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STERILE PROCESSING TECH PT (0.5) CHI Health St. Francis

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Employer Name:   Catholic Health Initiatives
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Last Updated On:   6/28/2017
Job Title: 
STERILE PROCESSING TECH PT (0.5) CHI Health St. Francis
Job Category:   Clinical:Central Supply Svcs/Sterilization
Location:   Grand Island
Nebraska
 
Job Description:   **STERILE PROCESSING TECH PT (0.5) CHI Health St. Francis** **Description** _CHI Health is a regional health network with a unified mission: nurturing the healing ministry of the Church while creating healthier communities. Headquartered in Omaha, the combined organization consists of 15 hospitals, two stand-alone behavioral health facilities and more than 150 employed physician practice locations in Nebraska and southwestern Iowa. More than 12,000 employees comprise the workforce of this network that includes 2,820 licensed beds and serves as the primary teaching partner of Creighton University’s health sciences schools. In fiscal year 2014, the organization provided a combined $149.3 million in quantified community benefit including services for the poor, free clinics, education and research. With locations stretching from Kearney, Neb. to Missouri Valley, Iowa, the health network is the largest in Nebraska and serves residents of Nebraska and southwest Iowa. For more information, visit online at CHIhealth.com._ Job Summary: To competently perform sterile processing service tasks including receiving, decontamination, packaging, assembly, sterilization, storage and distribution of instruments, supplies and equipment. Essential Duties: + Cleans all sterilizers, sinks, cabinet tops and all other equipment used in the processing area on a routine basis as established by policies and procedures. + Orders supplies used in cleaning, tray assembly, and sterilization of items processed in the department, as assigned by supervisor. + Cleans and decontaminates by hand washing and/or washing by machine. Decontaminates patient care equipment and supplies such as basins, infusion pumps, syringes, and so forth; with prepared antiseptic solutions/detergents. Lubricates instruments with appropriate solution as necessary, per manufacturer’s recommendations. + Cleans and decontaminates by hand washing and/or washing by machine as necessary/recommended. Cleans surgical equipment and instruments such as case carts, lab sets, orthopedic instruments, and the like with prepared antiseptic solutions and detergents. + Disassembles surgical instrumentation per manufacturer’s recommendation when cleaning and reassembles per manufacturer's instructions. Examines function ability of all instrumentation, assembles into trays, wraps, labels, seals packages, and sterilizes according to established procedures. + Reports all broken/non-functional/un-safe supplies and instrumentation to sterile processing supervisor. + Prepares packs of supplies and instruments for sterilization by assembling per predetermined instructions, wrapping, labeling and sealing packs. + Places articles in the sterilizers and operates equipment according to manufacturer's instructions. + Sterilizes instruments, equipment, and supplies; such as surgical packs, instrument trays, and rubber tubing; using steam, low temperature, gas sterilizer, or disinfects with antiseptic solutions. As determined by manufacturer + Performs simple repairs on surgical instruments and patient equipment and as needed. Refers more complex problems (e.g., sterilizer break down) to supervisor and biomedical personnel. + Monitors and records time, temperature, biological indicators, and Bowie Dick test packs in order to assure sterilization parameters have been met. Notifies Processing Supervisor of any irregularities. + Preforms all other duties as assigned by department supervisor or surgical director.

Hours:
1600-2030, Call one night per week. Eight hour shift every seventh Saturday, On Call Sunday - holiday rotation **Qualifications** QUALIFICATIONS: _Education_ + Completion of high school. _License/Certification_ + Expectation of acquiring certification within a year of hire. _Experience_ + Prior sterile processing experience preferred, not mandatory. + Healthcare experience preferred, especially surgical. _Skills_ + Positive, collaborative attitude. Must be open to change. + Analytical ability necessary in order to identify problems with patient care equipment, sterilizers, and instruments. + Interpersonal skills necessary in order to help orient new employees, inform other Processing Technicians of procedural changes and exchange information with all departments served. + Ability to concentrate and pay close attention to detail. Up to 50% of work time devoted to detail when preparing packs of supplies and instruments, when disassembling for cleaning and reassembling surgical instrumentation, and preparing cleaning solutions. **Job** Supply Chain **Primary Location** NEBRASKA-GRAND ISLAND-ST FRANCIS **Daily Schedule** Evenings **Scheduled Hours per 2-week Pay Period** 40 **Weekends Required** Occasional **Req ID:** 2017-R0116777
Job Features:   

Catholic Health Initiatives (CHI) is a national nonprofit health system with headquarters in Englewood, Colorado. The faith-based system operates in 17 states and includes 78 hospitals; 40 long-term care, assisted- and residential-living facilities; two community health-services organizations; two accredited nursing colleges; and home health agencies.

With total annual revenues of more than $10.7 billion and approximately 83,000 employees, CHI ranks as the nation’s second-largest faith-based health system. In fiscal year 2012, CHI provided more than $715 million in charity care and community benefit, including services for the poor, free clinics, education and research.

Catholic Health Initiatives is committed to:
  • Creating new ministries that build healthy communities
  • Reaching new milestones in clinical quality and compassionate care
  • Implementing an agenda of social justice
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