Careers

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Sterile Processing Technician

Job Description:

  • Maintains a clean and orderly central processing area (e.g., shelves, counters, equipment)
  • Adheres to sterilization process policies and procedures
  • Cleans each item according to manufacturer’s instructions
  • Inspects instruments under microscope for damage and defects; lubricates items as required
  • Determines whether each item is in good working condition
  • Sorts and arranges items into proper trays according to established policy/procedure
  • Wraps trays and individual items according to established policy/procedure
  • Accurately labels each item with name and expiration date
  • Correctly operates sterilizers, ultrasonic washer, and other processing equipment (i.e., positions items correctly in sterilizer, selects proper cycle, seeks assistance when needed)
  • Checks equipment indicators for proper functioning
  • Performs required biological/chemical monitoring tests on all sterilizers and maintains logs according to established policy/procedure
  • Maintains availability of recording supplies for continuity of recording throughout sterilization process
  • Maintains inventory levels and accurate records
  • Performs weekly inspections of all sterile items in facility
  • Checks for outdated items and package integrity of wrapped sterilized items; replaces items as necessary
  • Places items in correct location
  • Maintains adequate inventory of supplies for the sterile processing area
  • Maintains/updates the instrument tray inventory list
  • Accurately documents count of instruments loaned/returned to outside sources

Job Requirements:

  • High school diploma or GED certificate
  • Training/courses in sterile technique, sterilization of instruments

Preferred:

  • Instrument processing technician experience
  • Certification as Sterile Processing and Distribution Technician

Job Type: Full-time, 8-hour Shift

Pay: $16.78 – $22.85 per hour

Benefits:

  • 401(k)
  • Dental insurance
  • Disability insurance
  • Health insurance
  • Life Insurance
  • Paid Time Off
  • Vision insurance

Surgical Technician

Job Description:

  • Scrubs, gowns, and gloves members of surgical team following aseptic techniques.
  • Assists in set up of operating room with all necessary equipment and supplies.
  • Assists with the preparation, transportation, and monitoring of patients.
  • Arranges instruments according to routine for given procedure.
  • Handles instruments according to routine for given procedure.
  • Maintains sterile field throughout the surgical procedure.
  • Performs room clean up following procedures, as well as general housekeeping duties.
  • Provides assistance in emergency situations as directed.
  • Functions in the role of second assistant following successful skills demonstration.

Qualifications:

  • The Operating Room Technician must be a High School graduate or have completed a GED course. In addition, successful completion of O.R. technician course and/or 2 years experience is preferred. The successful candidate must have the ability to work independently as well as function within a team; have a basic knowledge of surgical technique; assist in providing care for the surgical patient; and must possess the ability to handle stress.

Job Type: Full-time

Benefits:

  • 401(k)
  • Dental insurance
  • Disability insurance
  • Health insurance
  • Life insurance
  • Paid Time Off
  • Vision insurance

For more information or to apply, please email resume to HRSearch@peninsulaortho.com