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Report this job About the Job Passionate, driven people dedicated to making a difference in healthcare. SpecialtyCare sterile processing teams play a vital role in the health and well-being of our patients. By tracking and sterilizing vital surgical instruments, we reduce the risk of infection, lost instruments, incomplete trays, and surgeon frustration. Our certified technicians provide the expertise, quality control, and strict regulatory compliance to keep the operating room running smoothly. Our SPM supervisors and managers are also instrumental in overseeing operations, conducting in-service training, and working with hospital administrators and staff to find and implement efficiencies that provide on-time service delivery, reduce costs, and ensure patient safety.Job SummaryAs a Sterile Processing Technician with SpecialtyCare you are responsible for decontamination, cleaning, processing and sterilization of supplies and equipment dispensed by the department following infection control practices.  It is your responsibility to ensure client satisfaction while also adhering to the highest quality and compliance standards.  ·         Assure that the standards of operation of the department comply with the standards set by regulatory agencies, such as the state Department of Health, Joint Commission and other regulatory agencies.·         Sterilize instruments, equipment, linen and supplies using various types of autoclaves.  Load autoclaves in prescribed manner and set controls to specified time and temperature according to the type of items being sterilized.·         Complete appropriate documentation records prior to sterilization and after sterilization is completed.·         Assemble all instrument procedure trays, packs, supply carts following prescribed manner using protocol content lists as a guide, mark items with identifying data and distribute or store in designated areas.·         Dispense products requested by verbal, written or telephone requisitions for equipment and supplies.·         Identify and assign priority to emergency requisitions and required supplies and equipment based on knowledge of procedure requested.·         Replace lost or damaged instruments as required to complete the tray.·         Obtain, complete and submit all forms following the prescribed manner to verify appropriate work assignments.·         Maintain assigned work areas and equipment in a clean and organized condition to maintain required standards for handling of sterilized, clean materials and equipment.·         May perform other work related duties as assigned.  Requirements·         Associate’s Degree or equivalent, preferred.·         CRCST certification or CBSPDS certification required.·         Previous experience in sterile processing preferred but not required.·         Must have a thorough knowledge aseptic technique, sterilization techniques, infection control requirements, and a basic knowledge of medical/surgical procedure and terminology. The Successful CandidateThe successful candidate must bring a high level of ethical, intellectual, professional and personal values that complement the team and company vision.  The following competencies are highly valued:·         Works well in a fast-paced environment and with a sense of urgency. ·         Proven self-starter who works well both independently and in a team environment.·         Focused on producing quality work.·         Lives the SpecialtyCare Values – Integrity, Respect, Teamwork, Sense of Urgency, Continuous Improvement, and Accountability. BenefitsSpecialtyCare is committed to supporting professional growth for our associates. Each associate is allocated funds for continuing education, membership fees, and dues for professional associations. We also provide tuition reimbursement or tuition repayment assistance.  We provide a full benefits package including a matching 401K and generous PTO plan. We also cover the cost of maintaining certification. SpecialtyCare is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer Employment with SpecialtyCare is at-will   Report