Swedish Medical Center Central Services Technician II - Sterile Processing in Seattle, Washington
Swedish Medical Center is looking for a Central Services Technician II (1.0 FTE, Night Shift) to work in Sterile Processing at Swedish First Hill in Seattle, WA.
The Central Services Technician is responsible for all task-based Central Services activities. Central Services activities include, but are not limited to: decontamination, assembly, and sterilization of surgical instrumentation, assembly and delivery of surgical and interventional procedure case carts, paring and replenishment of materials, and receiving and distribution of Central Services supplies.
In this position you will:
Performs duties including decontamination and sterilization of instruments and equipment; and inspecting and assembling surgical instruments, equipment, trays, and packs. Fills surgery case carts from predetermined listings. Delivers case carts to surgical/interventional area.
Able to relate to and work in all of the Department’s areas on assigned shift.
Operates all sterilizers using appropriate sterilization techniques at appropriate campus according to manufacturer instructions.
Identifies and reports supply, equipment, and procedure problems.•Responsible for cleanliness of work areas and performs tasks in accordance with established procedures.
Performs materials tasks appropriately by paring, replenishing, and assembling soft supplies on the case cart and in the surgical/interventional core supply area.
Maintains open lines of communication within the department and with customers.
Assists with and provides for relief for others.
Proficient use of electronic handheld ordering devices, instrument tracking systems, and EPIC.
Exhibit the ability to effectively work with coworkers, supervisors, management, and customers.
Required qualifications for this position include:
High School diploma or GED
Completion of formal Central Services Technician course
Current certification through internationally recognized organizations such as IAHCSMM (International Association of Healthcare Central Service Materials Management) or CBSPD (Certification Board for Sterile Processing) is required.
Minimum three (3) years experience with Surgical Instrumentation in hospital Sterile Processing/Central Services environment
Preferred qualifications for this position include:
- Materials management and/or supply chain experience strongly preferred
About the First Hill Campus:
The 697-bed tertiary-care center on the Swedish/First Hill campus is the flagship of the Swedish health-care system. Swedish/First Hill has one of the most active and advanced birthing programs in Washington state and houses a Level III neonatal intensive-care unit. More surgeries are performed each year at Swedish/First Hill than at any other facility in the region; volumes include more total joint replacements than any other medical center in the state.
We offer a full comprehensive range of benefits — see our website for details
Our nonprofit Mission is to improve the health and wellbeing of each person we serve. Our Vision is to demonstrate the highest-quality, best-value healthcare to all we serve.
Swedish is the largest nonprofit health care provider in the greater Seattle area. It is comprised of five hospital campuses (First Hill, Cherry Hill, Ballard, Edmonds and Issaquah); ambulatory care centers in Redmond and Mill Creek; and Swedish Medical Group a network of more than 118 primary care and specialty locations throughout the Puget Sound. Swedish employs more than 13,300 employees and 3,100 physicians and allied health professionals. Whether through physician clinics, education, research and innovation or other outreach, we’re committed to caring for the people in our region and beyond. Swedish is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. Swedish does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, disability, protected veteran, military status, religion, age, creed, national origin, gender identity, sexual orientation, marital status, genetic information, or any other basis prohibited by local, state, or federal law.
Job Category: Sterile Processing Techs (Central Services Techs)
Work Locations: First Hill Broadway 1 (WA199) 601 Broadway Seattle, 98122
Req ID: 245538
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