharpness, cleanliness, and working condition. Initiates process for repairs and/or replaces as applicable to assigned area(s). Completes all daily production and quality control records.

  • Recommends ordering of new instruments as needed. Stocks surgical case cart area, processing, decontamination, and code blue cart shelving. Stocks and maintains code blue carts for immediate need and usage.

  • Continually checks for any outdates of sterile items and packaging integrity. Performs immediate-use steam sterilization of instrumentation using proper technique. Prepares surgical instrument sets and/or trays. Prioritizes production of surgical case cart, floor stock trays and miscellaneous.

  • Wraps, packages, and sets up instrument trays per department protocol. Labels all instrument sets, peel-pouches, etc.

  • Efficiently and accurately loads sterilizers per department procedure and as applicable to assigned area(s).

  • Sterilizes instruments, scopes, supplies and linen using mandated sterilization processes per department protocol.

  • Ensures proper operation of sterilization units through daily quality control testing.

  • Inspects equipment as applicable to assigned area(s) for visible signs of malfunction and reports malfunction to leader in a timely manner.

  • Processes requisitions and requests for case carts, instrumentation and supplies in a timely manner.

  • Communicates deficits in supplies or instruments for case carts to appropriate stakeholders per department protocol.

  • The above essential functions are representative of major duties of positions in this job classification. Specific duties and responsibilities may vary based upon departmental needs. Other duties may be assigned similar to the above consistent with knowledge, skills and abilities required for the job. Not all of the duties may be assigned to a position.

Maintains regular and consistent attendance as scheduled by department leadership.

Shift:

Evening Shift - 8 Hours (United States of America)

Schedule Details:

Please know schedules and shifts are subject to change based on patient care and department/organizational needs.

Schedule: Evening Shift - 3pm-11:30pm

Logan Health operates 24 hours per day, seven days per week. Schedules are set to accommodate the requirements of the position and the needs of the organization and may be adjusted as needed.

Notice of Pre-Employment Screening Requirements

If you receive a job offer, please note all offers are contingent upon passing a pre-employment screening, which includes:

  • Criminal background check

  • Reference checks

  • Drug Screening

  • Health and Immunizations Screening

  • Physical Demand Review/Screening

Equal Opportunity Employer

Logan Health is an Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE/AA/M-F/Vet/Disability). We encourage all qualified individuals to apply for employment. We do not discriminate against any applicant or employee based on protected veteran status, race, color, gender, sexual orientation, religion, national origin, age, disability or any other basis protected by applicable law. If you require accommodation to complete the application, testing or interview process, please notify Human Resources.

Our people are everything.

The amazing providers, employees, and volunteers at Logan Health gift this organization with their innovation, knowledge, and compassion. Together, we're connecting our community to trusted, quality care and helping to improve lives every day.

Do you dream of living and working in a beautiful area surrounded by stunning scenery and endless recreation?

Are you ready to evolve your career while working alongside passionate, talented, brilliant people?

Join our remarkable team and create positive patient experiences every day!

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