Sterile Processing Tech
Company: MercyOne Des Moines Medical Center
Location: Des Moines
Posted on: October 12, 2021
CommonSpirit Health was formed by the
alignment of Catholic Health Initiatives (CHI) and Dignity Health.
With more than 700 care sites across the U.S. & from clinics and
hospitals to home-based care and virtual care services CommonSpirit
is accessible to nearly one out of every four U.S. residents. Our
world needs compassion like never before. Our communities need
caring and our families need protection. With our combined
resources CommonSpirit is committed to building healthy communities
advocating for those who are poor and vulnerable and innovating how
and where healing can happen both inside our hospitals and out in
Job Summary / Purpose
This position is
responsible for inspecting, assembling and wrapping procedure
trays, instrument trays, linens, and surgical supplies for
sterilization. Also responsible for sterilization processes.
Maintains appropriate supply levels to meet patient care
Essential Key Job Responsibilities
- Knowledge of all surgical
- Inspects instruments for
cleanliness and proper function and prepares them for sterilization
using procedure cards.
- Assembles and prepares
procedure trays, instruments trays, linens and surgical supplies
for sterilization according to Quality Assurance
- Proper labeling of
instruments by set name and identifying who they belong to,
including any missing items.
- Operates steam and low
temperature sterilizers according to standard practice.
- Prioritizes instrument sets
needing to be sterilized.
- Works with consignment sets
and sales representatives to ensure availability of necessary
- Correctly identifies where
specific instruments are kept.
- Ability to issue supplies
to requesting areas via computer.
- Maintains records of
instrument sets for productivity and quality assurance.
- Maintains inventory of
- Answers telephone; fills
special request orders.
- Fills surgery case list
orders with proper instrumentation.
- Maintains organized work
area and performs departmental cleaning as required.
- Maintains record keeping of
sterilization/decontamination process. Accurately and legibly fills
out all mandated sterilization documents according to
diploma or GED required/or working towards.
read, write, comprehend, and speak English.
surgical instruments and sterilization process
Keywords: MercyOne Des Moines Medical Center, Des Moines , Sterile Processing Tech, Other , Des Moines, Iowa
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