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Employer Name:   Catholic Health Initiatives
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Last Updated On:   8/16/2017
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Job Category:   Clinical:Central Supply Svcs/Sterilization
Location:   Omaha
Job Description:   **STERILE PROCESSING TECH FT(1.0) CHI Health Lakeside** **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 Job Summary/Essential Duties: + Cleans, prepares and packages surgical instruments, implants and instrument trays according to departmental policy/procedure. + Processes instruments for immediate reuse for surgical procedures during working hours. + Inspects surgical instruments and equipment for proper function and reports any deviations for repair or replacement. + Maintains knowledge of specific surgical tray content and reassembles trays. + Reports missing equipment or instruments promptly. + Follows OSHA Standards related to universal precautions and hazardous communications at all times. + Operates equipment found in the Clean-Up Room. + Maintains instruments and equipment in accordance with manufacturer's recommendation. + Assists with the transfer of supplies between SPD/Central Supply and surgery. + Assists with the stocking of supplies in appropriate areas within surgery, including surgery case carts as directed.

1100-2130; 10 hour shifts M-F (one day off per week); rotate weekend and Holiday call **Qualifications** QUALIFICATIONS: Experience/Education + Preferred: A minimum of two years experience in instrument processing or sterilization OR + completion of approved surgical tech program. + Preferred: High school diploma or its equivalent Knowledge/Skills/Abilities + Knowledge of surgical instrumentation and their associated care. + Knowledge of surgical supplies and equipment. + Knowledge of medical and surgical asepsis and infection control principles. + Verbal and non-verbal communication skills. + Manual dexterity skills. + Good interpersonal relationship skills. + Ability to work under stressful and changing conditions in a calm, productive and flexible manner. + Ability to stand for long periods of time. + Ability to lift and carry items that weight up to 50#. **Job** Materials Management/Supply Chain **Primary Location** NEBRASKA-OMAHA-LAKESIDE **Daily Schedule** 11a- 9:30p **Scheduled Hours per 2-week Pay Period** 80 **Weekends Required** Occasional **Req ID:** 2017-R0124700
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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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