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Sterile Processing Tech II - 12p-8:30p

Req #:  203888
Facility:  Trinity Hospital
Department:  Clinical Support
City:  Chicago/Southeast
Posting Budget Status:  Day/PM
Shift Type:  Full Time - Permanent
Posting FTE:  1

Position Requirements:
High School diploma, or equivalent.
~3+ years previous sterile processing experience.
~Able to print Surgery Schedule and Surgeon Preference lists independently.
Speaks clearly, write legibly, and ability to pronounce medical supply and equipment names.
~Ability to follow directions from Coordinator or Manager.
~Computer skills
Proof of certification upon hire require. Eythlene oxide exposure.
~Ability to perform heavy lifting (approximately 30~40 Lbs.).
~Long periods of standing and walking.
~Little to no sitting while working.
~Frequent contact with blood and body fluids.
~TB testing yearly.
~Hepatitis testing at hire.
~Yearly blood testing for ETO exposure.
~Ability to rotate to any shift work weekends and holidays to facilitate adequate operation of department.
~Ability to respond quickly to emergency situation with full motor function.
~Strength and dexterity to handle sterilization equipment and supplies.
~Ability to physically respond to fire, trauma disaster and ETO codes.
~ Ability to handle high stress and to critically think and to follow through in emergency situations.

Disassembles, decontaminates and assembles specialty instruments and trays for CV, ENT, Gyne, General, Ophthalmology, Robotic and Orthopedic. Leads the performance of small work groups in the absence of a coordinator/manager. Monitors peer performance and ensures department and hospital policies and procedures are maintained. Acts as a preceptor to new associates.

Assembles general and specialty instruments and sets
Demonstration of Leadership Behaviors
Implementation of Quality Improvement Ideas to Enhance Operation and Team Function
Decontamination of General and Specialty instruments and sets

NOTE: An employee is required to to be registered with 2 years experience or completion of a college level certification class as condition of employment. Employee must be certified within 18 months of hire NOTE: Technicians are required to complete competency examination. Questions are based on departmental policy/procedure specific to plasma and ethylene oxide sterilization/aeration. This requirement must be met eight months after start date.