Centura Health Sterile Processing Tech in Westminster, Colorado

The Future of Health and Wellness

St. Anthony North Health Campus, a $177 million, 350,000-foot facility, provides a whole new way of delivering care. Built on the pillars of convenience, wellness and person-centered care, the St. Anthony North Health Campus offers inpatient and outpatient care at one site, with an emphasis on preventive health, wellness and health education.

A centerpiece of Centura Health’s “health neighborhood approach,” the St. Anthony North Health Campus will offer a variety of health services that deliver optimal health care value to the communities of Westminster, Erie, Brighton, Broomfield, Northglenn and Thornton.

Comprehensive Care, Close to Home

With comprehensive primary and specialty care, diagnostics, labs and emergency care, the St. Anthony North Health Campus makes it easy for north Denver residents to get all their health care needs met close to home.

_Job Description/Job Posting ID: _134218

_Recruiter Contact:_ Niki Miyata (nicolemiyata@centura.org)

_Clinic/Department:_ 7275 SANHC STERILE PROCESSING

_Hospital:_ ST ANTHONY NORTH HEALTH CAMPUS

_Schedule:_ Part-Time (16 hours per week)

_Shift:_ Variable

_Job Summary_

Performs routine tasks relating to the decontamination, processing, sterilization, and distribution of instruments, equipment and sterile supplies. Responsible for general operating and monitoring of sterilization equipment. Maintains records in compliance with AAMI, AORN, Joint Commission and OSHA standards.

_Minimum Education Requirements_

  • High school graduate or GED

_Minimum Experience Requirements_

  • Six months of experience, preferred.

  • Sterile Processing experience or similar work experience such as assembly strongly preferred

  • Computer skills, required.

_License/Certifications_

  • N/A

_Job Responsibilities (essential functions identified with a * )_

  • Sterilizes supplies and instruments using the prescribed method (e.g. steam, gas plasma (Sterrad). Operates washer/decontaminator per department policy and procedure. Understands the basic principles of all sterilization equipment used in the department. Demonstrates knowledge of how items to be sterilized should be packaged in a manner that promotes successful sterilization. Follows manufacturer’s recommendations (IFU’s). *

  • Assures cleanliness of decontamination, sterilization, and equipment areas. Validates the proper functioning of all equipment using established mechanical and biological monitors. Assures that sterilized supplies and instruments are correctly labeled and stored in a manner to ensure sterility and understands that all storage areas are to be in compliance with any applicable regulatory guidelines. *

  • Demonstrates technical skills needed to establish and maintain High-Level Disinfection (HLD) processes. *

  • Adheres to department procedures and acceptable protocols. *

  • Able to utilize features of computerized tray/instrument tracking system, if applicable. *

  • Applies knowledge of the dress code related to Standard Precautions and consistently wears appropriate personal protective equipment (PPE).*

  • Reports any life safety issues, environmental concerns or process deviation to immediate supervisor. *

  • Maintains a customer friendly rapport with peers and internal/external customers.*

  • Maintains cooperative working relationships with others. *

  • Communicates appropriately and professionally with peers. *

  • Ability to provide on-call coverage outside of standard scheduled hours per department and/or facility policy. *

  • Records reflect work activity as prescribed by department policy. *

_Physical Requirements_

  • Medium Work - (Exert up to 50lbs force occasionally, and/or up to 20lbs frequently, and/or up to 10lbs constantly)

Important notification to applicants as of Nov. 20, 2014: Effective Jan. 1, 2015, Centura Health will no longer hire tobacco users in Colorado and Kansas. The change to our policy does not apply to associates hired on or before Dec. 31, 2014. Centura Health is an Equal Opportunity Employer, M/F/D/V.