Providence St. Joseph Health

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Providence High Level Disinfection Technician I in Anchorage, Alaska

Description:

Providence is calling a High Level Disinfection Technician I ( High Level Disinfection , Variable, 1.0 FTE) to Providence Alaska Medical Center in Anchorage, Alaska. We are a community of caregivers delivering every day on our Mission to provide compassionate care that is accessible for all - especially those who are poor and vulnerable.

In this position you will:

  • Perform high level disinfection (HLD) according to manufacturer’s guidelines, hospital policies, and regulatory bodies

  • Perform HLD quality and assurance testing and notifies the Manager promptly in the event of a failure.

  • Store scopes according to hospital and department protocols.

  • Distribute scopes, items and supplies as requested by customers.

  • Transport and receive clean and/or soiled scopes and equipment in a timely manner following proper transport techniques.

  • Inspect scopes and scope sets; tags and removes from service damaged and or defective scopes and equipment.

  • Notify the HLD manager of the damaged or defective scope

Qualifications:

Required qualifications for this position include:

  • High school diploma or equivalent

  • Basic Life Support (BLS) certification within 90 days hire

  • Certification within 6 months of hire for one of the following (SGNA) Society of Gastroenterology Nurses and Associated:(GTS) GI Technical Specialist & (AGTS) Advanced Associates Program Certification.

  • Certification through CBSPD (CFER) required within 18 months of hire.

  • Experience in sterile processing, high level disinfection areas, operating room, or endoscopy

About Providence Alaska Medical Center

Providence Health & Services Alaska is among nation’s best employers for healthy lifestyles! The National Business Group on Health, a non-profit association of large U.S. employers, has honored Providence Alaska for its commitment and dedication to promoting a healthy workplace and encouraging our caregivers (employees) and families to support and maintain healthy lifestyles. Mountain-Pacific Quality Health has awarded Providence Alaska Medical Center with its Quality Achievement Award for high-quality care in the areas of heart attack, heart failure, pneumonia and surgical infection prevention. This is the highest honor awarded by Mountain-Pacific.

As the state’s largest hospital, Providence Alaska Medical Center provides full-service, comprehensive care to all Alaskans, a role unmatched by any other in the state. Within our community, you will find top notch ski resorts, kayaking, and wildlife. Enjoying the outdoors is just one of many reasons to live in and explore Alaska!

For information on our comprehensive range of benefits, visit:

http://www.providenceiscalling.jobs/rewards-benefits/

Our Mission

As expressions of God’s healing love, witnessed through the ministry of Jesus, we are steadfast in serving all, especially those who are poor and vulnerable.

About Us

Providence is a comprehensive not-for-profit network of hospitals, care centers, health plans, physicians, clinics, home health care and services continuing a more than 100-year tradition of serving the poor and vulnerable. Providence is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. Providence does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, disability, veteran, military status, religion, age, creed, national origin, sexual identity or expression, sexual orientation, marital status, genetic information, or any other basis prohibited by local, state, or federal law.

Schedule: Full-time

Shift: Variable

Job Category: Sterile Processing Techs (Central Services Techs)

Location: Alaska-Anchorage

Req ID: 277270

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